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YWCA Metro Vancouver

Youth Education Mentor & Facilitator

Location
Vancouver, BC
Details
Volunteer
9 days ago
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, but training for the fall term is on Oct 5th, andschool 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

Volunteer skills:

Family, Youth

Mentoring

Teaching, Instructing, Tutoring, Facilitating

Group Leader, Host, Facilitator

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:

youth@ywca.org

Volunteer Centre:

Vancouver

Cause Tags:

Family & Children

Volunteerism

Youth Development

Category
Community and Social Services