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Become a Mentor: Big Brothers Big Sisters of Island County

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Big Brothers Big Sisters of Island County

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Our Programs Start Something. For more than 100 years, Big Brothers Big Sisters has operated under the belief that every child has the ability to succeed and thrive in life. As the nation's largest donor and volunteer supported mentoring network, Big Brothers Big Sisters makes meaningful, monitored matches between adult volunteers ("Bigs") and children ("Littles"), ages 6 through 18, in communities across the country. We develop positive relationships that have a direct and lasting effect on the lives of young people.

a Mentor is a non-parental adult who is acting in a non-professional helping capacity with a specific young person to promote positive youth outcomes in a young person via the mentoring relationship.


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, Homeless/Runaway, Incarcerated Parent, LGBTQ Youth, Low Income, Mental Health Issues, Parent Involved in Military, Physical Disabilities/Special Care Needs, Recent Immigrant/Refugee, Single-Parent Household, Special Education, Youth with Disabilities

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

Ages of Youth Served: 8-10, 11-14

More opportunities with Big Brothers Big Sisters of Island County

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About Big Brothers Big Sisters of Island County

Location:

913 East Whidbey Ave., Oak Harbor, WA 98277, US

Mission Statement

Our Programs Start Something. For more than 100 years, Big Brothers Big Sisters has operated under the belief that every child has the ability to succeed and thrive in life. As the nation's largest donor and volunteer supported mentoring network, Big Brothers Big Sisters makes meaningful, monitored matches between adult volunteers ("Bigs") and children ("Littles"), ages 6 through 18, in communities across the country. We develop positive relationships that have a direct and lasting effect on the lives of young people.

Description

a Mentor is a non-parental adult who is acting in a non-professional helping capacity with a specific young person to promote positive youth outcomes in a young person via the mentoring relationship.

Children & Youth
Education & Literacy

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Multiple locations Oak Harbor, WA 98277

(48.2883,-122.64842)
 

SKILLS

GOOD FOR

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REQUIREMENTS

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