Fitness Instructor (RPT 0.8 )
in Mississauga, ON

Mississauga, ON
Full-time - Permanent
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Competition Number: o9EXkfwO
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Position at VON Canada (Ontario)
Requisition Details:
Employment Status: Permanent Part-Time (0.8 FTE)
Program Name: SMART, Community Support Services
Number of Hours Bi-Weekly: 60
Work Schedule: Days
On-Call: No
Job Summary:
The SMART Program (Seniors Maintaining Active Roles Together) provides in home one on one exercise sessions for older adults living independently in the community. It is designed to promote an active, healthy lifestyle and reduce the risk of falls. All client visits are scheduled by the Coordinator. The Exercise Leader will implement the program in accordance with VON Standards.
  • Leads exercise sessions with clients in their homes under the direction of a Kinesiologist
  • Works toward fulfillment of client goals as outlined in their assessment
  • Participates in on-going review of service delivery process and evaluation
  • Attends any educational in-services that are deemed appropriate by the Kinesiologist
  • Completes any program related administrative duties as needed
  • Assists the team in promoting the SMART program in the community
  • Adheres to VON Canada policies
  • Reports any situations that are deemed unsafe to their supervisor/manager
  • Ensures all incidents are reported in a timely manner in accordance with legislation and VON policies and procedures
  • Reports any defect in any equipment which may endanger themselves or others
  • Functions and reports in compliance with the OHS legislation, regulations, and VON policies and procedures.

  • Must have Canfit Pro or Certified Exercise Instructor or equivalent qualifications/certification (ie; R.Kin, CSEP, )
  • Must have a valid Driver's License and reliable vehicle with current car insurance
  • Must have valid CPR/First Aid Certification
  • Experience facilitating exercise programs for a senior population preferred
  • Innovative and flexible
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively as a member of an interdisciplinary team
  • A current and original copy of a satisfactory Criminal Records Check is required upon the start of your employment
  • A Vulnerable Sector Search and/or Child Abuse Registry Check may be required
  • Ability to speak French is an asset in French Designated areas
  • The use of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) will be required

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities: Fast-paced environment; Attention to Detail; Carry using appropriate lifting techniques; Grip; walk, Sit, Stand, Climb stairs; Fine hand movements.
VON Canada is committed to meeting the needs of persons with disabilities and to providing accessibility accommodations for candidates who require them. If you are in need of accessibility support, please visit our website at for further information and contact details.

In accordance with the Employer's policy, Mandatory Vaccination: COVID-19, it is required that all VON Canada Nova Scotia Branch, VON Canada Ontario Branch and VON Canada (National) employees, contractors, volunteers and students be fully vaccinated (subject only to legitimate established exemptions of a medical nature or where there is a valid human rights exception).
To facilitate this policy, all VON Canada employees, students, contractors and volunteers will be required to provide written attestation confirming that they are fully vaccinated and reasonable proof of vaccination status, inclusive of any government-issued documentation.

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About VON Canada

The power to change lives!

VON Canada has been leading care at home for over 125 years. Today, we are a highly-trusted non-profit organization that works with our clients, employees, volunteers and partners to provide innovative clinical, personal and social support to people who want the comfort and peace of mind of living in their own homes and communities.

Our 6,300 employees and 6,500 volunteers deliver a wide range of vital health and wellness services, helping people remain healthy and at home for as long as possible.

With the help of our funders, donors, volunteers and committed staff, we offer dozens of programs and services across Ontario and Nova Scotia that provide real hands-on help to seniors, children, youth and adults who need extra support. We help Canadians stay healthy, live well and remain active. And, together with our clients and their families, we contribute to the health and improved quality of life of Canadians in their homes and communities, where they want to be.

We employ thousands of team members in the positions of:

  • Registered Nurses
  • Licensed/Registered Practical Nurses
  • Support Workers (PSWs, CCAs, Home Helpers)
  • Client Service Associates/Administrative Assistants
  • Nurse Managers
  • Community Support Program Coordinators
  • Corporate Services
  • And much more!

What we can offer you:

  • Competitive salaries and paid vacation time
  • Tiered Benefits (health, dental, LTD) & an Employee Assistance Program for eligible employees
  • Defined Benefit Pension Plan with company contribution for eligible employees
  • Travel compensation
  • Comprehensive orientation program
  • SMART phone provided to keep you connected during work time
  • The opportunity to make a difference in your community

Being a part of VON can open up a lifetime of opportunities through professional development, training and job growth. Come for the job, stay for the learning, the growth, and the chance to make a real difference in the lives of everyone you work with.

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