Go Girls! Mentor - Tri-Cities (Coquitlam, Port Coquitlam, Port Moody)

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Position description: 

Summary: Go Girls! Healthy Bodies, Healthy Minds Program

This eight-week group mentoring program for girls aged 10-14 promotes active living, balanced eating, and developing positive self-esteem and confidence.

Go Girls! Mentors use program curriculum to lead activities and discussions for a group of 8-10 girls at each school. School placements are based on volunteer availability and distance. Each program is led by 2-3 co-mentors.

The Go Girls! program runs in select Coquitlam, Port Coquitlam, and Port Moody Middle schools for girls in grades 6-8, typically from 3-5pm on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, or Thursdays.

Appliction Deadline: Monday December 9th 2019.

We are currently accepting applications for our Winter term, which runs from January 13 through March 13 2020, with exact start/end dates depending on the school. We encourage applicants to submit applications as soon as possible as we process applications on a first come, first serve basis.

Mandatory Mentor Training is on Saturday January 4th 2020.

Our Winter 2020 schools include: Moody Middle School (Wednesdays), Eagle Mountain Middle School (Wednesdays), and Summit Middle School (day TBA).

Apply Now: https://www.bigsisters.bc.ca/get-involved/become-a-volunteer/go-girls/

Qualifications

  • 19-30 years of age.
  • Self-identified female or non-binary individual.
  • Canadian resident for the past year.
  • Available on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and/or Thursdays from 3-5pm during the program term.
  • Clear Criminal Record Check/Vulnerable Sector Search.
  • Passionate about healthy living and self-esteem.
  • Reliable, resourceful, and interested in building relationships with children.

Benefits

  • Improve your leadership, group facilitation, communication, and interpersonal skills.
  • Gain experience working with youth and group management within a school environment.
  • Become part of the Go Girls! Mentor community.
Role is suitable for: 
Student
Adult
How to apply: 
https://www.bigsisters.bc.ca/get-involved/become-a-volunteer/go-girls/
Contact person: 
Alice Wilcox
Contact phone: 
604-873-4525 x300
Contact e-mail: 
Volunteer Centre: 
Cause Tags: 
Family & Children
Health, Social Services
Youth Development
Mission:
Big Sisters is committed to enhancing the confidence, self-esteem and well-being of female, transgender, and non-binary youth through supportive relationships with mentors.
Position type:
Number of volunteers required:
10
Position start/end date:
13 Jan 2020 to 13 Mar 2020
Time Committment:
2 Hours Per Week
Time of day:
Weekdays
Work location:
Coquitlam, Port Coquitlam, and Port Moody Middle Schools
(Various Locations)
Coquitlam, BC