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About the Position
Position Number 158
Position Title Elements Program School-based Volunteer
Organization Name Perth District Health Unit
Area(s) of Interest Caring Support, Children/Youth
Position Description • Prepare for weekly sessions by becoming familiar with the Volunteer Guidebook
• Male mentors will facilitate discussion and lead boys in interactive games and activities as outlined in Volunteer Guidebook. Topics include stress management, healthy relationships, social media and bullying.
• Maintain confidentiality regarding student information
• Complete end of session evaluation form
Goal of Position Elements is a series of six fun, weekly one-hour sessions offered during the school lunch hour, designed to empower Gr. 5/6 boys to make healthy life choices.
Position Benefits • Contribute as a volunteer leader and help build a caring school community
• Learn and apply group facilitation skills
• Stay current with youth trends
• Become familiar with Perth County schools
Have fun!
Training Details • Program specific orientation and training is provided by public health nurses
• A public health nurse is present at every session for guidance and support
Position Qualifications The qualities of an ideal Elements mentor volunteer include being:
o Approachable
o A good listener
o Non-judgemental
o Reliable and punctual
o Flexible
• Enjoy relating and interacting with youth
Time Commitment Week Day Morning, Week Day Afternoon
Duration Short Term (3 months or less)
Time Detail Elements is a short-term volunteer placement –one lunch hour per week for six weeks.
School sessions are scheduled in the fall, winter and spring terms.
Application Due Date 2019-12-31
Min Age 18
Ideal for Individual
Geographical Area(s) Stratford, St. Marys, North Perth, East Perth, West Perth, All of Perth
Police Check Yes
Accessibility Elements is offered on a rotating basis to requesting elementary schools throughout Perth County
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How to Contact
Website http://www.pdhu.on.ca
Contact Donna Bentz
Phone 519-271-7600 Ext. 305
Address 653 West Gore Street Stratford, N5A 1L4

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