Aquafit For All Association (Adapted Aquatic Exercise Assistant Volunteer)

Organization Name: Aquafit For All Association
Opportunity Title: Adapted Aquatic Exercise Assistant Volunteer
Category: Sports and Recreation
Commitment: Less than 6 months, 6 months to 1 year, Ongoing Opportunity (> 1 year)
Start Date: September 21, 2018
End Date: December 31, 2018

Email: volunteer@aquafitforall.org
Website: http://www.aquafitforall.org
Details:
  • Background/police check required
  • Appropriate for youth (i.e., less than 18)
  • Appropriate for volunteers aged between 18 and 55
  • Appropriate for volunteers aged 55 and over
  • Family-oriented volunteering
Opportunity Description:

Volunteers may choose to volunteer for both programs or only 1 of the 2 programs in Fall.

Program #1: Aqua VISION – water aerobics classes customized for the visually impaired
Location: Bonsor Pool – 6550 Bonsor Ave, Burnaby, BC
Availability Required: Friday mornings from 1030-1230
Program Dates: Sep 21, Oct 5, Oct 19, Nov 2

Program #2: Aqua BLAST – water aerobics classes customized for stroke survivors
Location: Eileen Dailly Pool – 240 Willingdon Ave, Burnaby, BC
Availability Required: Saturday evenings from 1630-1830
Program Dates: Sep 29, Oct 13, Oct 27, Nov 10, Nov 24, Dec 8, Dec 22

As an adapted aquatic exercise assistant, you will:
[Aqua Vision]
– Provide sighted guide for visually impaired participants
– Assist with repeating exercise instructions to participants
– Assist with providing verbal directions to visually impaired participants when filling out forms
– Set up and clean up before/after each session
[Aqua BLAST]
– Orient participants around the pool and help participants coming in and going out of the pool as needed
– Assist with repeating exercise instructions to participants
– Assist with collecting forms from participants
– Set up and clean up before/after each session

Benefits and Recognition:
– Meet new friends
– Have fun doing water aerobics!
– Reference letter available after 6 months of commitment
– Enjoy healthy snacks after each session

Qualifications:
– Must be comfortable with being in water
– Previous volunteer experience preferred
– Experience working with people with disabilities or older population an asset
– Good communication skills
– Mature, punctual and reliable
– Criminal record check clearance

How to Apply:
Please email volunteer@aquafitforall.org to complete the application.
Thank you for your interest to join AFA!

To learn more about Aquafit for All Association, please visit:
http://www.aquafitforall.org/
https://www.facebook.com/aquafitforall/

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