Volunteer Yoga Instructor
To provide Ward13 seniors, employees and volunteers with a gentle yoga program to promote overall well-being and health.
Provide virtual or in-person yoga instruction to groups with a variety of abilities and skills to promote well-being and resilience.
Interacts with community members and staff in a positive way
Encourages seniors to participate in activities
Be mindful of the limitations of the role of volunteer
Report any concerns to a supervisor
Report to shift on time and ready
Bring forward any ideas or suggestions
Maintain familiarity with emergency procedures on site – assist in evacuations as necessary and as instructed by a member of staff
Requirements of Role and Screening:
Complete interview to determine eligibility for this volunteer position
Recent experience with teaching yoga
Sociable and friendly, comfortable with a diverse population
Effective communication skills
Patient and understanding
Flexible with the ability to work both at Kensington Health and its offsite Second Mile Club locations
Complete in-person volunteer training program (currently via Zoom)
Complete online training modules
Complete Vulnerable Sector Screening Check a 3 references
Complete all mandatory documentation including satisfactory references
Age requirement: 18+
Minimum of a 1 year commitment
Required medical clearances:
2 Doses of a COVID-19 vaccine as per policy.
Commitment and Time & Day: 1 hour classes, date and time dependent on location
How will this opportunity benefit the volunteer?
• Help to improve physical access to low-income households
• Develop new skills and knowledge
• Meet new, like-minded individuals
How will the organization benefit?
The benefit we will gain is by having amazing volunteers like you!
815 St. Laurent Blvd
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