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Position # 2071
OrganizationBig Brothers Big Sisters of Victoria
Position In- School Mentor - 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 idea, and gain respect themselves and others.
Description Each Mentor aged 15+ (Teen program) or 19+ (Adult program) is paired with an elementary aged child (Kindergarten to Grade 5). You'll visit with your 'Mentee' once a week for one hour, same day/time each week during school hours, at their elementary school.
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, George Jay, Marigold, Quadra, Saseenos, Salt Spring, Tillicum or Vic West.
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 Lilaine Galway
Phone 12504751117 Ext. 40
Address 230 Bay Street Victoria, V9A 3K5
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