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Bloom Fitness Volunteer Instructor- Accessible Fitness for Everyone!

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A-B Tech Community College

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Physical fitness should be accessible to everyone! If you believe in this statement, consider becoming a volunteer Bloom Fitness Instructor at A-B Tech Community College.

Bloom Fitness offers classes to improve the health and wellness of our students with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities (IDD).

Classes offer participants an inviting and safe environment to exercise and learn about healthy lifestyle choices. Classes include cycling, dance, yoga, and nutrition and are a fun way to promote health, build self-esteem, and be part of a fitness community. Bloom Fitness’s priorities are Safety, Fun, Community, Encouragement, health, wellness, and fitness.

Volunteer Role: Volunteer instructors for the Bloom Fitness program will be leading 30-minute fitness classes in yoga, strength, Pilates, dance, and indoor cycle. Volunteers need a passion for physical fitness, experience, and enjoyment of working with intellectual and developmentally disabled individuals, and teaching/coaching experience is preferred. In addition, the Coordinator of Adult Basic Education will provide training.

Volunteer Commitment: Volunteers are needed to commit to one class once a week, Monday through Thursday, 8:30 a.m. to noon. Bloom volunteers need only be present during the exercise portion of the class/classes. The schedule of the exercise sessions is dependent on the number of participants in attendance that day.

COVID Safety Precautions for Students of Bloom Classes

  • Temperature scans, masks/face shields required, routine sanitizing and handwashing
  • Spacing 7 feet (use of circular yoga mats for visual aids)
  • Physician permission is required of participants.

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About A-B Tech Community College

Location:

340 Victoria Road, Asheville, NC 28801, US

Mission Statement

Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College inspires, nurtures, and empowers students and the community toward a better quality of life through progressive teaching, bold innovation, and supportive collaboration.

Description

Volunteers are a vital part of achieving our mission of student success while delivering quality education to enhance academic, workforce, and personal development. Volunteers from all backgrounds serve in various capacities across all our campuses, from administrative support to tutoring.

Learn more about A-B Tech at https://abtech.edu/

Education & Literacy
People with Disabilities
Sports & Recreation

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

A-B Tech Community College340 Victoria Rd.Asheville, NC 28801

(35.57007,-82.55376)
 

SKILLS

  • Teaching / Instruction
  • Sports Coaching
  • Adult Education
  • Physical Education
  • Fitness Instruction
  • Special Needs

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 21
  • Orientation or Training
  • Volunteers are needed to commit to one class once a week. Monday -Thursday 8:30 – noon. (Food, Nutrition, Exercise Cycle Class, Dance, and Yoga). Bloom volunteers need only be present during the exercise portion of the class/classes.
  • Passion for physical fitness. Experience and enjoyment of working with intellectual and developmentally disabled individuals. Teaching/Coaching experience preferred.

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