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Start2Finish (Running & Reading Club Mentor – Fairview [Thursdays only])

Organization Name: Start2Finish
Opportunity Title: Running & Reading Club Mentor – Fairview [Thursdays only]
Category: Children & Youth
Commitment: Less than 6 months
Start Date: March 7, 2024
End Date: May 16, 2024

  • Background/police check required
  • Appropriate for volunteers aged between 18 and 55
  • Appropriate for volunteers aged 55 and over
  • Training or orientation required
Opportunity Description:

The Start2Finish Running & Reading Club is a fun after-school program that encourages literacy, healthy active living, and play. The program runs one afternoon a week for 2.5 hours. Volunteers support students in various fitness and reading activities. As a result, students stay in school, build self-confidence and develop positive friendships with mentors and peers. With mentor Coaches, students discover the possibilities of a brighter future. Information to highlight: – Children in the Running & Reading Club are 6 -13 years old; from grades 1-6 – You do not have to be a runner to volunteer, there is something for everyone! Benefits Give back to the community in a meaningful way Gain personal satisfaction Meet new people and develop friendships and professional contacts Skill and personal development Build self-esteem Challenge yourself and experience personal growth Develop a sense of accomplishment Reference letter upon request (minimum 1 term volunteering required) Enhance your health and well-being Have fun! Volunteer Role and Expectations: Volunteer once a week on Wednesdays for 30 minutes Lead children through movement break Read with children and discussion questions Work with fellow volunteers to prepare for the program each week using the program manual Click here and apply today to volunteer:

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