Volunteers Needed for Mindfulness programme
NZ Recruit
Auckland City, AUK
7h ago
source : ExploreJobs

Auckland City, AucklandWe are seeking student volunteers for 2020 to help with the Mindfulness programme that we offer across South, West, Central Auckland and the North Shore!GP and clinician referred, registered patients attend the Aotearoa Mindfulness & Awareness wellness course as part of their funded primary health care wellness plan.

Mindfulness and Awareness Aotearoa is a six week, 2.5 hours per session, evidence based mindfulness programme (MBP), carefully adapted from Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) and Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT) .

This trans-diagnostic and trauma-informed wellness course integrates the universal wisdom of mindfulness meditation with current and relevant psychological teachings.

This is a highly experiential, meditation based course. It is designed to help participants establish a personal mindfulness practise, to manage both mental and physical health concerns, respond wisely to difficult circumstances, grow in self- awareness, self-compassion, and resilience.

Our course is open to all 3rd year & post grad students of the following disciplines : Health SciencePublic HealthNursingCounsellingPsychotherapyPsychologySocial WorkMedicalOT, & Physiotherapy.

No license is required, applicants just need to a willingness to commit to 3.5 hours per week for 6 weeks ( the duration of the course).

Tasks involve : Assist the Mindfulness Educator to setup for the session ( set up morning tea / chairs)Welcome participantsAttend to any participant needs during the teachingAssist with the pack upWe have vacancies available in the following locations : ManukauOtaraMangereHendersonGlen InnesMount RoskillEpsomMairangi BayPlease note that this role is voluntary and UNPAID.

Students who volunteer are however, able to attend the course themselves for free, get a great reference and addition to their CV! Students may also return to the course (upon completion of course ) in the future for their own continuing self -development.

Please note : Volunteers play a critical role in the provision of the mindfulness course. In applying for this position, please consider your ability to follow through with this commitment

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