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Position # 3924
OrganizationFamily and Children's Services of Guelph and Wellington County, Guelph - Eramosa Rd - Head Office
Position Youth Mentor (for ages 13-18+) - Volunteer Services - One-to-one support
Location In the youth's home, in the community, at events
Impact Statement Youth have a consistent and reliable person in their life.
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.

Youth Mentors provide one-to-one support for youth aged 13 to 18+. Youth Mentors are ‘walk alongside’ cheerleaders and are positive role models who can assist with schoolwork, job searching, helping to complete post-secondary education applications and just being a friend.

Volunteers in this role are encouraged to work with the youth in planning weekly activities in the community. Activities are flexible to the needs and interests of both child and volunteer. 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 ; Scheduled training ; Training on the job ; Initial and on-going monthly training provided. Supervision and support provided when needed.
Minimum Duration 7 - 12 months
Timing Anytime
Time Detail Flexible - daytime, afternoons, evenings or weekends.
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, Continuous Learning
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Contact Hannah Senitt
Phone 5198242410 Ext. 4438
Address 275 Eramosa Road Guelph, N1E 2M7
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