Exercise Assistant for Building Balance Fall Prevention Program

(South Georgian Bay Community Health Centre, Wasaga Beach, Health Care Services)

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Position ID: V-CWD0383 Last Modified: 28 Apr 2021 Last Full Update: 20 Aug 2019
Opportunity Details
ContactMarci Janecek, Physiotherapist, South Georgian Bay Community Health Centre; Phone: 705-994-4424 * 705-422-1888 ext 117; Email: marci.janecek@sgbchc.ca
DutiesHelping to supervise/assist participants as they perform different balance/strengthening exercises (under supervision of a physiotherapist)
ClientsParticipants include anyone who is having issues with their balance and is fearful of falling, is experiencing falls or near falls
Ages15 year(s) - 80 year(s)
Suitable for OSSDNo
Suitable ForAnyone ; Adults (18+) ; Seniors (55+) ; Post-secondary students ; Persons with a visual impairment ; Men ; Women
Areas of InterestPhysical Fitness & Exercise ; Senior's Activity Support
Skills/ExperienceFriendly & Outgoing ; Listening Skills ; Patience ; Positive / Cheerful Demeanor ; Team Work ; For most positions, you will require stable balance yourself, as you will be assisting participants with some balance impairments; some equipment set up and a little bit of paperwork.
Commitment LengthIt is very flexible. We offer the program for 12 sessions (2 times per week for 6 weeks) 
You can help out as often or little as you are able. You can assist for the entire time or for 1-2 sessions.
Interaction LevelOne-on-one ; Small Group
Dates and TimesMonday: Afternoon (1 pm-3:30 pm) 
Thursday: Afternoon (1 pm-3:30 pm)
SeasonsYear Round ; Jan-Feb program held at Wasaga Beach YMCA 
Mar-Aug program held at Collingwood YMCA 
Aug-Oct program held at Wasaga Beach YMCA 
Nov-Dec program held at Collingwood YMCA
AccessibilityFully Accessible
LocationCollingwood and Wasaga Beach YMCA
Number of PositionsCollingwood: 6 individual(s) ; Simcoe County: 2 individual(s) ; Wasaga Beach: 6 individual(s) 
14 individual(s) needed in total.
TrainingOrientation ; Training is provided ; Training is required
TransportationNear public transit
CostNo fees
Police CheckRequired
Additional RequirementsVulnerable Sector screen
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Organization NameSouth Georgian Bay Community Health Centre, Wasaga Beach, Health Care Services
Office Phone705-422-1888
Address & Map
Ramblewood Medical Centre
14 Ramblewood Dr, Unit 202
Wasaga Beach, ON L9Z 0C4
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