Rock Steady Boxing program volunteer

Opportunity ID: 2962

Organization Details
Organization Name: U-Turn Parkinson's
Address: 48 Belair Road
Winnipeg, MB R3T 0S2
Website: http://://uturnparkinsons.org/
Organizational Description: U-Turn Parkinson's is unique in the Parkinson's community in Canada. Our mission is to help people living with Parkinson's live their best through the practice of wellness. We are committed to supporting individuals impacted by Parkinson's through a holistic approach to wellness. We see wellness as an active process through which people become aware of, and make choices toward, a more successful existence.
We aim to inspire, inform and provide the tools needed to improve one's quality of life.
Volunteer Opportunity Details
Description of Duties: U-Turn Parkinson's offers the Rock Steady Boxing program which empowers people living with Parkinson's to fight back against the disease by providing a non-contact boxing-style exercise program. Program volunteers will interact with and support participants through their class and will also be responsible for setting up circuits, wiping down and putting away equipment.
Skills Required: Warm and friendly
Attentive
Physically able to participate in class
Able to take and follow directions
Ability to laugh and have fun
Encouraging
Skills Gained/Related Careers:
Age: 18-30, 31-54, 55+
Time Commitment: Daytime, Weekend
Location of volunteer opportunity: Winnipeg
Does opportunity require a criminal record check? No
Does opportunity require a child abuse registry check? No
Opportunity is available to candidates that: Are fulfilling volunteer hours for credit
Organization will provide: A letter of reference
Certificate of recognition
Supervision
Training/Orientation
How to Apply: Email: karen@uturnpd.org
Closing Date: Jan 28, 2019
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