Youth Assisting Youth

Service: Matches youth volunteers with children aged 6-15

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Record #: NKT0809 Last Modified: 11 Sep 2014 Last Full Update: 06 Nov 2013
Record Details
Toll Free Phone1-877-932-1919
Fax416-932-1924
E-mailrdarocha@yay.org
Websitewww.yay.org
Contact 1Paula da Rocha, Volunteer Coordinator; Phone: ext 234; Email: rdarocha@yay.org
Volunteer CoordinatorPaula da Rocha, Volunteer Recruitment Coordinator, Youth Assisting Youth; Phone: ext 234; Email: rdarocha@yay.org
EstablishedApril 1976
Executive 1Sally Spencer, Chief Executive Officer; Phone: ext 227
Executive 2John van Rhee, Program Manager; Phone: ext 228
FundingRegional / Municipal ; Provincial ; Federal ; Donations ; Foundation
DescriptionA community-based program that matches youth volunteers, aged 16 to 29, in a one-on-one relationship with children aged 6-15 * the referred children are experiencing social, emotional, behavioural or cultural adjustment problems * the goal of the organization is to provide a positive role model through a mentoring relationship
HoursMon-Fri 9 am-5 pm
Areas ServedGreater Toronto Area ; York Region
EligibilityAges: 16 year(s) - 29 year(s) 
 
Children referred to the program must be between 6 and 15 years old * Youth who are interested in becoming volunteer mentors must be between 16 and 29 years old
ApplicationYouth who are interested in becoming volunteer mentors must be between 16 and 29 years old * Email your interest to Paula- email rdarocha@yay.org
LanguagesBengali ; Chinese ; Chinese (Mandarin) ; Dutch ; English - Primary language in the office is English * staff are also able to speak: ; Hindi ; Italian ; Portuguese ; Punjabi ; Spanish ; Urdu ; If needed, interpreters will be provided for family Home Visits
FeesNone
Address5734 Yonge St, Suite 401
Toronto, ON M2M 4E7
 
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Mailing Address5734 Yonge St, Suite 401 
Toronto, ON M2M 4E7
Print MaterialMost print material is in English with some referral information in other languages
Block Update EmailsNo