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Big Brothers Big Sisters of North Wellington

Site: Mount Forest

Service: Mentoring Services

Notices
Public Comments Mentors needed: Big Brother and Big Sister volunteers are required to give approximately 2-4 hours per month * adult in-school mentors needed in all area schools * one hour per week during school hours * all mentor positions are flexible for hours committed - 1 year commitment
Contact Information
Alternate Name BBBS of North Wellington
Former Name Big Sisters of Mount Forest & District
Office Phone 519-323-4273
Fax 519-323-4359
Website northwellington.bigbrothersbigsisters.ca
Primary Contact Marianne Christie, Executive Director; Email: marianne.christie@bigbrothersbigsisters.ca
Alternate Contact Teri Dykeman, ISM Coordinator; Email: teri.dykeman@bigbrothersbigsisters.ca
Primary Executive Marianne Christie, Executive Director
Alternate Executive Heather Bults, Board President; Email: heatherbults@sonicwaves.ca
Located In Community Mount Forest
Address & Map
110 Wellington St E, 2nd Fl
Mount Forest, ON N0G 2L0
 
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Intersection Main St and Wellington St
Mailing Address PO Box 1311 
Mount Forest, ON N0G 1R0
Physical Access Partially Accessible - Staff is committed to meet at a fully accessible location
Description & Services
Description (Agency) Mentoring services for children and youth in the community and at school.
Description (Service) Serves in-need children who can benefit from the support of a volunteer mentor. Mentoring children and youth can lead to improved self-esteem and positive community outcomes 
* works with children, youth, families and volunteers 
* matches children and youth to volunteer mentors and monitors matches on a regular schedule 
 
Programs include: 
* Go Girls/Game On group programs on school site 
* In-School Mentoring on school site 
* Big Brothers Big Sisters One to One Community Match program  
* monthly group activities
Hours Office Tue-Thu 9 am-5 pm * after hours appointments are arranged
Areas Served Mapleton ; Minto ; Wellington North ; including Arthur, Mount Forest, Conn, Clifford, Harriston, Palmerston, Alma, Drayton, Moorefield
Eligibility Ages: 6 year(s) - 17 year(s)
Application Call for information
Languages English
Fees None
Time-Limited Events Fundraising events throughout the year
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established 1987
Funding Fundraising events ; United Way Guelph Wellington Dufferin
Elections Annual General Meeting held every May
Print Material Annual Board Report; Quarterly Newsletter
Resources Related website: 
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Canada
Subjects
Service Categories Adult/Child Mentoring Programs