Organization: Living Healthy Champlain
Commitment: Ongoing more than a year
Language Preference: English
Number of Positions Available: 10
Deadline: Apr 18, 2018
Volunteer Opportunity Address
43 Bruyere st. Ottawa, On. K1N5C8
Good for people interested in: Teaching/Tutoring; Health Care
You will be working with: Men; People with disabilities or medical conditions; Seniors; Women
How will this volunteer opportunity benefit you?
As a leader, you will have the satisfying task of integrating the contents of the program and learning group facilitation skills that can be transferred to other areas of your life. Most importantly, you will watch people affected by chronic conditions successfully manage their health conditions by using the skills and tools that you have shared with them.
How will the organization benefit?
As a volunteer you will enable us to provide the Living a healthy life workshop across the Champlain region. The workshop is led by two leaders who have taken special training. The leaders are volunteers or health care professionals, many of whom have chronic conditions themselves The Living a Healthy Life with Chronic Conditions workshop helps people with chronic health conditions to better manage their symptoms and their daily life. It is FREE to participants, and participants receive the Living a Healthy Life with Chronic Conditions reference book for free. All participants must pre-register for a workshop. We suggest participants attend all six sessions if possible. The more sessions attended, the more benefit! Workshop groups meet once a week for 2½ hours, over six weeks. There are eight to sixteen participants in each workshop. The workshop teaches skills for living a healthy life including: healthy eating; exercise; pain and fatigue managemen
Organization category: Health
Time it will take to contact applicants - 1 week
This position would be great for - None of the above
Police record check required: Yes