Big Sister

Big Sister
Organization NamePosition TypesDurationGreat ForRegion and Location(s)Ad Online SinceApplication Deadline
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Langley
  • Childcare
  • Mentoring
  • Visiting / Chatting / Socializing
On-going (More than 1 year)
  • British Columbia - Vancouver & Lower Mainland - Langley
2019-11-272020-02-25

BIG SISTERS

The Big Sisters Mentoring program provides girls and young women with a role model and a friend to talk to and share the experiences of growing up with. Through regular outings, a relationship is developed between the mentor and the mentee, that is built on trust and common interests, and is supported by our experienced case-workers. The result is a life-changing experience for both the mentor and the mentee.

The Big Sisters Mentoring program usually requires weekly scheduled outings of 2 to 4 hours each, and a minimum of 1 year commitment.

Mission Statement

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Langley enables life-changing mentoring relationships to ignite the power and potential of young people.

THE PROGRAM STRIVES TO DO THE FOLLOWING:

  • Provide a role model and a friend for girls and young women
  • Promote the importance of staying in school and healthy relationships with family and peers
  • Instill trust and self-confidence in order to make healthy decisions
  • Encourage leadership skills and independent thinking
  • Have mentors make a difference while having fun

VOLUNTEER REQUIREMENTS

  • Age requirement: 19. No upper age limit.
  • Applicant must live or work in the Township or City of Langley.
  • Able to commit to spending 4 visits per month with your Little Sister for a minimum of 1 year
  • Matches meet 2 – 4 hours weekly, with a focus on low to no cost activities.
  • Have access to a vehicle
  • Background check
  • Orientation/Training
  • No experience is required to mentor a child

WHEN

This position allows for a flexible schedule.

WHERE

Langley, BC 

SKILLS

  • People Skills
  • Relationship Building
  • Verbal / Written Communication

CONTACT US

Email: admin.langley@bigbrothersbigsisters.ca

Website: https://langley.bigbrothersbigsisters.ca

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