Program Facilitator

(Junior Achievement of South Western Ontario, Chatham)

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Position ID: V-GRE0125 Last Modified: 10 Sep 2019 Last Full Update: 07 Sep 2019
Opportunity Details
CommentsOur Mission 
JA inspires youth and prepares them to succeed in a global economy. 
Presently Serving: Huron, Perth, Oxford, Middlesex, Elgin, Lambton, Kent, Essex, Bruce and Grey 
JA South Western Ontario engages over 700 volunteers who mentor youth, providing them with hands-on experiential skills development in business, currently reaching more than 14,000 youth each year. 
Participating in JA programs transforms students and gives them the knowledge and confidence they need to succeed in school, business and life. Studies have shown that today’s most in-demand jobs didn’t exist ten years ago. JA prepares students to succeed in tomorrow’s careers, solve tomorrow’s challenges and launch businesses that create tomorrow’s jobs.
ContactNatalie DePaepe, Program Manager, JA - South West Ontario; Phone: 519-439-4201 ext 235; Email:
DutiesPublic Speaking / Facilitation
More Info Link
BenefitsWe match you based on your availability and location 
-In person group training sessions available – We come to you and your business! 
-Refresh your training or learn multiple programs with our online portal 
-Easy access to curriculum materials
ClientsYouth from grades 4 -12
Ages18 year(s) and up
Suitable for OSSDNo
Suitable ForAdults (18+) ; Post-secondary students ; Men ; Women ; Individuals ; Workplaces / Corporate Groups
Areas of InterestEducation Support (Elementary / Secondary) ; Employment / Career Guidance ; Mentorship / Leadership ; Reading / Literacy ; Youth Engagement
Skills/ExperienceCreativity ; Dependability & Trustworthiness ; Friendly & Outgoing ; Leadership ; Mentoring & Training ; Positive / Cheerful Demeanor ; Working with Children ; JA programs are delivered by hundreds of dedicated volunteers who bring their professional experiences into the classroom to help students connect program concepts with real-life situations. Volunteers use a mix of hands-on activities, discussions and digital learning to engage students and ensure they retain and use what they learn. With their help, students gain the knowledge and confidence they need to define their personal success and go after their dreams.
Commitment LengthFacilitators can volunteer as often or as little as they like! Volunteer Commitments vary by program. Please view our website for further details.
Interaction LevelSmall Group ; Large Group ; Program Facilitators deliver programming in schools and work with 20-30 students at a time.
Minimum Hours5 / Day
Dates and TimesMonday: Morning 
Tuesday: Morning 
Wednesday: Morning 
Thursday: Morning 
Friday: Morning 
Programs run over the course of one school day. Interested volunteers are encouraged to view the website for opportunities in their communities.
SeasonsYear Round ; JA runs programming throughout the majority of the school year.
LocationBruce County, Grey County
Number of PositionsBruce County: 20 individual(s) ; Grey County: 20 individual(s) 
100 individual(s) needed in total. 
Program opportunities depend on teachers in your community registering for JA programming and local funding.
TrainingTraining is provided - Training will be provided either virtually or in person as well as all materials. ; Interested volunteers are welcome to register with a friend and then deliver a program together. Individuals can register for a specific date and opportunity or register expressing interest and a Program Manager will connect you to a date and school that works for you!>
TransportationTransportation depends on your location in your community as well as the school you are volunteering with
CostNo Cost
Police CheckRequired
Additional RequirementsVolunteers must not have a Criminal record as they work with vulnerable populations.
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Organization NameJunior Achievement of South Western Ontario, Chatham