YOUTH OPPORTUNITIES

BBBST Agency Greeters Needed

This is a great opportunity to gain valuable work experience while completing your 40 hours of volunteer service!

Location: 2345 Yonge Street

Description and Details:

  1. Greet clients with a warm welcome at front desk
  2. Answer incoming calls at front desk; record messages
  3. Assist with out-going mailing, sort incoming mail and prepare mail package
  4. General administration such as organizing documents and photocopying
  5. No Internet Access
  6. Assist in other administration tasks as needed

Position Requirements:

-Must be at minimum 16 years of age

-Position will be supported and supervised by BBBST Staff

-Agency will complete student’s “Completion of Community Involvement Activities” form

-Must have Parents Consent

-Must provide a reference, letter of recommendation and sign Agency’s Confidentiality Agreement

-Student must commit to scheduled shifts for 2 months and provide notice if unable to attend

Must be able to commit to shifts once a week

Shifts Available

Tuesday 4:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

Wednesday 4:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

Thursday 4:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

To Obtain an Application Contact the agency.

SCHOLARSHIPS

THE LEADERS OF TOMORROW – JAM CHARITABLE FOUNDATION

The Leaders of Tomorrow Scholarship was created by the JAM Charitable Foundation to provide post-secondary financial support to promising students affiliated with Big Brothers Big Sisters of Toronto. Ideal candidates should love learning, be actively involved in school clubs or team athletics and contribute to their community in meaningful ways.

Scholarship Value and Duration

This one-time award of $5,000 for tuition will be offered to two students during their first year of post-secondary education.

Eligibility

A recipient must be:

  • A student in Grade 12
  • Participating in or graduated from the a Big Brothers Big Sisters of Toronto program
  • A Canadian citizen or permanent resident
  • Entering into full-time studies at a Canadian university, college or trades school

DEADLINE June 30th 2019

Please click on links below for more info.

Overview:

https://toronto.bigbrothersbigsisters.ca/wp-content/uploads/sites/190/2019/05/BBBS-Scholarship-Overview_FINAL.pdf

Application:

https://toronto.bigbrothersbigsisters.ca/wp-content/uploads/sites/190/2019/05/JAM-Scholarship-Application.docx

ANDRA TAKACS SCHOLARSHIP – 2019 GRADE 8 SCHOLARSHIP 

Background:

The purpose of the Andra Takacs Scholarship is to encourage students to continue with their schooling after high school, by giving them academic and financial support. The award consists of a (one time) $200 dollar prize and post-secondary tuition assistance of $20,000 ($5000 per year for four years), conditional upon satisfactory academic progress. The $200 prize is given to the award recipients at their grade 8 graduation ceremony in June (subject to approval of the school principal). Post-secondary tuition assistance is provided at the time of enrolment and will be applied directly toward tuition fees and other academic expenses. The scholarship may be used at the University of Toronto or any other accredited post-secondary school approved by the University of Toronto, including those outside Toronto. It is up to winners to finish high school and gain admission to an accredited post-secondary institution.

How to Apply:

-Notify your BBBST Coordinator that you will be submitting and application

-Download and read all documents attached to this email

-Complete the Application Form attached (Takacs App_2019)

-Submit full application (with reference letters and signatures) by the deadline.

PLEASE COMPLETE THE APPLICATION IN FULL 

DEADLINE  MARCH 15TH 2019

Attn: Alexandra Gruber

 Andra Takacs Scholarship Program

 Big Brothers Big Sisters of Toronto

 501-2345 Yonge St.Toronto, ON, M4P 2E5

https://toronto.bigbrothersbigsisters.ca/wp-content/uploads/sites/190/2019/05/Takacs_Principals_info_2019.pdf

https://toronto.bigbrothersbigsisters.ca/wp-content/uploads/sites/190/2019/05/Takacs-App_2019.pdf

https://toronto.bigbrothersbigsisters.ca/wp-content/uploads/sites/190/2019/05/BBBS-Scholarship-Overview_FINAL.pdf

                

TED ROGERS SCHOLARSHIP FUND

2019 APPLICATIONS NOW OPEN!Launched in 2017, the Ted Rogers Scholarship Fund is dedicated to ensuring the success of future generations of Canadians by helping the brightest young leaders across the country succeed in their educational aspirations. Scholarships will be awarded to 150 youth from nine community partner organizations, including Big Brothers Big Sisters of Canada.

The Ted Rogers Scholarship was designed to encourage and support students involved in a mentoring program with Big Brothers Big Sisters of Canada agencies, who are entering their first year of post-secondary education. In 2018, 20 scholarships will be offered to Big Brothers Big Sisters youth. Each scholarship will fund $2,500 per year in postsecondary tuition and compulsory fees, on a renewable basis for up to two years (College) and up to four years (University).

Please review the Application Outline closely for full eligibility and application requirements before submitting an Application Form here https://bigbrothersbigsisters.ca/event/ted-rogers-scholarship-fund-2019/

DEADLINE APRIL 3RD 2019