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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Career Mentoring

Career Mentoring focuses on matching youth 13-18 years with a professional Mentor currently working in the field the mentee is most interested in exploring.Through regular outings, a relationship is developed between the mentor and the mentee, which is built on trust, common interests, and is supported by our experienced case-workers. The result is a life-changing experience for both the mentor and the mentee.

Career 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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Site-Based Mentoring

Site-Based mentoring program provides youth with a role model and a friend to talk to and share the experiences of growing up. Meetings take place within The B-Hive. For one hour a week, mentors meet with their mentee and engage in activities such as board games, crafts or just hang out on here on site.

Site-Based Mentoring programs 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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Bigs In Blue

Similar to the In-School Mentoring program, Bigs in Blue offers one on duty police officer in uniform matched with one student; spending time together during school time, on campus doing varied non-academic activities.

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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 12-14 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 eight 90 minute  mentoring sessions loosely structured around four themes: physical activity, healthy eating, self-esteem, and communication skills.

Next 8  week session starts:

  • Wednesday September 30, 2020 4:00pm – 5:30pm  OR
  • Saturday October 3, 2020 10am-11:30 am

 

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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 with information and support to make informed choices about a range of healthy lifestyle practices. Through non-traditional physical activities, complemented with healthy eating support, participants are engaged in life skills, communication, and emotional health discussions designed to engage participants in the pursuit of life-long healthy lifestyles.

Game On! includes eight 90-minute mentoring sessions.

Next 8  Week Session Starts

  • Wednesday September 30, 2020 6:00pm – 7:30pm OR
  • Saturday October 3, 2020 12:00pm – 1:30pm

 

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Virtual Camp URU

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This week long, virtual camp is ideal for children aged 9-12 (Grades 4-6).  Big Brothers Big Sisters of Centre Wellington  has created 3 hours of daily, engaging programming based off of the Go Girls and Game On Programs. The focus is on building strong self-compassion and positive body image while maintaining healthy lifestyle choices through understanding mental health, mindfulness and emotions, creating a balanced life and constructive choices that are right for them as an individual.