SMART Exercise Leader

(VON Canada, Barrie - Cedar Pointe Dr, SMART (Seniors Maintaining Active Roles Together)® Exercise Program)

Position ID: V-MID0352 Last Modified: 03 Jan 2019 Last Full Update: 03 Jan 2019
Opportunity Details
ContactJennifer McLellan, SMART (Seniors Maintaining Active Roles Together) Program Coordinator, VON Canada; Phone: 705-737-5044 ext 221; Fax: 705-737-1903; Email: jennifer.mclellan@von.ca
DutiesVolunteers will lead a gentle functional fitness program designed for community members 55+.  
The purpose of the program is to: 
*Increase and maintain strength, coordination, balance and flexibility 
*Improve health and engery 
*Improve mobility and independence 
*Prevent falls 
*Meet new people and socialize
Benefits*Contribute to your community 
*Promote independence 
*Prevent falls 
*Learn new skills 
*Share fun activities 
*Meet new people 
*Make a difference in someone's life
ClientsOlder Adults 55+
Ages18 year(s) and up
Suitable for OSSDNo
Suitable ForAdults (18+) ; Seniors (55+) ; Post-secondary students ; Men ; Women ; Groups ; Individuals ; Community Groups
Areas of InterestPhysical Fitness & Exercise ; Recreation & Sports ; Social Interaction
Skills/ExperienceCommunication & Interpersonal Skills ; Confidentiality ; Dependability & Trustworthiness ; Elder Care ; Friendly & Outgoing ; Patience ; Positive / Cheerful Demeanor ; Self-Motivated / Work Independently ; Experience is not neccessary as the VON provides full training.
Commitment LengthLong Term (More than 1 year)
Interaction LevelOne-on-one ; Small Group ; Large Group
Minimum Hours1 / Week
Dates and TimesMonday: Morning, Afternoon (not after 4:30 pm) 
Tuesday: Morning, Afternoon (not after 4:30 pm) 
Wednesday: Morning, Afternoon (not after 4:30 pm) 
Thursday: Morning, Afternoon (not after 4:30 pm) 
Friday: Morning, Afternoon (not after 4:30 pm) 
 
We will work with the volunteers availability to meet the needs of the program.
SeasonsYear Round
AccessibilityUnknown - as program takes place in a variety of locations, most are accessible
LocationBarrie
Number of PositionsBarrie: 10 individual(s) 
 
10 individual(s) needed in total. 
 
Call the head office 705-737-5044 to connect with the Coordinator in your area.
TrainingOrientation ; 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
TransportationDriver License required ; Car required
Police CheckRequired
Liability InsuranceAvailable
Agency Details
Organization NameVON Canada, Barrie - Cedar Pointe Dr, SMART (Seniors Maintaining Active Roles Together)® Exercise Program
Office PhoneBarrie SMART Program 705-737-5044 
Orillia SMART Program 705-326-7021 
Georgian Bay SMART Program 705-355-2200  
Muskoka SMART Program 705-787-1996
Toll Free PhoneSimcoe County 1-800-565-4145
Fax705-737-1903
Websitewww.von.ca
Address & Map
14 Cedar Pointe Dr, Unit 1501
Barrie, ON L4N 5R7