In-School Mentor (Oakville, Milton, Georgetown and Acton)

(Big Brothers Big Sisters of Halton and Hamilton, Oakville Office)

Position ID: V-HVC0669 Last Full Update: 22 Jun 2018
Opportunity Details
ContactSara Douglas, In-School Mentoring Case Manger, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Halton and Hamilton; Phone: 9053392355 ext 233; Email: sara.douglas@bigbrothersbigsisters.ca
DutiesIn-School Mentors visit a child at a school once a week for one hour. Together on the school property the student and mentor focus on learning through fun, social, recreational and educational activities. Activities include: sports, crafts, board games, computer time, cooking and reading.
More Info Linkhttps://halton.bigbrothersbigsisters.ca/what-we-do/our-programs/
BenefitsGreat volunteer opportunity for college/university students, professionals, retirees, and seniors.
ClientsElementary school students between grades 1 to 8.
Ages18 year(s) and up
Suitable ForAdults (18+)
Areas of InterestArts & Crafts ; Child & Family Services ; Games ; Mentorship / Leadership ; Reading / Literacy ; Recreation & Sports
Skills/ExperienceCommunication & Interpersonal Skills ; Confidentiality ; Creativity ; Dependability & Trustworthiness ; Friendly & Outgoing ; Leadership ; Listening Skills ; Mentoring & Training ; Patience ; Planning & Organizing ; Positive / Cheerful Demeanor ; Working with Children
Commitment LengthMedium Term (4 months to 1 year) ; Long Term
Interaction LevelOne-on-one
Minimum Hours1 / Week
Dates and TimesMonday - Friday: During school hours
SeasonsYear Round
LocationElementary schools across Oakville, Milton, Georgetown and Acton
Number of PositionsActon: 2 individual(s) ; Georgetown: 2 individual(s) ; Milton: 4 individual(s) ; Oakville: 4 individual(s) 
 
12 individual(s) needed in total.
TrainingOrientation ; Training is provided ; Scheduled training ; Training on the job ; Training on-going
TransportationVolunteers must provide their own transportation to and from the program locations.
Police CheckRequired
Agency Details
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Organization NameBig Brothers Big Sisters of Halton and Hamilton, Oakville Office
Office Phone905-339-2355
Fax905-339-2354
E-Mailinfo.halton@bigbrothersbigsisters.ca
Websitewww.Mentorsforkids.ca
Address & Map
464 Morden Rd
Oakville, ON L6K 3W4
 
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