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Victorian Order of Nurses

VON Canada is Canada’s only, national, not-for-profit, charitable home and community care organization. For more than 115 years, our nurses, therapists and other health care providers have cared for Canadians in their own homes. Today, we offer more than 75 home care, personal support, and community services designed to help people of all ages to get healthy and stay healthy. Our team of more than 5,000 staff and 9,000 volunteers serves Canadians in more than 1,200 communities across our country.

Position:  Fitness Instructor

Region:  Frontenac & Kingston


The exercise leaders will lead exercise classes for Older Ontarians based on the existing VON SMART fitness classes in the community and retirement home locations for the Trenton and area.

The successful candidates will provide fitness instructions to senior citizens within the communities of Trenton and surrounding area. The Exercise & Falls Prevention (SMART) program class sizes and locations will vary. Preparation and travel within the local area will be required.

CCAA or SFIC Certification and/or CanFit Pro
Previous experience leading or working with seniors
Combination of related education and experience will be considered
Experience working in an assisted living environment i.e. recreation therapy
Ability to work independently and collaboratively as a member of an interdisciplinary team
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: 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.

Salary:  TBD

Terms of Employment:  Casual

Deadline for Application:  Wednesday, June 27, 2018

How to Apply:  

Applications are accepted while this link is active:

Location:  Kingston

Profession Type:  Other

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