Youth Education Mentor & Facilitator

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Position description: 

Are you interested in working with youth? Are you looking to gain facilitation and leadership experience?

Volunteers in our ten-week programs support Grade 7 students with their transition to high school by building their confidence, encouraging them to make good decisions and promoting healthy relationship skills. 

Volunteer with our Youth Education Programs to meet and connect with like-minded people, build your personal and professional networks, and receive a letter of reference at the end.

Our positions require volunteers of all age-ranges (must be a minimum of 15 years old) but we encourage mature applicants to support our intergenerational approach to our programs. 

We are looking for volunteers of all levels of experience for our upcoming Fall 2019 term! We accept applications year-round and school spots typically fill up by the end of September so apply as soon as possible.

To apply online please go to https://ywcavan.org/help/become-mentor/be-youth-education-mentor

Qualifications: 

o Experience with youth an asset, or an understanding of the diverse challenges they face.

o Confidence leading and delivering program to Grade 7 youth o Motivation to make a significant difference to the lives of young people.

o Strong interpersonal and communication skills

Role is suitable for: 
13 - 18
Student
Adult
Senior
All Ages
Additional Information: 

o Fun and interactive facilitation workshops

o First Aid Training (optional)

o Travel Subsidy available

o Networking opportunities

How to apply: 
https://ywcavan.org/help/become-mentor/be-youth-education-mentor
Contact person: 
Youth Education Team
Contact phone: 
604-895-5845
Contact e-mail: 
Volunteer Centre: 
Cause Tags: 
Family & Children
Volunteerism
Youth Development
Mission:
Our mission is to touch lives and build better futures for women and their families through advocacy and integrated services that foster economic independence, wellness and equal opportunities.
Position type:
Number of volunteers required:
80
Position start/end date:
5 Oct 2019 to 13 Dec 2019
Time Committment:
3 Hours Per Week
Time of day:
Daytime, Weekdays
Work location:
Vancouver, BC