Volunteers

Since the inception of The Teresa Group in 1990, the Volunteer Program has brought together a dedicated group of trained volunteers who assist children and their families through a variety of programs and services.

Please see descriptions of volunteer opportunities below:

Volunteers, "Leap for Success" Tutor/Mentor Program

Description The Teresa Group Tutoring Program addresses the need for academic support for children affected by HIV and AIDS.  Volunteer tutors work to improve the marks of children/youth from Grade 2 - 12 and strive to improve their confidence and self-esteem.

The Teresa Group is currently seeking volunteer Tutor/Mentors.

Frequency/hours:  Wednesdays from 5:30p.m.- 7:30p.m.,  October 19, 2016 to June 7, 2017.

Qualifications:

  • Experience working with children/youth.
  • Experience tutoring children/youth an asset.
  • Excellent communication skills in English.
  • Ability to teach English, Math and/or Science.
  • Flexible, innovative team player, self-motivated.
  • Graduate of or currently enrolled in College or University.

Volunteer Drivers

Description
1. Assist families with transportation to medical or other appointments weekdays on an “as needed” basis.
2. Transport children/youth to Programs on Saturday mornings for 9 weeks in the spring and fall.
Location Throughout the GTA.

Qualifications:

  • Volunteers must have a car, a clean driving record and $1 million+ third party insurance.
  • Careful and responsible driver.
  • Respect for confidentiality.
  • Reliable and trustworthy.
  • An understanding and ability to work with children of all social, religious and cultural backgrounds.
  • A friendly, caring manner and good listening skills.

Volunteers, Special Events:

Description Assist staff and a team of volunteers in the planning, organizing and execution of two fundraisers, The Scotiabank Charity Challenge and The Mane Event.
Location: The Teresa Group office, 124 Merton Street, Suite 104.

Qualifications:

  • Strong communication skills.
  • Event planning and execution would be an asset.
  • A spirit of hospitality and an outgoing personality.
  • Organizational skills.
  • Enthusiasm and ability to work independently.
  • Awareness and understanding of the work and mandate of The Teresa Group.

Volunteers, Office Administration:

Description Support the professional staff by fulfilling various office duties; including reception, mail-out package preparation, filing, organization of the food bank/clothes bank.

 

For further information about volunteering with The Teresa Group please contact
Constance Nobes
Volunteer Coordinator
T: 416-596-7703 ex.311 or
F: 416-596-7910 or
E: volunteer.support@on.aibn.com.

Police reference check for the vulnerable sector is required for volunteer positions.