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Victorian Order of Nurses

VON is Canada’s longest-standing home and community health care charity, serving more than 10,000 people in Ontario and Nova Scotia every day. Our 6,300 employees and 6,500 volunteers deliver a wide range of vital health and wellness services, helping people remain healthy and at home for as long as possible. As valued and responsive health system partners at the heart of home and community care, we are distinguished by our commitment to client care and by our strong community roots and local engagement.

Position:  Fitness Leader

Region:  Prince Edward


Req/Job ID 11300 - PE County - CAS 
Category Allied Health (Therapies) 
Program/Department Exercise and Falls Prevention 

The community exercise leaders will lead exercise classes for Older Ontarians based on the existing VON SMART fitness classes.  

Provide fitness instruction to senior citizens within the communities of Prince Edward County. Class sizes and locations will vary. Preparation and travel within the local area will be required. 

CCAA Certification as a Seniors Fitness Instructor or equivalent 
Experience in group exercise facilitation
Ability to work independently and collaboratively as a member of an interdisciplinary team 
A combination of related education and experience will be considered 
Experience teaching group fitness classes for older adults 
Experience teaching specialized classes for chronic conditions i.e. Osteoporosis, Parkinson Disease, Diabetes, Osteoarthritis etc. 
Experience working in an assisted living environment i.e. recreation therapy 
Pre-health assessment may be required 
Ability to speak French is an asset in French Designated areas
Valid driver's license and reliable vehicle with current insurance
CPR, First Aid 
Current and original copy of a satisfactory Criminal Records Check is required upon the start of your employment
A Vulnerable Sector Search and/or Child Abuse Registry Check may be required
Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities: Attention to detail; Lift and carry using appropriate lifting techniques; Bend, push, pull, grip, reach, kneel, crouch using appropriate mechanics. 
VON Canada is committed to meeting the needs of persons with disabilities and to providing accessibility accommodations for candidates who require them. If you are in need of accessibility support, please visit our website at for further information and contact details. 

Compensation & Benefits Overview   
• Career advancement opportunities 
• Training and skills development 
• Flexible hours 
• Competitive compensation 
• Group benefit coverage 
• Pension plan 
• Annual vacation and sick leave entitlement 
• Employee assistance program 
• Employee recognition programs 

French Proficiency:  French an asset

Salary:  TBD

Terms of Employment:  Casual

Deadline for Application:  Monday, July 17, 2017

How to Apply:  Apply online

Job Posting is still active if it's still posted on the VON website.

Location:  Prince Edward County

Profession Type:  Other

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