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Position # 3924
OrganizationSaanich Parks, Recreation & Community Services
Position Leisure Assistant - Gordon Head Recreation Centre
Location Gordon Head Recreation Centre, Lambrick Way, Victoria, BC, Canada
Impact Statement To strengthen and connect community through recreation volunteerism.
Description The Volunteer Leisure Assistant will assist paid staff delivering fitness programming at Gordon Head Recreation Centre by working one-on-one with an older adult participant who requires additional social support to participate in the program. Successful applicants will be added to a pool of volunteers, and will be contacted when a participant in need registers for a program matching their availability. Qualifications: 19 years old or older, have an understanding of dementia, have a background in health and fitness. Prior experience working with clients with dementia and/or mobility challenges an asset. All applicants must be willing to complete a Police Information Check and a Vulnerable Persons training module (online, ~30 minutes).
Training Details All volunteers will complete a Vulnerable Persons training module (online, ~30 minutes) and receive an onsite orientation to Gordon Head Recreation Centre and the volunteer role.
Working Conditions Indoors. Volunteers will be in close proximity with others and will need to stand and move around during the program. Supervised by staff.
Minimum Duration More than 1 year
Timing Weekday - Daytime, Weekend - Daytime
Age 19+
Ideal for An Individual
Transportation Car required
Area(s) of Interest Caring Support, Recreation/Sports, Senior Services
Skill(s) Communicate in Plain Language, Motivate Others, Sensitivity, Empathy, Respect, Flexibility
How to Apply
Application Link:
Website https://bttr.im/glst9
Email Send an Email Message
Contact Lindsay Mackas-Burns
Phone 250-475-5502
Address 780 Vernon Avenue Victoria, V8X 2W6

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