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Seated Exercise Activity Instructor (No Experience Needed)

Our Well One team aim to provide better access to free and low-cost activities, courses, classes and events to support local people to actively improve their health & wellbeing. Exercise and fitness are critical components of maintaining a healthy and thriving lifestyle. They would like to drive forward this notion by delivering free seated exercise classes to the community.

If you have an interest it health and fitness, and want to enable others to improve their health and engage in safe and sustainable movement, volunteer to lead this class alongside our support staff. You will complete a free short training course and work with us to plan and execute a programme of weekly sessions at our St Pauls Way Centre.

 

Date: Monday 10.45am – 12.15pm (flexible)

Location: St Pauls Way Community Centre

Useful Contacts

Sadia Yasmin
Volunteering Officer
0777 941 6360
Sadia.Yasmin@poplarharca.co.uk

Description of tasks

  • Strategise and coordinate sessions with our centre staff to create a stimulating and varied seated exercise plan for participants.
  • Engage with participants and encourage social connectivity.
  • Ensure each session is inclusive and manageable for all attending.
  • Promote local activities at St Pauls Way Centre and neighbouring centres to increase participation rate.
  • Report to centre support staff when necessary

 

 

 

 

 

 

  • Complete a free online training course (can be completed over the course of 2 days) and gain a certificate
  • Able to commit to one hour a week to deliver sessions
  • Must be confident in communication to engage with participants
  • Ability to motivate people
  • Good organisational skills
  • Time management and ability to schedule and plan ahead.

What we can offer:

  • A full induction, followed by the right training and ongoing support
  • The opportunity to gain experience within a community based setting
  • A named supervisor who will give you regular feedback, allowing you to track your progress and work towards meeting your particular goals
  • Priority for any further training we have on offer
  • ‘Out of pocket’ travel and food expenses with proof of receipt
  • An honest reference regardless of how long you are with us
  • A supportive space to be in and a safe, artistic environment without discrimination
  • Invitations to volunteer social events
  • Access to other volunteering opportunities

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