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Position # 3918
OrganizationFamily and Children's Services of Guelph and Wellington County, Guelph - Eramosa Rd - Head Office
Position Mentor (for ages 5-12) - Volunteer Services - One-to-one support
Location In family home, in the community, at events
Impact Statement Child has consistent, reliable person and a friend.
Description Mentors (children aged 5-12) and Youth Mentors (age 13-18+) work towards the safety and well-being of children and youth by providing opportunities for socialization and development of better life skills.

Mentors provide regular supportive visits and friendship for children aged 5 to 12. They engage the child in activities such as baking, going to the park or playing sports together. Activities are flexible to the needs and interests of both child and volunteer.

Volunteers in this role are responsible for planning weekly activities in the community. Expenses and KM's are reimbursed.

Volunteers attend a full day training before starting and are supported throughout their placement with F&CSGW.

Volunteers are needed for start dates early in the new year. Apply now in order to complete the application process before the next training.
Required Information Police Check: Required References Required
Training Details Orientation ; Training is provided ; Training is required ; Scheduled training ; Initial and on-going monthly training provided. Supervision and support provided when needed.
Working Conditions In-person, Community Based
Minimum Duration 7 - 12 months
Timing Anytime
Time Detail Days and times are flexible based on child's and volunteers availability
Age 18+
Ideal for An Individual, Newcomers, Older Adults/Seniors
Transportation On a bus route
Area(s) of Interest Children, Teaching/Tutoring/Mentoring, Life Skills and Accessibility
Skill(s) Motivate Others, Empathy, Adaptability
How to Apply
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Contact Hannah Senitt
Phone 5198242410
Address 275 Eramosa Road Guelph, N1E 2M7
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