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Start2Finish (Running & Reading Club Mentor – Harbour View)

Organization Name: Start2Finish
Opportunity Title: Running & Reading Club Mentor – Harbour View
Category: Children & Youth
Commitment: 6 months to 1 year
Start Date: October 10, 2023
End Date: May 18, 2024

  • Background/police check required
  • Appropriate for youth (i.e., less than 18)
  • Appropriate for volunteers aged between 18 and 55
  • Appropriate for volunteers aged 55 and over
  • Family-oriented volunteering
  • Training or orientation required
Opportunity Description:

Looking to make an impact and positive change in someone’s life? Volunteer with Start2Finish! The Running & Reading Club is a fun after-school program, which uses 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 delivered by a team of caring, enthusiastic volunteers who have a desire to give back to their community. We are looking for volunteers from all groups, from young adults to retirees. There is something everyone can do! Information to highlight: – Flexibility in the length of time to volunteer – Program participants are 6 -12 years old; from grades 1-6 – You don’t have to be a runner to volunteer, there is something for everyone! – The time commitment is one afternoon per week for 2.5 hours 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!

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