Cancer Exercise Program Leader - Independent contract position

Posted Oct 2nd, 2019 in Careers

Cancer Exercise Program Leader - Independent contract position

Wellspring is seeking an independent professional to provide direct leadership of our Cancer Exercise program.

This is an independent, fee-for-service contract providing program leadership at our two Toronto Centres, located at 4 Charles Street East, and 105 Wellness Way.


  • Assess new members upon entrance to the program
  • Create personalized exercise program for members
  • Lead and manage exercise classes made up of multiple members each working on their own individual programs
  • Create and maintain a safe environment for participants
  • Keep detailed progress notes, assessment and reassessment and discharge protocols
  • Equipment set up and take down as required
  • Record class attendance
  • Program modifications as needed in consultation with co-leaders
  • Supervision and direction of cancer exercise volunteers as necessary
  • Adhere to all policies and procedures outlined in the Wellspring Program Leaders Guide

Required Qualifications

  • A graduate of a recognized Physiotherapy, Kinesiology, Occupational Therapy or Exercise Physiology post-secondary institution
  • A member in good standing with the association governing their discipline (e.g. Ontario College of Physiotherapists, College of Kinesiologists of Ontario, Canadian Society of Exercise Physiology)
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience working with populations with serious health issues, conditions, or disease
  • Certification in health care professional level CPR, AED and First Aid Training
  • Knowledge of oncology an asset
  • CancerSmart Rehab Techniques training an asset
  • Fluency in English
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Mature, professional demeanor

Please a send cover letter and CV with “Exercise Program Leader” in the subject line to: Susy Borges Santos at 

Wellspring is a dynamic, community-based organization making real changes in the lives of individuals and families living with cancer.  Wellspring provides a comprehensive range of professionally-led support, coping skills and health-restoring programs to men, women, and children who are living with cancer.  For more information, please visit

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