Inter-Gen Connects Mentors is a six-week program pairing seniors 55+ with youth 15-30 for technology mentoring, socialization, improving inter-generational literacy and meaningful relationship building.

NEXT COHORT |August 11th – Sept 15th | 10 am-12 pm every Wednesday for six weeks

 

Senior Program Benefits:

  • Hands-on experience and support using smart devices and computers
  • Knowledge about securing devices and online safety
  • Increased social connection and support network
  • Seniors will be able to use a tablet or laptop during the program. Support to become familiar with these devices will take place during the program.

 

Youth Mentor Program Benefits: 

  • Learn valuable life experience from seniors
  • Build meaningful connections
  • Gain volunteer experience in the community
  • Mentors will receive a letter of reference at the program’s end

 

See program outline here: http://www.worklink.bc.ca/wp-content/uploads/2021/07/Inter-Gen-Connects-Mentors-Outline.docx

 

Interested in applying as a senior or mentor? Contact us!

Email | jsouthgate@worklink.bc.ca

Call | 250-478-9525