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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 For Seniors

Region:  Hastings

Description:  

Req/Job ID 11299 - Bancroft - CAS 
Category Allied Health (Therapies) 
Program/Department Exercise and Falls Prevention
 
Job Summary:
The community exercise leaders will lead exercise classes for Older Ontarians based on the existing VON SMART fitness classes.  

Responsibilities:
Provide fitness instruction to senior citizens within the communities of Bancroft and surrounding area. Class sizes and locations will vary. Preparation and travel within the local area will be required.
 
Qualifications:
CCAA or SFIC Certification
Previous experience leading or working with seniors
A combination of related education and experience will be considered 
Ability to work independently and collaboratively as a member of an interdisciplinary team  
Experience working in an assisted living environment i.e. recreation therapy 
Travel and preparation will be required
Must be computer literate and able to utilize electronic documentation and communication resources, e.g. Outlook, Word, etc.
Ability to speak French is an asset in French Designated areas
Pre-health assessment may be required 
Valid driver's license and reliable vehicle with current insurance
CPR with AED and Standard First Aid preferred or willing to obtain
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: Fast- paced environment; Attention to Detail; Carry using appropriate lifting techniques; Grip; Walk, Sit, Stand, Climb stairs; Fine hand movements
  
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 http://www.von.ca/en/accessibility for further information and contact details.
 
Other Relevant Information:
The successful candidates must be willing to instruct more than 2 hours weekly and maintain minimum availability for class instruction.
 
Compensation & Benefits Overview VON offers: 
• 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:  Bancroft

Profession Type:  Other

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