One to One Mentoring

Big Brothers Mentoring

The Big Brothers mentoring program provides boys and young men with a role model to talk to and share the experiences of growing up with. Through regular outings, a relationship is developed between the mentor and the mentee, which is built on trust and common interests, and is supported by our experienced case-workers. The result is a life-changing experience for both the mentor and the mentee.

The Big Brothers mentoring program usually requires two regularly scheduled outings a month of a few hours each and a minimum of a one year commitment.

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Big Sisters mentoring

The Big Sisters mentoring program provides girls and young women with a role model to talk to and share the experiences of growing up with. Through regular outings, a relationship is developed between the mentor and the mentee, which is built on trust and common interests, and is supported by our experienced case-workers. The result is a life-changing experience for both the mentor and the mentee.

The Big Sisters mentoring program usually requires two regularly scheduled outings a month of several hours each and a minimum of a one year commitment.

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Big Couple Mentoring

The Big Couple Mentoring Program means you get to volunteer with your partner.  Two mentors (Big) and one mentee (Little) spend time together building a friendship based on trust, support, common interests, and fun! You and your partner spend time in the community with a Little doing a variety of activities such as biking, swimming, ice skating, or simply talking and sharing.

This program usually requires two regularly scheduled outings a month of a few hours each and a minimum of a one year commitment

 

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In-School Mentoring

The In-School mentoring program provides youth with a role model and a friend to talk to and share the experiences of growing up within school grounds. For one hour a week, mentors meet with their mentee and engage in activities such as board games, crafts or just hang out on school grounds.

The In-School mentoring program requires a weekly visit of one hour for the duration of the school year. Matches do not meet over the summer break or during other school holidays.

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Group

Go Girls! Healthy Bodies, Healthy Minds!

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Go Girls! is a group mentoring program for girls ages 11-14 that focuses on physical activity, balanced eating and self-esteem. The single, most important goal of the program is to positively shape the lives of young women and girls by helping them build a positive self-image – setting them on a path to reach their full potential in life.

The Go Girls! program consists of seven mentoring sessions, held over a 7-10 week period, within school facilities. Each 45 to 90 minute long session is  coordinated around four themes: physical activity, healthy eating, self-esteem, and communication skills.

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Game On! Eat Smart, Play Smart!

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Game On! is a group mentoring program for providing boys and young men 11 to 14 with information and support to make informed choices about a range of healthy lifestyle practices.

Game On! consists of seven mentoring sessions, held over a 7 to 10 week period within school facilities. Each 45 to 90 minute long session is coordinated around four themes: physical activity, healthy eating, self esteem and communication skills.

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Teen Mentoring

Teen Mentoring is a group based  mentoring program where elementary students are matched one to one with a high school student.

They meet once weekly for a total of 15 sessions throughout the school year. The program takes place in a facilitated group setting. The goal is to build connections with youth, share experiences, play organized games and eat lunch or snacks provided by the agency.

Our partnering Lunch Program schools:

  • Catholic Central High School
  • The Children of St Martha’s Elementary School
  • Ecole St Mary

Our partnering After School Program schools:

  • Lethbridge Collegiate Institute / Fleetwood Bawden Elementary School
  • Chinook High School / Nicolas Sheran Community School
  • Winston Churchill High School / Park Meadows Elementary School

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