Company Program Advisor/Mentor

(Junior Achievement [Durham Region], Central Ontario)

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Position ID: V-OSH1323 Last Modified: 04 Sep 2019 Last Full Update: 04 Sep 2019
Opportunity Details
ContactLucia, Manager, Company Program, JA Central Ontario; Phone: 416-360-5252 ext 224; Email:
DutiesWith the a team of business professionals, the Company Program (CP) Advisor will act as a business mentor, role model and facilitator for a group of 10-30 high school students * mentor, coach, guide and support students through an 18-week entrepreneurial journey to create, run and liquidate a real start-up business 
Resources, training and support for all volunteers is provided by the JA Company Program team
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BenefitsEnhance your leadership, presentation and facilitation skills * meet like-minded working professionals from across Central Ontario * become a role model and mentor for young people in your community * help build the next generation of business leaders
Ages21 year(s) and up
Suitable for OSSDNo
Suitable ForAdults (18+) ; Post-secondary students ; Men ; Women
Areas of InterestEmployment / Career Guidance ; Mentorship / Leadership ; Program Coordination / Support ; Youth Engagement
Skills/ExperienceAccounting & Finance ; Communication & Interpersonal Skills ; Confidentiality ; Creativity ; Customer Service ; Dependability & Trustworthiness ; First Aid ; Friendly & Outgoing ; General Computer Skills ; Leadership ; Listening Skills ; Marketing & PR ; Mentoring & Training ; Patience ; Planning & Organizing ; Positive / Cheerful Demeanor ; Public Speaking ; Self-Motivated / Work Independently ; Team Work ; Web & IT ; Working with Children
Commitment LengthLong Term (Minimum of 6 months) - Once a week from end of October 2019 to early April 2020
Interaction LevelLarge Group - Working alongside 3-5 Volunteer Advisors/Mentors and up to 35 high school students
Minimum Hours3 / Week
Dates and TimesWednesday: Evening (6 pm- 9 pm)
SeasonsSpring ; Fall ; Winter
LocationHigh School in Durham Region
Number of PositionsDurham Region 
5 individual(s) needed in total.
TrainingTraining is provided ; Training is required ; Training on-going
Application Deadline30 Sep 2019
Additional RequirementsCP Advisors must complete a Vulnerable Sector Screening/Police Check and provide two references to participate in the program.
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Organization NameJunior Achievement [Durham Region], Central Ontario
Office Phone416-360-5252
Address & Map
133 Richmond St W, Ste 405
Toronto, ON M5H 2L3
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