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Position #: 377
OrganizationMOVE Adapted Fitness and Rehabilitation Society of B.C.
Position: Fitness Centre Volunteer - Adapted Fitness Centre Volunteer
Location: 302-531 Yates Street, Victoria, BC, Canada
Impact Statement: By volunteering your time at MOVE, you can improve the quality of life of persons with physical limitations (largely Multiple Sclerosis, Stroke, Parkinsons, Cerebral Palsy, Non progressive brain injury and spinal cord injury) by providing a service that assists and supports them to remain physically active allowing them to remain more independent as well as giving them a sense of overall well being, community and friendship.
Description: The interested volunteer will be working at an adapted gym for people with physical disabilities. They will be responsible for some administrative duties, including answering phones and taking payment, supporting gym members with their exercise programs and ensuring a safe and clean environment for the members to work out. They will assist and motivate the members through their therapy and exercise programs.
Training Details: Every volunteer attends a one hour volunteer orientation followed by 2 shadow shifts before being given their own regular shift. If the volunteer feels they would benefit from more training the option is available!
Working Conditions: Adapted Gym setting.
Minimum Duration: 4 - 6 months
Timing: Weekday - Daytime, Weekend - Daytime
Time Detail: MOVE is Open 10-5 Monday-Friday and from 10-4 Saturday and Sunday. We ask that our Fitness Centre Volunteers be able to commit to a regular weekly 3-4 hour shift for a minimum of 4 months or 40 hours.
Age: 12+
Ideal for: An Individual
Transportation: On a bus route
Accessibility: Wheelchair accessible entrance, Wheelchair accessible washroom, Accessible work space, Support Newcomers and ESL
Area(s) of Interest: Caring Support, Health Care/Emergency, Recreation/Sports
Skill(s): Communicate in Plain Language, Motivate Others, Sensitivity, Accountability, Respect
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Contact: Laura
Phone: 4033978581
Address: #302 531 yates st victoria, V8W 1K7

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