Volunteer Mentor

(Halton Children's Aid Society, Burlington Office)

Position ID: V-HVC0395 Last Full Update: 07 May 2019
Opportunity Details
ContactClara Costa, Supervisor of Volunteers, Halton Children's Aid Society; Phone: 905-333-4441 ext 0713; Email: ccosta@haltoncas.ca
DutiesAre you a happy, confident adult with a positive outlook on life? Do your friends and family tell you that you're great with children? Why not consider sharing your spare time, skills and laughter with a child/youth in need in your community?  
 
Our volunteers act as positive role models to children of all ages throughout Halton. Individuals are matched with a child/youth in need and spend time doing recreational or social outings in the community. In as little as a few hours a month you can make a significant difference in the life of a child.
More Info Linkwww.haltoncas.ca
BenefitsExpenses are reimbursed
ClientsChildren and clients in the care of Halton Children's Aid Society
Ages18 year(s) and up
Suitable for OSSDNo
Suitable ForAdults (18+) ; Seniors (55+) ; Post-secondary students
Areas of InterestArts & Crafts ; Community Outreach ; Counselling ; Culture & Heritage ; Friend / Penpal ; Life Skills Support ; Recreation & Sports ; Social Interaction
Skills/ExperienceCommunication & Interpersonal Skills ; Confidentiality ; Counseling & Support ; Creativity ; Dependability & Trustworthiness ; Friendly & Outgoing ; Leadership ; Listening Skills ; Mentoring & Training ; Patience ; Self-Motivated / Work Independently ; Sports & Coaching ; Working with Children ; If you're friendly, have a good sense of humour, are understanding, are non-judgmental and have good listening skills - we need you! Confidentiality is also a must.
Commitment LengthMedium Term (4 months to 1 year) ; Long Term
Interaction LevelOne-on-one ; Small Group
Minimum Hours2 / Week
Dates and TimesMonday: Afternoon, Evening 
Tuesday: Afternoon, Evening 
Wednesday: Afternoon, Evening 
Thursday: Afternoon, Evening 
Friday: Afternoon, Evening 
Saturday: Afternoon, Evening 
Sunday: Afternoon, Evening
SeasonsYear Round
AccessibilityFully Accessible ; Wheelchair accessible automatic main entrance
LocationHalton community
Number of PositionsActon: 1 individual(s) ; Burlington: 2 individual(s) ; Georgetown: 1 individual(s) ; Milton: 1 individual(s) ; Oakville: 2 individual(s) 
 
7 individual(s) needed in total.
TrainingOrientation ; Training on the job
TransportationDriver License required ; Car required
Police CheckRequired
Additional RequirementsDriver's Abstract required. 
Good time management and organizational skills are also a plus.
Agency Details
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Organization NameHalton Children's Aid Society, Burlington Office
Office PhoneMon-Sun 24 hours a day 905-333-4441
Toll Free Phone1-866-607-5437 (1-866-607-KIDS)
Fax905-333-1844
Websitewww.HaltonCAS.ca
Address & Map
1445 Norjohn Court, Unit 1
Burlington, ON L7L 0E6
 
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