Big Brothers Big Sisters serving Airdrie and Rocky View County

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Tel: 403-771-4340
Address: 112 1st Ave NW Airdrie Alberta



About

Big Brothers Big Sisters serving Airdrie and Rocky View County is founded on mentoring as a proven strategy for child and youth resiliency, future orientation and social support.

The presence of a caring adult in a young person’s life impacts society, workplaces, families and communities. Our programs combine passion with patience, empathy and a generous spirit that encourages real connections to form. One-to-one mentoring relationships teach, challenge and support young people, allowing them to realize they have the ability to succeed and make life-changing decisions.

Program Description

Big Brother/Big Sister/Big Couple

Mentors meet with their “Little Brothers” and “Little Sisters” to explore the community, to broaden their experience of the world and to build a strong connection. From football games to symphonies, libraries to swimming pools, they forge a friendship that will help them realize their full potential.

Ages: 6 to 14

Time commitment: 2-5 hours once per week

 

In-School Mentoring

Mentors build self-confidence and resiliency in elementary school students through a variety of activities including reading, arts & crafts, sports and board games.

Please contact BBBS for a listing of partner schools.

Ages: 6 to 14

Time commitment: 1 hour per week

Power Youth Mentoring

Mentors encourage and empower high school youth to identify their strengths, explore their passions and achieve their goals as they journey towards adulthood.

Ages: 15 to 25

Time commitment: 8 hours per month

Teen Mentoring

Teens from junior/senior high schools polish their leadership and communication skills while mentoring a younger student from a nearby elementary school.

Please contact BBBS for a listing of schools with teen mentor programs.

Start Mentoring with Big Brothers Big Sisters serving Airdrie and Rocky View County

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