THE EMPOWERMENT PROJECT MENTORS
Volunteer Toronto
Toronto, Ontario
4d ago

Description & Details

Youth Assisting Youth

Empowering Children & Youth To Make Good Decisions

ABOUT OUR PROGRAM :

Youth Assisting Youth is a non-for-profit organization that gives youth an opportunity to volunteer in their community.

  • Peer mentors are young adults aged 16-29 that act as positive role models to help at-risk and newcomer kids aged 6-15 to reach their full potential.
  • Be a Role Model & have fun bonding with the youth while engaging in social and / or academic activities

  • All we ask from you is : To spend (3 hours per week) with the youth.
  • The youth you will be paired up with will have similar hobbies and interests to you. They will also live nearby to your location.
  • We make it very easy for you to have an enjoyable time by providing chances of many trips and event.

    The Areas the youth are located are as follows : YORK REGION, NORTH YORK, SCARBOROUGH, and DOWNTOWN TORONTO.

    BENEFITS :

  • Gain Valuable experience , build a better Resume and have more references
  • Get trained, Get a certificate, Get Scholarship Opportunities
  • Make a concrete difference, Figure out what you want to do in the future
  • Attend free events and get tickets to : Raptors , Blue Jays, Argos and Maple Leaf games, Wonderland, Bowling and much more.
  • To apply contact romey Email : romey yay.org

    HOPE TO HEAR FROM YOU!

    The Peer Project - Youth Assisting Youth (YAY) operates a Girls Only Program in Toronto for girls ages 12-15 that is specifically designed to contribute to the overall health and wellness of each participant and build relevant knowledge and communication skills, while increasing confidence and self-esteem.

    Designed to provide activities and workshops that inform, engage, educate and empower girls, the program will also encourage participants to take risks and master physical, intellectual and emotional challenges.

    Workshops address issues such as Bullying, Health & Fitness; Sexual Behaviour & Teen Pregnancy; Substance Abuse; Self-Image & Media Literacy and Violence & Abuse.

    The agency is looking for mature, reliable, and responsible volunteers to assist the Girls Only Program Coordinator with facilitating the program.

    R esponsibilities include :

  • Provide positive role modeling and mentorship to the children and volunteers in the program
  • Assist the program coordinator in various tasks including, preparing healthy snacks, leading group activities, co-facilitating group discussions, clean up, supervising participants, and other tasks as assigned by the program coordinator.
  • Maintain a log of volunteer hours.
  • Required attributes :

  • Have demonstrated experience and expertise in a variety of sport and recreational activities
  • Have a background / proven experience and awareness of the challenges young girls and women face today
  • Demonstrate good organizational and facilitation skills
  • Be able to take initiative, be energetic and have a positive and enthusiastic attitude
  • Display strong leadership and inter-personal skills in a group setting
  • The ability to speak a second language will be considered as a strong asset
  • Be able to complete tasks as assigned
  • Clearance of a Police Criminal Reference Check
  • CONTACT INFORMATION :

    If you are interested in this exciting opportunity with Youth Assisting Youth, please forward your resume to Emma DeBono edebono yay.org.

    Please note that only those applicants who are selected for an interview will be contacted. We thank you for your interest in The Peer Project.

    The Peer Project - Youth Assisting Youth (YAY) is a non-profit, charitable organization servicing the GTA and York Region.

    The agency matches Youth volunteers aged 16 29, to a one-on-one relationship with at-risk children aged 6 to 15, who are experiencing social, emotional, behavioural or cultural adjustment difficulties.

    The goal of the program is to provide a child with a positive role model through a mentoring relationship (Match) with a Youth volunteer.

    The agency provides recreational events, programs and activities to support the matched and pre-matched children and volunteers

    The Peer Project - Youth Assisting Youth (YAY) operates a Girls Only Program in Toronto for girls ages 12-15 that is specifically designed to contribute to the overall health and wellness of each participant and build relevant knowledge and communication skills, while increasing confidence and self-esteem.

    Designed to provide activities and workshops that inform, engage, educate and empower girls, the program will also encourage participants to take risks and master physical, intellectual and emotional challenges.

    Workshops address issues such as Bullying, Health & Fitness; Sexual Behaviour & Teen Pregnancy; Substance Abuse; Self-Image & Media Literacy and Violence & Abuse.

    The agency is looking for mature, reliable, and responsible volunteers to assist the Girls Only Program Coordinator with facilitating the program.

    R esponsibilities include :

  • Provide positive role modeling and mentorship to the children and volunteers in the program
  • Assist the program coordinator in various tasks including, preparing healthy snacks, leading group activities, co-facilitating group discussions, clean up, supervising participants, and other tasks as assigned by the program coordinator.
  • Maintain a log of volunteer hours.
  • Required attributes :

  • Have demonstrated experience and expertise in a variety of sport and recreational activities
  • Have a background / proven experience and awareness of the challenges young girls and women face today
  • Demonstrate good organizational and facilitation skills
  • Be able to take initiative, be energetic and have a positive and enthusiastic attitude
  • Display strong leadership and inter-personal skills in a group setting
  • The ability to speak a second language will be considered as a strong asset
  • Be able to complete tasks as assigned
  • Clearance of a Police Criminal Reference Check
  • CONTACT INFORMATION :

    If you are interested in this exciting opportunity with Youth Assisting Youth, please forward your resume to Emma DeBono edebono yay.org.

    Please note that only those applicants who are selected for an interview will be contacted. We thank you for your interest in The Peer Project.

    The Peer Project - Youth Assisting Youth (YAY) is a non-profit, charitable organization servicing the GTA and York Region.

    The agency matches Youth volunteers aged 16 29, to a one-on-one relationship with at-risk children aged 6 to 15, who are experiencing social, emotional, behavioural or cultural adjustment difficulties.

    The goal of the program is to provide a child with a positive role model through a mentoring relationship (Match) with a Youth volunteer.

    The agency provides recreational events, programs and activities to support the matched and pre-matched children and volunteers

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