In-School Mentor - Tri-Cities

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Position description: 

BECOME AN IN-SCHOOL MENTOR FOR BIG BROTHERS OF GREATER VANCOUVER!

Interested in an hour of laughter a week? Then become a Big Buddy!

Both men and women can volunteer to be In-School Mentors and provide friendship and encouragement 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 school 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) and can be flexible to accommodate your schedule.

Who can be a Big Buddy?
- Men and women 18+
- University/College students
- busy professionals looking for a flexible opportunity
- Retirees looking to give back to the community

Apply online at www.bigbrothersvancouver.com

Qualifications: 

No special skills or previous experience necessary but must be caring and dependable. Must be 18 years of age or older (there is no upper age limit). A Criminal Record Check and references are mandatory.Volunteers are asked to commit for the duration of the school year.

Role is suitable for: 
Adult
Senior
Additional Information: 

You'll have fun, share interests, de-stress, and feel like a kid again! Also a great fit for retired individuals. Make a big impact on a child's life and give back to your community

APPLY ONLINE at www.bigbrothersvancouver.com Requires criminal records check and references.

How to apply: 
https://www.bigbrothersvancouver.com/volunteer-application-form/
Contact person: 
Libby Swift
Contact phone: 
604-876-2447 x236
Volunteer Centre: 
Cause Tags: 
Family & Children
Volunteerism
Youth Development
Mission:
Cause tags:
Position type:
Number of volunteers required:
10
Position start/end date:
29 Nov 2019 to 16 Jan 2020
Time Committment:
1 Hours Per Week
Time of day:
Daytime, Weekdays
Work location:
Elementary Schools in PoCo, PoMo
Coquitlam, BC