(Bruce Grey Mentorship)

Position ID: V-CWD0346
Last Modified: 08 Feb 2022
Last Full Update: 24 Jan 2022

Opportunity Details: Mentor

Contact Greg Dow, Executive Director, Bruce Grey Mentorship; Phone: 519-506-5065; Email:
Duties To be a positive Mentor and friend for children or youth in a variety of group programs, with the potential to match individually with a child as a personal role model.
  • Support and encourage kids as they grow
  • Listen and provide advice when appropriate.
  • Role model appropriate behaviours and reinforce positive social skills.
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  • Mentoring helps young people become successful in many areas of their lives
  • When kids feel supported they grow in confidence and self esteem, they are less likely to engage in antisocial behaviour and more likely to attend post secondary education and become positive contributing members of their communities.
  • Clients Children and youth ages 6 to 16 within our service area who come from families with one or both parent absent, or where there is a demonstrated need for additional support and encouragement.
    Ages 18 year(s) and up
    Suitable for Highschool Credit Hours No
    Areas of Interest Community / Neighbourhood Volunteering ; Community Outreach ; Mentorship / Leadership ; Youth Engagement
    Skills/Experience Communication & Interpersonal Skills ; Confidentiality ; Creativity ; Dependability & Trustworthiness ; Friendly & Outgoing ; Listening Skills ; Patience ; Positive / Cheerful Demeanor ; Working with Children
    Commitment Length Medium Term (4 months to 1 year) - 1 year minimum ; Depending on availability, up to individual mentoring on weekly/bi-weekly basis.
    Interaction Level One-on-one - When matched with a child ; Small Group - Interest based small activities run throughout the month ; Large Group - Large group events happen once a month
    Minimum Hours 2 / Month
    Accessibility Fully Accessible ; Designated parking at entrance ; Wheelchair accessible washroom, assistance needed with door ; Various Locations
    Location Hanover, Walkerton, Chesley, Neustadt, Durham and Ayton
    Number of Positions Bruce County: 10 individual(s) ; Grey County: 10 individual(s) 
    20 individual(s) needed in total.
    Training Training is provided ; Training is required
    Transportation Depends on specific situation, transportation is needed but not always required
    Police Check Required
    Additional Requirements Screening process and training program

    Agency Details: Bruce Grey Mentorship

    Office Phone 519-506-5065
    Address & Map
    517 11th Ave
    Hanover, ON
    Canada N4N 2S3
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    Mailing Address 517 11th Ave 
    Hanover, ON 
    Canada N4N 2S3