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About the Position
Position: 863 - In-School Mentor
Organization: Big Brothers Big Sisters of Peel
Position Address: Peel Office: 71 West Dr, Unit 23, Brampton, Ontario
Location: Mississauga, Brampton, Caledon
Accessibility: Fully Accessible Workplace
Ideal for: Individual
Description
The 'In-School Mentor' program is offered in partnership with the Peel District School Board and the Dufferin-Peel Catholic District School Board.

This important program matches elementary girls and boys with a caring adult mentor. Matched pairs meet during school hours and on school property to share in fun activities such as arts and crafts, board games, sports and baking.

Children are selected and referred by certain local elementary schools.

Goal
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Peel inspires and empowers children and youth through mentoring and supportive relationships. Mentoring by volunteers is a core activity, and the Peel chapter continues to help so many young people annually.

As a volunteer under our Mentoring Program, you will define the enormous good that Big Brothers Big Sisters do in the local community for our youth.

The 'In-School Mentor' assists and guides elementary school students in Peel region (see 'Position Description').

Benefits
Our 'Big Brothers' and 'Big Sisters' make huge positive, lasting differences in the lives of so many young people in the Mississauga, Brampton, and Caledon communities.

Enjoy the immense personal satisfaction of being a key part of our Mentoring Programs!

Position Qualifications
● Friendly, engaging towards youth, especially children of elementary school age
● Empathetic towards their personal challenges and needs
● Solid oral English language skills
● Minimum age - 18
● Minimum length of volunteering commitment - 1 year
● 'Police Vulnerable Sector Check' required
● Organized, reliable, able to mentor during school hours
● Must complete 2 hour 'Orientation & Training' session
Min Age: 18    Police Check: Yes

Time Commitment
Duration:Long Term (More than 6 months)
Monday Morning, Monday Afternoon, Tuesday Morning, Tuesday Afternoon, Wednesday Morning, Wednesday Afternoon, Thursday Morning, Thursday Afternoon, Friday Morning, Friday Afternoon
WEEKLY visit of ONE HOUR (TBA) during school hours for the duration of the school year (Matches do not meet over the summer break or during other school holidays).

Must make a ONE YEAR commitment.

Training
Scheduled training - A 2-hour training session is provided.

Area(s) of Interest: Career Mentorship
How to Contact
: Send an Email Message
Social Media
: https://peel.bigbrothersbigsisters.ca/


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