Big Brothers Big Sisters serving High River and surrounding areas
Big Brothers Big Sisters serving High River and surrounding areas 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.
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
Between Generations Mentoring
Elementary school students benefit from the wisdom and experience of mentors aged 50+. A timeless connection is built through activities that help develop the child’s social skills and relationships with others.
Ages: 6 to 12