Volunteer Opportunity posted by: The Peer Project-Youth Assisting Youth
Posted on: June 24, 2014
The Peer Project | Youth Assisting Youth, a United Way member agency, is a non-profit charitable organization that provides mentoring and tutoring services for newcomer and at risk youth 6 - 15 years old. We need volunteers (especially guys) 16 - 29 years old, who are willing to help these youth become more resilient.
Volunteers will provide guidance, support, homework help, coaching and leadership to youth on a one-to-one basis or in groups like after school programs and/or recreational activities. Volunteers can also attend FREE activities and professional sports events (i.e Blue Jays, Raptors, Argonauts, Maple Leafs) together with their youth. Comprehensive training and scholarships are also available.
1. Attend a mandatory Volunteer Information Session (see below)
2. Must be 16 - 29 years old
3. Provide two professional references (i.e professor, employer, etc)
4. Successful completion of Vulnerable Sector Screening and interview
5. Able to commit to 3 hours a week on your own schedule for one year
6. Second language (i.e. Mandarin, Farsi, Spanish, Russian, etc.) preferred but not required.
If you are interested in becoming a volunteer, please submit your resume to Chuck and reserve your seat at the next Volunteer Information Session on Saturday July 5, 2014.
Date: Saturday July 5, 2014
Time: 10:00am - 3:00pm
Location: 5734 Yonge Street, Suite 604, Toronto, Ontario, M2M 4E7
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