Running Group Mentors

(Halton Children's Aid Society, Burlington Office)

Position ID: V-HVC0777 Last Full Update: 03 Oct 2019
Opportunity Details
CommentsThis program starts up in the spring of 2019
ContactClara Costa, Supervisor of Volunteer Services, Halton Children's Aid Society; Phone: 905-333-4441 ext 0713 * 905-635-0713; Email:
DutiesDo you love to run? If so, would you enjoy mentoring a youth in a running group?  
The running group will be targeted to our youth in care between the ages of 12-18.  
The youth will learn to run 5kms and complete a 5km run  
The group will also have an educational component with weekly presentations on key health issues.  
Each youth will be set up with a mentor to run alongside.
More Info
BenefitsA great opportunity to get some exercise as well as benefiting the life of a youth in care.
ClientsYouth between the ages of 12-18
Ages16 year(s) and up
Suitable for OSSDYes
Suitable ForAdults (18+) ; Youth (12-18) ; Highschool students ; Newcomers / English as a second language ; Families ; Community Groups
Areas of InterestCounselling ; Education Support (Early Years) ; Food Services / Nutrition ; Mentorship / Leadership ; Recreation & Sports ; Youth Engagement ; Youth Services
Skills/ExperienceCommunication & Interpersonal Skills ; Confidentiality ; Dependability & Trustworthiness ; Friendly & Outgoing ; Leadership ; Mentoring & Training ; Patience ; Positive / Cheerful Demeanor ; Sports & Coaching ; • Listening skills, friendly, non-judgemental, caring, experience in relating to youth.  
• Good time management and organization skills.  
• Vulnerable Sector Screening.  
• Patience, sense of humour and a caring personality
Commitment LengthShort Term
Interaction LevelOne-on-one ; Small Group
Minimum Hours3 / Week
Dates and TimesWednesday: Afternoon 
Practice sessions are yet to be scheduled. Another run each week with your youth which you can schedule at your convenience.
SeasonsSpring ; Fall
AccessibilityFully Accessible ; Designated parking at entrance
LocationBurlington (off Mainway between Appleby Line and Burloak)
Number of PositionsBurlington: 10 individual(s) 
10 individual(s) needed in total.
TrainingTraining on the job
Police CheckRequired
Start DateOn or after 14 Oct 2019
Agency Details
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Organization NameHalton Children's Aid Society, Burlington Office
Office PhoneMon-Sun 24 hours 905-333-4441
Toll Free Phone1-866-607-5437 (1-866-607-KIDS)
Address & Map
1445 Norjohn Court, Unit 1
Burlington, ON L7L 0E6
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