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Opportunity Title
Adapted Aquatics Assistant: Lee District Saturday
Great for
Internship
Project Description
Volunteers will get in the pool and provide support and encouragement to swimmers who are training to compete in Special Olympics swim competition. Volunteers will be under the direct supervision of an instructor and assist in providing instruction to children, teens, and young adults with disabilities for lap swimming and other fun water activities! Purpose: To create a comfortable learning environment for students with a physical and/or intellectual disability allowing students a positive experience in which safety is the primary concern for all participants. Duties: Work closely (this will require getting wet!) with one or two students during class under the guidance of an Adapted Aquatics Instructor. Help to set goals for the participants who are working on swimming skills or water adjustment skills. Assist instructor with administrative duties and light lifting. Benefits: Please see website: www.fairfaxcounty.gov/parks/volunteer Hours of Operation: 2:00-4:00pm
Opportunity Type
Ongoing
Start Date    
12/12/2015
Days/Times
Saturday - Afternoon
Saturday - Evening
Minimum number of hours
2.00
City
Franconia
State
Virginia
Zip code
22310
Mission Areas/Types
Children & Youth
Seniors
Minimum Number of Volunteers
0
# Registered
29
Geographic Location
Alexandria
Fairfax
Skill(s)
Minimum Age?
15
Additional information
Time of Shift: 2:00pm-4:00pm.