In-school mentoring

In-school mentoring
Organization NamePosition TypesDurationGreat ForRegion and Location(s)Ad Online SinceApplication Deadline
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Langley
  • Mentoring
  • Visiting / Chatting / Socializing
On-going (More than 1 year)
  • British Columbia - Vancouver & Lower Mainland - Langley
2019-11-272020-02-25

IN-SCHOOL MENTORING

The In-School Mentoring program provides elementary school children with either a teen or an adult role model and a friend to talk to. Participants in the program share their experiences of growing up, engage in activities, work on crafts, play on the playground – all within school grounds! For one hour a week, mentors meet with their mentee for a one-on-one mentoring session for the duration of the school year (sessions do not occur over Summer break or other school holidays).

The In School Mentoring program requires a weekly visit of 1 hour for the duration of the school year. Matches do not meet over the summer break or during other school holidays.

Mission Statement

Big Brothers Big SIsters enables life-changing mentoring relationships to ignite the power and potential of young people

THE PROGRAM STRIVES TO DO THE FOLLOWING:

  • Provide a role model and a friend for girls and boys
  • Promote the importance of staying in school and healthy relationships with family and peers
  • Instill trust and self-confidence in order to make healthy decisions
  • Encourage leadership skills and independent thinking
  • Have mentors make a difference while having fun
 

VOLUNTEER REQUIREMENTS

  • Age requirement: 18 (Out of high school). No upper age limit.
  • Applicant must live or work in the Township or City of Langley.
  • Applicant must be available to mentor during school hours.
  • Children in elementary school, aged 6 – 12, are matched with volunteers.
  • Matches require a commitment of one school year.
  • Matches are closed for the summer but can be re-opened in the new school year if the child still attends the same school.
  • Matches meet for 1 hour, once a week, on school property ONLY.
  • Orientation/Training
  • No experience is required to mentor a child 

WHEN

This position allows for a flexible schedule.

WHERE

Langley, BC 

SKILLS

  • People Skills
  • Relationship Building
  • Verbal / Written Communication

CONTACT US

Email: admin.langley@bigbrothersbigsisters.ca

Website: https://langley.bigbrothersbigsisters.ca

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