“Now that I have been in Go Girls I will take care of myself better and stop putting myself down.” – Go Girls! Participant
95% of girls who complete the Go Girls! program feel good about themselves and 93% feel good about the way they look.
“The mentors always make me feel good about myself, even when I think I’m not good enough.” – Go Girls! Participant
Step 1. General Information
Social pressures for girls to be perfect are at an all time high. Go Girls! helps girls overcome these pressures by building the necessary confidence and self-awareness to thrive.
This eight-session group mentoring program for girls aged 10 to 14 promotes active lifestyles, balanced eating, and building self-esteem. We have recently taken the program online due to COVID-19.
Go Girls! helps adolescent girls:
- Learn the tools and information they need to lead and maintain a healthy lifestyle
- Enhance their competence, confidence and self-esteem regarding active living and healthy eating
- Build their leadership and life skills
Mentors use program curriculum to lead activities and discussions for a group of 8-10 girls.
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Step 2. Requirements
To become a Go Girls! Mentor, you should be:
- 19-30 years of age (recommended)
- Self-identified female or non-binary individual
- Canadian resident for the past year (or able to provide an International Criminal Records Check)
- Available at least one consistent weekday for the eight-week term during the program time
- Passionate about healthy living, physical activity, and self-esteem
- Reliable, resourceful, and interested in building relationships with children
Being a Go Girls! mentor, you will get the opportunity to:
- Improve your leadership, group facilitation, communication and interpersonal skills
- Gain experience working with youth and group management within a school environment
- Become part of the Go Girls! mentor community
Step 3. Apply Now!
Step 4. Next Steps
You will receive a confirmation email when you submit your application. When we process your application, you will receive an email to let you know that your references will be contacted.
Once your application has been processed, a Go Girls Program Coordinator will be in touch with you to schedule an interview. After your interview, we will confirm your registration in the Go Girls! training session.
Once your references, criminal record check, and training are complete, your application will be reviewed for acceptance. Your Program Coordinator will provide you with ongoing support and check-ins during your placement.