Balance for Life fitness program support

Opportunity Details

Volunteer Position Description – “Balance for Life” program Support

Purpose:
To support the certified class leaders to run safe fall prevention/exercise classes for older adults.

Responsibilities:
Prepare materials for participants as necessary e.g. registration packages
Greet and register clients for exercise classes
Arrive early to classes to set-up exercise room including sound system, chairs etc.
Participate in classes, support participants and observe for anyone in need of assistance
Participate in meetings regarding the exercise program
Support exercise leaders as needed
Other tasks as necessary

Requirements:
An interest in physical activity and healthy living and improving clients’ strength and balance
CPR/AED certification (if possible)

Location:
Classes will be at Trinity Church in Cornwall.

Benefits:
Physical activity, social connection, helping others improve their wellbeing.

Time Commitment:
Support up to 2 to 4 classes per week for a given 12 week session totalling approximately 4 to 8 hours per week.

Report to Staff Lead:
Rick Marceau (Health Educator/Promoter) or Corrie D’Alessio (Community Health Worker)

Tagged as: exercise, fall prevention, health