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Start2Finish Running & Reading Club Mentor - Robert E. Wilson Public School

Organization: Start2Finish

Commitment: Short term less than 6 months

Availability: Evenings

Language Preference: English

Number of Positions Available: 8

Location: Ottawa - East

Deadline: Mar 1, 2019


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.


Michelle Wray


Ext: 206


Volunteer Opportunity Address
Robert E. Wilson Public School, 373 McArthur Ave., Vanier ON K1L 6N5


Good for people interested in: Teaching/Tutoring; Mentoring

You will be working with: Youth (11-15 years); Children (0-10 years)

How will this volunteer opportunity benefit you?
- Help children in the most economically challenged areas of Canada
- 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
- Have fun!

How will the organization benefit?
Volunteers support the organization to reach its mission of providing educational support to elementary-aged students.

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; Youth under 16; Groups

Public transportation available: Yes

Vulnerable sector check required: Yes

Suitable for community service hours: Yes