Running & Reading Club Mentor - North Kipling
Volunteer Toronto
Toronto, Ontario
3d ago

Description & Details Start2Finish’s mission is to break the cycle of child poverty by providing ongoing educational support to Canada’s at risk children throughout their school years, nurturing mind, body and social health so they are empowered to succeed and become role models for change.

This mission is achieved by our dedicated volunteers and mentor Coaches. The programs at Start2Finish encourage literacy, healthy active living, and play.

The program runs from October to May one afternoon a week for two hours. Volunteers support students in various fitness and reading activities.

As a result, students stay in school, build self-confidence and develop positive friendships with mentors and peers. With mentor Coaches, students discover the possibilities of a brighter future.

Information to highlight : - Flexibility in the length of time to volunteer - Children in the Running & Reading Club are 6 -

13 years old; from grades 1-6 - Supervising and encouraging the children through the physical activity component of the program -

Help to distribute snack to the students after the physical activity component - Word of the Day : Each volunteer has the opportunity to explain a "Word of the Day for the whole group.

  • Journal : Volunteers assist children to record their accomplishments in both running and reading each week. - Reading : Volunteers supervise as children read silently, read one-
  • on-one with children or lead group reading, listen to them read and providing help and encouragement. *A weekly program guide is provided Great volunteer opportunity for retirees, high school students, university and college students, corporate volunteer program, and for those who have an interest to mentor children

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