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Volunteer Coach-Mentor

Position ID: 2411 Last Modified: 19 Mar 2013 Last Full Update: 19 Mar 2013
Opportunity Details
ContactMs Paula Sanchez, Director of National Programs, Kids.Now; Phone: 416-488-4848; Email:
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DutiesAs a volunteer coach-mentor you will be group mentoring a group of 10 grade 7 and 8 students at their school location for 12 weeks, 1 day a week, 1 hour and a half, right after school hours.
BenefitsYou will empower the youth with life success skills: Self Esteem, Communication Skills, Goal Setting, Conflict Resolution and Stress Management. The program allows youth believe in themselves and reach their full potential.
ClientsYouth in grades 7 and 8 in Hamilton.
Dates and TimesTuesday: Afternoon 
Wednesday: Afternoon 
Thursday: Afternoon 
Volunteer chooses which day works best for them. Only 1 day a week, for 12 consecutive weeks for 1 hour and a half. That is the commitment.
SeasonsSpring ; Fall ; Winter ; Our programs run with the school calendar year.
LocationVarious locations.
Number of PositionsHamilton Central: 5 individual(s) ; Hamilton East: 5 individual(s) ; Hamilton West: 5 individual(s) 
15 individual(s) needed in total.
Suitable for OSSDYes
Minimum Hours1.5 / Week
Commitment LengthMedium Term (from 3 - 12 months) ; * Program lasts 12 weeks consecutive  
* 1 day a week (volunteer chooses the most suitable day)  
* 1 hour and half per session  
* Program starts at school right after school
TrainingOrientation ; Training is provided ; Volunteer training and program materials are provided.
Interaction LevelOne-on-one ; Small Group ; There is a high interaction with a group of 10 kids in grade 7 and 8 and 1 volunteer coach-mentor per program.
Police CheckRequired
Volunteer CategoriesAssistant - Children's Programs, Services & Events ; Assistant - Education ; Mentoring Services
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Address & Map
1500 Avenue Rd, P.O. Box 1314
Toronto, ON M5M 0A1
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Mailing Addressc/o Paula Sanchez
Office Phone416-488-4848