Health Self-Management Leader


Cause Areas


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


Multiple LocationsLos Angeles, CA 90065
One of our volunteers leading an Arthritis Exercise class


Health Self-Management Leaders facilitate evidence-based programs that focus on improving the lives of older adults across Los Angeles county. Volunteers have opportunities to lead one or more of the following programs:

- Healthier Living (Chronic Disease Self-Management Program): A small group program for people living with chronic conditions

- A Matter of Balance: A falls prevention program for adults who have fallen or have a fear of falling

- Arthritis Foundation Exercise Program: An exercise class for adults with arthritis or other similar joint conditions

Programs last 6-8 weeks with 1-2 sessions per week. Weekly time commitment is 4-6 hours after training. Training commitment varies by program from 10 hours online to 4 days in person.

Abilities and Requirements:

  • Comfort presenting for, and encouraging discussions in groups
  • Access to reliable transportation
  • Availability between 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM on weekdays
  • Commitment to leading at least three workshops per year and attending training
  • Spanish speakers are especially encouraged to apply!

Opportunities are available throughout LA County, but the following areas are high priority:

  • City of LA
  • South Bay
  • East San Gabriel Valley / Pomona Valley
  • Antelope Valley


Training and per diem provided.


  • Teaching / Instruction
  • People Skills
  • Public Speaking
  • Reading Comprehension
  • English
  • Verbal / Written Communication

Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • A few hours per week
  • Commitment to leading at least 3 workshops per year

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