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Start2Finish (Running & Reading Club Coach/Youth Mentor)

Organization Name: Start2Finish
Opportunity Title: Running & Reading Club Coach/Youth Mentor
Category: Children & Youth
Commitment: Less than 6 months, 6 months to 1 year
Start Date: October 31, 2023
End Date: May 31, 2024

  • Background/police check required
  • Appropriate for youth (i.e., less than 18)
  • Appropriate for volunteers aged between 18 and 55
  • Appropriate for volunteers aged 55 and over
Opportunity Description:

Start2Finish is recruiting new volunteers to join us in facilitating our Running & Reading Clubs in 3 Kingston Elementary Schools. The R&R program addresses the need for enhanced literacy and physical activity among children experiencing poverty/deprivation in the communities it services. The R&R clubs are for children in grades 1-6. About the opportunity: – Once a week, after-school – ~2 hours/session (October to December, January to May) – Facilitate games, exercise & running activities – Facilitate one-on-one and/or group discussions – Read stories – Build meaningful connections and have fun! What you bring to the table: – Passion for change – Enjoy working with children – Strong communicator – Leadership skills – A current vulnerable sector check (or able to obtain one) – Access to reliable transportation (car, city bus, etc.) School Clubs & Times (Choose the one that works best with your schedule): Molly Brant Elementary: Tuesdays 2:40 – 4:40pm John Grave Simcoe Public School: Wednesdays 2:50 – 4:50pm Ecole Polson Park Public School: Thursdays 3:40 – 5:40pm Volunteer Information: Club Locations: Volunteer Application: Contact: Zoe Sherar (

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