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Teach Health Workshops for Seniors!

Location: San Gabriel Valley CA, 91768

Date: 1/4/2019 Spots Remaining: 2000

Description

Become a workshop leader to offer life-changing health programs for older adults in LA!

Partners in Care Foundation is a nonprofit organization dedicated to improving the lives of older adults in Los Angeles County through direct services. Our Health Self-Management Services Department is dedicated to improving health outcomes for older adults by providing free evidence-based programs to low-income seniors in their own communities.

Impact
By volunteering as a Health Self-Management Leader you will be making a direct impact on older adults by helping them improve their own health, reduce pain, and decrease depression.

What You Will Do
Health Self-Management Leaders have opportunities to lead one or more of the following programs:

  • Healthier Living (Chronic Disease SelfManagement Program): A small group program for people living with chronic conditions (2.5 hours once per week)
  • Chronic Pain SelfManagement: A small group program focused on managing chronic pain (2.5 hours once per week)
  • A Matter of Balance: A falls prevention program for adults who have fallen or have a fear of falling (2 hours once per week)
  • Arthritis Foundation Exercise Program: An exercise program for adults with arthritis or other similar joint conditions (1 hour twice per week)

Programs last 6-8 weeks. The training sessions to become a leader vary by program, from 10 hours online to 4 days in person. The training sessions are arranged and paid for by Partners in Care Foundation.

Requirements

  • Comfort presenting for, and encouraging discussions in groups
  • Access to a reliable personal vehicle, and willingness to drive up to 45 minutes each way
  • Availability 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM on weekdays (at least 2 full days or 4 half days available)
  • Commitment to attending training and leading at least 3 workshops within the first year of volunteering
  • Fluency in Spanish is a bonus, but is not required

Benefits

Training and skill development; Per diem provided upon workshop completion

Locations

Workshops take place throughout LA County, and we’ll do our best to match you with those opportunities within or close to your community. We ask that volunteers are willing to drive up to 45 minutes to and from a workshop.

How to Apply

Visit our website for more information: www.picf.org/volunteer or contact Allison Goforth at EBPrograms@picf.org or 818-8374-3775 ext. 136

Volunteer Roles & Responsibilities
  • Issue Area(s): Health & Wellness
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Additional Dates for this Event
Volunteers needed through 4/1/2019

San Gabriel Valley, CA 91768
Allison Goforth

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