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Yoga Instructor

Organization: Youth Services Bureau of Ottawa

Commitment: Short term less than 6 months

Availability: Evenings

Language Preference: English

Number of Positions Available: 1

Location: Ottawa - East

Deadline: May 20, 2018


YSB's youth justice programs provide young men the knowledge, training and counselling they need to make positive life choices. Our residential programs at the William E. Hay and Sherwood Centres help youth in conflict with the law complete high school credits and receive valuable life skills training. We focus on helping youth make a positive transition back into the community. Our justice services house male youth ages 12-17 in either pre-trial detention or post-trial secure custody.

Recreation and fitness is a core part of the programming in Youth Justice. We are looking for a certified yoga instructor to work with the young offenders to offer hatha yoga and mindfulness/meditation instruction.

Day: flexible
Time: ideally evenings after 6 p.m.
Duration of class: minimum of 60 mins, or 75 to 90 mins
Commitment: weekly, bi-weekly, or monthly to suit the volunteer's availability.

Note: Volunteers are ALWAYS accompanied by a staff member and are NEVER left alone with youth clients.


Jillian Deslippe


Ext: 1228


Volunteer Opportunity Address
3000 Hawthorne Road


Good for people interested in: Teaching/Tutoring; Sports; Mentoring

You will be working with: Men; Youth (16-18 years); Youth (11-15 years); Youth (19-24 years)

Organization category: Social services

Volunteer Considerations

Time it will take to contact applicants - 1-6 days

This position would be great for - New Canadians; Seniors; Persons with a disability

Vulnerable sector check required: Yes