Group Stretching Leader

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Position description: 

The mission of the West End Seniors' Network (WESN) is to enhance the quality of life of older adults by providing social, recreational, educational and supportive programs and services that foster connection and inclusion in the broader community.

Guide a small group of older adults through a series a stretches. We are hoping this will be a once or twice a week program, 30-60 min a session.

Deliverables/Duties: 

Lead a group stretching program once or twice a week.

Qualifications: 

Knowledge of safe stretching practices for older adults

Background in fitness or health is preferred but not required

Patient, friendly, and compassionate

Reliable and able to volunteer with us for at least three months

Role is suitable for: 
Student
Adult
Senior
All Ages
English as a second language (ESL)
Additional Information: 

Benefits of volunteering with WESN include:

• Joining an exceptional team of 220+ volunteers who make a difference in the lives of hundreds of seniors each year

• Invitations to volunteer appreciation events, including our annual Volunteer Appreciation Luncheon, as well as trainings and workshops on seniors-related issues

• A letter of reference after 3 months of volunteering

How to apply: 
http://wesn.ca/files/2019/02/VOLUNTEER-APPLICATION-FORM.pdf
Contact person: 
Manager of Volunteer Resources and Community Resources
Contact phone: 
604-669-5051
Contact e-mail: 
Volunteer Centre: 
Cause Tags: 
Health, Social Services
Seniors
Sport & Recreation
Mission:
Our Vision: A Vancouver community that supports and empowers older adults to live involved, healthy and fulfilling lives. Our Mission: To enhance the quality of life of older adults by providing social, recreational, educational and supportive programs and services that foster connection and inclusion in the broader community.
Position type:
Number of volunteers required:
2
Position start/end date:
3 Sep 2019
Time Committment:
1 Hours Per Week
Time of day:
Daytime, Weekdays
Work location:
Barclay Manor
1447 Barclay St.
Vancouver, BC V6G 1J6