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*URGENT* Volunteer Youth Mentor Needed

Volunteer opportunity

Volunteer Opportunity posted by: Youth Assisting Youth

Posted on: January 22, 2014

Volunteer Opportunity description

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We have an immediate need for a male volunteer mentor age 22 or over to match with our referred youth by the Keele and Eglinton area.

Qualifications:

The candidate MUST be able to commit a minimum one-year mentorship (three hours a week) with this child.
- A sense of patience, understanding and ability to remain consistent.
-Familiarity with child psychology and trust issues.
-The candidate must love animals.
- This is an ideal position (but not limited to) someone studying psychology, education and/or social work.

What You'll Get Out of It:

- Free tickets to mentoring outings, including Blue Jays, Raptors and Leafs Games, as well as various other outings to the ROM, Science Center, our annual picnic, and much more.
- Our friendly and supportive social workers will provide training and ongoing support for the duration of your match.
-Your work as a mentor is unique and gives you valuable social/youth work experience when applying for jobs
- You will have the opportunity to apply for one of three academic scholarships offered by our agency on a yearly basis specifically for our mentors
- Most importantly, you will be making a difference in the life of a vulnerable young person who truly needs it.

The Peer Project | Youth Assisting Youth is an award-winning non-profit charitable organization that provides mentoring and tutoring services for newcomer and at-risk youth 6 - 15 years old.

We can't lose this child. We need your help.

If you are interested in becoming a volunteer, please submit your resume to Chuck Okonkwo and but "Keele & Eglinton" in the subject line.

Chuck Okonkwo
Recruitment Coordinator
Phone: (416) 932-1919 ext. 258
Fax: (416) 932-1924
Email: cokonkwo@yay.org
Visit our blog at www.thepeerproject.ca
Visit our website at www.yay.org

How to apply

If you are interested in becoming a volunteer, please submit your resume to Chuck Okonkwo and reserve your seat at the next Volunteer Information Session on Saturday February 8, 2014.

Date: Saturday February 8, 2014
Time: 10:00am - 3:00pm
Location: 5734 Yonge Street, Suite 604, Toronto, Ontario, M2M 4E7

If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Chuck Okonkwo at cokonkwo@yay.org or (416) 932 - 1919 ext. 258.

For more information, visit our website at www.yay.org. Thank you for your interest in volunteering and we hope to see you soon.

Chuck Okonkwo
Recruitment Coordinator
Phone: (416) 932-1919 ext. 258
Fax: (416) 932-1924
Email: cokonkwo@yay.org
Visit our blog at www.thepeerproject.ca
Visit our website at www.yay.org

Location

5734 Yonge Street, Suite 401, Toronto, ON, M2M 4E7, Canada

Time Commitment

Duration
3 months or longer
Time commitment
Occasional (weekly or monthly)
Times of day
Afternoons
Evenings
Days of week
Weekdays
Weekends
Schedule
Flexible schedule

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