Volunteer Child Mentor

Big Brothers Big Sisters of South Niagara - Welland, ON (30+ days ago)

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We currently have opportunities for volunteer mentors for children and youth in Welland, Pelham, Wainfleet, port Colborne & Greater Fort Erie.

We are looking for mentors in the community and in schools to mentor children and youth, either individuals and groups.

We have many kids on our wait list - Let's End The Wait!

  • Do you have what it takes to inspire groups of youth and adults?
  • Can you spare one hour per week for (minimum commitment 1 year) to mentor a child during the school year?
  • Can you spare 2 hours per week (or more) for 7 weeks at a time?
  • Can you spare 2 hours or more 2-3 times a month to mentor a young person in your community?

If the answer to any of these questions is “Yes!” then we should definitely chat.

”Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn a life around.” – Leo Buscaglia

Requirements

  • 18 years +
  • Police check and vulnerable sector required
  • G Driving License with access to a car (ideally)
  • Able to commit for one year
  • Successfully complete each phase of the Agency’s enrollment process
  • Participate in PreMatch Training administered by Big Brothers Big Sisters

If you feel that you have what it takes to be a guiding influence in a young person’s life and want to make a positive impact on our society then contact us today for more details.

Job Types: Part-time, Volunteer

Language:

  • English (Preferred)