Youth Assisting Youth
|Areas Served||York Region|
|Address & Map|
5734 Yonge St, Ste 401
North York, ON M2M 4E7
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|Office Phone||416-932-1919 |
|Toll Free Phone||1-877-932-1919|
|Description||Community-based Peer Mentoring Program that matches youth volunteers, aged 16 to 29, in a one-on-one relationship with "at risk" children aged 6-15. Role of the volunteer is to be a positive role model * Volunteer will spend approximately 3 hours a week with the child engaging in activities they both enjoy. The match is based on common likes and interests and geographic location. Volunteers will make a difference and build their resume while volunteering close to home and on their own schedule. |
|Hours||9:00 am - 5:00 pm|
|Languages||English ; Bengali ; Chinese ; Dutch ; Hindi ; Italian ; Korean ; Mandarin ; Portuguese ; Punjabi ; Spanish ; Urdu|
|Eligibility||Ages: 16 year(s) - 29 year(s) |
Volunteers are between 16 and 29 years old * Children are between 6 and 15 years old
For volunteers the following eligibility criteria apply:
-Able to provide two professional references; (i.e. professor, employer, etc.).
-Successful completion of Vulnerable Sector Screening and interview
-Able to commit to 3 hours a week on your own schedule for a year.
-Second language preferred but not required.
|Funding||Federal ; Donations ; Foundation|
|Subjects||Children ; Family support ; Friendship services ; Youth|
|Primary Contact||Ms Paula Da Rocha, Volunteer Coordinator; Phone: 1-877-932-1919 ext 234; Email: firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Primary Executive||Ms Sally Spencer, Chief Executive Officer, Youth Assisting Youth|
|Alternate Executive||Mr John Vanrhee, Manager|
|Volunteer Coordinator||Paula Da Rocha, Volunteer Coordinator|