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Why Be a Mentor?

For just a few hours a week, you can help a child succeed. Big Brothers Big Sisters is different from other mentoring organizations in that we seek volunteers who are committed and consistent, willing to serve at least a year, but we hope until a child graduates high school. Studies show that by doing so, our mentoring services help kids stay in school, avoid risky behaviour, and experience first-hand the importance of helping others in their community.

Professional staff is there to work with you, the child and the family throughout the course of the mentoring relationship to provide necessary training and support. Funding allows us to carefully make and support more matches. Sometimes, the supply of volunteers and kids is greater than the necessary agency funding. We are grateful for your willingness to be involved and while it is certainly not a requirement, we welcome you to also become a donor -  as you volunteer or wait to be matched.

If you are ready to start something today, you can follow the online process for becoming a mentor here

If you require more information or would like one of our caseworkers to contact you, please fill out the inquiry form

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Canadian Western Bank will donate to support BBBS through The Greater Interest GIC 

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