Youth Peer Mentor Assistant

(Girls Inc. of Durham, Ajax)

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Position ID: V-OSH0011 Last Modified: 09 Oct 2019 Last Full Update: 09 Oct 2019
Opportunity Details
ContactShauna Reay, Community Development Manager, Girls Inc. of Durham; Phone: 905-428-8111 ext 227; Fax: 905-428-9992; Email:
DutiesAssist with group based after-school programs * be a positive model and mentor and provide a valuable support system for girls * build relationships, self-esteem, and self-confidence * help girls set goals and work toward accomplishing them
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BenefitsHelp girls realize their full potential, gain self esteem and self confidence
ClientsDurham Region girls and young women
Ages15 year(s) and up
Suitable for OSSDNo
Suitable ForHighschool students ; Women
Areas of InterestAdvocacy ; Program Coordination / Support ; Social Interaction ; Youth Engagement
Skills/ExperienceConfidentiality ; Leadership ; Listening Skills ; Mentoring & Training ; Patience ; Positive / Cheerful Demeanor ; Working with Children
Commitment LengthLong Term ; Once a week four times per month
Interaction LevelSmall Group ; Large Group
Minimum Hours2 / Week
Dates and TimesWednesday: Evening (6:30 pm-8:30 pm)
SeasonsSpring ; Fall ; Winter
AccessibilityPartially Accessible
LocationGirls Inc Durham, 1-389 Bayly St W, Ajax
Number of PositionsAjax: 4 individual(s) 
4 individual(s) needed in total.
TrainingOrientation - Girls Inc. 101 ; Training on-going ; Notes: Youth who volunteer with girls 6-12 years old must be attending GirlZone, our program for teens aged 13-18. The cost to attend GirlZone is $40 per month or $25 with a Girls Inc. membership. Subsidies are available on request. Limited spaces available for this opportunity.
TransportationNear public transit
CostYouth who volunteer with girls 6-12 years old must attend GirlZone, our program for teens aged 13-18 * GirlZone is $40 per month or $25 with a Girls Inc. membership * subsidies are available on request
Police CheckRequired
Additional RequirementsAdults need to fill out an application form, have police check, interview, orientation session * youth must attend GirlZone.
Agency Details
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Organization NameGirls Inc. of Durham, Ajax
Office Phone905-428-8111
Toll Free Phone1-877-447-5795
Address & Map
398 Bayly St W, Unit 1
Ajax, ON L1S 1P1
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