The YWCA Metro Vancouver will be running after-school programs this fall to support Grade 7 students in their transition to high school. A team of staff and volunteers deliver pre-planned curriculum on topics such as healthy living, social media, friendship, peer pressure, bullying, and mindsets to a group of 15-20 Grade 7 students. As a volunteer, you will provide mentorship and support to students by validating participant experiences, welcoming and connecting with the youth during the sessions, sharing personal stories on diverse topics, and answering participants' questions. Volunteers can choose to volunteer at a Vancouver or Surrey school where they will help to lead t a 2-hour program once a week for 8 weeks.
- 25-35 hours commitment from September to December
- In person program hosted at a elementary or secondary school in Surrey or Vancouver
- 2-3 hours per week
- Programs runs 8 weeks
- Training provided
- Volunteer who are 15 years or older are welcome to apply