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Partners in Care - Volunteer Facilitators Needed!

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ORGANIZATION: Partners in Care Foundation

  • 10 people are interested

Do you enjoy working with older adults? Are you passionate about helping individuals improve their lives and health?

Community Wellness Program Leaders are needed to facilitate the following evidence-based programs in their communities (in-person and/or online):

Chronic Disease Self-Management Education: Programs for people living with chronic conditions to address physical, mental, emotional, and social challenges in an interactive and proactive group setting, including targeted programs for diabetes and chronic pain.

A Matter of Balance: A program in which participants learn to view falls and the fear of falling as controllable, and set realistic goals to reduce fall risk factors

Arthritis Foundation Exercise Program: A program offering low impact exercises and gentle activities to increase joint flexibility, range of motion and muscle strength

These evidence-based programs last 6-8 weeks with 1-2 sessions per week. Weekly time commitment is 4-6 hours after training. Training commitment varies by program from 12-32 hours online to 4 days in person.

Volunteer Requirements:
* Access to a personal vehicle
* Access to a reliable internet - connected device if interested in leading remote programs
* Availability between 8:00am-5:00pm on weekdays
* Commitment to leading at least three workshops per year and attending training.
* Spanish speakers are especially encouraged to apply!

Contact Us:
Email EBprograms@picf.org
or call 818-403-5452

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About Partners in Care Foundation

Location:

732 MOTT ST STE 150, SAN FERNANDO, CA 91340, US

Mission Statement

Partners aligns social care and health care to address the social determinants of health and equity disparities affecting diverse, under-served and vulnerable populations.

Description

Partners is a non-profit community-based healthcare provider that is accredited in complex care management by the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) and is the second community-based organization in the country to achieve this status. Partners is a nationally recognized leader in developing innovative community and home-based approaches in health promotion, chronic disease management, and addressing health disparities. Partners has an extensive history in creating, testing, adapting, and disseminating evidence-based models of care. Founded in 1997, Partners has an annual budget of more than $20 million and over 200 employees throughout California. We provide non-medical home and community-based services, self-management education, medication safety screening, and outreach and care coordination for 20,000 individuals annually. For more information about the agency, please visit www.picf.org.

CAUSE AREAS

Community
Health & Medicine
Seniors
Community, Health & Medicine, Seniors

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Multiple locations San Fernando, CA 91340

(34.29131,-118.43384)
 

SKILLS

  • Teaching / Instruction
  • Adult Education
  • Physical Education
  • Healthcare

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training

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