Our Mission
About the Position
Position #: 796
OrganizationBig Brothers Big Sisters of Victoria
Position: Go Girls! Mentors (10 weeks: mid April to mid July 2018 depending on location) - Go Girls! Healthy Bodies, Healthy Minds Program
Impact Statement: “Go Girls! Healthy Bodies, Healthy Minds” is a mentoring program designed to encourage physical activity, healthy eating, and positive self-image among girls aged 10 to 14.
Description: Two to three female mentors (aged 19 to 30) are matched with a small group of girls (Grades 6 to 8) and meet at the girls’ middle schools during or after school hours for ten weeks or at select locations on Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday evenings. Each weekly session is approximately 1.5 to 2 hours long. Mentors are asked to commit to volunteering for two 10-week sessions between April 2018 and June 2019.

We still need volunteers for the following groups:

Mondays, time TBA, at Shoreline Community School in View Royal
Tuesdays, 1 to 2:20 pm, at Spencer Middle School in Langford
Wednesdays, 8:45 to 10:15 pm, at John Stubbs Memorial School in Colwood
Thursdays, 6 to 8 pm, at Royal Bay Secondary School in Colwood
Training Details: Volunteers are required to attend a day-long Go Girls training session on Saturday, March 31, 2018 as well as a basic orientation session on either:

March 26 - 6 to 8 pm at Uptown Shopping Centre Go Girls Lounge
April 13 - 2 to 4 pm at Uptown Shopping Centre Go Girls Lounge
Working Conditions: The Go Girls! program runs at several middle school across the region during the school day as well as Royal Bay School and Uptown Shopping Centre during the evenings.
Minimum Duration: 4 - 6 months
Timing: Weekday - Daytime
Time Detail: There are several different volunteer time slots to choose from:

Mondays, 1 to 2:30 pm at Shoreline Community School (View Royal)
Tuesdays, 1 to 2:20 pm at Spencer Middle School (Langford)
Tuesdays, 6 to 8 pm at Uptown Go Girls! Lounge (Saanich)
Wednesday, 8:45 to 10:15 am, John Stubbs Memorial School (Colwood)
Wednesdays, 1 to 2:20 pm at Rockheights Middle School (Esquimalt)
Wednesdays, 6 to 8 pm at Uptown Go Girls! Lounge (Saanich)
Thursdays, 1 to 2:20 pm at Dunsmuir Middle School (Colwood)
Thursdays, 6 to 8 pm at Royal Bay Secondary School (Colwood)
Age: 19+
Ideal for: An Individual
Transportation: On a bus route
Accessibility: Wheelchair accessible entrance, Wheelchair accessible washroom, Designated accessible parking space, Accessible work space
Area(s) of Interest: Caring Support, Children/Youth
Skill(s): Facilitation and Training, Plan & Co-ordinate, Manage Meetings & Groups, Sensitivity
How to Apply
Application Link:
Application File:
Website: http://bbbsvictoria.com
Email: Send an Email Message
Contact: Lilaine Galway
Address: 230 Bay Street Victoria, V9A 3K5
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