Apply to be a Volunteer Class Assistant

Thank you for your interest in becoming a KMA volunteer class assistant. From the feedback we've received from so far, our volunteers seem to feel that they are getting as much back — or more — as they are giving. We hope that you will have a similar positive experience.

Volunteer Class Assistant Job Description

The volunteer assistant position provides support by assisting students with movements and positions and helping the teacher maintain control of the classroom and class flow.

Essential Functions:

  • Physically assist students

  • Demonstrate movements and positions for students

  • Verbally guide students

  • Work in tandem with primary teacher and other volunteers to facilitate class exercises and flow


  • Experience doing yoga, dance, and/or gymnastics

  • Complete application process, which includes initiating a background check and filling out KMA waiver and release forms

  • Attend a KMA volunteer orientation session, which includes doing a training on Sexual Abuse and Molestation Issues 

  • Assist in a minimum of 2 classes per month

  • Attend on-going trainings (short sessions offered at regular intervals to learn techniques for assisting students)

Additional information:
This opportunity is ideal for persons who have received a yoga teaching certification and wish to improve their teaching skills with hands-on teaching experience. Note: this is a selective process.

Volunteer Application Process

To apply,

  1. Schedule a time to view a KMA class in action.

  2. Send a brief statement of experience -- including sharing why you wish to volunteer in this way -- to

  3. Complete our online Keoni Movement Arts Employment and Volunteer Application.

  4. Complete the background check and Sexual Abuse and Molestation Training.

Thank you for your interest in serving in this way!