SMART Volunteer Fitness Instructor

(VON Canada, Barrie - Lakeshore Dr, SMART (Seniors Maintaining Active Roles Together)® Exercise and Fall Prevention Classes)

Position ID: V-MID0352
Last Modified: 05 May 2023
Last Full Update: 05 May 2023

Opportunity Details: SMART Volunteer Fitness Instructor

Contact Andrea Cameron, SMART (Seniors Maintaining Active Roles Together) Program Supervisor, VON Canada; Phone: 705-737-5044 ext 221; Fax: 705-737-1903; Email:

Volunteers will lead a gentle functional fitness program designed for community members aged 55+.

    The purpose of the program is to:
  • Increase and maintain strength, coordination, balance and flexibility
  • Improve health and energy
  • Improve mobility and independence
  • Prevent falls and decrease falls risk
  • Meet new people and socialize
  • Contribute to your community
  • Promote independence
  • Prevent falls
  • Learn new skills
  • Share fun activities
  • Meet new people
  • Make a difference in someone's life
Clients Older Adults 55+
Ages 18 year(s) and up
Suitable for Highschool Credit Hours No
Areas of Interest Physical Fitness & Exercise ; Recreation & Sports ; Social Interaction
Skills/Experience Communication & Interpersonal Skills ; Confidentiality ; Dependability & Trustworthiness ; Elder Care ; Friendly & Outgoing ; Leadership ; Patience ; Positive / Cheerful Demeanor ; Self-Motivated / Work Independently ; Sports & Coaching ; Experience is not neccessary as the VON provides full training.
Commitment Length Long Term (More than 1 year) ; Minimum commitment of 1 hour per week. The volunteer would be scheduled at minimum for one exercise class per week which will occur on the same day and time each week.
Interaction Level One-on-one ; Small Group ; Large Group
Minimum Hours 1 / Week
Accessibility Unknown - Program takes place in a variety of locations; most are accessible.
Location Barrie, Innisfil, Midhurst
Number of Positions Barrie ; Innisfil ; Midhurst 
10 individual(s) needed in total. 
Call the Main office at 705-737-5044 to connect with the Supervisor in your area.
Training Orientation ; Training is provided - 2 days of training ; Scheduled training ; Training on the job - on-going mentorship ; Training on-going ; Training and support provided at no cost
Transportation Driver License required ; Car required
Police Check Required

Agency Details: VON Canada, Barrie - Lakeshore Dr, SMART (Seniors Maintaining Active Roles Together)® Exercise and Fall Prevention Classes

Office Phone 705-737-5044 ext 221, Barrie SMART Program
Address & Map
299 Lakeshore Dr, Suite 002
Barrie, ON
Canada L4N 7Y9
Mailing Address 299 Lakeshore Dr, Suite 002 
Barrie, ON 
Canada L4N 7Y9