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Become a Mentor: Big Brothers Big Sisters of Acadiana, Inc.

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Big Brothers Big Sisters of Acadiana, Inc.

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Big Brothers Big Sisters of Acadiana is a one-to-one mentoring agency that matches children ages 6-13 from primarily single-parent homes with carefully screened adult volunteers. The volunteer meets with his/her "Little" on a regular basis, either in the community based or school based program, for a minimum of 4 hours per month. Match commitments are one calendar year for the community based program and school based program. Match commitments can be renewed and all "matches" are monitored and supported by agency case managers. Currently, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Acadiana serves a 6 parish region of Acadiana including Iberia, Acadia, St. Landry, St. Martin, Lafayette and Evangeline parishes.

Anyone 18+ who is genuinely interested in creating a friendship and spending time with a child in need. The time commitment is minimal, but yields BIG results. You don't have to change YOUR life to change THEIRS. Volunteers are carefully and professionally matched with children who will be interested in the same kinds of activities.


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, Foster, Residential or Kinship Care, General Youth Population, Incarcerated Parent, Low Income, Single-Parent Household

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

Ages of Youth Served: Other

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About Big Brothers Big Sisters of Acadiana, Inc.

Location:

123 E. Main St, Lafayette, LA 70501, US

Mission Statement

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Acadiana is a one-to-one mentoring agency that matches children ages 6-13 from primarily single-parent homes with carefully screened adult volunteers. The volunteer meets with his/her "Little" on a regular basis, either in the community based or school based program, for a minimum of 4 hours per month. Match commitments are one calendar year for the community based program and school based program. Match commitments can be renewed and all "matches" are monitored and supported by agency case managers. Currently, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Acadiana serves a 6 parish region of Acadiana including Iberia, Acadia, St. Landry, St. Martin, Lafayette and Evangeline parishes.

Description

Anyone 18+ who is genuinely interested in creating a friendship and spending time with a child in need. The time commitment is minimal, but yields BIG results. You don't have to change YOUR life to change THEIRS. Volunteers are carefully and professionally matched with children who will be interested in the same kinds of activities.

Children & Youth
Education & Literacy

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Multiple locations Lafayette, LA 70501

(30.24765,-91.99794)
 

SKILLS

GOOD FOR

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REQUIREMENTS

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