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A Matter of Balance Coach

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Helping Hands Senior Home Repair



Are you interested in helping to reduce falls among older adults?

We invite you to join our team and become a workshop coach for Matter of Balance classes.

What is a Matter of Balance Coach?

A Coach co-leads the Matter of Balance class sessions with another Coach. Two Coaches are required to teach the class to participants.

What qualities and experience are necessary to become a Coach?

Good communication and interpersonal skills

Enthusiasm

Dependability

Willingness to lead a small group

Interest in working with older adults

Life experiences are valued, with education or healthcare

experience a plus

Ability to perform range of motion and low-level endurance

exercises

Ability to carry up to 20 pounds

How do you become a Coach?

Attend eight hours of Coach training taught by the Master

Trainer(s) and earn A Matter of Balance Coach Certification

Attend 2.5 hours of Coach training updates annually

Agree to coach two Matter of Balance classes within one

year of certification

What are the Coach's responsibilities?

Prepare for each class by reviewing the Matter of Balance

manual and materials

Organize the classroom with supplies and refreshments

Present the class according to the directions, training and

materials provided

Encourage interactive discussion about the concepts and

skills presented

Demonstrate and coach the exercises outlined in the Matter

of Balance Program

Monitor and connect with each participant

Promote socialization and a solution-oriented environment

among the participants

Have fun!

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About Helping Hands Senior Home Repair

Location:

1740 7th Ave., SANTA CRUZ, CA 95062, US

Mission Statement

Volunteers provide home safety repairs for low income senior home owners, helping to keep them safe in their homes. Examples of home repair needs are the installation of safety grab-bars, hand rails, small plumbing repairs,making sure smoke and carbon monoxide detectors are in place.

Description

Volunteers provide home safety repairs for low income senior home owners, helping to keep them safe in their homes. Examples of home repair needs are the installation of safety grab-bars, hand rails, small plumbing repairs,making sure smoke and carbon monoxide detectors are in place.

Health & Medicine
Seniors
Veterans & Military Families

WHEN

Thu Aug 02, 2018 - Tue Nov 01, 2022
12:01 AM - 11:59 PM

WHERE

Santa Cruz, CA 95062

(36.96779,-121.98712)
 

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