Volunteer Opportunities: April 2018
***A new volunteer must attend one orientation session and one training session***
Rebound is a 10 week cognitive skills program for youth ages 11-17. Volunteers work with youth once a week for 3 hours in a group setting teaching them life skills. Lots of training and support is provided.
Mondays (Our Lady of Mount Carmel School, 97 Park Cres. Amherstview, Ontario) April 9- June 18, 2018 (9am-11:15am)
**Training date: Monday March 26, 9am-11:30am (at Youth Diversion, 559 Bagot Street)
The C.H.A.N.C.E Mentoring Program
The Mentoring program matches youth ages 11-17 with an adult volunteer who provides support and guidance to the youth as they work towards achieving their set goals. Volunteers are asked to commit to 2 hours once a week for a period of 6 months. Lots of training and support is provided.
Also looking for volunteers who may be willing to travel to Napanee, Verona & Sydenham, or living in that area.
Volunteers provide academic and non-academic support to students ages 9-17 who are suspended or expelled from school. Volunteers are required once a week for 2 hours. Lots of training and staff support is provided.
Monday through Thursday 830am to 10:30am or 12:30 to 2:30pm (One day a week)
Training date: to be determined.
MEND (Mediating by Empowering using Nurturing Dialogue)
MEND is a restorative approach that responds to and prevents conflict by focusing on building relationships within the Limestone District School Board community. MEND is a collaborative between Youth Diversion/LDSB initiatives.
Volunteers will assist the MEND Coordinator to prepare for workshops, classroom circles, social media input, and gathering statistics. (Volunteers are required 2-3 hours a week.)
Benefits to volunteering
In return we offer lots of training, continuous staff support, hands on experience working with at- risk youth, re-imbursement for CPIC after completing program, dynamic workshops where you receive a certificate, and program certificates which are given at the completion of your volunteer placement. Opportunity to volunteer in other areas of the Program, open door policy to the Executive Director, car- pooling can be arranged for some sessions.
Contact Jackie Franklin at firstname.lastname@example.org or 613 548 4535 ex 221