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   About the Position

Impact Statement
This is a solid opportunity where you will make a meaningful difference in a young person's life while providing a needed service to our community.

Description
We are committed to recruiting a diverse volunteer team that represents the community we so proudly serve. All interested and qualifying candidates are encouraged to apply.
Mentors help children/youth aged 4 to 18, build resiliency for a period of 6 months to a year. Mentors work with the child/youth to plan age-appropriate activities in the community on a weekly. It is an expectation that mentors will provide support that reinforces the child/youth’s culture and identity, is respectful, and aligned with the mission, vision, and values of the agency. Mentors should possess strong listening skills, a strong sense of commitment and a willingness to work collaboratively and respectfully with the child/youth, staff, and family members.
Please note that we currently have an immediate need for:
• Volunteer's who identify as male
• Volunteer's who identify as black
• Volunteer's who identify as First Nations, Inuit, or Metis


Position Qualifications

Ideal for: An Individual
Age: 18+ Confidentiality, Physical Demand, Work Without Supervision


Training / Work Condtions

Training Details: Please contact us for the next volunteer pre-service training dates.
Working Conditions: You get to choose what you do and where, to some extent.
Accessibility: Support volunteers with special needs


Time Commitment

Duration: 7 - 12 months
Anytime
2 to 4 hours per week for a minimum of 6 months to 1 year. Activities can happen after school, during evenings, or on weekends.



Other Information
Area(s) of Interest: Caring Support, Children/Youth, Mentoring / Tutoring
Skill(s): Interpersonal Communication, Motivate Others, Creative Thinking, Empathy, Flexibility
Transportation: On a bus route

   Contact Information
http://www.facswaterloo.org
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Volunteer Services
519-576-1329 Ext. 3411
200 Ardelt Avenue Kitchener, N2C 2L9
Kitchener,Township of Wilmot,Township of Woolwich,Township of Wellesley,Waterloo,Cambridge

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Waterloo Region
1454 King Street East, Unit 3
Kitchener ON N2G 2N7

Phone: 519 742 8610
Fax: 519 742 0559

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