Running Group Mentors
(Halton Children's Aid Society, Burlington Office)
|Comments||This program starts up in the spring of 2018.|
|Contact||Clara Costa, Supervisor of Volunteer Services, Halton Children's Aid Society; Phone: 905-333-4441 ext 0713 * 905-635-0713; Email: firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Duties||Do you love to run? If so, would you enjoy mentoring a youth in a running group? |
The running group will be targeted to our youth in care between the ages of 12-18.
The youth will learn to run 5kms and complete a 5km run
The group will also have an educational component with weekly presentations on key health issues.
Each youth will be set up with a mentor to run alongside.
|More Info Link||haltoncas.ca|
|Benefits||A great opportunity to get some exercise as well as benefiting the life of a youth in care.|
|Clients||Youth between the ages of 12-18|
|Ages||16 year(s) and up|
|Suitable for OSSD||Yes|
|Suitable For||Adults (18+) ; Youth (12-18) ; Highschool students ; Newcomers / English as a second language ; Families ; Community Groups|
|Areas of Interest||Counselling ; Education Support (Early Years) ; Food Services / Nutrition ; Mentorship / Leadership ; Recreation & Sports ; Youth Engagement ; Youth Services|
|Skills/Experience||Communication & Interpersonal Skills ; Confidentiality ; Dependability & Trustworthiness ; Friendly & Outgoing ; Leadership ; Mentoring & Training ; Patience ; Positive / Cheerful Demeanor ; Sports & Coaching ; • Listening skills, friendly, non-judgemental, caring, experience in relating to youth. |
• Good time management and organization skills.
• Vulnerable Sector Screening.
• Patience, sense of humour and a caring personality
|Commitment Length||Short Term|
|Interaction Level||One-on-one ; Small Group|
|Minimum Hours||3 / Week|
|Dates and Times||Wednesday: Afternoon |
Practice sessions are yet to be scheduled. Another run each week with your youth which you can schedule at your convenience.
|Seasons||Spring ; Fall|
|Accessibility||Fully Accessible ; Designated parking at entrance|
|Location||Burlington (off Mainway between Appleby Line and Burloak)|
|Number of Positions||Burlington: 10 individual(s) |
10 individual(s) needed in total.
|Training||Training on the job|
|Start Date||On or after 15 Mar 2018|
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|Organization Name||Halton Children's Aid Society, Burlington Office|
|Office Phone||Burlington (south) 905-333-4441; |
Milton (north Halton) 905-876-1682
|Toll Free Phone||1-866-607-5437 (1-866-607-KIDS)|
|Address & Map|
1445 Norjohn Court, Unit 1
Burlington, ON L7L 0E6
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