Health and Wellness - Fitness
Volunteer Types: Health Care, Mental Health, Mentoring, Skilled Trades, Sports, Teaching/Tutoring
Organization types: Addiction and Substance Abuse, Community and Social Services, Criminal Justice, LGBTQIA2+, Poverty/Social Justice, Senior Citizens, Sports and Recreation, Women
Ongoing (more than a year)
Application Deadline: September 16, 2022
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We serve a community with complex needs. All programs are designed with inclusivity in mind.
Half day sessions – 8 AM-11:00 AM or 12 PM-3 PM weekly
Criteria: Background in fitness
Activities: yoga, walking group – may be supported by a SSW/peer support worker, mindfulness meditation etc.
Duties: Must have a program planned in advance with modifications
in mind to address mobility issues.
We will provide the necessary equipment.
Must be comfortable working with little supervision.
Volunteers will complete a program report after each session to capture numbers served.

How will this opportunity benefit the volunteer?
This is an opportunity to give back, promoting fitness and health to folks who may not otherwise have an opportunity ,motivation or the means. Helping folks feel better about themselves.
How will the organization benefit?
Volunteering is the backbone of many organizations, we cannot provide the services we do without volunteers.
Volunteer location:
Centre 454 - 454 King Edward Ave. The Well - 154 Somerset St W St Luke's Table - 760 Somerset St W


Kimberly Latka
@Belong Ottawa
Ext: 225
Time it will take to contact applicants:


This position would be great for: Adults, Seniors (65+), Young Adults (19-24)
Number of Positions Available: 3
Good for people interested in: Health Care, Mental Health, Mentoring, Skilled Trades, Sports, Teaching/Tutoring
You will be helping with: Disadvantaged, First Nations, Métis, Inuit, Indigenous persons, Homeless, LGBTQI2+, Men, Persons new to Canada, Persons with disabilities or medical conditions, Seniors, Visible minorities or racialized persons, Women, Youth (19-24 years)

Volunteer Considerations

  • Vulnerable sector check required
  • CPR certification required
  • Public transportation available
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