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About the Position
Position #: 797
OrganizationBig Brothers Big Sisters of Victoria
Position: In-School Mentors at Tillicum Elementary School - In-School Mentoring Program
Impact Statement: Make a BIG difference by giving a LITTLE time! Have fun, play games and/or sports, and be a friend to a young child. Help them learn how to try new things, do their best, and have respect for themselves and others.
Description: Each Mentor (aged 19+) is paired with young child (Kindergarten to Grade 5). You'll visit once a week for one hour, same day/time each week during school hours, at Tillicum Elementary School in Saanich.
Training Details: Training and on-going support is provided. No experience is necessary. Volunteer mentors must attend a 2-hour orientation session (visit http://www.bbbsvictoria.com/en/Home/volunteer/theprocess.aspx for upcoming schedule)
Working Conditions: You'll volunteer at our partner elementary school during the school day. You'll spend time with your mentee playing games, doing arts and crafts, sports or reading (whatever you both like to do). We provide all of the supplies, you provide the fun.
Minimum Duration: 7 - 12 months
Timing: Weekday - Daytime
Time Detail: Volunteering takes place during elementary school hours. You'll need 1 hour per week to meet with your Little during the school year - ideally until mid-June, but we have some flexibility.
Age: 19+
Ideal for: An Individual, A Group
Transportation: On a bus route
Accessibility: Wheelchair accessible entrance, Wheelchair accessible washroom, Designated accessible parking space, Support volunteers with special needs, Accessible work space
Area(s) of Interest: Caring Support, Children/Youth, Recreation/Sports
Skill(s): Verbal Communication, Plan & Co-ordinate, Motivate Others, Respect, Playing
How to Apply
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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