Youth Mentor - Acting & The Arts - Community Living Ontario


Volunteer Details

Position Activity

Artist / Visual Arts, Mentoring / Tutoring, Performing Arts / Theatre

Suitability

Individual Adult (over 18)

Age Requirement

18+

Hours Per Week

Flexible

Location

London Area

Population Served

Youth

Number of Positions

1

Time Commitment: 

  • Long-Term (6+ months)

Deadline to Apply: 

Friday, August 31, 2018

Position Description

Are you involved in the theatre and performing arts community? Do you enjoy sharing your love of all things arts-based with others?  Student Links, through Community Living Ontario, is looking for mentors that are interested in supporting a youth explore their community, develop skills and explore vocational roles, while learning about themselves! We're currently looking for a mentor to explore different activities and roles around acting and the arts with a high school aged youth! *Arabic speaking mentor is an asset for this role*

ABOUT US:

Community Living Ontario- We are a non-profit, Provincial Association that advocates for people who have an intellectual disability to be fully included in all aspects of community life.  

Student Links- An initiative designed to support High School Students between the ages of 14-21, who have an intellectual disability, build on current interests and hobbies, while gaining experience from an expert or mentor in their field of interest. Students will be encouraged through this experience, to explore ideas about their future after High School as well as, have a better understanding of their community. 

 Your role as a mentor would include:  

- Presenting information about your field of expertise

- Introducing a student to your hobby or industry

- Providing an opportunity for hands-on experience 

This is an opportunity for you to help a student by sharing something you're passionate about, please do not hesitate to contact us, we would love to hear from you!

Activities

  • Artist / Visual Arts
  • Mentoring / Tutoring
  • Performing Arts / Theatre

How to Apply

Contact Name: 

Megan Dykstra

Phone

519-520-8368

Deadline to Apply: 

Friday, August 31, 2018
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