VON Canada is looking for a Fitness Instructor.
For more about this job please call 1-800-461-5541
The Fitness Instructor is responsible for leading fitness classes to clients under the direction of the Program Coordinator and/or Physiotherapist (PT) associated with the program and in line with the certification standards.
Leads fitness classes.
Works toward fulfillment of client goals as outlined on assessment.
Participates in an ongoing review of service delivery process and evaluation.
Attends educational in-services that are deemed appropriate by PT and/or coordinator.
May provide fall prevention education as directed by Coordinator and/or regulated professionals.
Reports any situations that are deemed inappropriate to their PT/coordinator.
Ensures all incidents are reported in a timely manner in accordance with legislation and VON policies and procedures.
Reports any defect in any equipment which may endanger themselves or others.
Functions and reports in compliance with the OHS legislation, regulations, and VON policies and procedures
High school graduate.
CCAA Certification as a Seniors Fitness Instructor and/or equivalent is required at the time of hire or within 3 months from time of hire.
Minimum of 2 years of experience teaching group fitness classes for older adults including experience teaching specialized classes for chronic conditions i.e. Osteoporosis, Parkinson Disease, Diabetes, Osteoarthritis etc. is an asset.
Experience promoting health and well-being through physical activity.
Experience working in an assisted living environment i.e. recreation therapy is an asset.
Bilingual in French/English is an asset.
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