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The YMCA of Greater Vancouver

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The Plus One Mentoringprogram is for youth in the community, ages 10-17, who are experiencing challenges in their academic and/or social lives. Volunteer mentors are matched with a youth whom they meet for 1.5-2 hours each week for 1 year. Together, matches can partake in various activities such as working out, playing sports, swimming, doing arts & crafts, baking, etc. Youth work with their mentor to achieve the goals that they've set for themselves while in PlusOne. After 6 months, the match begins to meet less frequently; possibly once every 2 or 3 weeks depending on the youth's needs. The hope is that the youth leaves the PlusOne Mentoringprogram having made positive changes in their life, and with skills that they can use to assist them in continuing to make positive changes and choices in life.

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About The YMCA of Greater Vancouver


300-5055 Joyce St, Vancouver, BC V3C 6K9, CA

Mission Statement

The YMCA of Greater Vancouver is a charity dedicated to strengthening the foundation of community.


We are the YMCA We are 4,000 volunteers and staff working together with more than 115,000 people across the Lower Mainland who believe in helping children and families reach their full potential. We are a charity dedicated to strengthening the foundations of community.

Children & Youth
Sports & Recreation


We'll work with your schedule.


14988 57 AveSurreySurrey, BC V3S 7S6Canada



  • Youth Services
  • Mental Health
  • Cross-cultural Communication
  • English
  • Relationship Building
  • Social Work




  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 1 year
  • 3 References

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