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Partners in Care Foundation

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Arthritis Exercise Class
One of our volunteers leading an Arthritis Exercise class

Become a workshop facilitator to offer life-changing health programs for older adults in LA!

Partners in Care Foundation is a nonprofit organization dedicated to improving the lives of older adults in Los Angeles County through direct services. We are dedicated to improving health outcomes for older adults by providing free evidence-based programs to low-income seniors in their own communities.

By volunteering as a Workshop Facilitator you will be making a direct impact on older adults by helping them improve their own health, reduce pain, and decrease depression.

Workshop Facilitators in Antelope Valley have opportunities to facilitate the Arthritis Foundation Exercise program, a 6-week exercise program for adults with arthritis or similar joint conditions. The program takes place twice per week for 1 hour per session.

Other program training opportunities will follow, if desired.

Abilities and Requirements:

  • Comfort presenting for, and performing physical activity in front of groups
  • Access to a reliable personal vehicle, and willingness to drive throughout Lancaster and Palmdale
  • Some availability 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM on weekdays
  • Commitment to attending training and leading at least 3 workshops within the first year of volunteering
  • Ability to speak English and Spanish

Benefits

Training and skill development; Per diem provided upon workshop completion

Locations

Workshops take place throughout LA County, and we'll match you with workshops in Lancaster or Palmdale. We ask that volunteers are willing to drive to either city to facilitate workshops.

How to Apply

Visit our website for more information: www.picf.org/volunteer or contact Allison Goforth at agoforth@picf.org or 818-8374-3775 ext. 136

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About Partners in Care Foundation

Location:

732 Mott Street, Suite 150, San Fernando, CA 91340, US

Mission Statement

Our mission is to shape the evolving health system by developing and spreading high value models of community-based care and self management. The Health Self-Management Services Department works to design and implement new models of evidence-based care that address the key social determinants of health.

Description

We are seeking committed volunteers to serve as Health Self-Management Leaders in LA County. Volunteers facilitate one or more evidence-based programs designed to improve the lives of older adults such as Healthier Living, A Matter of Balance, and the Arthritis Foundation Exercise Program. Volunteers are asked to commit a few hours per week during weekdays and to facilitate at least three programs per year, and are provided with leader training and skill development.

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Various LocationsLancaster, CA 93534

(34.69463,-118.14738)
 

SKILLS

  • Adult Education
  • Teaching / Instruction
  • People Skills
  • Public Speaking
  • Relationship Building
  • Healthcare

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 2 hours per week for 6 weeks at a time; 3 workshops per year
  • - Access to a reliable personal vehicle, and willingness to drive up to 45 minutes each way - Availability 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM on weekdays (at least 2 full days or 4 half days available) - Bilingual in English and Spanish

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