Description & Details
Program Description :
The Community Wellness Program provides gentle fitness and chair-based exercise program to seniors living in the community.
These are drop-in programs which are aimed at improving muscle strength and flexibility as well as posture and balance.
Position Summary :
The volunteer works directly with the Community Wellness Coordinator. The volunteer assists Program Staff by facilitating exercise program activities.
The volunteer is supportive in fostering the maintenance of a client’s abilities and, where appropriate, the enhancement of those abilities through the fitness activities that are designed to stimulate and respond to the client’s individual abilities.
Quality, Health & Safety / Risk Management :
In order to reduce risk to clients, employees, volunteers and the agency, SPRINT Senior Care expects that all employees and volunteers will work within the mandate of their job description, and abide by the policies and procedures of the agency.
Each employee is responsible for his / her own safety as well as that of fellow employees.
SPRINT Senior Care expects every employee and volunteer to work and participate in quality improvement efforts. This is an organizational philosophy that seeks to meet clients’ needs and exceed their expectations by using a structured process that selectively identifies and improves all aspects of service.
Service Responsibilities :
Assist in clean up and keeping program area tidy
Time Commitment :
The volunteer will be assisting with set up and this may involve moving heavy tables and chairs at certain the locations.
They will also help with clean up and assisting the seniors as needed.
We are currently looking for volunteers to cover the following classes :
We are looking to fill these positions as soon as possible.
Volunteers can indicate which class would interest them and consider a Three month commitment
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