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Volunteer Meditation Instructor

1-2  hours per week 

 “Aspen partners in community with youth, families and communities to unlock potential and transform lives.                  We are about People First, Community Always.”

WHO WE ARE

Aspen is an innovative, community-driven social service agency helping Calgarians since 1984. We strive to help people build on their core strengths and connect with communities that are meaningful to them. With the support of our funders, partners, government, sponsors and donors, Aspen is breaking the cycle of poverty by helping people create better lives.

Aspen supports a diverse and inclusive workplace. Our vision is that together, we will lead the way as agents for action and sustainable change.

We are seeking a vibrant, flexible individual to facilitate guided meditation sessions with us and potentially our clients once or twice a week. The ideal candidate would be passionate about volunteering, self-motivated and share Aspen’s values of empathy, community, partnership and diversity. And if in addition to all of this, you are also passionate about sharing some “Zen”, we are game! Some of the sessions will run in the evening. 

WHAT THE ROLE LOOKS LIKE

The ideal candidate will:

  • Teach a variety of yoga classes
  • Engage participants in a positive, strength-based approach
  • Prepare and arrive on time for all sessions

QUALIFICATIONS & REQUISITES

This role requires our ideal candidate to possess at the minimum the following:

  • 2 years’ experience teaching meditation
  • Experience as a volunteer within a non-profit environment is an asset
  • 200+ hour certification from a recognized institution 

Prerequisites:

  • Current Police Check, Intervention Record Check
  • Valid CPR
  • Three professional references 

Closing Date:          This volunteer position will remain open until a suitable candidate is found. 

To Apply:                 Interested and qualified applicants are asked to email a resume and letter of interest to careers@aspenfamily.org

We thank those applicants who are interested in this position; however, only those candidates who most closely match Aspen’s requirements will be contacted.