PAY Program Mentor

Organization Details
Organization Name: The Link: Youth and Family Supports
Address: 175 Mayfair
Winnipeg MB  R3L 0A1
Website: https://thelinkmb.ca/
Organizational Description: The Link works to nurture strong and resilient youth and families by:

Reconnecting families to their culture, identity, community & sense of belonging
Improving physical, mental & emotional wellness
Strengthening safe, caring, collaborative & respectful relationships with family, peers & people in the community
Equipping youth with skills for lifelong independence, including job training and school supports
Volunteer Opportunity Details
Description of Duties: The Positive Alternatives for Youth (PAY) program supports youth in positively impacting the community through volunteering at places such as Animal Services, Revive and Thrive Thrift Store, Harvest Manitoba, and Fort Whyte Farms.
These youth may be participating to get good experience for resumes, for school credit, as well as those that need to do community service.
We ask that Mentors volunteer alongside the participants of the program, building relationships and being good role models for them.
Skills Required: - Be responsible and punctual
- Be open minded and non-judgmental about the participants
- Driver's license and willing to drive (optional)
Skills Gained/Related Careers: - Working with youth, strength-based approach
Age: 17 and under
Time Commitment: Daytime, Evening
Current times that we have shifts (we would require commitment to at least 1 time slot): Tuesdays: 12-4pm Wednesdays: 4-8pm Thursdays: 4-8pm Fridays: 12-4pm
Location of volunteer opportunity: Winnipeg
Does opportunity require a criminal record check? Yes
Will cost be reimbursed? No
Does opportunity require a child abuse registry check? Yes
Will cost be reimbursed? Yes
Opportunity is available to candidates that: Are fulfilling volunteer hours for credit
Organization will provide: A letter of reference
Supervision
Training/Orientation
How to Apply: Email: evan.reimer@thelinkmb.ca
Closing Date: Jun 1, 2023
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