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Meeting weekly through the school year, mentors build self-confidence in elementary and junior high school students through a variety of activities including reading, arts and crafts, sports and board games.

Ages: 6 – 14 Years

Time Commitment: 1 hour, 3-4 times each month during the school year

Availability: Calgary, Airdrie, Cochrane

If you are interested in applying for your child please refer to the list of schools that offer In-School Mentoring and contact your child’s school for more information.

Build Confidence.

Make a Connection.

Start Something BIG!

Become a mentor

Mentoring Makes A Difference!

"“I feel like I get lost sometimes with my friends and family and at school. What gets me through is knowing I have one hour a week to have fun with my Mentor. She is there for me only and that feels really good!”"

– Little Sister

Mentored boys are 2x less likely than non-mentored boys to develop negative conducts like bullying, fighting, lying, cheating, losing their temper or expressing anger.

- Centre for Addiction and Mental Health National Research Study

Girls with a Big Sister are 2.5X more likely than girls without a mentor to be confident in their ability to be successful at school.

- Centre for Addiction and Mental Health National Research Study

Questions?

Leanne Burke
Supervisor, School-Based Programs
403-585-1032
leanne.burke@bigbrothersbigsisters.ca