One to One Mentoring

Big Brothers Mentoring

Big Brother Mentoring matches children and youth with an adult Mentor to hangout, connect and talk with throughout the year. The goal is for children and youth to become empowered to live their potential.

Volunteer Commitment: 2 visits/month

You are matched with a child between the ages of 6-16 based on common interests, personality, hobbies and location. Together you spend time at home or in the community enjoying fun activities. With the child’s Guardian you determine your own schedule.

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Big Sisters mentoring

Big Sister Mentoring matches children and youth with an adult Mentor to hangout, connect and talk with throughout the year. The goal is for children and youth to become empowered to live their potential.

Volunteer Commitment: 2 visits/month

You are matched with a child between the ages of 6-16 based on common interests, personality, hobbies and location. Together you spend time at home or in the community enjoying fun activities. With the child’s Guardian you determine your own schedule

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In-School Mentoring

In-School Mentoring provides elementary students who could benefit from extra emotional, social or academic support, with a caring adult mentor. The goal is for students to become engaged, connected and confident members of their school and community.

Volunteer Commitment: 1 hour/week

The In-School Mentoring program requires a weekly visit of 1 hour for the duration of the school year. You are matched with a student in grades 1-8 based on common interests and location. The match takes place on school property during the school day and lasts until the end of the school year (April/June).

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Group

Go Girls! Healthy Bodies, Healthy Minds!

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Go Girls! group programs are designed for girls ages 12-14 and provides them with information to help make informed choices about healthy, active living. The goal of the program is to help participants develop self-esteem, healthy eating habits and be physically active.

Volunteer Commitment: 2 hours/week | 7 weeks

You will lead a group of 8-12 students alongside another volunteer. Each session takes place on school property during the school day and focuses on promoting healthy living. Program manuals and training are provided.

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Game On! Eat Smart, Play Smart!

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Game On! group programs are designed for boys ages 12-14 and provides them with information to help make informed choices about healthy, active living. The goal of the program is that participants develop self-esteem, healthy eating habits and be physically active.

Volunteer Commitment: 2 hours/week | 7 weeks

You will lead a group of 8-12 students alongside another volunteer. Each session takes place on school property during the school day and focuses on promoting healthy living. Program manuals and training are provided.

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Big Bunch

Big Bunch provides children and youth with mentoring support through group-based recreational programming. By participating in recreational activities children and youth develop self-esteem and social skills.

Volunteer Commitment: 2 hours/week | 6 weeks

Big Bunch Mentors and children meet on scheduled evenings and participate in recreational activities planned by BBBSWR. The program runs 3 times per year in Kitchener-Waterloo and Cambridge.

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SUMMER DISCOVERY

Summer Discovery

The DreamCatcher mentoring program is an innovative e-mentoring and leadership program that connects high school students in Yukon, Northwest Territories, Nunavut and other remote or isolated areas of Canada with Canadian mentors who work in the students’ aspired career-of-choice.

The purpose of the program is to provide career counselling and exploration for rural youth. Recognizing the importance of northern values, the DreamCatcher mentoring program also encourages students to take steps locally to realize their educational and career goals.