LOCATION: Delta County
POSITION TITLE: Health Mentor
POSITION STATUS: 80 hours biweekly / Regular Full-Time / Delta Professional Unit / Exempt
SALARY RANGE: Base of $15.40 to ten years at $20.87 (Delta Prof, Level 1) including full-time benefits
QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor’s Degree in Health Science, Social Work, Rehabilitation, Psychology, Health Promotion or related field such as Kinesiology and Exercise Physiology. Must have, or obtain Personal Trainer Certification within 4 months of offer through one of these: (1) Aerobics and Fitness Association of America, (2) National Academy of Sports Medicine, (3) American Council of Exercise or (4) American College of Sports Medicine. Must also be able to lift 45 pounds and have the skills and understanding of proper spotting techniques. Preference will be given to candidates who have had experience working with persons with mental illness.
RESPONSIBILITIES: This position is responsible for assisting inSHAPE members to develop and implement their personal wellness program. This position will provide support, education, and motivation related to physical fitness, nutrition, and wellness. They will encourage by example. They will assist in training of volunteer mentors and other mentors as needed, and provide individual and group activity instructions. Although this position will work closely with the Wellness and Recovery Supervisor, taking direction as needed, they will also work independently in community settings with individuals and when leading activities. The collection and documentation of data on participant’s progress is required.
EFFECTIVE: To be negotiated
APPLICATION DEADLINE: Until Filled
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