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About the Position
Position #: 17191
OrganizationParkwood Mennonite Home Inc.
Position: Fitness Centre Supervisor - Fitness Centre
Location: 726 New Hampshire Street, Waterloo
Impact Statement: You can help seniors in the community stay fit and have fun in our accessible and friendly fitness centre and pool!
Description: Guide new and existing members in the use of machinery/equipment and provide ideas/programs. In addition, there would be some promotion and administration of memberships. There is an opportunity to provide support to seniors with disabilities in our salt water pool, under the supervision of a qualified lifeguard and to work alongside our physiotherapy and restorative care staff.
Requirements: English Proficiency, Confidentiality, Physical Demand, Specialized Training, Work Without Supervision
Training Details: You should have current certification as a Fitness Instructor OR be willing to attain instruction OR be a current student in a related discipline. Current C.P.R certification preferable. The volunteer must complete the associated training to be able to create exercise plans and demonstrate activities to the residents.
Working Conditions: Parkwood is a wheelchair and scooter-accessible facility. If you require any accommodation to assist you please let us know.
Duration: 4 - 6 months
Timing: Weekday - Daytime, Weekend - Daytime
Time Detail: A shift would be 2-3 hours a week, 9am-12pm or 1pm-4pm.
Age: 21+
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): Customer Service, Coaching, Interpersonal Communication, Needs Assessment, Motivate Others
How to Apply
Application Link:
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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