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Exercise Program

Parkwood Mennonite Home Inc.

   About the Position

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!

Assist staff in taking residents for walks inside or outdoors 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.

Position Qualifications

Ideal for: An Individual
Age: 18+
English Proficiency, Confidentiality, Physical Demand
COVID-19 Vaccination Required: Yes

Area(s) of Interest: Health Care / Wellness, Recreation/Sports, Senior Services

Skill(s): Coaching, Communicate in Plain Language, Motivate Others, Empathy, Respect, Flexibility

Training / Work Condtions

Training Details: Training will be provided during the sessions 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.
Accessibility: Wheelchair accessible entrance, Wheelchair accessible washroom, Designated accessible parking space, Support volunteers with special needs, Accessible work space
Transportation: On a bus route

Time Commitment

Duration: 4 - 6 months
Weekday - Daytime, Weekend - Daytime
Please call to find out if we have a time slot available that fits your schedule. Shifts are 2 to 3 hours per session, any day between 9:00am to 12:00pm, or 1:00pm to 4:00pm.

   Contact Information
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Diane McCance
519-885-4810 Ext. 333
726 New Hampshire Street Waterloo, N2K 4M1

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