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VOLUNTEER TORONTO. MENTORING NEWCOMERS


  • WHERE
    Toronto, ON
  • WHEN
    Ongoing

DESCRIPTION

Join our amazing team of mentors for a rewarding opportunity to build your resume and help a Syrian child adapt to Canadian culture!

The goal of The Peer Project:Youth mentors help newcomer children integrate in Canada. As a mentor you will offer support and guidance to a younger youth in your community. It only takes 3 hours a week– the time it takes to watch a hockey game, go to a movie, or play some video games.

How does it work?

We pair you with a child (aged 6 to 15) based on common interests, background and where you live. From there, the mentoring begins, with ongoing support from us.
You will share experiences, skills, and hobbies and inspire a younger youth to stay on the right track.
You can volunteer on your schedule (3 hours per week) and close to home.
And it works. 98% of the kids we work with stay in school and out of trouble with the law.

"The Peer Project gave me the chance to instill positive self-worth in a child… and gain a very dear friend.” – Krishana, Mentor

What’s in it for you?

In a tough job market, being a mentor to an at-risk kid shows community leadership, an attribute that all employers love.
You’ll make a real difference that counts in the life of a child
You get to do fun stuff for FREE, like attending professional sporting events such as Raptors or Jays games; our annual 3 day Summer Camp up North; and other cool field trips such as Canada’s Wonderland or Wild Water Kingdom.

Note: Volunteer positions show future employers your drive and dedication. Such accomplishments demonstrate initiative, personal will, leadership skills and the ability to work hard. Future employers highly value these qualities

Who You'll be Assisting

YAY-THE PEER PROJECT

The goal of The Peer Project is simple: help at-risk and newcomer children and youth find their way, by pairing them with a youth mentor who can offer support and guidance


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Who You'll be Assisting

YAY-THE PEER PROJECT

The goal of The Peer Project is simple: help at-risk and newcomer children and youth find their way, by pairing them with a youth mentor who can offer support and guidance