The 2018 hurricane season has been extraordinarily active in parts of the U.S., with Hurricane Florence currently impacting millions in the Carolinas. As this natural disaster unfolds, the staff here at VolunteerMatch is doing its part to ensure that, if you are in an affected community, you are prepared and safe. And if you are looking to help with disaster relief efforts, you know about the most effective ways to contribute.
Are you a certified yoga teacher with training in therapeutic/gentle yoga or chair yoga? Are you interested in giving back to share your love of yoga with low-income seniors and families? Would you like to gain experience and practice hours teaching? If so, our residents would love to have you!
Create, lead and plan activities for each class. Greet attendees and make them feel welcome. Provide encouragement and relay any concerns to staff. Help residents build confidence as they learn new skills.
Yoga teacher certification,
Friendly and patient attitude
Must have excellent interpersonal skills and a positive personality and demeanor
Spanish speaking/bilingual preferred
Volunteers will gain teaching experience with low-income and underserved populations, as well as the opportunity to develop and teach their own curriculum. Build relationships with residents and get to know them. Give back to the community by sharing your skill and expertise with others. This is a great opportunity for certification students to get their hours.
Volunteer must commit to providing at least six classes on a regular schedule. Classes must be held within regular business hours (Monday through Friday from 8:30 am- 5:30 pm).