One-to-one Exercise Volunteer

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Virtual work: 
No
Position description: 

We are a residential care facility for adults living physical disabilities. Many of our tenants enjoy and benefit from 1:1 exercises. We are seeking some enthusiastic 1:1 exercise volunteers to work with several of our tenants at the Residence or in the community at a local gym. This role would be well suited for students or professionals in the field of Physiotherapy, Occupational Therapy, Recreation Therapy and/or Kinesiology. Each volunteer will be orientated to the tenants individual exercise routine that has been created by our resident physiotherapist. We do ask that volunteers are able to make a longer-term weekly commitment for this position due to the administrative and orientation time needed for this role.

Deliverables/Duties: 

Volunteer will be orientated and trained to individuals exercise routines and work 1:1 with their assigned tenant on agreed upon weekly basis.

Qualifications: 

Can effectively communicate in English..

Basic understanding about human kenetics and physical disabilities.

 

Role is suitable for: 
Student
Adult
How to apply: 
Email
Contact person: 
Madison Richards
Volunteer Centre: 
Cause Tags: 
Disability Services
Sport & Recreation
Volunteerism
Mission:
The False Creek Residences provides housing, individualized lifestyle planning and personal assistance for adults with disabilities. The Society values the importance of: - Supporting tenants' personal growth and autonomy - Creating opportunities for tenants to be active contributing participants in the community - recognizing tenants' rights and responsibilities - providing a safe, appropriate and accessible environment for tenants, staff and volunteers - encouraging the creative contributions of its tenants, staff and volunteers
Position type:
Number of volunteers required:
7
Position start/end date:
21 Feb 2020
Time Committment:
2 Hours Per Week
Time of day:
Daytime, Weekdays, Weekend
Work location:
Residences for Independent Living Society - False Creek Residence
Vancouver, BC
Last Updated: February 22, 2020
Posting will Automatically Expire: February 21, 2021