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CHANGE A LIFE and be a big sister to curious 11 yo girl who enjoys writing, the outdoors, animals!

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Jewish Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Boston

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Seeking a Big Sister for Anna , an 11 year old girl who is being raised by a single mom in Arlington . Anna struggles with anxiety and would like to be matched with a Big Sister who is caring and kind , someone who will help Anna with self-esteem . She is very curious and very smart. She loves to read, draw, and make up stories and songs. She loves animals. Anna enjoys the outdoors and likes hiking and playing tennis. She is highly interested in the world around her and loves to write.

The right B ig S ister will be in her 20 ’ s or early 30 ’ s (21+) , Jewish, and will be reliable . Someone who is intelligent, engaged, kind, friendly, and curious about the world would be a good match . The best Big will enjoy the outdoors, animals, and appreciate discussing literature, current events , and feelings. She may have some personal experience with anxiety and/or challenging family dynamics. Matches meet twice a month for a couple of hours, mostly on the weekends, and make a year commitment. Match support is provided by Clinical Match Specialists.

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About Jewish Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Boston

Location:

333 Nahanton Street, Newton, MA 02459, US

Mission Statement

Jewish Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Boston matches children to adult mentors; we introduce adults of all abilities to new friends in their communities.

Description

Since 1919, Jewish Big Brothers Big Sisters has been transforming lives through mentoring-friendship. We serve Jewish and non-Jewish children and families; we also serve adults with disabilities - and our volunteers reflect our diversity.

Please visit us on the web at jbbbs.org to learn more about how you can contribute.

Arts & Culture
Children & Youth
Sports & Recreation

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Belmont, MedfordArlington, MA 02474

(42.42321,-71.15376)
 

SKILLS

  • Youth Services
  • Music Arts
  • Drawing
  • Child Development
  • Reading / Writing
  • Outdoor Recreation

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 21
  • Orientation or Training
  • twice a month for 2-4 hours, mostly weekends, and a year commitment
  • car helpful

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