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High School Students - Have you completed your 40 hours of Community Involvement yet? Indoors, outdoors, weekends, after-school - we can help!

Big Brother

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Volunteer Position Name / Role: Big Brother
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: Big Brothers experience a sense of discovery and enjoyment as they see a world of possibilities open up through a child's eye. At the same time they know that they're helping a child create a better future.
Type of Organization: Child and Family Service
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Volunteer type position is suitable for:
  • Adult (18 +)
Duties / Roles / Activities: Meet with your "Little Brother" once a week or once a week for 2-4 at a time and do whatever activities you both like to do.
Sample Tasks: Do anything you and your Little Brother like to do. Some Big/Little matches go to the movies, have dinner together, go to a hockey game, ride bikes etc...
Dates & Times:
  • Evening
  • Weekend
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: Long Term (more than 1 year)
Training Required:
  • Other
Transportation: Own Transportation Required
Expires: Friday, January 31, 2025
Areas of Interest:
  • Support for Children / Youth
Skills / Experience: Compassion and a desire to see life through the eyes of a child. Being a good listener and truly caring about other people.
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