Rock Steady Station Ally--Caldwell Branch

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Treasure Valley Family YMCA

Volunteer with the YMCA

Goal of Role

To assist participants with Parkinson's Disease in the Rock Steady Kickboxing Program as they complete activity stations and provide verbal and physical support.

Tasks and Activities

· Provide participants at a designated activity station with any necessary balance or mobility support, as well as provide encouragement and positivity.

· Learn to use various types of boxing equipment to work with participants during activities (min. 1 month of volunteering as station support prior to leading activities).

Age requirement

18+

Length of commitment

Tuesdays & Thursdays beginning 10/1/19

Estimated hours

2 hrs. per week

Scheduling

☐ At volunteer’s discretion

☒ At specified times: 1:30-2:30pm every Tues. & Thurs.

Location(s)

Caldwell YMCA

Dress Code

Y Appropriate

Qualifications and skills desired

· Ability to stand, sit and do light to medium physical activity

· Able to help participants keep their balance as they complete activities

· Willing to role model the Y’s Values of Caring, Honesty, Respect, and Responsibility

Training and other requirements

· Must complete Volunteer Application process and attend volunteer orientation prior to start.

· Other trainings as necessary

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About Treasure Valley Family YMCA

Location:

1177 W. State Street, Boise, ID 83702, US

Mission Statement

We strengthen the foundations of community by developing successful youth, engaging people in healthy living, and instilling a commitment to social responsibility.

Description

The Y is committed to strengthening communities. Every day, we work side by side with our neighbors to make sure that everyone, regardless of age, income, or background, has the opportunity to have the Y experience. Our Financial Assistance program makes this possible.

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

3720 S. Indiana Ave.Caldwell, ID 83605

(43.63661,-116.67418)
 

SKILLS

  • People Skills
  • Relationship Building
  • Verbal / Written Communication
  • Boxing

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 1:30-2:30pm every Tues. & Thurs. starting 10/1/19
  • • Must complete Volunteer Application process and attend volunteer orientation prior to start. • Other trainings as necessary

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