We are looking for mentors for these programs with Syrian newcomer children and youth! Availability to volunteer during the school day is needed.
- The Conversation Club Program supports Syrian newcomer youth (ages 11-14) at Glenhaven Senior Public School in East Mississauga. The programs are offered on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 1:50-2:40pm. The program focuses on English language skill development, social skill development, learning about Canada and increasing peer connections across cultures.
- The Newcomer Art Program is a mentoring program for Syrian newcomer children in grades 2-5 at Dixie Public School in Mississauga on Wednesdays from 12:25-1:45pm. The program curriculum provides opportunities for self-expression, English language skill development and supportive interactions with mentors. Syrian newcomer children are matched with volunteer mentors and meet weekly in the school within a supportive group setting to share creative art, drama and music activities.
If you are a Syrian youth (or a parent of) and are interested in joining the program as a participant please download an application form.
If you would like to learn more about becoming a mentor you can inquire now or contact us.
If you are ready to start volunteering please download our Volunteer Information Package and Application
Any questions, comments or concerns can be sent directly to bigbrothersbigsisters.ca