Mentors and Non-Mentor Volunteers
(Big Brothers Big Sisters of South Bruce North Huron)
Opportunity Details: Mentors and Non-Mentor Volunteers
|Contact||Yolanda Ritsema, Executive Director, Big Brothers Big Sisters of South Bruce North Huron; Phone: 519-396-3565 ext 200 * 519-706-2349; Email: firstname.lastname@example.org|
We are in need of Mentor and non-Mentor volunteers. Mentors are needed for all of our programs - Community Based (matched 1:1 with a young person); School Based (matched 1:1 with a young person and meet on school property, during the school day, September through June) or Group Mentor (1:3 ratio, locations in Kincardine or Wingham; 2-3 times per month).
Non-Mentor volunteers include Board Members, FUN Developers or Community Builder volunteer groups. The FUN Developers plan activities and events for our Mentees and Mentors to do (e.g.: The Factory in London, Blue Jays Game, Camp Kintail, museum trips, Christmas and Halloween parties, etc.). The Community Builders help plan and execute our fundraising events, such as Dancing with the Stars, Golf Tournaments, etc. They can also volunteer on the day of the event, for example, with the Christmas Yard Sale, etc.
All volunteers must complete the application process which includes a Police Records Check, Vulnerable Sector Check, and training. Volunteers must be 18 years of age and older.
|Ages||18 year(s) - 99 year(s)|
|Suitable for Highschool Credit Hours||Yes|
|Areas of Interest||Community Outreach ; Event Coordination & Support ; Field Trip Aide / Community Outing Support ; Friend / Penpal ; Fundraising / Canvassing ; Mentorship / Leadership ; Registration ; Volunteer Coordination ; Youth Engagement|
|Skills/Experience||Communication & Interpersonal Skills ; Confidentiality ; Creativity ; Dependability & Trustworthiness ; Friendly & Outgoing ; Leadership ; Mentoring & Training ; Patience ; Planning & Organizing ; Positive / Cheerful Demeanor ; Team Work ; Working with Children|
|Commitment Length||One Time / Special Event ; Medium Term (4 months to 1 year) ; Depending on whether you'd like to be a Mentor or Non-Mentor Volunteer, the commitment length will vary. We ask a minimum of 1 year commitment to be a Mentor. For event planning teams or helping during a fundraising event, the length commitment varies from 1 day to 6+ months|
|Interaction Level||One-on-one ; Small Group ; Large Group|
|Minimum Hours||1 / Week|
|Number of Positions||Bruce County
15 individual(s) needed in total.
|Training||Orientation ; Training is provided|
|Transportation||Driver License required|
|Display Until||31 Dec 2023|
Agency Details: Big Brothers Big Sisters of South Bruce North Huron
|Address & Map||
910 Queen St
Canada N2Z 2Y2
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|Mailing Address||Box 784, 910 Queen St
Canada N2Z 2Y2