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Aerobics Instructor

Gentle Aerobics Program

HopeSpring Cancer Support Centre

   About the Position

Impact Statement
Our Volunteers are the heart of our organization. They play a vital role in our mission to empower those whose lives are impacted by cancer to improve their emotional, physical and spiritual well-being. They make a difference in their communities by donating their time and skills in supporting and inspiring cancer patients, their caregivers, and their families.

As an Aerobics Instructor at the HopeSpring Cancer Support Centre, you will play a crucial role in improving the overall well-being and quality of life for individuals affected by cancer. By leading movement sessions specifically designed to cater to their needs, you will contribute to enhancing their physical health, mental strength, and emotional resilience. Your dedication and expertise will create a supportive and empowering environment, helping participants build a sense of community and fostering a positive impact on their journey towards healing and recovery.

As an Aerobics Instructor, you will be responsible for planning and leading aerobics and movement sessions tailored to the unique needs of cancer patients, survivors, and caregivers at the HopeSpring Cancer Support Centre. Your main focus will be to create a safe, enjoyable, and inclusive exercise environment that supports participants in their physical and emotional well-being.

Key Responsibilities:
1. Develop and design aerobics routines suitable for individuals with varying fitness levels, taking into consideration the challenges faced by cancer patients, survivors, and caregivers.
2. Plan and lead 45-minute aerobics sessions, incorporating warm-up and cool-down exercises to ensure a well-balanced workout.
3. Offer modifications and adaptations to accommodate participants with different physical abilities and health concerns.
4. Attend periodic meetings with the Program Lead to discuss session feedback and improvement ideas.

Position Qualifications

Ideal for: An Individual, Student Placement
Age: 19+

Area(s) of Interest: Conflict / Facilitation, Health Care / Wellness, Recreation/Sports

Skill(s): Collaboration, Facilitation and Training, Community Knowledge/Awareness, Plan and Coordinate, Project Management, Motivate Others

Training / Work Condtions

Training Details: Orientation to HopeSpring, and understanding of the unique needs of the cancer community will be provided.
Working Conditions: Working Conditions:
• The volunteer role takes place at a local community centre in Kitchener.
• Sessions will be conducted indoors, using a gym area.
• The Aerobics Instructor may need to assist in setting up the exercise space before each session.
• Volunteer instructors may have the flexibility to choose a suitable time slot based on their availability and the community centre's schedule.
• Training and ongoing support will be provided to help you understand the unique needs of cancer patients, survivors, and caregivers.

Transportation: NONE Needed

Time Commitment

Duration: 4 - 6 months
45 minutes per session and will have the flexibility to choose a suitable time slot based on their availability and the community centre's schedule.

   Contact Information
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Nohelia Millon
475 King Street North Waterloo, N2L 4C4

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1454 King Street East, Unit 3
Kitchener ON N2G 2N7

Phone: 519 742 8610

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