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Volunteer Walk Group Leaders - Sober Active Community - Brooklyn

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The Phoenix

We are seeking volunteers to lead a bi-weekly all-level walking group in Brooklyn's Prospect Park every other Saturday at 10-11am! As an event leader, you will play an important role in ensuring the enjoyment and safety of this event. We welcome all volunteers with a direct experience with recovery, or a strong passion and commitment to social justice and mental health. Ideally, there would be 2 other volunteers at this event, so you would be volunteering as a group.

As a Walk Event Leader, you would be responsible for any combination of the following:
- Signing people in at the start of the event and can help register on the spot
- Welcoming people to the event, especially anyone new
- Giving a brief talk at the start to go over community standards, the route, and any other points that might be helpful (keep in the walk/run lane, etc.)
- Checking the route: walking it beforehand to familiarize yourself with it and ensure its safety
- Ensuring the walk is enjoyable and safe for all participants

Other Things to Know:
- Event Leaders should be available for about an hour every other Saturday
-We ask volunteers to complete an online training (about 2 hours long to complete at your own pace) about The Pheonix and event safety and inclusivity
- You do not need a fitness certification to lead this event
- We ask volunteers to do a background check. Recognizing that we come from different experiences, a record doesn’t automatically disqualify you from volunteering

Support for you & benefits:
- Online volunteer training
- In-person event training
- Support and community with The Phoenix volunteers and staff
- A t-shirt to wear during events

Interested? Let us know by clicking I Want to Help, or visit thephoenix.org/volunteer!

Have any questions? Contact Zobel at zbelisario@thephoenix.org

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About The Phoenix

Location:

2239 CHAMPA ST, DENVER, CO 80205, US

Mission Statement

The Phoenix offers a free sober active community to individuals who have suffered from a substance use disorder and to those who choose a sober life. Using a peer support model, we help members heal and rebuild their lives while also striving to eliminate stigma around recovery.

Description

The ultimate impact Phoenix seeks is to help individuals not only achieve sobriety, but to thrive in recovery. The Phoenix Model is unique because of its non-clinical approach that uses the power of human connection and positive coping mechanisms through physical activity to help people heal from the underlying causes of addiction.

Phoenix peer instructors use an experiential approach that leverages innate goal-setting association with engagement in physical activities while facilitating a positive and supportive experience, allowing team members to shed the defense mechanisms that have historically kept them isolated. By bringing people together, Phoenix creates a community where people can heal, obtain essential life skills, and practice effective social interaction. Research suggests facilitating physical activity, social connection and community are potent strategies for promoting health and healing from disease.

Community
Sports & Recreation

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

20 Grand Army PlazaProspect ParkGrand Army Plaza ArchBrooklyn, NY 11238

(40.67301,-73.9699)
 

SKILLS

  • Mental Health
  • Fitness Instruction
  • Outdoor Recreation

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • One hour every other Saturday

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