Chinese-speaking exercise instructor needed for seniors in Oakland


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It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.


Valdez Plaza280 28th StOakland, CA 94611


Do you speak Chinese (Cantonese or Mandarin)? Are you a trained exercise instructor or do have extensive experience doing an excersise program such as dance, Zumba, or yoga? Volunteer as an exercise instructor for Chinese-speaking seniors at Valdez Plaza, an affordable housing site in Oakland! Senior residents at Valdez are looking for a fun exercise program that can help them stay healthy and active. Please keep in mind that some seniors may have mobility issues and may have difficulty walking, bending over, or getting on the ground, and may need modified movements. We can only accommodate a Monday through Friday, 9 AM to 5 PM availability.

For more information, please email Anne Futterer at or call 510-809-2702.

ABOUT SAHA: Satellite Affordable Housing Associates is committed to providing quality, service-enriched, affordable housing in the bay area. By providing consistent, volunteer-led programing, we hope to build community at each of our properties, while offering accessible, socialization alternatives. Our hope is to provide the necessary tools for our senior residents to age in place, and to provide exciting new opportunities for our residents to build community with their fellow residents. Visit for more information!

ABOUT THE VOLUNTEER PROGRAM: The volunteer program is managed by the volunteer coordinator who will follow up to your opportunity inquiries about an application and interview. Please note that we are only able to accommodate 9am-5pm Mon-Fri availability. In the interest of providing consistent activities for our residents, we ask that activities occur on a regular schedule; monthly, weekly or bi-weekly preferred. Residents greatly appreciate and look forward these activities as well as enjoying the company of volunteers who make them possible. Please sign up today!


  • Dance / Aerobics

Good Match For


Requirements & Commitment

  • One time per week for a minimum of three months
  • Volunteer must speak Chinese. Formal training or extensive experience is preferred.
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