Volunteer to Lead Tai Chi for Seniors in Oakland (Linda Glen)

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ORGANIZATION: Satellite Affordable Housing Associates

Position:

Tai Chi Instructor

Do you enjoy Tai Chi and teaching others to live healthier lives? Volunteer to lead a Tai Chi class for seniors living at Linda Glen Apartments in Oakland! We are looking for a volunteer to teach for 30 to 40 minute sessions on either Tuesday, Wednesday, or Thursday afternoons around 1pm or 3pm, once a week.

By leading a Tai Chi class you will help to give seniors an outlet for physical activity and help them to enrich their overall wellness. The volunteer will prepare an agenda for each class and lead residents through various exercises while providing positive feedback and support. If you're looking to make a difference in your community, this is a wonderful opportunity to gain teaching experience with students who are eager to learn.

Requirements: Ongoing SAHA Community Volunteers must commit to volunteer once a week for a minimum of 4 months, and must complete a volunteer orientation, volunteer forms and background screening prior to beginning their placement.

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About Satellite Affordable Housing Associates

Location:

1835 Alcatraz Avenue, Berkeley, CA 94703, US

Mission Statement

Our Mission: SAHA provides quality affordable homes and services that empower people and strengthen neighborhoods. Our Values: We believe that: Every person needs a home. We commit to communities for the long term. Services in housing best support our residents and empower people to thrive. High quality design inspires people and builds community. Green building and practices lead to a healthy, sustainable society. Innovation and thoughtful risk-taking are part of how we pursue excellence. Financial health and sustainability are essential to the endurance of our mission and impact. Diversity and inclusion are fundamental to our work. Our workplace reflects the same values we bring to our homes.

Description

The purpose of the SAHA's Volunteer Program is to improve the quality of living and promote health and well-being for Satellite Housing's residents. Volunteers will help foster community by facilitating activities for the residents, such as exercise groups, art classes, discussion groups, providing health and wellness information, leading or participating in games, assisting with special events, etc. The residents really appreciate the effort that is put forth by the volunteers, and look forward to the weekly interactions.

CAUSE AREAS

Homeless & Housing
Seniors
Sports & Recreation
Homeless & Housing, Seniors, Sports & Recreation

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

32 Linda AvenuePiedmont, CA 94611

(37.82682,-122.25027)
 

SKILLS

  • Relationship Building
  • Fitness Instruction

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 1x/week or 2x/month, 3-month commitment, 30-40 minute sessions
  • 15min Zoom orientation; sign Volunteer Agreement; sign Volunteer Safety and Social Distancing Protocol, Background Screening

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