Volunteer Mentor

(Simcoe Muskoka Family Connexions, Barrie Office)

Position ID: V-BAR0117 Last Modified: 30 Jul 2021 Last Full Update: 30 Jul 2021
Opportunity Details
ContactJoanne Oblin, Coordinator of Volunteer Services, Simcoe Muskoka Family Connexions; Phone: 1-800-461-4236 ext 2370; Email: Joanne.Oblin@familyconnexions.ca
DutiesSMFC Volunteer Mentors 
Mentors are matched with a child who need extra support and encouragement and benefit from regular one-to-one time. Volunteers take the child out of their home environment and involve them in a community activity/event. There may be occasions when the child and volunteer work on a project in the child’s home. Volunteers may need to transport the child. This position requires the volunteer to spend 2-3 hours weekly with the child/youth.
More Info Linkhttps://familyconnexions.ca/gi-volunteer/
BenefitsBy volunteering at SMFC, you will meet interesting people including other volunteers, staff, foster parents, and the children and families we serve. As an added benefit, volunteering can help you discover and develop many valuable skills and interests you may not even know you have.
ClientsChildren and youth
Ages19 year(s) - 65 year(s)
Suitable for OSSDNo
Suitable ForAdults (18+) ; Seniors (55+) ; Men ; Women ; Individuals
Areas of InterestMentorship / Leadership ; Youth Engagement
Skills/ExperienceCommunication & Interpersonal Skills ; Confidentiality ; Creativity ; Dependability & Trustworthiness ; Friendly & Outgoing ; Leadership ; Listening Skills ; Mentoring & Training ; Working with Children
Interaction LevelOne-on-one ; Virtual Volunteering
Minimum Hours2 / Week
SeasonsSpring ; Summer ; Fall ; Winter ; Year Round
LocationMuskoka Area
Number of PositionsMuskoka Lakes Township 
21 individual(s) needed in total.
TrainingOrientation ; Training is provided ; Training is required
TransportationDriver License required ; Car required
Police CheckRequired
Additional Requirements• One year commitment 
• Complete a Volunteer Profile  
• Review a Volunteer Orientation presentation (sent once I receive the completed Volunteer Profile) 
• Attend an interview 
• Provide a Vulnerable Sector Check  
• Provide three references (non-family members) 
• Sign an Oath of Confidentiality 
• Sign a Volunteer Acknowledgement 
• All volunteers must be at least 18 years of age 
• Agree to a CPIN search
Start DateOn or after 19 Jul 2021 and on or before 30 Sep 2021
Agency Details
Organization NameSimcoe Muskoka Family Connexions, Barrie Office
Office Phone705-726-6587
Toll Free Phone1-800-461-4236
Address & Map
60 Bell Farm Rd, Unit 7
Barrie, ON L4M 5G6