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
Summary/Objective: 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.
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
Schedule a time to view a KMA class in action.
Send a brief statement of experience -- including sharing why you wish to volunteer in this way -- to firstname.lastname@example.org.