ANAK is recruiting volunteer mentors for the 2012-2013 Kapatid In-School Mentorship Program at Daniel McIntyre Collegiate Institute
Aksyon Ng Ating Kabataan (ANAK) Inc.

Volunteer Opportunity

 

ANAK Kapatid In-School Mentorship Program 

1.5 hours/week plus In-Service Meetings and Training
Start date:  October 3, 2012

 
 
Aksyon Ng Ating Kabataan (ANAK) Inc. is an incorporated non-profit organization comprised of concerned young Filipino-Canadian professionals and students. This organization has come together to help bridge the cultural, familial, and social gaps found both in and outside of the Filipino-Canadian community.
 
The word “anak” itself is Tagalog for “my child” or “son / daughter.” ANAK is comprised of the sons and daughters of Winnipeg’s early wave of Filipino-Canadian. It also represents a growing number of immigrant children and youth.  We envision a future where all Filipino-Canadians have the opportunity to share, learn, and preserve their transnational culture and heritage through resource, education, and mentorship.
 
 
Description of Duties:
  • Provide academic support for newcomer Filipino-Canadian high school students
  • Increase self awareness and address the issue of cultural identity for both the mentor and the mentee
  • Foster positive relationship between first and second generation Filipino-Canadian youth
  • Encourage active community participation
  • Support youth to pursue higher education through the successful completion of secondary and postsecondary studies
 
Skills / Traits Required:
  • Must be of Filipino descent
  • Have at least a high school diploma
  • Complete all necessary legal requisites (Criminal Record Check and Child Abuse Registry Check)
  • Participate in an ANAK Cultural Orientation prior to becoming a mentor
 
Skills / Experience Gained:
  • Learn more about your culture through experience with others
  • Gain valuable work experience and a reference for employment
  • Develop positive relationships with other community members
  • Get a sense of personal accomplishment


Contact Daisydee Bautista at (204) 293-4100 or info@anak.ca for a Mentor Application Form.
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