Fitness, Dance, Tai-Chi, Hiking Group Leaders

(Summit Housing and Outreach Programs, Burlington Office, Mental Health Supportive Housing and Outreach Programs)

Position ID: V-HVC0437 Last Full Update: 15 Jan 2020
Opportunity Details
CommentsSummit Housing & Outreach Programs is a charitable organization that provides a variety of housing, treatment, case management and social & recreational services to individuals who require mental health supports in Halton Region.
ContactSharon Paris, Coordinator of Volunteers, Summit Housing & Outreach Programs; Phone: 905-333-4814 * 289-208-1937; Email:
DutiesWe are looking for group leaders to facilitate tai-chi, dance excercise, hiking groups, trips to the gym or lend us your expertise in your favourite sport or activity. 
Perfect for social butterflies with a good sense of humour, social work students, sports or gaming enthusiasts, martial arts, or holistic health nuts.
Benefits-meet new people 
-hone your skill by teaching others 
-training is provided
ClientsOur clients are members of the community who require extra supports due to mental illness and/or addictions.
Ages18 year(s) and up
Suitable for OSSDNo
Suitable ForAdults (18+) ; Seniors (55+) ; Post-secondary students ; Newcomers / English as a second language ; Couples ; Community Groups
Areas of InterestHealth Care ; Mental Health / Addictions ; Physical Fitness & Exercise ; Program Coordination / Support ; Recreation & Sports ; Social Interaction
Skills/ExperienceCommunication & Interpersonal Skills ; Confidentiality ; Creativity ; Dependability & Trustworthiness ; Friendly & Outgoing ; Leadership ; Mentoring & Training ; Patience ; Positive / Cheerful Demeanor ; Self-Motivated / Work Independently ; Sports & Coaching ; Enthusiasm and a genuine love for of people is far more important than physical skills. We are interested in creating safe community social recreational opportunities for our clients. Lived experience with mental health and/or addictions is considered an asset.
Commitment LengthMedium Term (4 months to 1 year) ; Long Term ; 6 months to one year, training will be provided.
Interaction LevelSmall Group
Minimum Hours4 / Week
Dates and TimesMonday: Morning, Afternoon 
Tuesday: Morning, Afternoon 
Wednesday: Morning, Afternoon 
Thursday: Morning, Afternoon 
Friday: Morning, Afternoon 
Saturday: Morning, Afternoon 
Sunday: Morning, Afternoon
SeasonsYear Round ; Looking for a variety to provide year round programming
LocationHalton Region
Number of PositionsBurlington ; Georgetown ; Milton ; Oakville 
6 individual(s) needed in total.
TrainingOrientation ; Training is provided ; Training on the job ; Training on-going ; Training in group facilitation provided by Summit Housing & Outreach Programs
Police CheckRequired
Additional RequirementsA vulnerable Sector Screening is required before starting. Costs will be reimbursed.
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Organization NameSummit Housing and Outreach Programs, Burlington Office, Mental Health Supportive Housing and Outreach Programs
Office Phone905-333-4814
Address & Map
760 Brant St, Suite 405A
Burlington, ON L7R 4B7
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