Volunteer Opportunities for Yoga Instructors

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Current opportunities

  • IN PERSON – Older Adults-chair yoga
    “Sunrise” on E Hastings/Slocan and “Brightspot” on Cambie/King Ed
    Tuesdays OR Thursdays 11:15-12pm
    Ongoing sessions in 2022
    1 volunteer needed to teach a 4, 6 or 8 week session at “Brigtspot location which is 4088 Cambie Street (King Edward Station is directly across the street).
    1 to 2 teachers
    This in person volunteer opportunity is open with Covid safety protocols in place.

  • IN PERSON – Britannia Lodge East Vancouver, Commercial Drive Area
    Specialized residential care facility for adults 55+ who have a mental health diagnosis
    Chair yoga, fully seated
    One volunteer needed to alternate every other week with an established volunteer, in person onsite. Volunteer must be fully vaccinated.
    Tuesdays 2x/mo, 11:15am-12pm, starting anytime in January or February 2022
    In person, with Covid safety protocols in place

  • IN PERSON – Pacifica Treatment East Vancouver, Commercial & Broadway area
    Residential treatment facility for men and women. This particular class is co-ed and for folks who are in very early days of admission.
    One volunteer needed to alternate every other week with an established volunteer, in person onsite. Fully vaccinated highly recommended.
    Thursdays 2x/mo, 11:00am-12pm, starting anytime in January or February 2022
    In person, with Covid safety protocols in place

  • ONLINE – Carlile Youth Concurrent Disorders UnitNorth Vancouver, at the Hope Centre
    Wednesdays 7-8pm, online
    sub teachers and potentially regular volunteer needed in 2022
    These classes are for the most seriously affected youth ages 13-18 at acute risk due to mental health and substance use issues.
    Experience with teens is an asset.

  • ONLINE – Young parents (children are at daycare while class in session and will not attend the yoga).
    Friday 11am-12pm
    Restarting February 2022

  • ONLINE Turing Point Recovery
    Men and Women’s residential treatment program, addictions, mental health, trauma
    ongoing-SUB teachers needed
    Classes live online via Zoom
    Tuesdays 1:30-2:30pm
    Wednesdays, 9:30-10:30am
    Thursdays, 10-11am

  • ON HOLD Burnaby Youth Custody
    Burnaby South – Youth in custody
    Thursdays  7-8pm 2X/month, alternating with current volunteer
    *please note this location requires an extensive intake process, criminal history check and interview/safety orientation at centre
    This in person volunteer opportunity is currently ON HOLD due to Covid-19

  • ON HOLD Maple Ridge
    Men in custody, mental health, addictions, trauma
    Tuesdays 7-8pm
    1 teacher to alternate weekly with established teacher (2x/month)
    travel stipend available
    This in person volunteer opportunity is currently ON HOLD due to Covid-19

  • ON HOLD Surrey
    Men in custody, addictions, mental health, trauma
    Wednesdays 6-7pm
    1 teacher needed to alternate 2x/month with established volunteer
    Travel stipend available
    This volunteer opportunity is currently ON HOLD due to Covid-19

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