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About the Position
Position # 796
OrganizationBig Brothers Big Sisters of Victoria
Position Go Girls! Mentors for May and June - Go Girls! Healthy Bodies, Healthy Minds Program
Impact Statement “Go Girls! Healthy Bodies, Healthy Minds” is a multi-week group mentoring program designed to encourage physical activity, healthy eating, and positive self-image among middle-school girls.
Description Three to four female mentors (aged 19 to 30) are matched with a small group of female-identifying youth (Grades 6 to 8) and meet in-person during school hours in May and 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 2021-2022 and/or 2022-2023 school year.
COVID-19 Vaccination Required Yes
Training Details Go Girls! facilitators are required to attend a two-hour orientation training session (multiple dates available) as well as complete Go Girls! facilitator training. Facilitator training is usually held over several hours leading up to the program start dates.
Working Conditions The Go Girls! 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.
Special Event Start Date 2022-05-04
Special Event End Date 2022-06-30
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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Contact Talia Papa
Phone 12504751117 Ext. 40
Address 230 Bay Street Victoria, V9A 3K5
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