In-School Mentor - Squamish and Whistler
Become an In-school Mentor! A flexible volunteer opportunity for both men and women.
Interested in an hour of laughter a week? Then become a Big Buddy! Men and women provide friendship, encouragement and guidance to boys and girls in grades 1-7. The program is non-academic and the activities range from playing games and sports, reading, doing arts and crafts to just hanging out and talking. Big Buddies see Little Buddies for one year (but you do not meet over the summer break or during other school holidays). The visits take place on school grounds during school hours (it varies by school but it is approximately 8 am - 3 pm).
Who can be a Big Buddy?
- Men and women 18+
- University/college students
- professionals looking for a flexible volunteer opportunity
-Retirees looking to give back to the community
No special skills or previous experience necessary but must be caring and dependable. Must be 18 (there is no upper age limit). A Police Information Check - Vulnerable Sector and references are required.
Have fun, de-stress, and feel like a kid again! Criminal reference check and references.