EASTERN AREA AGENCY ON AGING

POSITION DESCRIPTION

VOLUNTEER ASSIGNMENT: Living Well Program Leader

REPORTS TO:  Health Programs Training Coordinator

GOAL OF ASSIGNMENT: To accurately deliver this health program to participants.                       

JOB SUMMARY:

The Living Well Leader is responsible for delivering the Evidence-based Living Well for Better Health class information to participants. 

QUALIFICATIONS SOUGHT:

Experience and Education/Skills Desired:

· High School diploma or GED preferred

· Experience working with the elderly and/or disabled adults preferred

· Knowledge of services and programs available for older persons preferred

· Prepare for each class by reviewing the Living Well manual and materials

· Organize the classroom with supplies and charts

· Present the class according to the directions, training and materials provided

· Encourage interactive discussion about the concepts and skills presented

· Monitor and connect with each participant

· Promote socialization and a solution-oriented environment among the participants

TIME COMMITMENT:

Estimated hours: After attending a 4-day training (32 hours total), this program meets once per week for 2.5 hours for 6 weeks. Approximately 30 minutes of prep time is necessary each week prior to class. Also attend 2.5 hours of facilitator training update annually.

Scheduling: Varies based on need in the community. Contract to co-facilitate 1 or more workshops within the first 6 months after attending training.