Wesley Urban Ministries Published: September 28, 2017
Location
Job Type
Organization
Wesley Urban Ministries
Skills
Fluent in English . Interested and experienced in working with young people. Dependable and consistent in meeting time commitments . Familiarity with languages commonly used by our clients is an asset but not a requirement . Strong customer service skills and the ability to work with and assist clients and staff from diverse cultures, backgrounds and age groups
Opportunity Location(s)
Hamilton Central, Hamilton West, Hamilton East, Hamilton Mountain, Stoney Creek
Age range
16 >
Training:
Provided
Police Check Required
Yes
Address
52 Catharine Street North

Description

Purpose: To mentor, guide and befriend newcomer youth

The volunteers role in this program will be to empower newcomer youth in our community to make positive life choices and enable them to maximize their potential. Volunteers will be matched with a newcomer youth, where they will be supporting, guiding and being a friend to a young person for a committed period of time.

Volunteers can expect to participate in tasks such as:

  • Support your mentee through an ongoing, on-on-one relationship
  • Engage and encourage participants to practice conversational English
  • Serve as a positive role model and friend
  • Help newcomer youth discover resources and opportunities available to them in their community
  • Build mentees self-esteem, motivation and ambition
  • Help set tangible goals and work together towards accomplishing them
  • Learn about clients cultures and lifestyles

Benefits

  • Satisfaction in helping youth mature, progress and achieve goals
  • Personal ongoing support, supervision to help match succeed

 

 

 

Dates and Times

1 to 3 hours per week. with days, evenings and weekends available. A weekly time commitments is preferred.

The location is dependent on the mentor and mentee.
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