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Position # 4194
OrganizationBig Brothers Big Sisters of Guelph, Mentoring Services for Children and Youth
Position Couples for Kids - Community-Based Mentoring
Location Various locations in the City of Guelph and the County of Wellington
Impact Statement Ignite the potential of a young person by engaging in a life-changing mentoring relationship.
Description A young person is matched with two adult mentors who are in a committed romantic relationship.

A Mentee and their Mentors explore and enjoy their local community together. Spending at minimum 8 hours a month together, matches choose their own schedule, activities, events or community resources to explore. Matches share interests and discover new ones together in their local community. Every match has access to consistent support from a BBBS professional caseworker staff who helps them stay safe, stay committed and reach individual milestones and goals.
Required Information References Required
Training Details Training is provided on child safety & disclosure, and on relationship building.
Once matched, support from a professional caseworker is provided ongoingly.
Minimum Duration 7 - 12 months
Timing Weekday - Evening, Weekend - Daytime, Weekend - Evening, Anytime
Time Detail The volunteers coordinate with their assigned family to arrange outings that work for everyone's schedule. There is flexibility, with an emphasis on consistency.
Age 18+
Ideal for Older Adults/Seniors, Couples
Transportation Car required
Area(s) of Interest Caring Support, Children, Teaching/Tutoring/Mentoring, Youth
Skill(s) Coaching, Interpersonal Communication, Accountability, Empathy, Respect
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Contact Andrea Azevedo
Phone 519-824-5154 Ext. 227
Address 285 Woolwich Street Guelph, N1H 3V8
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