EASTERN AREA AGENCY ON AGING
ASSIGNMENT: Living Well Program Leader
TO: Health Programs Training Coordinator
GOAL OF ASSIGNMENT: To accurately deliver this health program to participants.
The Living Well Leader is responsible for delivering the Evidence-based Living Well for Better Health class information to participants.
Experience and Education/Skills Desired:
Â· High School diploma or GED preferred
Â· Experience working with the elderly and/or disabled adults preferred
Â· Knowledge of services and programs available for older persons preferred
Â· Prepare for each class by reviewing the Living Well manual and materials
Â· Organize the classroom with supplies and charts
Â· Present the class according to the directions, training and materials provided
Â· Encourage interactive discussion about the concepts and skills presented
Â· Monitor and connect with each participant
Â· Promote socialization and a solution-oriented environment among the participantsTIME 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.