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Cause Areas

When

Sun Jan 01, 2017 - Mon Jan 01, 2018

Where

1909 E. Wayzata Blvd.Wayzata, MN 55391

About

POSITION TITLE: Iron Team Coach SUPERVISOR: Community Life Coordinator OBJECTIVE: Coach the weight-lifting team RESPONSIBILTIES: Coach and participate with Hammer’s weight-lifting team, the "Iron Team.". Provide tips, support, guidance, and spotting to the participants. The Iron Team meets on the first and third Mondays of each month from 4:30p-5:30p. QUALIFICATIONS: An active and caring individual who would like to help individuals with disabilities increase their strength and mobility through exercise. Volunteer should have a good attitude and be a team player. The volunteer candidate will need to pass a background check. TRAINING AND PREPARATION FOR THE JOB: All volunteers will go through online orientation through Hammer’s volunteer department. Other training includes a description of the volunteer program, role of the volunteer department, volunteer policies and procedures. The volunteer will be informed about the group and shadow the group before taking the lead role. BENEFITS: Increase self-esteem and confidence Develop teamwork and interpersonal skills Many professional contacts will be made & new skills will be learned Add work experience to your resume Develop greater cultural, community and environmental awareness Expand life experiences Develop a sense of responsibility Experience first-hand community involvement Make friends and have fun Provide a greater understanding of others Make a difference in the world and someone's life Improve health & enjoy several activities COMMITMENT: We ask that the volunteer give a 6 month time commitment for the Iron Team. However, we can be flexible. The volunteer will participate in with the Iron Team on the first, third, and fifth Mondays of each month from 4:30p-5:30p. The volunteer can decide if they wish to continue after the evaluation. EVALUATION: At the end of the commitment, the volunteer and the Community Life Coordinator will evaluate how the volunteering went. The volunteer will have a chance to evaluate his/her experience. At this time, the volunteer can decide whether to continue with the Iron Team, try a new volunteer experience, or terminate their involvement with Hammer Residences, Inc. Contact: cthoma@hammer.org

Skills

  • Mentoring
  • Special Needs
  • Adult Education
  • Teaching / Instruction
  • Sports Coaching
  • Fitness Instruction

Good Match For

Teens People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check

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