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Facilitator for Living Well for Better Health - Healthy Living 4 ME, Sagadahoc

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Spectrum Generations

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Spectrum Generations Healthy Living 4 ME program is in a need of a volunteer trainer for the Living Well for Better Health class. This is an 8 week structured group intervention that emphasizes practical strategies to reduce the fear of falling and increasing activity levels with older adults.

Duties May Include:

  • Prepare for each class by reviewing manual and materials
  • Organize the classroom set up
  • Present the program according to the directions, training and materials provided
  • Demonstrate and coach exercises as outlined
  • Monitor and connect with each participant

This is an immediate need for this area. Time frames are flexible after initial training, which is completely free and provided.

32 Hours of Training required, then volunteers will facilitate 3 hours classes, once a week for 6 weeks. The minimum is one session a year, however, volunteers can facilitate more than one session a year.

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About Spectrum Generations

Location:

1 Weston Ct, PO Box 2589, Augusta, ME 04338, US

Mission Statement

Promoting life-long learning, health, wellness, nutrition, community engagement and social well-being of all older and disabled adults.

Description

Spectrum Generations spans four decades as a leading nonprofit provider of innovative solutions to the challenges of meals, care-giving, counseling, socialization, wellness, and life-long learning to seniors, maturing adults, and the disabled. Our mission is to secure positive outcomes through at-home and community-based services in rural, city, and small town settings for vulnerable aging and disabled populations.

Spectrum Generations:

  • Offers a variety of assistance and services to seniors and disabled adults and their families ranging from a friendly helping hand to trained care including Meals on Wheels, Adult DayBreak, Family Caregiver Services, Money Management, and Bridges Personal Services and Care Management.
  • Provides information about questions and concerns on a wide variety of issues that impact adults including Maine Care, Medicare, money-saving benefits programs as well as referral services and community presentations.
  • Encourages the passions of aging and/or disabled adults and their families for lifelong learning through programs, classes, and workshops at our seven community centers.
  • Provides opportunities and connections to participate in rewarding experiences such as social dining, travel, fitness and wellness programs, special events, and volunteer opportunities.
Community
People with Disabilities
Seniors

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Midcoast Regional Center35 Union Street Suite 1Brunswick, ME 04011

(43.91529,-69.96836)
 

SKILLS

  • Elder care
  • Fitness Instruction

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 16
  • Orientation or Training
  • 32 hours of training. The facilitate 6 - 3 hour classes once a year.
  • Compassion and patience as the volunteer will be working with a vulnerable population.

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