Big Brother/Big Sister Volunteer

(Big Brothers Big Sisters of Orillia and District)

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Position ID: V-ORI0426 Last Modified: 12 Jul 2021 Last Full Update: 26 Jan 2020
Opportunity Details
ContactBig Brothers Big Sisters of Orillia and District; Phone: 705-325-3151; Email:
DutiesThe Big Brothers and Big Sisters of Orillia and District provides quality mentoring relationships for young people in our community who would benefit from caring, supportive adult role models. The relationships are fostered through one-to-one matching, group programs and our school based programs.
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ClientsWe serve children and youth between the ages of 6-16
Ages18 year(s) and up
Suitable for OSSDYes
Suitable ForAdults (18+) ; Seniors (55+) ; Post-secondary students ; Persons with a hearing impairment ; Persons with a mental disability ; Persons with a physical disability ; Persons with a visual impairment ; Men ; Women ; Newcomers / English as a second language ; Couples ; Individuals
Areas of InterestFriend / Penpal ; Mentorship / Leadership ; Youth Services
Skills/ExperienceConfidentiality ; Creativity ; Dependability & Trustworthiness ; Friendly & Outgoing ; Leadership ; Listening Skills ; Patience ; Positive / Cheerful Demeanor ; Working with Children
Commitment LengthThere is a minimum of 7 weeks' commitment for group programs, the length of one school year for the in-school mentoring program, and 1 full year for the community based mentoring program.
Interaction LevelOne-on-one
Minimum Hours1 / Week
SeasonsYear Round
AccessibilityFully Accessible ; Partially Accessible
Number of PositionsOrillia and area: 50 individual(s) 
50 individual(s) needed in total.
TrainingTraining on the job
TransportationNear public transit ; Volunteers responsible for their own transportation
Police CheckRequired
Liability InsuranceAvailable
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Organization NameBig Brothers Big Sisters of Orillia and District
Office Phone705-325-3151
Address & Map
17 Colborne St E, Unit 102
Orillia, ON L3V 1T4
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