Running & Reading Club - Woodland Heights PS

Time Commitment: 
Mid-Term (3-6 months)
Deadline to Apply: 
Monday, October 31, 2022
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The R&R Club+ is an expansion of our existing in-person Running & Reading Club after-school program, which uses physical activity to improve children’s physical, mental and academic well- being, empowering them to build a lasting cycle of health and success.

The program focuses on the “whole child”, producing outcomes for marginalized children in 4 key areas: Physical, School/Academic, Social-Emotional, Psychological.

Volunteer Role

2 hours 1x/week for 32 weeks (Oct-Jun)
Physical activity (running, aerobics, games)
“Word of the Day” Social Emotional Learning component Reading/literacy support individually and in small groups and Year-end 5K R&R Challenge enabling participants to achieve their goals

Program Day and Time

Wednesdays 3:30-5:30PM

Benefits

  • Help children in the most economically challenged areas of Canada
  • Gain personal satisfaction through utilizing and enhancing skills
  • Meet new people and develop friendships and professional contacts
  • Build self-esteem
  • Challenge yourself and experience personal growth
  • Develop a sense of accomplishment
  • Enhance your health and well-being
  • Have fun!
Required Qualifications/Training: 
Orientation about Start2Finish and training for the volunteer position will be provided.

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