Volunteer Opportunities

We have several exciting volunteer positions available for our various programs, check with us to learn more.

Contact Jackie Franklin at 613 548-4535 ex 221 or jfranklin@youthdiversion.org

 

Volunteer positions

Volunteer Orientation: Volunteers must attend one orientation session and one training session. (Call or email for dates and times)

Rebound Program: 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 provided.

SNAP (School and non-academic Program): Volunteers provided academic and non-academic support to students ages 9-17 who are suspended from school. Volunteers are needed once a week for about 2 hours. Lots of training and support provided.

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 a week for a period of 6 months. Lots of training and support provided.

Benefits to volunteering: In return we offer lots of training, continuous staff support, hands on experience working with at-risk youth, mandatory Police Checks are processed for FREE, dynamic workshops, certificates are given at the completion of your volunteer placement and for attending workshops, opportunity to volunteer in other Programs, open door policy to the Executive Director, car-pooling can be arranged for some sessions.


PREVIOUS VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

All volunteers must attend one orientation and one program specific training session.

Orientation dates for Fall 2019 are as follows:

* Wednesday, September 25 from 5pm to 7pm or Thursday September 26 from 1pm to3pm or

* Monday, September 30 from 3pm to 5pm. (Location: 559 Bagot Street, top floor buzz code 503)

 

Rebound Sessions

Rebound is a 10-week cognitive skills program for youth ages 11-17. Volunteers work with youth once a week in a group setting teaching them life skills. Lots of training and support is provided.

Tuesday October 08 at St. Thomas More Catholic School (Kingston) from Oct. 8th-Dec.10th (10:30-12:30pm) OR

Wednesday October 09 at Module De L’Acadie School (Kingston) from Oct. 9th-Dec.11th (8:00am -9:50am)

 

Rebound Training Dates for the Fall:

Tuesday October 1 from 12-2pm OR Wednesday October 2 from 12 noon to 2pm.

(Location : Youth Diversion, 559 Bagot Street, top floor buzz code 503)

 

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 a week for a period of 6 months. Lots of training and support is provided.

 

SNAP Program

Volunteers provide academic and non-academic support to students ages 9-17 who are suspended from school. Volunteers are required once a week for 2 hours. Lots of training and support is provided.

 

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, but you must have receipt), dynamic monthly workshops, certificates are given at the completion of your volunteer placement and for attending the workshops, 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 jfranklin@youthdiversion.org or 613 548 4535 ex 221

 

For Emergency Help:

  1. Call 911
  2. Go to your local hospital
  3. Call:
    1. Addictions & Mental Health Services KFLA  613-544-4229
    2. Kids Help Phone 1-800-668-6868
    3. LGBT Youth Line 1-800-268-9688
    4. Detox Centre  613 549-6461

Contact Us

559 Bagot Street
Kingston ON, Canada
K7K 3E1

P: 613-548-4535 ext 224
F: 613-548-1747

info@youthdiversion.org

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