Community Day: Supporting Role Model Moms Post-Secondary Academy


Event Details

What is Role Model Moms? 

The Role Model Moms program equips moms, who are at least 18 years old and have not completed their high school education, with the academic knowledge, confidence, and life skills necessary to successfully pass the high school equivalency exam regulated by the government of Ontario. By attaining a high school equivalency diploma, these women will have improved opportunities of employment that will better meet their family’s needs.

When and where is it? 

  • Date & Time: Wednesday, May 30, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.  
  • Location: Hart House

How can you get involved? 

About 35 women have signed up for the event and will be coming to campus, and in order to fascillitate this event, we are recruiting several student volunteers to perform one of two roles: 

  1. Childcare Support Volunteer: ​​You will get to support activities for the children (from a diverse age group), and provide care for them while their mothers are participating in the event.
  2. Student Parent Peer Leader Volunteer: This role is for students who are also parents. As a Student Parent Peer leader, your role is to share your experiences managing and balancing class-work and parenting, while also actively engaging with the Role Model Mom Participants. 

What is expected of you? 

  • Attend a 1 hour meeting to learn more about the day and what you will be doing

  • Be present and volunteer from 9:45 to 1:10 p.m. on May 30. Student Parent Peer Leaders are required to be there from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. 

  • Attend a 30 minute meeting after the event to meet the other volunteers and share your experience

  • Involvement in this event can qualify for your CCR

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