Help is needed: Mask Sewing
People in your neighbourhood need your help.
Facilitator of a digital support group for middle school males, specific to covid-19 related challenges. The group runs for seven weeks, once a week for approximately one hour. You will be provided with an outline of topics and resources to chat about and fun online engagement activities to do together. There is the flexibility to bring your own ideas as well. Group sizes can range from 5-10 youth participants but this can be decided to your preference. Sessions may include topics around internet safety, isolation and loneliness, self-care and mental health, mindfulness and family dynamics, and youth-directed themes. Required: Male volunteer who is 18 years of age or older.
Volunteers are provided with ongoing support from caseworkers for the duration of the group, but there's no special training required. 7 sessions, once per week, with the potential to continue after. Sessions are 40 minutes each. Use of google meets or Zoom, training can be provided. Time and day are flexible to the mentors schedule.
A great short term volunteer experience. We will be happy to be a reference for you whether it be an academic, work-related, or personal reference!