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Big Brothers Big Sisters

Many children and youth in Canada struggle with societal barriers and face adversities in their lives, but with the support of mentors, youth can reach their full potential.

 

Interested in Becoming a Big Brothers Big Sisters Mentor?

  • Click Here to fill out the Big Brothers Big Sisters Mentor Application.
  • Click Here to fill out the Little Brother Little Sister Child Application Form.

Adapting to provide mentoring for our children youth

Big Brothers Big Sisters program has remained active since the Covid-19 pandemic began in March 2020. There have been several changes to the program as we adapt to the times.

Community-based matches have found new ways to stay connected. Matches are keeping in touch via video chat, texting or phone calls. They have been doing crafts, reading books, playing games, chatting and other creative ways to stay connected when they cannot be together in person.

In-School Mentoring is still being offered at local schools. We are looking for more volunteers who are willing to go into schools so we can offer more programming to children in the community. These sessions are in person at the school, with safety protocols put in place. We offer one on one programs and group programs.

We are always accepting new volunteers and new families!

For more information please call our Big Brothers Big Sisters Coordinator, Kimberly Russell, at 623-0292 ext. 239 or email bbbs@ourkidscount.ca 

Mentors Can Ignite the Power and Potential of Youth

Mentoring is a rewarding experience for both the Big and Little, but don’t just take our word for it.  Here are testimonials from some of our local matches!

 

 

 

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