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Delivering exercise classes to older people at one of our Day centres within the borough.

What an exercise class assistant does:

  • Welcoming people to the exercise sessions
  • Introduces older people to exercises sessions which they might not have tried before, but would like to
  • Supports older people to overcome any barriers to participate
  • Encourages and motivates older people to be involved

Volunteers need to be fully trained to deliver the sessions.

  • A qualification in delivering exercise classes or sports, or qualified physiotherapist, Yoga teacher, dance or exercise trainer for example

Personal qualities most suited to this role:

  • A liking for and an empathy with older people
  • A friendly and cheerful manner
  • Reliable and trustworthy
  • Encouraging and motivating

How much time is involved?   

1 hour per week, as agreed on Mondays. You can stop volunteering at any time but please do let us know as soon as possible.

Expenses and Insurance:

We will cover agreed out-of-pocket expenses for volunteers (e.g., travel costs). We will also insure you for the time you are volunteering with us. A DBS police check certificate will be required. We can help you to obtain a free but compulsory DBS police Check.

Responsible to:
Designated Manager

 

Contact Us:

Telephone: 020 8578 2712 Option 3 

E-mail: volunteer.co-ordinator@ageukealing.org.uk