Balance and Mobility Instructor for Anaheim and Newport Beach Area

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Council on Aging Southern California - Preventative Mental Health Department

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ReConnect Program

Balance and Mobility Volunteer Opportunity

The Council on Aging-Orange County is a private, nonprofit corporation, serving older adults inOrangeCounty since 1973. The Council mission is to promote the independence, health, and dignity of older adults through compassion, education, and advocacy.

The ReConnect Program is a countywide prevention program that benefits adults 26 who are isolated and may be displaying symptoms of depression or other mental health issues. The program’s goal is to help individuals sustain emotional well-being through consistent exposure to reinforced healthy life patterns, education, and support groups.

Position Description: A volunteer Balance and Mobility instructor who is interested in volunteering once or twice a month to conduct a one our Balance and Mobility session for participants on the ReConnect Program and residents of the community. One the First and Third Tuesday of every month from 1:00-2:00pm

Volunteer Responsibilities:

  • Provide a once or twice a month one hours class.
  • Disperse and feedback surveys
  • Attend volunteer meetings and in-services.

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • Ability to develop a sense of trust and rapport with ReConnect participant
  • Have at lease one year of experience teaching Balance and Mobility to older adults.
  • Sensitivity toward isolated adults
  • Have access to transportation or a telephone
  • Be fingerprinted through the Department of Justice (free of charge)
  • Minimum of 30 hours of Volunteer commitment per year

Schedule: Available during the hours of 9-5pm.

For more information please visit our web site www.coaoc.org or contact

Jena Chomchavalit at: (714) 352-8820 Ext: 209 jchomchavalit@coaoc.org

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About Council on Aging Southern California - Preventative Mental Health Department

Location:

2 Executive Circle, Suite 175, Irvine, CA 92614, US

Mission Statement

The Council on Aging-Orange County is a private, nonprofit corporation, serving older adults in Orange County since 1973. The Council mission is to promote adult empowerment, prevent abuse, and advocate for the rights and dignity of those experiencing health and aging challenges. Council on Aging-Orange County's client services are free, regardless of income.

Description

The Caring Connections Friendly Visitor Program recruits and trains volunteers to participate in a countywide program that benefits older adults and persons with disabilities. The goal of this program is to address the loneliness and isolation often experienced by individuals who have no family members or support system to assist them in securing access to necessary health care and other services.

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

2 Executive Circle, Suite 175Irvine, CA 92614

(33.68784,-117.8638)
 

SKILLS

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 24
  • Orientation or Training
  • 2 hours per month

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