Big Buddy
(York Region Childrens Aid Society, Incorporated as Children and Family Services for York Region)

Position ID: 2492 Last Modified: 17 Jun 2014 Last Full Update: 17 Jun 2014
Opportunity Details
ContactKim Leschiutta, Coordinator of Volunteer Services, York Region Children's Aid Society; Phone: 1-800-718-3850, 905-895-2318 ext 6402; Email:
DutiesWe are looking for volunteers that are interested in developing a 1:1 relationship with a child (ages 6-13 years) under the supervision of a CAS worker, helping to help increase the child's trust and self esteem. The volunteer will go on community outings, do recreational activities & provide friendship, encouragement, support and guidance.
Dates and TimesMonday: Evening 
Tuesday: Evening 
Wednesday: Evening 
Thursday: Evening 
Friday: Evening 
Saturday: Morning, Afternoon, Evening 
Sunday: Morning, Afternoon, Evening
LocationYork Region
Number of PositionsYork Region: 10 individual(s) 
10 individual(s) needed in total.
Ages18 year(s) and up
Suitable for OSSDNo
Minimum Hours3 / Week
Commitment LengthLong Term (Minimum of 6 months) - 1 year commitment
TrainingTraining is required - All training is in Newmarket
TransportationCar Required
Police CheckRequired
Volunteer CategoriesEmotional Support ; Friend ; General Help (Children/Youth) ; General Help (Counselling & Guidance) ; Mentor ; Role Model ; Supervised Visitation
Skills/ExperienceEducation and/or experience with children and teens.
Liability InsuranceAvailable
Agency Details
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Organization NameYork Region Childrens Aid Society, Incorporated as Children and Family Services for York Region
Office Phone905-895-2318
Toll Free Phone1-800-718-3850
Address & Map
Kennedy Place
16915 Leslie St
Newmarket, ON L3Y 9A1
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Mailing AddressKennedy Place 
16915 Leslie St 
Newmarket, ON L3Y 9A1