Spectrum Generations Healthy Living 4 Me is in need of volunteer trainer for our Living Well with Diabetes class. Living Well with Chronic Pain is the Chronic Pain Self-Management Program, originally developed by Stanford University. This 6 week workshop helps people who are experiencing a wide range of chronic pain conditions. This Workshop helps people with diabetes to better manage their symptoms and their daily lives. Free training is provided. Time frames are flexible after initial training. Location may vary depending on space available and location of volunteer.
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
The classes will take place in the Harpswell area. Classes are typically about 3 hours, once a week for 6 weeks at a time. Minimum of 1 session of classes a year. 32 Hours of Training, after completion the classes are 3 hours each week for 6 weeks, one session a year minimum. Sessions typically take place on weekday mornings and afternoons.
Promoting life-long learning, health, wellness, nutrition, community engagement and social well-being of all older and disabled adults.
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.
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.
People with Disabilities
We'll work with your schedule.
Midcoast Regional Center35 Union Street Suite 1Brunswick, ME04011
March 10, 2020
Must be at least 16
Orientation or Training
32 Hours of Training, after completion the classes are 3 hours each week for 6 weeks, one session a year minimum. Sessions typically take place on weekday mornings and afternoons.
Compassion and patience to work with a vulnerable population.