(33.433636,-112.0821)
 

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When

Mon Jan 30, 2017 - Tue Jan 30, 2018

Where

1405 S. 7th AvePhoenix, AZ 85007

About

Purpose: To engage the client and residents in meaningful physical activities to enrich their lives and promote good health.

Requirements:

  • Knowledgeable and proficient in working with groups
  • Understanding of older adults possible cognitive and physical limitations
  • Knowledge and understanding of techniques of fitness discipline (certification or evidence of training is required)
  • Knowledge of adaptations needed when working with vulnerable and elderly populations
  • Recognize situations that require staff intervening

Responsibilities:

  • Sign in and out in the volunteer log every visit
  • Assure all residents and clients interested in participating are accommodated and comfortable
  • Adequate pre-planning
  • Coordinate with site staff regarding activity needs
  • Assist in acquiring "sign in" sheet for the activity
  • Monitor the involvement of the participants and assure adequate hydration is available
  • Assist those needing additional support and modifications of techniques
  • Provide adequate rest periods
  • Maintain the privacy of residents and do not disclose confidential information
  • Clean area and return room to pre-activity configuration
  • Discuss with staff any observations or recommendations with regard to this activity
  • Notify your supervisor immediately if any injury, fall, change in condition or concern about any resident - assist with incident report as necessary

Time Commitment:

  • This is best done on an on-going basis to provide consistent benefits (ie. 1-2 times per week)
  • Six sessions minimum commitment
  • May be a fitness leader sub to fill in during times of permanent leader’s illness or scheduling conflict

Skills

  • Coaching
  • Bilingual
  • Dance / Aerobics
  • Fitness Instruction
  • Event Planning / Management
  • Martial Arts

Good Match For

People 55+ Group

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training

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