Girls Incorporated of Durham

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Record #: AJP0101 Last Modified: 26 Jun 2015 Last Full Update: 04 Jun 2014
Location, Telephone & Internet
Office Phone905-428-8111
Toll Free Phone1-877-447-5795
Located In CommunityAjax (Town of)
Address & Map
398 Bayly St W, Unit 1
Ajax, ON L1S 1P1
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IntersectionWestney Rd S and Bayly St W
Contact Information
Primary ContactTracey McCannell, Director of Programming; Phone: ext 22; Email:
Alternate ContactSusan Howells, Director of Development; Phone: ext 27; Email:
Volunteer CoordinatorEmma Conner, Volunteer Coordinator; Phone: ext 23; Email:
Primary ExecutiveYvette Nechvatal-Drew, Executive Director; Phone: ext 24; Email:
Description & Services
Description (Service)Helps girls with strategies to overcome social, intellectual, and economic challenges while empowering girls with confidence, self-esteem and tools to access a bright and economically independent future 
Curriculum developed specifically to meet the needs of girls * programs are delivered by professionally trained facilitators, with measurable objectives and outcomes * programs delivered through weekly workshops, summer camps, PA Day programs * March Break camps, after-school drop-in programs and in-school classes
Sup. DescriptionVolunteers are required to fill a variety of volunteer positions including Board of Directors, Fund Development and Communication Committee, Advocacy Committee, Finance Committee and Board Development Committee. Program volunteers are also needed as program assistance, drivers, as well opportunities are available to become trained facilitators of the Girls Inc. Identity programs.  
Volunteers are required to submit a completed application form, as well as participate in an in-office interview, provide a police check and attend an initial Girls Inc. 101 Information Session and on-going training opportunities as provided. All applicants will be screened by the Volunteer Coordinator.
HoursMon-Fri 9 am-4:30 pm * Evenings and weekends by appointment
Areas ServedAjax (Town of) ; Oshawa (City of) ; Pickering (City of) ; Uxbridge (Township of) ; Whitby (Town of)
EligibilityPrograms offered to girls ages 6-26 years of age 
Program volunteers must be 18 years of age or older * Event volunteers must be 16 years of age or older
ApplicationCall for information or visit the website at to download a volunteer application
FeesMembership - $50 annually ; None
Other Details
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MeetingsGirls Inc. 101 Information and Orientation session held monthly on the 3rd Tuesday of every month at 7 pm at 398 Bayly St W, Ajax
AccessibilityPartially Accessible - Entrance, Parking
Service CategoriesAdult Mentoring Programs ~ Pregnant Teens ; Adult Mentoring Programs ~ Pregnant Women ; Adult Mentoring Programs ~ Teenage Parents ; Adult Mentoring Programs ~ Young Adults ~ Mothers ; Adult Mentoring Programs ~ Young Adults ~ Women ; Drop In Centres ~ Adolescents ~ Women ; Family Services Related Volunteer Opportunities ; Leadership Development ~ Adolescents ~ Girls ; Leadership Development ~ Young Adults ~ Women ; Life Skills Education ~ Young Adults ~ Women