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Volunteer Physical Activity Ambassador

Company: Kingston Gets Active
Wage Comments: Volunteer position
Date Posted: August 25, 2014
Closing Date: September 30, 2014
Position is: PT
Hours Per Week: flexible hours throughout the year.
How To Apply:
For more information contact the coordinator at:
(613) 533-6000 x79178

Visit our website for more information and an application form:
Job Description:

Position Overview: The Volunteer Kingston Gets Active (KGA) Ambassador is responsible for encouraging Kingstonians to make healthier lifestyle choices by providing accurate information about physical activity and its benefits. The KGA Ambassador will disseminate information contained in Canada’s Physical Activity Guidelines, and other credible resources, through presentations, energizers, or by attending displays/exhibits at various community health events/fairs.  Volunteers are also needed to help lead children to school on \"Walking School Bus\" routes once/week.

Commitment (MINIMUM)

Participate in an initial 6-hour training program (March, 2013) 

Attend KGA Ambassador group meetings when necessary

Facilitate/attend minimum of 4 activities/workshops/community events per year

Work Site Location:
Community events in Kingston and area (for example, Recreation and Leisure Showcase, Get Active Fair); local organizations; schools; etc.
Minimum Requirements / Work Experience:
Interest and ability to learn and share information about physical activity and its benefits
Good role model - physically active on a regular basis
Basic knowledge about maintaining a healthy and active lifestyle
Ability to help facilitate individual and group learning environments
Time to participate in the program
Good communication skills; speaking a second language is an asset
Experience in community work, leadership, or as a volunteer is an asset
CPR/First Aid training is an asset
Must be 18 and older

Other Job Requirements:
Transportation Required
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