Big Brothers Big Sisters serving Cochrane and Rocky View County
Big Brothers Big Sisters serving Cochrane 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.
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
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
mPower 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
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.