Switch Gears Group Mentor

(Big Brothers Big Sisters of South-West Durham)

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Position ID: V-OSH1128 Last Modified: 06 Sep 2018 Last Full Update: 06 Sep 2018
Opportunity Details
ContactAlison G. Heath MSW, Program and Resource Development Coordinator, Big Brothers Big Sisters of South-West Durham; Phone: 905-831-3777; Email: alison.heath@bigbrothersbigsisters.ca
DutiesMeet with group each week for 2 hours after-school for 10 weeks * facilitate with other group leaders fun and engaging curriculum * encourage participation, build confidence and be positive role model * maintain contact with agency supervisor for ongoing support and assistance * provide feedback on program effectiveness * adhere to agency policies and legislative requirements
More Info Linkwww.swdurham.bigbrothersbigsisters.ca/
BenefitsImprove interpersonal, communication, and leadership/managerial skills * show future employees your drive and dedication, such accomplishments demonstrate initiative, personal will and commitment * take pride in the personal reward and satisfaction of being a positive role model to young men
ClientsThis program supports male youth ages 12-14, grades 7 and 8
Suitable for OSSDNo
Suitable ForAdults (18+) ; Post-secondary students ; Men ; Individuals ; Community Groups ; Workplaces / Corporate Groups
Areas of InterestSupport Group Facilitation ; Youth Engagement
Skills/ExperienceCommunication & Interpersonal Skills ; Confidentiality ; Counseling & Support ; Dependability & Trustworthiness ; Friendly & Outgoing ; Leadership ; Listening Skills ; Mentoring & Training ; Patience ; Planning & Organizing ; Sports & Coaching ; Team Work ; Working with Children
Commitment LengthLong Term (Minimum of 6 months)
Interaction LevelSmall Group - 10-15 youth
Minimum Hours3 / Week
Dates and TimesMonday: Afternoon 
Tuesday: Afternoon 
Wednesday: Afternoon 
Thursday: Afternoon 
Friday: Afternoon 
 
Volunteers are asked to support one group per week for 2-3 hours * program runs at one location one day a week * volunteers who wish to take part at more than one location can be arranged post-screening
SeasonsSpring ; Fall ; Winter
LocationVarious school locations in Pickering, Ajax, Whitby or Oshawa
Number of PositionsAjax ; Durham Region ; Oshawa ; Pickering ; Whitby 
 
8 individual(s) needed in total.
TrainingOrientation ; Training is provided
TransportationNear public transit ; Ability to commute via transit or own vehicle
Application Deadline21 Dec 2018
Police CheckRequired
Additional RequirementsVulnerable Sector Search
Agency Details
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Organization NameBig Brothers Big Sisters of South-West Durham
Office Phone905-831-3777
Toll Free Phone1-888-278-2484
E-Maildebbie.buchanan@bigbrothersbigsisters.ca
Websitewww.bigbrothersbigsisters.ca/swdurham
Address & Map
Ajax, ON
 
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Mailing Address2-157C Harwood Ave N, Unit 414 
Ajax, ON L1Z 0B6

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