Youth Aiding Youth Mentor

(ROCK, Burlington - Pearl St - Head Office)

Position ID: V-HVC0070 Last Full Update: 26 Sep 2019
Opportunity Details
CommentsSuitable for high school and college/university students.
ContactFaye Fakhereddin, ROCK - Reach Out Centre For Kids; Email:
DutiesSpend time with a child aged 6 to 12 years, participating in fun & recreational activities. The goal is to develop social skills & self esteem and to be a positive role model. 
-Suitable for youth aged 16 to 24.  
-Nine month to one year commitment of 3 hours per week.  
-Hours are flexible.  
-Volunteers are matched on a one to one basis. 
-Must complete an online application form. See link below.
More Info
BenefitsOne year is 156 hours of volunteer time for school or resume. Be able to see a child's self confidence grow. Gain experience working with children. Gain leadership skills
ClientsAt risk children, 6 to 12 years old who need a positive role model.
Ages16 year(s) - 24 year(s)
Suitable for OSSDYes
Suitable ForAdults (18+) ; Highschool students ; Post-secondary students
Areas of InterestCommunity Outreach ; Counselling ; Education Support (Elementary / Secondary) ; Education Support (Tutoring / Instruction) ; Friend / Penpal ; Games ; Life Skills Support ; Mentorship / Leadership ; Parenting / Foster Care Support ; Program Coordination / Support ; Recreation & Sports ; Youth Services
Skills/ExperienceCommunication & Interpersonal Skills ; Confidentiality ; Counseling & Support ; Creativity ; Friendly & Outgoing ; Leadership ; Mentoring & Training ; Patience ; Planning & Organizing ; Positive / Cheerful Demeanor ; Working with Children ; Patience, understanding, good time management and organization skills.  
Must be confident, reliable and mature, want to make a child smile, and would be a positive role model and committed friend.  
Enjoy working with children.
Commitment LengthLong Term - 9 months to one year commitment
Interaction LevelOne-on-one
Minimum Hours3 / Week
Dates and TimesMonday: Morning, Afternoon, Evening 
Tuesday: Morning, Afternoon, Evening 
Wednesday: Morning, Afternoon, Evening 
Thursday: Morning, Afternoon, Evening 
Friday: Morning, Afternoon, Evening 
Saturday: Morning, Afternoon, Evening 
Sunday: Morning, Afternoon, Evening 
Time & Day: When convenient for client and volunteer
SeasonsYear Round
AccessibilityUnknown - May not be accessible in clients home
LocationAt child's home or own home as convenient - will be matched with someone in their area.
Number of PositionsActon: 5 individual(s) ; Burlington: 15 individual(s) ; Georgetown: 5 individual(s) ; Milton: 10 individual(s) ; Oakville: 15 individual(s) 
50 individual(s) needed in total.
TrainingOrientation ; Training on-going ; Monthly meetings. Ability to meet with program coordinator at any time.
Cost$25 for police check
Police CheckRequired
Agency Details
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Organization NameROCK, Burlington - Pearl St - Head Office
Office PhoneIntake for all locations 905-634-2347 ext 1439; 
Burlington 905-634-2347
Address & Map
471 Pearl St
Burlington, ON L7R 4M4
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