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Big Sister

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Volunteer Position Name / Role: Big Sister
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 Sisters experience a sense of discovery and enjoyment as they see a world of possibilities through a child's eyes. The program allows a Big Sister to truly help a child.
Type of Organization: Child and Family Service
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Volunteer type position is suitable for:
  • Adult (18 +)
Duties / Roles / Activities: Spend time with a girl once a week or once every two weeks for 2-4 hours at a time doing things together that you both like to do.
Sample Tasks: Do things together that you both like to do. Some Big Sister matches like to cook dinner together, do crafts, go for walks, go shopping, do their nails together. The possibilities are endless.
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: Tuesday, August 5, 2025
Areas of Interest:
  • Support for Children / Youth
Skills / Experience: Big Sisters are compassionate, good listeners and truly care about the child that they are matched with.
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