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Volunteer Mentor - Program Facilitator

Organization: Junior Achievement of Central Ontario
Date Posted: 2017-12-05
Posted By: Britton Nicol
City: Multiple Locations, Toronto and Surrounding Areas
Location: Ontario
Country: Canada
Primary Category: Counseling/Mentoring Positions
Type of Position: Short Term (Less than 3 months)

Description & Details

WHAT WILL YOU BE DOING?
Using our highly interactive education programs you will aid students in developing necessary business and life skills, to enter tomorrows’ workforce. Acting as a resource, facilitator, motivator and role model you will facilitate a Junior Achievement program in the classroom for a day. You and a colleague/friend can sign up together, we can match you with a partner, or you can volunteer on your own. We have multiple programs to choose from, depending on your interests and skills.

The following elementary school programs are always in high demand.

 

*Our Business World (Grade 5) - (One School Day)

In JA’s Our Business World program, elementary students explore how businesses are created and what makes them thrive. Using games and multimedia, students learn about innovation, start-ups and self-employment.

 

*Dollars with Sense (Grade 7) - (One School Day)

Through the newly updated Dollars With Sense program, Grade 7 students get the vital tools they need to make smart financial decisions, live debt-free and become savvy investors. Students learn personal money management skills that they can apply to their lives ... beginning now.

 

*Economics for Success (Grade 8) - (One School Day)

In Economics for Success, grade 8 students take a closer look at the advantages of staying in school, as well as learn what’s needed to succeed in today’s workforce. Volunteers from the local business community partner with classroom teachers to help students see the link between education and achieving their goals.

WHEN WILL YOU BE VOLUNTEERING?
Volunteer dates are on weekdays during school hours. Please register online on the JA website: http://www.jacentralontario.org/get-involved/

 
WHEN DO YOU RECEIVE TRAINING?
Volunteer training dates are available throughout the school year. During the on-line registration process, you can select a training date.

Please note, training is held via teleconference. These training sessions last approximately one hour.

Skills And Experience Required
Good communication skills, facilitation experience is desired, but not required, personable, outgoing and enjoys working with adolescent learners.

 

Required language:

English

 

Minimum age:

18

 

Minimum hours:

One school day (approximately 8 hours) as well as a one-hour training session.


Task requirements:

Verbal Communication


Benefits:

- Enhances your leadership, presentation and facilitation skills - Provides access to networking opportunities with JA’s corporate and educational partners - Offers an opportunity to share a lifetime of experience with young people - Educates students about careers in your industry sector

 

How to Apply / Contact

Britton Nicol
Phone 416.360.5252 ext. 241
bnicol@jacentralontario.org

Please register online at the following link: http://www.jacentralontario.org/get-involved/

 

**Please note that we do not take applications or resumes through the Volunteer Toronto messaging system. Please register online on our website or contact Britton Nicol by email or phone.**

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