One to One Mentoring

Big Brothers Mentoring

The Big Brothers mentoring program provides boys and young men with a role model to talk to and share the experiences of growing up with. Through regular outings, a relationship is developed between the mentor and the mentee, which is built on trust and common interests, and is supported by our experienced case-workers. The result is a life-changing experience for both the mentor and the mentee.

The program strives to do the following:

  • provide a role model and a friend for boys and young men.
  • promote the importance of staying in school and healthy relationships with family and peers.
  • instill trust and self-confidence in order to make healthy decisions.
  • encourage leadership skills and independent thinking.
  • and above all, make a difference while having fun.

The Big Brothers Mentoring program usually requires one regularly scheduled outing a week, for a few hours, and a minimum 1 year commitment.

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Big Sisters mentoring

The Big Sisters mentoring program provides girls and young women with a role model to talk to and share the experiences of growing up with. Through regular outings, a relationship is developed between the mentor and the mentee, which is built on trust and common interests, and is supported by our experienced case-workers. The result is a life-changing experience for both the mentor and the mentee.

The program strives to do the following:

  • provide a role model and a friend for girls and young women.
  • promote the importance of staying in school and healthy relationships with family and peers.
  • instill trust and self-confidence in order to make healthy decisions.
  • encourage leadership skills and independent thinking.
  • and above all, make a difference while having fun.

The Big Sisters mentoring program usually requires one regularly scheduled outings a week, for a few hours, and a minimum of a one year commitment.

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In-School Mentoring

The In-School mentoring program provides youth with a role model and a friend to talk to and share the experiences of growing up within school grounds. For one hour a week, mentors meet with their mentee and engage in activities such as board games, crafts or just hang out on school grounds.

The program strives to do the following:

  • provide a role model and a friend for girls and boys.
  • promote the importance of staying in school and healthy relationships with family and peers.
  • instill trust and self-confidence in order to make healthy decisions.
  • encourage leadership skills and independent thinking.
  • and above all, make a difference while having fun.

The In-School mentoring program requires a weekly visit of one hour for the duration of the school year. Matches do not meet over the summer break or during other school holidays.

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Teen Mentoring

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Teen Mentoring is for caring and responsible teen volunteers in grades 11 & 12 who wishes to provide encouragement and friendship to a child. Besides playing with play-doh, painting and having fun, you will be a role model to one student. Through friendship, guidance and sharing, you will help build a child’s self-esteem.

Children who spend time with a Mentor gain confidence, acquire new skills and competencies, and develop an enhanced capacity to care for others.

Mentors experience a sense of discovery and enjoyment as they see the world of possibility open up through a child’s eye. Gain experience for working with children, build and enhance leadership, interpersonal and teamwork skills. Volunteering is also a great way to build your resume.

One child, one hour a week. It’s a small commitment that makes a big difference. Become a mentor to a child in a school environment. You will help build a child’s self-esteem and school performance while having a lot of fun. And it only takes one a week during the school year.

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Other Mentoring Programs

Couples for Kids

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Volunteer with your partner or spouse and be matched to a Little Brother. This is a great way for both of you to give the gift of friendship to a child. This program allows you and your spouse to share the time with a child. Take the child out alone or together.

The program strives to do the following:

  • provide 2 adult role models and friends to boys and young men
  • promote the importance of staying in school and healthy relationships with family and peers
  • instill trust and self-confidence in order to make healthy decisions
  • encourage leadership skills and independent thinking
  • and above all, make a difference while having fun

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To find out more about the volunteer and program opportunities in your community contact us.