ALLAMBIE – Dance Group (Tuesday afternoons)

Dancing is not only fun; it's a great form of therapeutic exercise for people of all abiltiies.

Movement through dance can help improve confidence and self-esteem; strengthen muscles as well as increase physical fitness and gross motor skills development.

CPA's Health and Wellbeing team will soon be running a fun dance group for children and teenagers with a range of disabilities.

They're keen to have a volunteer support our Exercise Physiologist (EP) create a fun and engaging atmosphere where you and our clients will 'strutt your stuff' on the dance floor.

You don't need to be a skilled dancer; just be someone who's enthusiastic, can motivate our clients to 'get their groove on' and is passionate about having fun!

 

PROGRAM DATES 

  • Term 2 -  Weekly program on Tuesdays - Start date Tuesday 20 April (to be confirmed)

TIME:  3pm - 4pm

LOCATION: Cerebral Palsy Alliance, 187 Allambie Road, Allambie Heights

 

VOLUNTEER ROLE

  • Support teenagers and young adults with a disability in a group setting
  • Encourage and motivate participants to learn and practice fun dance moves
  • Support our team's strategies to build the confidence and self-esteem of participants
  • Help participants follow instructions
  • Assist with setting up and packing down equipment
  • Receive support from an experienced excerise physiologist

 

ROLE REQUIREMENTS

  • 6 month commitment preferred
  • Undertake Working with Children and Police Checks
  • Complete an NDIS online training module 
  • Attend a Volunteer Induction session (6-8pm) at our Allambie Heights site  - Tues 16 March or Tues 20 April
  • Comply with CPA’s COVID-19 safe working guidelines.

 

BENEFITS OF THE ROLE

  • Receive hands-on experience in an inclusive group program for teenagers with a disability
  • Give back to the community by helping teenagers learn how to express their unique selves through dance
  • Learn from experienced health professionals
  • Experience the positive impact of dancing on the emotional and physical wellbeing of teenagers with a disability

 

If this rewarding role is of interest to you, please contact Jodie Collins:

E:  jcollins@cerebralpalsy.org.au

 

NOTE - This position is subject to a compulsory Working with Children Check

Contact

Jodie Collins

Email jcollins@cerebralpalsy.org.au

Call 0428 539 461