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Become a Mentor: Big Brothers Big Sisters of Effingham County

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Big Brothers Big Sisters of Effingham County

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Effingham County is a mentoring program for children ages 5-13. We are a satellite office of Mid-Illinois Big Brothers Big Sisters which is an affiliate of the larger organization Big Brothers Big Sisters of America. The mission of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Effingham County is to provide children facing adversity with strong and enduring, professionally supported one-to-one relationships that change their lives for the better, forever. We offer Community Based Mentoring services throughout Effingham County and School Based Mentoring Services at Altamont Elementary School.

Since beginning services in 2009, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Effingham County has has operated under the belief that inherent in every child is the ability to succeed and thrive in life. Most children served by Big Brothers Big Sisters are in single-parent and low-income families or households. Our organization strives to make meaningful matches between adult volunteers ("Bigs") and children ("Littles"). These matches are monitored and supervised by trained professional staff who work at creating the best possible outcomes for our volunteers and children.


Seeking Female Volunteers: Yes

Seeking Male Volunteers: Yes

Minimum Match Commitment (in months): 12 months or longer

Type of Mentoring: One-to-One

Youth Population Served: Academically At-Risk, Adjudicated/court involved, First-Generation College, Foster, Residential or Kinship Care, General Youth Population, Gifted/Talented/Academic Achiever, Incarcerated Parent, LGBTQ Youth, Low Income, Mental Health Issues, Parent Involved in Military, Physical Disabilities/Special Care Needs, Single-Parent Household, Special Education, Youth with Disabilities

Mentoring Program Goals: Career Exploration, Education/Academic Support, Friendship/Socialization, Healthy Behaviors

Ages of Youth Served: Other

More opportunities with Big Brothers Big Sisters of Effingham County

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About Big Brothers Big Sisters of Effingham County

Location:

10421 N US Hwy 45, Effingham, IL 62401, US

Mission Statement

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Effingham County is a mentoring program for children ages 5-13. We are a satellite office of Mid-Illinois Big Brothers Big Sisters which is an affiliate of the larger organization Big Brothers Big Sisters of America. The mission of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Effingham County is to provide children facing adversity with strong and enduring, professionally supported one-to-one relationships that change their lives for the better, forever. We offer Community Based Mentoring services throughout Effingham County and School Based Mentoring Services at Altamont Elementary School.

Description

Since beginning services in 2009, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Effingham County has has operated under the belief that inherent in every child is the ability to succeed and thrive in life. Most children served by Big Brothers Big Sisters are in single-parent and low-income families or households. Our organization strives to make meaningful matches between adult volunteers ("Bigs") and children ("Littles"). These matches are monitored and supervised by trained professional staff who work at creating the best possible outcomes for our volunteers and children.

Children & Youth
Education & Literacy

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Multiple locations Effingham, IL 62401

(39.12004,-88.54338)
 

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GOOD FOR

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