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In-School Mentor

You applied for this job on October 11, 2018
Volunteer Position Name / Role: In-School Mentor
Date Posted: Thursday, August 18, 2016
Organization Name: Big Brothers Big Sisters of Dufferin & District
Organization Contact: Nancy Stallmach
Why you might want to consider taking this opportunity: In-School Mentors help build a child's self-esteem and school performance while having a lot of fun.
Type of Organization: Child and Family Service
More Info Link:
Volunteer type position is suitable for:
  • Adult (18 +)
Duties / Roles / Activities: Visit a child at a local school during the school day for one hour once a week. The commitment is only during the school year.
Sample Tasks: The child leaves class for this program to meet with his or her In-School mentor. Our agency provides a bin filled will games, books, and crafts that the volunteer can do with the child.
Dates & Times:
  • Daytime
Seasonal: All Year
Location of Volunteer Activity:
  • Any Dufferin
  • Orangeville and area
  • Shelburne and area
  • Grand Valley and area
Wheelchair Accessibility: Yes
Can be used toward '40 Hours' for Highschool Graduation (OSSD): No
Does this opportunity relate to COVID-19: No
Commitment Length / Duration: Moderate Term (3 months to 1 year)
Training Required:
  • Other
Transportation: Own Transportation Required
Expires: Saturday, June 8, 2024
Areas of Interest:
  • Support for Children / Youth
Skills / Experience: An In-School Mentor is a good listener who truly cares about the child that he or she is matched with.
You applied for this job on October 11, 2018