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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: Training 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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