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School-Based Mentoring

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Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Iowa

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By mentoring a child, you defend their potential. You inspire and empower them to believe in themselves and achieve their biggest possible futures.

For School-Based Mentoring, Bigs visit their Littles once a week at school for 30-60 minutes. They can play games, do homework or read together. Bigs must be high school age (15 years old or older to do this program. A year commitment is required to be a School-Based Big.

School-Based Plus is an extension of our School-Based Mentoring Program, giving matches the opportunity to meet once a month outside of the school setting. For this option, the Big must be 18 years or older, and the match must be together for three months or longer. A year commitment is required to be a School-Based Plus Big.

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About Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Iowa

Location:

9051 Swanson Blvd., Clive, IA 50325, US

Mission Statement

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Iowa's mission is to create and support one-to-one mentoring relationships that ignite the power and promise of youth. Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Iowa's vision it that all youth achieve their full potential.

Description

Give a child your greatest gift, your time, and become a Big!

By partnering with parents/guardians, volunteers and others in the community we are accountable for each child in our program achieving:

-Higher aspirations, greater confidence and better relationships

-Avoidance of risky behaviors

-Educational success

Children & Youth
Education & Literacy

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

9051 Swanson BlvdClive, IA 50325

(41.60847,-93.74156)
 

SKILLS

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 15
  • Orientation or Training
  • 30-60 minutes per week for a minimum of 12 months
  • Volunteers must be 15 years old or older, and complete a questionnaire, orientation and interview. We conduct background checks on each of our mentors to ensure the safety of the child.

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