The volunteer mentor will be matched with a mentee, serving as an adult role model and providing positive life and career advice or simply lending a sympathetic ear. The candidate must live in Toronto or the GTA and be skilled in music recording, producing and sound engineering.
- Check-in with their mentee once a week via text or phone call
- Meet with mentee via video call twice a month
- Attend all training meetings and needed support meetings online
- Meet with the program supervisor for follow-up and problem-solving
- Demonstrate a clear understanding of Covenant House Philosophy and its 5 Principles
- Act as a friend, companion, advisor and role model rather than an authority figure
- Provide support and motivation to youth
- Listen without judging
- Encourage and facilitate youth in learning how to make decisions and take responsibility
- Be willing to share experiences and ideas with youth
Company Profile: Covenant House Toronto
Covenant House helps youth ignite their potential and reclaim their lives. As Canada’s largest agency serving youth who are homeless, trafficked or at risk, they offer the broadest range of 24-7 services to more than 300 young people each day. As a national leader, Covenant House educates and advocates for long-term change to improve the lives of vulnerable youth. This includes influencing public policy, leading awareness and prevention programs and continually building and sharing knowledge. Thanks to their donors, who contribute almost 80 percent of their $33-million annual operating budget, Covenant House has delivered comprehensive programs and services to more than 100,000 young people since 1982.
Missing a skill?
This role requires a good understanding of music production techniques and sound engineering. If you’re interested in these types of roles and need help meeting the requirements, please contact our admissions team.