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30 Days 30 Mentors

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            A campaign sponsored by UWresize

 

Thanks to everyone who stepped up to help us find more than 30 Mentors during this campaign. You can still get involved so give us a call today!

30 mentors... that's one mentor each day for the next 30 days. Sounds easy, doesn't it? You can help start something BIG for kids in our community by stepping up and becoming a mentor.

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Power of an Hour

Four of our programs only require a commitment of one lunch hour a week during the school year. If you have minimal time, these programs could be the perfect fit.

In-School Mentoring

The In School Mentoring program provides girls and boys with a role model and a friend to talk to and share the experiences of growing up with, within school grounds. For one hour a week, mentors meet with their mentee and engage in activities such as board games, crafts or just hang out in the playground.

The In School Mentoring program requires a weekly visit of 1 hour for the duration of the school year. Matches do not meet over the summer break or during other school holidays.

Go Girls! Healthy Bodies, Healthy Minds

Go Girls! is a group mentoring program for girls ages 10-13 that focuses on physical activity, balanced eating and self-esteem. The single, most important goal of the program is to positively shape the lives of young women and girls by helping them build a positive self-image – setting them on a path to reach their full potential in life.

The Go Girls! program consists of 7 mentoring sessions, held over a 7-10 week period, during lunch or after school within school facilities. Each 1 hour-long session is loosely structured around four themes: physical activity, healthy eating, self-esteem, and communication skills.

Game On! Eat Smart, Play Smart, Live Smart

Game On! is a group mentoring program for providing boys and young men with information and support to make informed choices about a range of healthy lifestyle practices. Through non-traditional physical activities, complemented with healthy eating support, participants are engaged in life skills, communication, and emotional health discussions designed to engage participants in the pursuit of life-long healthy lifestyles.

Game On! includes seven 75-minute core sessions. There are also four extension modules that capture potential issues and topics specific to various locales and the interests of the mentors and participants.

Teen Mentoring

The Teen Mentoring program provides girls and boys with a role model and a friend to talk to and share the experiences of growing up with, within school grounds. For one hour a week, teen mentors meet with their mentee and engage in activities such as board games, crafts or just hang out in the playground.

The program requires a weekly visit of 1 hour for the duration of the school year. Matches do not meet over the summer break or during other school holidays.

Community-Based Mentoring Programs

In addition to our school-based programs, we continue to match caring adult volunteers as Big Brothers, Big Sisters and Big Couples. For a few hours per month, you can make a meaningful difference by becoming a friend to a child. To get involved or to find out more, call 368-KIDS (5437) or info@helpingkids.ca