VOLUNTEER MENTORS FOR AFTER SCHOOL LEADERSHIP AND MENTORING PROGRAM

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Organization NamePosition TypesDurationGreat ForRegion and Location(s)Ad Online SinceApplication Deadline
kids.now
  • Accounting / Finance
Short term (Less than 6 months)
  • Ontario - Metro Toronto Area
  • Ontario - Peel Region
  • Ontario - Metro Toronto Area - Scarborough
2019-01-132019-03-08

WINTER 2019! DO  YOU WANT TO BE A ROLE MODEL FOR GRADE 6, 7 AND 8 KIDS?  DO YOU WANT TO HELP KIDS BECOME LEADERS?  DO YOU WANT TO ADDRESS THE ISSUE OF BULLYING, CYBERBULLYING, AND PEER PRESSURE?  IF YOU ANSWERED “YES”, THIS VOLUNTEER MENTOR OPPORTUNITY IS A FIT FOR YOU.  KIDS.NOW AFTER SCHOOL LEADERSHIP AND MENTORING PROGRAM FOR GRADE 7 AND GRADE 8 STUDENTS.  KIDS.NOW IS A NOT FOR PROFIT ORGANIZATION.  www.kidsnowcanada.org

BE PROACTIVE.  BECOME A KIDS.NOW VOLUNTEER MENTOR!  VOLUNTEER MENTORS COME FROM ALL WALKS OF LIFE. 

KIDS.NOW  IS AN AFTER SCHOOL LEADERSHIP AND MENTORING PROGRAM FOR GRADE 6, 7 AND 8 STUDENTS.  AS A VOLUNTEER MENTOR, YOUR COMMITMENT IS FOR 12 WEEKS, ONCE A WEEK IN AN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL, AFTER SCHOOL FOR 90 MINUTES, STARTING FEBRUARY AND MARCH 2019.  SCHOOLS  ARE LOCATED THROUGHOUT THE GREATER TORONTO AREA. VOLUNTEER MENTORS ARE NEEDED FOR SCARBOROUGH, NORTH TORONTO, WEST END TORONTO, MISSISSAUGA AND BRAMPTON.

What do we do?  We mentor youth with essential life skills, enabling them to make positive choices, increase their self-awareness, self-confidence, and communication skills.  We also provide kids with the tools to manage stress.  With the right skills and dedicated mentors, kids have the power to reach their full potential.  They become confident and resilient youth who transition successfully into high school and prepare for a brighter future.

You will have 10 to 15 students in your group.  These students have applied to participate in the kids.now Program!

The weekly sessions are lively, fun, interactive, and include skits/role play, presentations, working in teams and pairs, learning the importance of being a team player, some physical activity. 

Kids.now provides all materials and training.

Interested?  Requirements:  At least 21 years of age.  Fun and enthusiastic.  Open to other cultures and diversity. Sense of humour. Patient.  Committed to making a difference in the lives of kids.  Interested in developing new skills that improve your own life.

Benefits:  Meet and network with other Volunteer Mentors.  Increase your self-confidence, presentation, and creative skills.  Know that you are helping kids to Choose To Lead.  Receive a Letter of Recommendation at the conclusion of your 12 week program.

TO APPLY:  The Volunteer Mentor Application is located on the kids.now website www.kidsnowcanada.org  Questions:  Please contact Heather MacDonald, Program Manager.  Direct e-mail:  heatherjm@rogers.com  or 416-515-1335.

JOIN OUR TEAM OF VOLUNTEER MENTORS!

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