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Mentor Youth at Hamilton Middle School - Big Brothers Big Sisters

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ORGANIZATION: Big Brothers Big Sisters of Dane County

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School Friends at Hamilton Middle School is a great option for individuals who aspire to be mentors and are passionate about positively impacting young lives. Friday's during the school year, 11:48 AM to 12:38 PM at Hamilton Middle School (4801 Waukesha St, Madison, WI 53705)




PROGRAM DESCRIPTION
After enrolling in our School-Friends Mentoring Program, Bigs and Littles are thoughtfully matched based on interests and preferences (gender, race, age, etc.) Once the Match is approved by Big, Little, and parent/caregiver, they can start meeting!

  • Minimum of 1 year commitment
  • BBBS provides all activities and conversation starters to help Matches get to know each other during their sessions
  • Time can be spent reading, playing board games, doing crafts, or catching up on homework.

BBBS conducts regular check-in conversations and observations with Bigs and Littles to ensure the relationship is healthy, safe, and thriving.

REQUIREMENTS FOR BIGS
  • 18 years or older
  • Must live or work in Dane County
  • Complete online application, interview, and references
  • Pass a background check
  • Big must connect with Match Support Specialist as required
  • Children entering 7th grade at Hamilton Middle School
REQUIREMENTS FOR LITTLES
  • Must live in Dane County
  • Parent or caregiver must complete the online application for child
  • Committed to meeting with mentor 1 time per week
  • Parent and child must connect with Match Support Specialist as required

Interested in learning more about getting involved as a mentor or a partner?
Reach out to Miriam Whiteagle, Site-Based Program Coordinator,
at mwhiteagle@bbbsmadison.org or 608-661-5437 ext. 1122.

1 Shift

  • 11:30 AM to 12:30 PM
    11:38 - 12:38 Fridays During The School Year
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About Big Brothers Big Sisters of Dane County

Location:

2059 Atwood Ave, Madison, WI 53704, US

Mission Statement

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Dane County creates and supports one-to-one mentoring relationships that ignite the power and promise of youth.

Description

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Dane County empowers children to reach their full potential by creating and supporting strong and enduring one-on-one mentoring relationships throughout Madison and Dane County. We use research-based methods that have been refined and strengthened for over 50 years. Our team of professionals strives to meet the individual needs of every child by providing them with a caring, trusting adult. Through mentorship, we can help Littles where they are now, while also building them up for what's ahead. Through our different program offerings, and with the help of our supporters and volunteers, we're proud to serve Madison and Dane County's youth.

CAUSE AREAS

Children & Youth
Community
Education & Literacy
Children & Youth, Community, Education & Literacy

WHEN

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This opportunity has 1 shift

WHERE

Hamilton Middle School4801 Waukesha StMadison, WI 53705

(43.06503,-89.45821)
 

SKILLS

  • Mentoring
  • Youth Services
  • People Skills
  • Relationship Building

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Once per week during the school year.
  • Ability to commit to 2 semesters (one school year).

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