Organization: Youth Services Bureau of Ottawa
Commitment: Short term less than 6 months
Language Preference: English
Number of Positions Available: 1
Location: Ottawa - East
Deadline: May 20, 2018
DescriptionYSB's youth justice programs provide young men the knowledge, training and counselling they need to make positive life choices. Our residential programs at the William E. Hay and Sherwood Centres help youth in conflict with the law complete high school credits and receive valuable life skills training. We focus on helping youth make a positive transition back into the community. Our justice services house male youth ages 12-17 in either pre-trial detention or post-trial secure custody.
Recreation and fitness is a core part of the programming in Youth Justice. We are looking for a certified yoga instructor to work with the young offenders to offer hatha yoga and mindfulness/meditation instruction.
Time: ideally evenings after 6 p.m.
Duration of class: minimum of 60 mins, or 75 to 90 mins
Commitment: weekly, bi-weekly, or monthly to suit the volunteer's availability.
Note: Volunteers are ALWAYS accompanied by a staff member and are NEVER left alone with youth clients.
Good for people interested in: Teaching/Tutoring; Sports; Mentoring
You will be working with: Men; Youth (16-18 years); Youth (11-15 years); Youth (19-24 years)
Organization category: Social services
Time it will take to contact applicants - 1-6 days
This position would be great for - New Canadians; Seniors; Persons with a disability
Vulnerable sector check required: Yes