We are seeking an adult (19yrs +) who is interested in contributing back into their community by leading a seniors walking group. Participants are expected to be physically able, ability to work with persons with mobility considerations is an asset. With guidance from the Centre Recreation Programmer and Program Assistant III, this position involves direct supervision, leadership, safety and planning activities for seniors aged 55 yrs +. Opportunities are planned seasonally, and volunteers should be available weekly, at the  designated date(s)/ time(s).

Fall: September December
Winter: January March

Spring: April June

Summer: July August

Some aspects to consider are:

  • Age/ physical appropriate walking routes
  • Leading up to 10 participants
  • Scheduled walking routes
  • Proximity to transit
  • Proximity to additional services (ie: washrooms/ food/ water)
  • Access to a cellphone
  • Communication with Recreation Staff
  • Completion of Risk & Mitigation Considerations
  • Completion of onsite protocol training
  • First Aid Emergency First Aid w/ CPR is a requirement
  • Subject to successful clearance of police information check including vulnerable sectors search

Interested applicants, please send your interest to randy.chan@vancouver.ca including contacts for 2 references.