Mentors and Non-Mentor Volunteers

(Big Brothers Big Sisters of South Bruce North Huron)

Position ID: V-CWD0140
Last Modified: 19 Mar 2024
Last Full Update: 19 Mar 2024

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:

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 ; Listening Skills ; 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) 
15 individual(s) needed in total.
Training Orientation ; Training is provided
Transportation Driver License required
Police Check Required
Additional Requirements A letter is provided to obtain a vulnerable sector police check.
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Agency Details: Big Brothers Big Sisters of South Bruce North Huron

Office Phone 519-396-3565
Address & Map
910 Queen St
Unit E
Kincardine, ON
Canada N2Z 2Y2
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Mailing Address Box 784, 910 Queen St 
Unit E 
Kincardine, ON 
Canada N2Z 2Y2