Big Brothers Big Sisters of York
|Record #: AUR0550||Last Modified: 12 Sep 2017||Last Full Update: 12 Sep 2017|
|Community||Get involved in York Region, visit CIVICYork.ca|
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|Description & Services|
|Description||“Big Brothers Big Sisters of York enriches the lives of children by providing positive role models through one-to-one and group mentoring programs.” Our Vision: “Every Child Who Needs a Mentor, Has a Mentor.”
Serving children between the ages of 6 to 16, Big Brothers Big Sisters of York primary focus is to empower York Region’s next generation through life-changing, high impact mentoring programs. For over 45 years, BBBSY has made a positive difference in the lives of children in our community. BBBSY;s mentoring programs provide a positive role model and adult friendship for at-risk children, most often from low income, single parent or newcomer families who are struggling to adjust in a new country. Mentoring programs are proven to reduce children's risk of skipping school, violent behaviour, drug & alcohol use, while increasing self-confidence, community engagement and family relationships!
"ISM; In-School Mentoring, Recreation Mentoring, Game On, Go Girls, Conversation Circle, Community Matches; Big Brother, Big Sister one-to-one traditional programs.
|Hours||Monday-Friday 8:30 am-4:30 pm|
|Eligibility||Ages: 6 year(s) - 16 year(s)|
|Application||Volunteers must attend an Information Session, submit an Application (includes References and a Vulnerable Sector Screening, attend a Pre-Match Training Session, and participate in an assessment/interview. Application form is available on the website. bbbsy.ca
Little Brothers and Sisters must complete an application and participate in an assessment/interview, along with their guardian/parent.
Please call 905-726-2149 or email@example.com for more information.
|Location, Telephone & Internet|
|Social Media|| Facebook: www.facebook.com/bbbsy/
|Areas Served||Bradford West Gwillimbury ; York Region|
|Address & Map||
350 Industrial Pkwy S
Aurora, ON L4G 3V7
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|Major Intersection||Yonge St / Industrial Pkwy S|
|Primary Contact||Allison Haskins, Volunteer Co-ordinator; Phone: ext 310; Email: firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Primary Executive||Sarah Dame, President and CEO; Phone: ext 304; Email: email@example.com|
|Settlement Headings||Children and Youth|
|Subjects||Events ; Friendship services ; Immigrants ; Recreational activities ; Settlement services ; Volunteer opportunities ; Youth|
|Funding||Grants ; Fundraising ; United Way|