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Youth Mentor - Woodworkers, Metalsmiths, Makers! (Mentor must be over 21)

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Organization: Student Links (Community Living Ontario)

Commitment: Long term (6 months to a year)

Availability: Flexible

Language Preference: Bilingual

Number of Positions Available: 2

Location: Flexible

Deadline: Dec 20, 2019

Description

Looking for creative tradespeople who love to build to share their passion by volunteering some of your time to mentor a youth who wants to learn from you!

Do you love to work with your hands to build your dream creations?
Are you a woodworker, carver, turner, or hobbyist exploring making your own wood creations? Do you enjoy working with metal or other mediums to create projects? Do you build decks, do renovations, landscaping, or other trades? Are you working in this field or do you pursue it as a hobby?

Do you love to work with laser cutters, CNC machines, welding, up-cycled and recycled materials? Or are you someone who dabbles in many creative areas?

If you are willing to impart your experience and knowledge and enjoy working with youth, this is the initiative for you!

Looking to connect a prospective mentor with a youth who has an interest in all aspects of construction, wood/metal smiths to build on knowledge/skills and to learn more about roles in this field.

Student Links is an initiative that offers High School students who have an intellectual disability an opportunity to expand on current interests and hobbies, while discovering new possibilities for life after High School.

Your Role as a Mentor:
- Presenting information about your field of expertise
- Introducing a student to your hobby or industry
- Providing an opportunity for hands-on experience

This is an opportunity for you to help a student by sharing something you're passionate about.

Time commitments are flexible.

Contact

Dana LaBrash

613-277-0371

dlabrash@communitylivingontario.ca

Volunteer Opportunity Address
Multiple.

Details

Good for people interested in: Outdoor activities (landscaping/gardening); Arts, Crafts and Photography; Mentoring; Skilled Trades

You will be working with: People with disabilities or medical conditions; Youth (16-18 years); Youth (11-15 years); Youth (19-24 years)

Organization category: Social services

Volunteer Considerations

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

This position would be great for - New Canadians; Seniors; Youth 16-24; None of the above; Groups

Police record check required: Yes

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