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Position #: 796
OrganizationBig Brothers Big Sisters of Victoria
Position: Go Girls! Mentors for 2019 - Go Girls! Healthy Bodies, Healthy Minds Program
Impact Statement: “Go Girls! Healthy Bodies, Healthy Minds” is a multi-week mentoring program designed to encourage physical activity, healthy eating, and positive self-image among middle-school girls.
Description: Two to four 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 school hours. Each weekly session is approximately 1.5 to 2 hours long and some additional preparation time is required as well. Mentors are asked to commit to volunteering for two 10-week sessions in 2019.

Specific times and locations for the new year are yet to be determined but the 10-week sessions will probably run mid-January to mid-March and again in early April to early June
Training Details: Go Girls! facilitators are required to attend a two-hour orientation/child safety training session (multiple dates available) as well as Go Girls! facilitator training. Facilitator training is usually held on a Saturday leading up to the program start dates.
Working Conditions: The Go Girls! program runs at several middle school across the region during the school day.
Minimum Duration: 7 - 12 months
Timing: Weekday - Daytime
Time Detail: There will be several different volunteer time slots and locations to choose from but all programs take place during the school day between 8:45 am and 3:15 pm. The middle schools hosting the program might include John Stubbs (Colwood), Spencer (Langford), Rockheights (Esquimalt), Colquitz (Saanich), Lansdowne (Victoria), Dunsmuir (Colwood), Shoreline (View Royal), Central (Victoria), Cedar Hill (Victoria) and Journey (Sooke).
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
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Website: http://bbbsvictoria.com
Email: Send an Email Message
Contact: Lilaine Galway
Address: 230 Bay Street Victoria, V9A 3K5
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