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: September 20, 2022
End Date: January 31, 2023

  • 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:

The R&R Club+ is an expansion of our existing in-person Running & Reading Club after-school program, which uses physical activity to improve children’s physical, mental and academic well- being, empowering them to build a lasting cycle of health and success. ​ The program focuses on the “whole child”, producing outcomes for marginalized children in 4 key areas: Physical, School/Academic, Social-Emotional, Psychological. 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 Tuesday 2:45-4:45PM Complete the application at the link provided:

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