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Life Skills Mentor

Life Skills Mentorship Volunteer is responsible to develop and facilitate activities for the women and/or children using Harbour House and Hestia services. Activities are to be focused on life skills that will be needed as these women and children begin their lives anew post domestic and sexual violence. Activities could include things like:

  • Resume Skills with how to interview
  • Creating a grocery list and basic cooking skills
  • How to budget
  • How to be a good renter
Date Posted

DD Month YYYY

Posting Closes

DD Month YYYY

Department

Harbour House &/or Hestia Homes

Requirements

  • Over age 18
  • YWCA Lethbridge Volunteer Enrollment Form
  • Satisfactory Volunteer Interview & Reference Checks
  • Vulnerable Persons Check (Criminal History) 
  • Child & Youth Intervention Module Check
  • YWCA volunteer orientation
  • Harbour House/Hestia Homes orientation & training

Time Commitment

  • 2-5 hours per week (including prep time that could be completed at home plus a 1-hour session)
  • Minimum 3 month commitment
  • Sessions must be held at a consistent time for the duration of each 3-month period

Skills Required

  • Cultural awareness/sensitivity
  • Interpersonal communication
  • Manage meetings & groups
  • Motivate others
  • Self-motivation
  • Managing money

Applications

Submit your completed Volunteer Enrollment Form (with optional resume &/or cover letter) to:

Yvonne Bainbridge
Events & Volunteer Coordinator
volunteer@ywcalethbridge.org

You can expect to be contact by phone or email within 72 hours. All employees and volunteers must provide a current Vulnerable Persons Check (Criminal History) and Child & Youth Intervention Module Check. YWCA Lethbridge & District is an equal opportunity employer.