Youth Program Activity Assistant - Youth After-Achool Program

Opportunity ID: 95

Organization Details
Organization Name: Newcomers Employment and Education Development Services (N.E.E.D.S.) Inc.
Address: 251-A Notre Dame Avenue
Winnipeg, MB R3B 1N8
Website: http://www.needsinc.ca
Organizational Description: The Needs Centre provides accessible services and support to immigrant and refugee children and youth, and their families. Our goal is to enhance their integration into Canadian society by providing youth with employment, education and social recreation programs supported by psycho-social educators.
Volunteer Opportunity Details
Description of Duties: Volunteers assist program facilitators during the evening after-school program for newcomers (refugees and immigrants ages 12-17). Volunteers help supervise, tutor students with homework (English, Math, Science, etc.) and assist with other activities such as storytelling, sports, computers, dance, art, and cooking. This program runs Monday through Thursday from 4-8 and Friday from 4-6
Skills Required: Responsible, reliable, patient, tolerant, committed to the program, must be a positive role model (no criminal record or current gang activity). Experience working with youth an asset but not necessarily required
Skills Gained/Related Careers: Work with youth, gain leadership and communication skills. Learn about issues facing immigrants and refugees
Age: 18-30, 31-54, 55+
Time Commitment: Evening
2 hours per week minimum 3 months
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? No
Opportunity is available to candidates that: General Populace
Organization will provide: A letter of reference
Training/Orientation
How to Apply: Email: volunteers@needsinc.ca
Phone: 204-940-1279
Closing Date: Dec 31, 2018
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