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We enable life changing mentoring relationships to ignite the power and potential in female, female-identifying, gender fluid, non-binary, transgender and two-spirited youth

HELP US IGNITE THEIR POTENTIAL

Become a mentor with Big Sisters of BC Lower Mainland

Our Mentoring Programs

Are you looking to be part of a community that’s supportive, caring, and inclusive? Our Study Buddy, Big Sisters, and Go Girls programs harness the power of mentorships to ignite the potential in female, female-identifying, gender fluid, non-binary, transgender, and two spirited youth in the Lower Mainland of BC.

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Mentoring Can Change Lives

Over 90%

of people who were mentored as a child, say they are happy and confident as adults

Interested in becoming a mentor? Let’s get started!

Step 2: Paperwork

Complete your Vulnerable Sector Check (VRC) and Intervention Record Check (IRC)

Step 4: Orientation

Learn how and why we do what we do, and get all the tools you need to have a successful mentoring experience.

Step 6: Let’s Make a Match

Our Program Coordinators will contact you to set up an initial match meeting and help you get started, always supporting you throughout your volunteering experiences.

Step 1: Application

Interested in becoming a mentor? Let’s get started! Here are the steps to our application process for all 3 of our Big Sisters programs.

Step 3: Reference Check

Provide 3 references as part of your application to ensure we can properly and safely match you with youth.

Step 5: Interviews

This pre-match training may also include specialized training depending on your specific group requirements.

Step 1: Application

Interested in becoming a mentor? Let’s get started! Here are the steps to our application process for all 3 of our Big Sisters programs.

Step 2: Paperwork

Complete your Vulnerable Sector Check (VRC) and Intervention Record Check (IRC)

Step 3: Reference Check

Provide 3 references as part of your application to ensure we can properly and safely match you with youth.

Step 4: Orientation

Learn how and why we do what we do, and get all the tools you need to have a successful mentoring experience.

Step 5: Interviews

This pre-match training may also include specialized training depending on your specific group requirements.

Step 6: Let’s Make a Match

Our Program Coordinators will contact you to set up an initial match meeting and help you get started, always supporting you throughout your volunteering experiences.

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Study Buddy Mentorship Program

Our Study Buddy Program provides 1:1 mentoring with an academic focus for youth between the ages of 7 – 17

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Big Sisters Mentorship Program

Our Big Sisters program provides supportive 1:1 mentoring relationships for youth between the ages of 7 – 17

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Go Girls Mentorship Program

Our Go Girls! Group Program promotes active lifestyles, balanced eating, and builds self-esteem for youth between grades 4 – 7

Questions About Our Mentorship Programs?

We’re here to help! Check out our comprehensive list of frequently asked questions.

Why Mentoring Matters

We believe that every person has unlimited potential and individual strengths. But not everyone has the opportunity to be connected with others to create lasting relationships. Because building strong relationships requires honesty, consistency, and respect, we know that fostering these important connections will help create brighter, and healthier futures. Through our mentorship programs, we offer a safe space to create meaningful, life-changing relationships that ignite the power and potential in not only our mentees, but also our mentors’ lives.