Tia Ji Quan Moving for Better Balance

  • Job Title:  Tia Ji Quan Moving for Better Balance Instructor

Department:  Volunteer Services

Reports To:  Program Director


As a Tia Ji Quan Moving for Better Balance instructor, you will teach a group of 8-10 people using an easy to follow class teaching plan. The classes will be held in person, 60 minute sessions, 2x’s a week for 12 weeks. Aitkin County CARE


ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following.  Other duties may be assigned.

 Promote the Mission, Vision and Strategy of Aitkin County CARE:

  • Mission – To enhance and promote the independence, dignity, value, and wellbeing of older and disabled adults and those who care for them.
  • Vision – To be the leader in providing innovative and quality services to older and disabled adults in Aitkin county.
  • Strategy – Partner with local government, business, nonprofits and the community we serve to become a “Community for a Lifetime”.
  • Attend a training Virtual training.
  • Perform the teach the 8 forms of Tia Ji Quan Moving for Better Balance, with modifications.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must have a Minnesota Driver’s License, and be able to pass a background check and have a clear driving record.  Applicant must have an insured vehicle in working order.  Applicant must have a cell phone.


         High school diploma or general education degree. (GED)

         Successfully complete the training along with the follow up sessions with the original instructor.


  • Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos.
  • Ability to write simple correspondence.  
  • Ability to record information effectively and accurately on Ride Vouchers.


  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.  


  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.  
  • Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and reach with hands and arms.  The employee frequently is required to talk and hear.  
  • The employee is occasionally required to sit; climb or balance; lift and push; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.  
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.



  • Be on time.
  • Help reduce client’s social isolation by listening and talking with them.
  • Be compassionate towards their needs.
  • Have fun enjoying each other’s company.


  • Give client the Route information sheet.
  • Do not enter client’s home without identifying yourself.
  • Manage clients’ money or cash.
  • Accept personal gifts from clients.


Please read and understand the above job description and confirm you are able to perform the essential functions for the position of a Tia Ji Moving for Better Balance Instructor.

Aitkin County CARE, Inc
20 Third Street NE
Aitkin, MN 56431

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