This position is responsible for assisting with all aspects of the In SHAPE (Self Help Action Plan for Empowerment) program including, but not limited to: Assisting In SHAPE clients to develop and implement their personal wellness program. The health mentor provides support and education related to physical fitness, nutrition, and wellness. Provides group activity instruction and is also expected to work independently in community settings with individual clients or leading group activities. The Health Mentor encourages by example, assists with training of volunteer mentors, collects data for program evaluation and performs related work as required. The Health Mentor reports to the Healthy Solutions Program Coordinator.
Personal Training Certification required. Bachelor’s degree in a Health Related Field: Kinesiology, Exercise Physiology, Health Sciences or Health Education or Associates degree with Certification in a Health Related Field: Kinesiology, Exercise Physiology, Health Sciences or Health Education One (1) year experience in a health and wellness field. Previous experience working with individuals with mental illness or impairments preferred. Must have a valid Michigan driver’s license, current automobile insurance and the use of a vehicle during work hours.
November 15, 2012
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