Go Girls and Game On Mentors

(Big Brothers Big Sisters of Barrie and District)

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Position ID: V-BAR0015 Last Modified: 09 May 2018 Last Full Update: 09 May 2018
Opportunity Details
ContactAinsley McCallum, Mentoring Coordinator, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Barrie and District; Phone: 705-791-5897; Email: ainsley.mccallum@bigbrothersbigsisters.ca
DutiesRun a 7 week program within the elementary schools for kids in grade 6,7 and/or 8. The program focuses on core themes including; body image, self-esteem, healthy eating/activity and building healthy relationship. Volunteers are responsible for a group of 4-8 kids. Its once a week for 90 minutes and its a 7-week program. They run during the school day 9-3pm, Monday-Friday from September- June. Volunteer can run multiple groups during the school year. Location of the program is Barrie, Innisfil, Angus, Baxter and Minesing.
More Info Linkhttps://barrie.bigbrothersbigsisters.ca/
BenefitsBuilding up youth to be positive leaders within their school.
ClientsThe kids served are between 10-14 years old. Volunteers are between 18-25, they can relate to you and are able to discuss and ask questions about what they are going through. How to build and lead healthy and happy lives.
Ages18 year(s) - 25 year(s)
Suitable for OSSDNo
Suitable ForAdults (18+) ; Post-secondary students ; Men ; Women ; Individuals
Areas of InterestChild & Family Services ; Child Care ; Education Support (Early Years) ; Education Support (Elementary / Secondary) ; Parenting / Foster Care Support ; Student Placement ; Youth & Activity Camp Support ; Youth Engagement ; Youth Services
Skills/ExperienceFriendly & Outgoing ; Leadership ; Listening Skills ; Patience ; Planning & Organizing ; Positive / Cheerful Demeanor ; Public Speaking ; Self-Motivated / Work Independently ; Working with Children
Commitment LengthVolunteers are expected to commit to complete 1 full session which is 7-weeks.
Interaction LevelSmall Group - 4-8 students
Minimum Hours1.5 / Week
SeasonsSpring ; Fall ; Winter ; Runs from September-June
LocationBarrie, Innisfil, Angus, Baxter, Minesing
Number of PositionsAngus: 3 individual(s) ; Barrie: 10 individual(s) ; Baxter: 2 individual(s) ; Innisfil: 3 individual(s) ; Minesing: 2 individual(s) 
 
20 individual(s) needed in total.
TrainingOrientation ; Training is provided ; Scheduled training ; Volunteers complete an orientation, application, in person interview, reference checks, police checks, training
TransportationCan place at a school on a bus route
CostNo cost
Police CheckRequired
Additional RequirementsReferences
Start DateOn or after 24 Sep 2018
Agency Details
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Organization NameBig Brothers Big Sisters of Barrie and District
Office Phone705-728-0515
Fax705-728-2965
E-Mailmentor@bbbsbarrie.com
Websitewww.bigbrothersbigsisters.ca/barrie
Address & Map
168 Bayfield St
Barrie, ON
 
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Mailing AddressPO Box 261 
Barrie, ON L4M 4T2