Registration is now open for fall programs.  If you have any questions please contact Sara.Congiusti@bigbrothersbigsisters.ca 

Go Girls Registration Form

  • Thank you for your interest in our online Go Girls! program. Once your submission has been reviewed by our team, you will receive an email confirmation with more details about the program.

  • Date Format: MM slash DD slash YYYY
  • This response is voluntary and will be used for statistical purposes only.
  • This response is voluntary and will be used for statistical purposes only.
  • We realize that this information can be of a sensitive nature and it will be treated with confidence and respect.
  • We ask because some of the group discussion will be on healthy balanced eating and we want to make sure we are sensitive to each participant’s dietary needs when holding these discussions.
  • Ex. religious or cultural views, stressors, other existing issues?
  • All sessions will take place virtually over Zoom video conferencing. In order to participate, your child will need private access to the Zoom app for each session.
  • We will do our best to accommodate your availability but cannot guarantee everyone their first choice, so please select all that apply. The program runs for 8-10 weeks with 1 session per week lasting roughly an hour.
  • Again, we will do our best to accommodate your availability but cannot guarantee everyone their first choice, so please select all that apply. The program runs for 8-10 weeks with 1 session per week lasting roughly an hour.
  • Please list the child's first and last name. You are also welcome to include their guardian's email address and our team will forward on the registration link.
  • Online Program Consent

    As the parent/guardian, I understand the following rules, which will be reinforced during the first session and periodically throughout the program: 1. Participants and Mentors are not permitted to share information about one another outside of the group 2. The chat function will be set so that all comments will be visible to the Mentors and no private chats between participants will be possible 3. Participant and Mentor contact will be limited to the pre-scheduled sessions 4. Any communication that occurs outside of scheduled meetings cannot be supervised by Mentors or BBBSY staff and are therefore under my discretion and supervision as the parent/guardian. As the parent/guardian, I agree to: 1. Support and encourage my child to participate in each session 2. Provide support or feedback to the Mentors if required 3. Check in with my child following each session to determine how they are responding to the program 4. Contact BBBSY immediately should any concern arise from my child’s participation in this program
  • You are encouraged to review Zoom’s privacy policy which can be found here: https://zoom.us/privacy. Each program is supported and monitored by a BBBSY Program Staff member.
  • Media Consent

    I hereby consent to Big Brothers Big Sisters of York (BBBSY), the use of any photographs, audio and/or video recordings of my child taken during the program as authorized by the BBBSY President & CEO or Board of Directors. I give my permission for this media to be used by BBBSY for purposes of promotional material including brochures, posters, newsletters, media information, advertisements, audio-visual productions and digital media, (such as the BBBSY website and social media). Photographs or video productions may also be shared with community and school partners for program promotion.
  • Informed Consent

    I hereby give permission to Big Brothers Big Sisters of York (BBBSY) to make available their service to my child. It is my understanding that the intention of the Agency is to offer my child an opportunity to participate in a group program lead by a responsible adult, (minimum 18 years old), I understand that all efforts will be made to select a responsible Mentor who will facilitate the group program. In consideration for this service and other valuable consideration provided to my child by BBBSY, I release the agency of all responsibilities and liabilities in connection to their services provided in good faith, to myself or my child. I permit the agency to release any relevant information, including my personal information, to Big Brothers Big Sisters of Canada and their insurers, as may be appropriate in connection with any legal proceeding, inquiry or risk thereof. I understand that the collection of personal information about me or my child will be held in strict confidence and is to be used solely for the purposes of administering the program. I further agree that information about my child may be shared, at the discretion of BBBSY, with the group facilitator so that my child’s needs may be best met. I understand that this application is the property of BBBSY. I also agree that my child will participate in the Pre- Match Training Program administered by BBBSY.