Teen Mentoring is one of our core mentoring programs offered in collaboration with Peel District School Board and the Dufferin-Peel Catholic District School Board.
This supervised program matches elementary students to local secondary school mentors in grades 10 - 12.
How it works:
The mentors meet the students at their elementary schools in a group setting for 1 hour each week during school hours throughout the school year. The mentoring relationships develop through sharing fun activities together including games, sports, board games, crafts and talking.
Participating Secondary Schools:
- Glenforest Secondary School
- Chingucousy Secondary School
- Harold Braithwaite Secondary School
- Cardinal Leger Secondary School
- St. Francis Xavier Secondary School
- St. Edmund Campion Secondary School
- Fletchers Meadow Secondary School.
Who Can be a Mentor?
• Volunteers in grade 10 and up from
selected secondary schools in Peel Region
• Interested in mentoring elementary school students during school hours
• Caring and responsible young men and
women who will act as positive role
"The program has helped me make a difference in someone's life, which is really rewarding. I enjoy spending time with the kids and their energy and excitement is always influential."
Benefits of Being a Mentor:
•Earn community service hours
•Build leadership skills and communication skills while gaining experience
•A sense of engagement in your
•Friendships and networking
•Great addition to your resume
•It is FUN!
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
If you attend one of our participating Secondary Schools and are interested in volunteering please contact Natalie Brammah at 905-457-7288 ext.215
Interested in learning more about our children and youth, volunteers and partners? Click to read "stories from our agency".
Thank you to our Teen Mentoring Sponsors: