New Way Classroom: Program Volunteers

(Wyndham House, Guelph - 106 Woolwich St, Administrative Office)

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Position ID: V-GUE0066 Last Modified: 20 May 2022 Last Full Update: 20 May 2022
Opportunity Details
Impact StatementWorking to prevent and end youth homelessness.
ContactMeghan Vanderyt, Case Manager - New Way Program, Wyndham House; Phone: (519) 822-4400 * (226) 821-1901; Email: Meghan.Vanderyt@wyndhamhouse.org
DutiesNew Way is an alternative school program. It is an Education and Community Partnership Program between the Upper Grand District School Board and Wyndham House, supported by CMHA and Family and Children's Services. There is a full-time teacher from the school board and a full-time worker from the agency on site at all times. We serve high school-aged students.  
 
We have a school component and a therapeutic component. We run an art program as well as a healthy eating program supported by the Children's Foundation. We serve a maximum of 16 students in a day, 8 at a time.  
 
New Way is a referral-only program and has a set attendance, so there is no drop-in component to the school; the same students attend regularly. 
 
Volunteer duties: Helping out in the classroom, assisting with schoolwork, preparing snacks and assisting in making small meals, cleaning up classroom
Sustainable Development GoalsNo Poverty ; Zero Hunger ; Good Health and Well-Being
More Info Linkwww.wyndhamhouse.org
ClientsHigh School Students
Ages20 year(s) and up
Suitable ForAdults (18+) ; Seniors (55+) ; Post-secondary students
Areas of InterestEducation Support (Elementary / Secondary) ; Youth Engagement ; Youth Services
Skills/ExperienceCommunication & Interpersonal Skills ; Confidentiality ; Creativity ; Planning & Organizing ; Self-Motivated / Work Independently ; Team Work
Commitment LengthShort Term (Up to 4 months)
Interaction LevelSmall Group
Minimum Hours5 / Day
Dates and TimesMonday: (9:00 am-3:00 pm) 
Tuesday: (9:00 am-3:00 pm) 
Wednesday: (9:00 am-3:00 pm) 
Thursday: (9:00 am-3:00 pm) 
Friday: (9:00 am-3:00 pm)
SeasonsYear Round
AccessibilityFully Accessible
LocationWyndham House Youth Hub: 133 Woolwich St. Guelph
Number of PositionsGuelph 
 
10 individual(s) needed in total.
TrainingTraining is provided
TransportationNear public transit
Social MediaFacebook Facebook: www.facebook.com/GuelphWyndhamHouse
Instagram Instagram: www.instagram.com/wyndhamhouseguelph
Start DateOn or after 24 May 2022
Agency Details
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Organization NameWyndham House, Guelph - 106 Woolwich St, Administrative Office
Office Phone519-822-4400
E-Mailinfo@wyndhamhouse.org
Websitewww.wyndhamhouse.org
Address & Map
106 Woolwich St
Guelph, ON N1H 3V2
 
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Mailing AddressPO Box 1898 Stn Main 
Guelph, ON N1H 7A1