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About the Position
Position # 19247
OrganizationBusiness & Education Partnership of Waterloo Region
Position Career Speakers and Mentors - 2020-21 School Year
Location Office in Ayr, virtual
Impact Statement By sharing your time and expertise, you can help youth in Waterloo Region access the knowledge, skills and connections required to be successful in their future careers.
Description The Business & Education Partnership connects local educators with community members who want to volunteer their time and expertise to support students' career development. We are seeking community members who would like to be added to our roster of community career speakers and mentors for the 2020-21 school year. By indicating your interest on the VAC website, we will follow up with you and have you complete a profile in advance of the next school year. In that profile you will be able to indicate what kinds of learning activities you are interested in supporting and where you are interested in volunteering in Waterloo Region (including virtually).
Training Details The BEP provides training and resources to help community members effectively share their knowledge, expertise and/or career story with local students.
Working Conditions You can make yourself available to volunteer virtually, or (when physical distances measures are no longer required) in local schools/workplaces, as you prefer.
Duration 7 - 12 months
Timing Weekday - Daytime
Time Detail Time required for each volunteering opportunity varies based on the needs of the educator seeking a volunteer. For example, a speaking opportunity in a classroom may be only an hour or less. Volunteers will have the option to accept or decline invitations to volunteer for specific opportunities. Some volunteers may have more invitations than others, but we ask that volunteers aim to fulfill at least one request on an annual basis.
Age 18+
Ideal for An Individual
Transportation Car required
Accessibility Designated accessible parking space, Support Newcomers
Area(s) of Interest Children/Youth, Communication/Public Relations, Mentoring / Tutoring
Skill(s) Coaching, Public Speaking/Presentation Skills, Motivate Others, Empathy, Adaptability
How to Apply
Email Send an Email Message
Contact Julie Dreisinger
Phone 226 642 0880 Ext. 1
Address Office location in Ayr,


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