SMART Volunteer

(VON Canada, Barrie - Cedar Pointe Dr, SMART (Seniors Maintaining Active Roles Together)® Exercise Program)

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Position ID: V-MID0352 Last Modified: 23 Mar 2018 Last Full Update: 08 Sep 2017
Opportunity Details
ContactNicole Loughran, Program Coordinator, VON Simcoe County- Georgian Bay Region; Phone: 705-355-2200; Fax: 705-355-2300; Email:
DutiesVolunteers will lead a gentle functional fitness program designed for community members 55+.  
The purpose of the program is to: 
*Increase and maintain strength, coordination, balance and flexibility 
*Improve health and engery 
*Improve mobility and independence 
*Prevent falls 
*Meet new people and socialize
Benefits*Contribute to your community 
*Promote independence 
*Prevent falls 
*Learn new skills 
*Share fun activities 
*Meet new people 
*Make a difference in someone's life
ClientsOlder Adults 55+
Ages18 year(s) and up
Suitable for OSSDNo
Areas of InterestPhysical Fitness & Exercise ; Recreation & Sports ; Social Interaction
Skills/ExperienceCommunication & Interpersonal Skills ; Dependability & Trustworthiness ; Elder Care ; Friendly & Outgoing ; Experience is not neccessary as the VON provides full training.
Commitment LengthLong Term (More than 1 year)
Minimum Hours1 / Week
Dates and TimesMonday: Morning, Afternoon 
Tuesday: Morning, Afternoon 
Wednesday: Morning, Afternoon 
Thursday: Morning, Afternoon 
Friday: Morning, Afternoon 
We will work with the volunteers availability to meet the needs of the program.
SeasonsYear Round
AccessibilityUnknown - as program takes place in a variety of locations, most are accessible
LocationMidland, Penetanguishene, Tiny, Tay, Springwater, Wasaga Beach, Collingwood, Stayner
Number of PositionsBarrie ; Coldwater ; Midland ; Muskoka District ; Orillia ; Penetanguishene ; Springwater ; Tay ; Tiny 
56 individual(s) needed in total. 
Call the head office 705-737-5044 to connect with the Coordinator in your area.
TrainingTraining is provided ; Training and support provided at no cost
Police CheckRequired
Liability InsuranceAvailable
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Organization NameVON Canada, Barrie - Cedar Pointe Dr, SMART (Seniors Maintaining Active Roles Together)® Exercise Program
Office Phone705-737-5044
Toll Free PhoneSimcoe County 1-800-565-4145
Address & Map
14 Cedar Pointe Dr, Unit 1501
Barrie, ON L4N 5R7
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