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Coach Mentors

Volunteers play an important role at Calgary Youth Justice Society through their gifts of time, energy and talent.

So thank you for your interest in being an In the Lead Coach.

To be an In the Lead Coach you must meet the following requirements and commit to the following:

  • Be 25 years or older
  • Complete a Police Check including Vulnerable Sector Search
  • Complete an Intervention Record Check
  • Attend all mandatory volunteer training sessions and program events (see Coach Calendars here)
  • Be available for the duration of the program to regularly connect with your Young Leader and participate in group leadership and volunteer opportunities
  • Sign and adhere to the Coach Letter of Understanding (LOU) including confidentiality policy (see LOU here)

Any individual with the following is not eligible to volunteer:

  • Criminal justice involvement (charges, convictions, incarceration) within the past 2 years
  • Accused, arrested, charged or convicted of child abuse or any other offence involving children, youth or vulnerable persons
  • In patient treatment for mental health or substance abuse within the past 12 months
  • Used illegal drugs within the past 12 months

If you have any questions about the eligibility or commitment requirements, please contact Tina Clem, Manager of Volunteer Resources at tclem@cyjs.ca

Apply to be a Coach Mentor