Gentle Seated Exercise Facilitator

  • VO73964


Description

Caledonia Housing Association’s Volunteer Project supports older people living in sheltered and very sheltered housing schemes. We are looking for volunteers to take over 3 established gentle seated exercise classes in Monifieth and Dundee area. These are small classes 4 to 10 people, already established and very important social opportunities for the tenants.

We are looking for friendly and patient volunteers who would maintain the groups on a regular weekly basis.

No experience is necessary, as all training and ongoing support will be provided. If you would enjoy supporting older people and like socialising in a group setting then why not contact me and find out more.

Organisation aims and objectives

Caledonia Housing Association provides sustainable homes and a range of services for its tenants. The majority of its tenants are older people, from retirement age up. The volunteer programme is designed to support services for older people or those disadvantaged through disability or ill-health, living in the Dundee area.

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Groups are weekly and usually last for an hour. This is around 35 to 40 minutes of exercise and 20 minutes welcome and chat at the end. Servite House, 21A High Street, Monifieth - Thursday afternoon at 2pm. Servite House, 170 Dickson Avenue, Dundee DD2 4LW - Monday Morning at 11am & Servite House, Kinbrae Park Gardens, Newport on Tay- Wednesday morning 11am.

Restrictions

Suitable for someone who is comfortable working in a group supporting older people.
Experience required: We are looking for friendly volunteers who are patient and would enjoy supporting older people in a small group. Training will be provided to volunteers to enable them to learn the simple Revitaliz method of seated exercise
Minimum age: 16

Support

Expenses paid: Yes
Expenses details: Travel expenses reimbursed.
Taster available: Yes
Taster details: Volunteers are welcome to come along and sit in with the class to meet the group and see the exercise
Training details: We provide the Revitalyz method of seated exercise. You learn the routine as you sit in with the class, then when you are comfortable you take over the group
Support: Named Contact For Volunteer,
Wheelchair Access/Disabled Access Toilet

Last updated 10 days ago

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