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Start2Finish (Running & Reading Club Mentor – Central Spryfield)

Organization Name: Start2Finish
Opportunity Title: Running & Reading Club Mentor – Central Spryfield
Category: Children & Youth
Commitment: Less than 6 months
Start Date: January 24, 2023
End Date: May 16, 2023

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

Running & Reading Club after-school program focuses on physical activity and literacy to improve children’s physical, mental and academic well- being, empowering them to build a lasting cycle of health and success. The program is facilitated by volunteers who led the child in fun and creative activities and develop life long skills! Volunteer Role 2 hours 1x/week for 32 weeks (Oct-Jun) Physical activity (running, aerobics, games) “Word of the Day” Social Emotional Learning component Reading/literacy support individually and in small groups and Year-end 5K R&R Challenge enabling participants to achieve their goals Program Day and Time Tuesdays 3:00-5:00PM Benefits Help children in the most economically challenged areas of Canada Gain personal satisfaction through utilizing and enhancing skills Meet new people and develop friendships and professional contacts Build self-esteem Challenge yourself and experience personal growth Develop a sense of accomplishment Enhance your health and well-being Have fun!    

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364 Herring Cove Road, Halifax NS B3R 1V8

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