VIRTUAL MENTORING

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Step 1: General Information

Funded in part by the Government of Canada, Virtual Mentoring addresses the need for youth to feel engaged and connected while safely staying apart.  This program provides young people with virtual mentors with whom they can connect through phone, text, and video calling applications. Matches communicate regularly and have a weekly activity or task to work on together.  Each activity is specifically designed to promote connectedness and build a developmental relationship between mentee and mentor. The Virtual Mentoring program developed by BBBSY is a direct response to COVID-19 and the negative effects this global pandemic has had on society’s most vulnerable.  As such, matches are considered short-term and will last a maximum of 8 months.

These developmental relationships will:

  • Provide young people with a positive outlet to help them cope with these unprecedented times
  • Enhance the social circle of support for children and youth feeling isolated
  • Lead to increased social emotional competence, improved mental health, and enhanced educational engagement
  • Increase the likelihood of making healthier choices and decrease the likelihood of engaging in risk taking behaviours
  • Above all, make a difference while having fun

Step 2: Requirements

  • Mentors must be at least 18 years old
  • Able to commit 1-2 hours per week until at least April 2021
  • Access to a video calling application such as Zoom or FaceTime with reliable internet connection
  • Would like to have fun and build a positive relationship with a child

Step 3: How It Works

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Step 4: Inquire Now

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