Organization: Big Brothers Big Sisters of Ottawa
Commitment: Short term less than 6 months
Language Preference: English
Number of Positions Available: 30
Deadline: Apr 27, 2018
Shelly Ann Morrison
Volunteer Opportunity Address
1645 Woodroffe Avenue, Suite 12
Good for people interested in: Sports; Mentoring
You will be working with: Visible Minorities or New Canadians; Disadvantaged; Youth (11-15 years)
How will this volunteer opportunity benefit you?
Why Be a Mentor? For just a few hours a couple of times a month, you can help a child succeed. Big Brothers Big Sisters is different from other mentoring organizations in that we seek volunteers who are committed and consistent, willing to serve at least a 2 school semesters. Studies show our mentoring services help kids stay in school, avoid risky behaviour, and experience first-hand the importance of helping others in their community. BBBSO provides full program, mentoring and child safety training to our volunteers. Volunteers will gain experience in: --Leadership --Group facilitation --Team Building --Communication skills --Children and family services We are grateful for your willingness to be involved and while it is certainly not a requirement, we welcome you to also become a donor - as you volunteer or wait to be matched.
How will the organization benefit?
By giving your time to a child who needs it, you will allow BBBSO to serve more children and to make more of a difference in the Ottawa community.
Organization category: Philanthropic intermediaries and voluntarism promotion
Time it will take to contact applicants - 1-6 days
This position would be great for - None of the above
Vulnerable sector check required: Yes