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About the Position
Position #: 12020
OrganizationParkwood Mennonite Home Inc.
Position: Exercise Assistant - Exercise
Location: 726 New Hampshire Street, Waterloo
Impact Statement: One of the important ways to assist in meeting the physical and social needs of our residents is by assisting in the delivery of our physiotherapy and restorative care programs. Become part of our exercise team!
Description: Assist staff in taking residents for walks inside or out of doors when the weather permits, and assist residents with exercises on a one-to-one basis under direction/training by one of our staff.

Good communication skills and a knowledge of kinesiology would be helpful.
Requirements: English Proficiency, Confidentiality, Physical Demand
Training Details: Training and ongoing support is provided by the Physiotherapy Assistant or Restorative Care staff. Staff support is always available.
Working Conditions: Parkwood is a wheelchair and scooter-accessible facility. If you require any accommodation to assist you please let us know.
Duration: 3 months or less
Timing: Weekday - Daytime, Weekend - Daytime
Time Detail: Please call to find out if we have a time slot available that fits your schedule. Shifts are 2-3 hours per session, any day between 9:00 am to 12:00 pm, or 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm. Training will take place during the sessions.
Age: 16+
Ideal for: An Individual
Transportation: On a bus route
Accessibility: Wheelchair accessible entrance, Wheelchair accessible washroom, Designated accessible parking space, Support volunteers with special needs, Accessible work space
Area(s) of Interest: Health Care/Emergency, Recreation/Sports, Senior Services
Skill(s): Coaching, Communicate in Plain Language, Motivate Others, Empathy, Respect, Flexibility
How to Apply
Application Link:
Website: http://parkwoodmh.com/index.php/volunteers
Email: Send an Email Message
Contact: Laura Gorman
Phone: 519-747 2151 Ext. 335
Address: 726 New Hampshire Street Waterloo, N2K 4M1

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