Volunteer Mentor - Peer Buddy

Cause Areas


It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.


5734 Yonge Streetsuite 401Toronto, GTA, North York, York RegionToronto,, Toronto, GTA, North York, York Region M2M 4E7CA

Mentor and mentee at our annual picnic


Calling All Volunteers...

Here’s your opportunity to make a difference in YOUR community!

We need 400+ volunteers so there’s definitely a spot for you!

We are looking for volunteers between ages 16-29 (especially males) to peer mentor newcomer and at-risk kids

Role as a Volunteer:

  • Mentor youth from ages 6-15 who are facing different challenges such as cultural, mental, physical, emotional, and etc.
  • Be a role model, activity partner, and friend for youth who need someone to look up too, feel comfortable and talk with, and have a ton of fun with!
  • Be a key part of keeping kids out of trouble and helping them succeed better in school.

Time Commitment:

  • At least 3 hours a week is required but you will have a very flexible schedule and you can also work closer to home!

Benefits of being a Volunteer Mentor:

  • Great opportunity to build resume
  • Training that can be useful later in life
  • Attend FREE attractions/sporting events
  • Receive a certificate
  • And mostly importantly...make a difference!

For more information or to apply, contact Marcos Ramos via email at: mramos@yay.org

NOTE: Volunteer positions show future employers your drive and dedication. Such accomplishments demonstrate initiative, personal will and leadership skills. Excellent for future social workers/counselors/teachers


  • Coaching
  • Tutoring
  • Soccer
  • Youth Services
  • Mentoring
  • Basketball

Good Match For


Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 16
  • Orientation or Training
  • 3 hours week for one year
  • Commitment
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