Go Girls/Game On Mentors

(Big Brothers Big Sisters of Centre Wellington, Mentoring Services for Children and Youth)

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Position ID: V-GUE2714 Last Modified: 20 Mar 2020 Last Full Update: 20 Mar 2020
Opportunity Details
Impact StatementWe help children reach their full potential
ContactLeah Valedis, Mentoring Coordinator, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Centre Wellington; Phone: (519) 787-0106 ext 224; Email: leah.valedis@bigbrothersbigsister.ca
DutiesWork with one other volunteer with small groups of boys or girls for one hour per week for 7 weeks. Each week has a topic and suggested games and activities to do with the children. Topics support healthy lifestyle choices, self compassion, nutrition, active living and much more.
More Info Linkwww.bigbrothersbigsisters.ca/centrewellington
BenefitsGreat experience for your resume, excellent community connections.
ClientsKids in Grade 7&8, teachers, caseworker
Ages18 year(s) and up
Suitable ForHighschool students ; Post-secondary students
Areas of InterestBehavioural and Developmental Support Services ; Mentorship / Leadership
Skills/ExperienceCommunication & Interpersonal Skills ; Counseling & Support ; Leadership ; Mentoring & Training ; Planning & Organizing ; Public Speaking ; Self-Motivated / Work Independently ; Team Work
Commitment LengthShort Term (Up to 4 months)
Interaction LevelSmall Group
Minimum Hours1 / Week
Dates and TimesFlexible with timing just needs to be one hour per week during school hours.
SeasonsSpring ; Fall ; Winter ; Volunteer opportunity follows the school year.
AccessibilityFully Accessible ; Your volunteering is in a school which are fully accessible.
Number of PositionsAlma: 5 individual(s) ; Belwood: 5 individual(s) ; Elora: 10 individual(s) ; Fergus: 10 individual(s) ; Salem: 5 individual(s) 
20 individual(s) needed in total. 
Volunteers are welcome from surrounding areas but will require to commute to a school in Centre Wellington as listed above in addition to Ponsonby.
TrainingOrientation ; Training is required
Police CheckRequired
Social MediaFacebook Facebook: www.facebook.com/BigBrothersBigSistersOfCentreWellington/
Agency Details
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Organization NameBig Brothers Big Sisters of Centre Wellington, Mentoring Services for Children and Youth
Office Phone519-787-0106
Address & Map
900 Tower St S, Unit 100
Fergus, ON N1M 3N7
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