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Position # 4649
OrganizationUp and Running Guelph
Position Walking Mentor
Description Up and Running delivers friendly, supportive running and walking programs that share the mental health benefits of exercise, nature and social connections with women looking to improve their mental health and well-being.

Walking mentors are responsible for participating in our walking programs, supporting the coaching staff, encouraging and making connections with participants, and providing feedback to coaches re: the program.

Mentors support programs for women with mental health challenges (such as mild to moderate anxiety and depression) and are expected to be sensitive to these challenges, and adhere to Up and Running’s confidentiality agreement.

All of our programs are delivered outside on trails in a downtown park (and on sidewalks for our evening winter programs) to enable participants to enjoy the benefits of nature in a safe, community space. We celebrate our participants getting outside and moving, rather than going faster and further, and adhere to the principle: "No one left behind".
Training Details Orientation ; Training is provided
Minimum Duration 7 - 12 months
Timing Weekday - Daytime
Time Detail Tuesday: Morning (10:00 - 11:00 am)
Thursday: Morning (10:00 - 11:00 am)

Daytime Walking Volunteers can choose to mentor for our daytime programs (10-11am on Tuesday and Thursday)
We do ask for a minimum commitment of 1 hour / week throughout the 10 week session.

Our 10-week Fall program starts September 19, 2022
Age 19+
Ideal for An Individual
Transportation On a bus route
Area(s) of Interest Recreation/Sports, Mental Health, SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-Being
Skill(s) Cultural Awareness/Sensitivity, Sensitivity, Empathy, Respect
How to Apply
Website http://www.upandrunningguelph.ca/
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Contact Kelly Legge
Phone 519 400 4395
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