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School Based Mentoring

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Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northcentral Wisconsin

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School Based Mentoring, involves volunteers offering children individualized time and attention on a consistent basis, with the venue being the child's school rather than the community. School Districts that you can volunteer at include: Abbotsford, Athens, D.C. Everest, Marathon, Merrill, Mosinee, and Wausau. Volunteers and children meet regularly during the school year - typically each week, utilizing the resources available within the school: computer labs, the library, the gym, a classroom, or the schoolyard.

Whether they play board games, or read the newspaper together, their relationship promotes a positive school experience for the child: good attendance, positive peer and adult relationships, a positive attitude, and academic enrichment. As the friendship evolves over time, volunteers and children discover ways to make school and learning fun. When matches continue from one school year to the next, volunteers experience the satisfaction of watching their Littles achieve success in school. During the summer hiatus, matches may exchange letters, email messages or phone calls, or attend an agency-sponsored event.

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About Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northcentral Wisconsin

Location:

227400 Rib Mountain Dr. Suite G, Wausau, WI 54401, US

Mission Statement

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northcentral Wisconsin mission is to create and support one-to-one mentoring relationships that ignite the power and promise of youth.

Description

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northcentral Wisconsin, headquartered in Wausau, Wisconsin, originated in 1976 through the interest of Jim Hoops and many concerned individuals in Marathon County.

Big Brothers Big Sisters focus on one-to-one mentoing relationships occuring betwwen an adult volunteer and a child.

Children & Youth
Community
Education & Literacy

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

227400 Rib Mountain Dr. Suite GLocal school districtsWausau, WI 54401

(44.93097,-89.65656)
 

SKILLS

  • Youth Services
  • Mentoring
  • Child Development
  • People Skills
  • Relationship Building

GOOD FOR

  • Kids
  • Teens
  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 16
  • Orientation or Training
  • 30-45 minutes per week, school year commitment.

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