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About the Position
Position # 796
OrganizationBig Brothers Big Sisters of Victoria
Position B You Volunteer Mentors Needed - B You Healthy Bodies, Healthy Minds Program
Impact Statement “B You: Healthy Bodies, Healthy Minds” is a multi-week group mentoring program designed to encourage healthy relationships, balanced eating, and positive self-image among female-identifying middle school students.
Description Three to four female-identifying mentors (17-30 years old) are matched with a small group of female-identifying youth (Grades 6 to 8) and meet in-person during school hours from April to June. 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 the 2023-2024 school year.
COVID-19 Vaccination Required Yes
Training Details B You facilitators are required to attend a two-hour orientation training session (multiple dates available) as well as complete B You facilitator training. Facilitator training is usually held over several hours leading up to the program start dates.
Working Conditions The B You program is currently being conducted online over Zoom and in person at select schools. In-person mentors will be required to follow all COVID-19 protocols and health and safety procedures.
Minimum Duration 7 - 12 months
Timing Weekday - Daytime, Weekday - Evening
Time Detail Weekday daytime (12PM – 3PM), weekday evenings (4:30PM-8PM). Approx. 2 hours/week for two ten-10 periods.
Age 17+
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, Recreation/Sports
Skill(s) Facilitation and Training, Plan & Co-ordinate, Manage Meetings & Groups, Sensitivity
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Website http://bbbsvictoria.com
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Contact Talia Papa
Phone 12504751117 Ext. 40
Address 230 Bay Street Victoria, V9A 3K5
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