The Youth Mentorship Program at Yorktown Family Services provides mentees between the ages of 12-25 with access to a consistent, caring adult (Mentor) who supports them in achieving goals and outcomes related to employment/entrepreneurship, educational achievement and/or civic engagement/leadership. It is our goal to support youth (Mentees) towards making healthy and safe life choices, increase their resiliency, and assist the progress towards identified goals.
Recruiting for: Volunteer Mentors
Skills: Mentor Requirements/Qualification: 1. Be over the age of 18 2. Vulnerable Police Reference Check Clearance (VSS) 3. Enjoy interacting, engaging, and encouraging youth 4. Good Listening skills 5. Commitment to the role (minimum 12 months, estimated 3 hours weekly) 6. Complete pre-screening process (application, interview, references, assessment etc.)
Number of positions: 30
Where positions are posted: Career Centre's online job posting system
Application method: email/in-person
How to prepare: We will be bringing application forms they can fill out. The application forms can also be done online.