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Position #: 1797
OrganizationBig Brothers Big Sisters of Victoria
Position: Game On! Facilitators (October to December 2019) - Game On! at Big Brothers Big Sisters
Impact Statement: At Big Brothers Big Sisters of Victoria, we believe in the power and values of Mentoring.

As Canada’s leading child and youth mentoring charity, Big Brothers Big Sisters facilitates life-changing relationships that inspire and empower children and youth to reach their potential, both as individuals and citizens.
Description: Game On! is a 10-week group program for boys. The next program will run between October and December 2019 - one two-hour session per week at Lansdowne and/or Cedar Hill Middle Schools - school day to be determined but the group will meet sometime between noon and 3 pm.

We need male-identifying volunteer mentors (aged 15 to 30) to role model and teach healthy masculinity and healthy living. Volunteers will work in a small group and facilitate activities both the boys that focus on healthy relationships, healthy bodies and healthy minds.
Training Details: Game On! facilitators will be required to attend a two-hour orientation/child safety training session (multiple dates available) as well as facilitator training session (date to be determined but will set for a day/time that's convenient for you).
Working Conditions: There will be three Game On! facilitators working with a small group of boys at each of the schools. The schools are fully accessible.
Minimum Duration: 3 months or less
Timing: Weekday - Daytime
Time Detail: Weekday and time to be confirmed - but it is expected that Game On! will run one afternoon per week (sometime between noon and 2:50 pm). You'll need to commit to being with the group for 2 hours/week, plus preparation time between October and mid-December 2019. Volunteer orientation and screening also takes several hours and can take several weeks so apply as early as possible
Special Event Start Date: 2019-10-01
Special Event End Date: 2019-12-18
Age: 15+
Ideal for: An Individual
Transportation: On a bus route
Accessibility: Wheelchair accessible entrance, Wheelchair accessible washroom, Accessible work space
Area(s) of Interest: Children/Youth, Recreation/Sports, Teaching/Tutoring
Skill(s): Supervision, Interpersonal Communication, Facilitation and Training, Motivate Others, Playing
How to Apply
Application Link:
Website: http://bbbsvictoria.com
Email: Send an Email Message
Contact: Lilaine Galway
Phone: 250-475-1117 Ext. 40
Address: 230 Bay Street Victoria, V9A 3K5
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