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Program Leader - Start2Finish Running & Reading Club (Robert E. Wilson Public School)

Organization: Start2Finish

Commitment: Short term less than 6 months

Availability: Evenings

Language Preference: English

Number of Positions Available: 2

Location: Ottawa - East

Deadline: Mar 1, 2019

Description

Start2Finish’s mission is to break the cycle of child poverty by providing ongoing educational support to Canada’s at risk children throughout their school years, nurturing mind, body and social health so they are empowered to succeed and become role models for change.
This mission is achieved by our dedicated volunteers and mentor Coaches. The programs at Start2Finish, like the Running & Reading Club, encourage literacy, healthy active living, and play. As a result, students stay in school, build self-confidence and develop positive friendships with mentors and peers. With mentor Coaches, students discover the possibilities of a brighter future.

Volunteer role includes fitness activities and games, reading activities and discovering new words each week.

Contact

Michelle Wray

1-888-320-8844

Ext: 206

michelle.wray@start2finishonline.org

Volunteer Opportunity Address
4230 Sherwoodtowne Blvd.
unit 303

Details

Good for people interested in: Sports; Administration/Office; Mentoring

You will be working with: Youth (16-18 years); Youth (11-15 years); Youth (19-24 years)

How will this volunteer opportunity benefit you?
- Develop leadership skills
- Gain personal satisfaction through utilizing and enhancing skills
- Meet new people and develop friendships and professional contacts
- Build self-esteem
- Challenge yourself and experience personal growth
- Develop a sense of accomplishment
- Enhance your health and well-being
- Contribute to community

How will the organization benefit?
- Builds strong and connected communities
- Builds the capacity of Start2Finish with skills, talents and perspectives that are relevant and support the sustainability of Start2Finish

Organization category: Philanthropic intermediaries and voluntarism promotion

Volunteer Considerations

Time it will take to contact applicants - 1-6 days

This position would be great for - Seniors; Youth 16-24

Public transportation available: Yes

Vulnerable sector check required: Yes