The Peer Project/ Youth Assisting Youth York Region

Site: Maple, Keele Street

Service: A community-based Peer Mentoring Program

Record Details
Toll Free Phone 1-877-932-1919
E-Mail rdarocha@yay.org
Website www.yay.org
Primary Contact Paula Da Rocha, Volunteer Coordinator, Youth Assisting Youth; Phone: ext 234; Fax: 416-932-1924; Email: rdarocha@yay.org
Volunteer Coordinator Paula Da Rocha, Volunteer Recruitment Coordinator, Youth Assisting Youth; Phone: ext 234; Fax: 416-932-1924; Email: rdarocha@yay.org
Established April 1976
Primary Executive Sally Spencer, Chief Executive Officer, Youth Assisting Youth; Phone: 1-877-932-1919; Fax: 416- 932-1924; Email: sspencer@yay.org
Alternate Executive John Vanrhee, Manager, Youth Assisting Youth; Phone: 1-877-932-1919; Fax: 416-932-1924; Email: jvanrhee@yay.org
Funding Federal ; Donations ; Foundation
Description (Service) A community-based Peer Mentoring Program that matches youth volunteers, aged 16 to 29, in a one-one basis with at risk children aged 6-15 who are experiencing social, emotional, behavioral or cultural adjustment problems * volunteer provides a positive role model through a mentoring relationship * the HOST program is for newcomer children who have been in the country 4 years or less who are paired with one of our volunteers (we have a higher mandate for male volunteers due to the fact that most of our clients are boys) 
 
The volunteer will spend approximately 3 hours a week with the child engaging in activities they both enjoy * sharing their hobbies and skills to help a kid stay on the right track. 
 
For More info contact Paula DaRocha via email rdarocha@yay.org
Hours 9 am-5 pm
Areas Served York Region
Eligibility Ages: 16 year(s) - 29 year(s) 
 
Volunteers are between 16 and 29 years old * children are between 6 and 15 years old
Languages English ; Bengali ; Chinese ; Chinese (Mandarin) ; Dutch ; Hindi ; Korean ; Portuguese ; Punjabi ; Spanish ; Urdu
Fees None
Located In Community Maple
Address & Map
10190 Keele St
Maple, ON L6A 1R7
Intersection Major Mackenzie Dr & McNaughton Rd
Service Categories Peer Role Model Programs