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Position # 2071
OrganizationBig Brothers Big Sisters of Victoria
Position In-School Mentors Needed for the 2024/2025 School Year - In-School Mentor
Location 230 Bay Street
Impact Statement Make a BIG difference by giving a LITTLE time! Be an adult friend to a child in our community and support them as they try new things, explore new ideas, and gain respect for themselves and others.
Description Each Mentor aged 15+ (Teen program) or 19+ (Adult program) is paired with one or two elementary-aged children (Kindergarten to Grade 5). Mentors and mentees spend one hour together once per week at their elementary school, connecting and sharing their interests. Our team provides training and support for mentors, as well as activity ideas and supplies for visits.
Training Details Safety training before entering the schools and on-going support is provided. No experience necessary.
Working Conditions Choose the partner elementary school that suits you: Craigflower, Brentwood Bay, George Jay, Marigold, CampusView, Quadra, Kelset, Braefoot, Brentwood Bay, Saseenos, Salt Spring, or Tillicum.
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 'Mentee' during the school year - ideally early October to early June, but we accept applications throughout the school year. Please allow enough time for travel to the school. You will also be asked to attend an orientation session and interview at a time that is convenient for you.
Age 15+
Ideal for An Individual
Transportation On a bus route
Accessibility Wheelchair accessible entrance, Wheelchair accessible washroom, Designated accessible parking space
Area(s) of Interest Caring Support, Children/Youth
Skill(s) Verbal Communication, Motivate Others, Accountability, Respect, Playing
How to Apply
Application Link:
Website http://bbbsvictoria.com
Email Send an Email Message
Contact Talia Papa
Phone 12504751117 Ext. 40
Address 230 Bay Street Victoria, V9A 3K5
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