Keep Kids Connected on Giving Tuesday

GivingTuesday is a global day of generosity that takes place on December 1, 2020, unleashing the power of people to transform their communities and the world. People can show their generosity in a variety of ways such as volunteering or giving to causes - every act of generosity counts. At a time when we are [...]
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National Youth Survey: COVID Impact on Mentees

Mentees in our programs (“Littles”) aged 12-18 are asked to complete a survey that takes between 30-45 minutes. Participants will be entered into a draw for 2 x $100 or 1 x $250 gift card to an online store!

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Report Shows That Youth Need Us More Than Ever

Over 1000 Canadian youth (15-30) were surveyed by Abacus Data and the findings give us insight into how youth are experiencing this pandemic. The report tell us that: Younger youth feel angry and disappointed while older youth are feeling helpless and despaired Many youth report feeling less joy or optimism than pre-pandemic Many report that [...]
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Are you a youth mentor or mentee interested in politics?

You Are Invited to a Virtual Youth in Office Event Our annual Youth in Office event is going virtual. Our National Youth Mentoring Advisory Committee is organizing conversations with Members of Parliament and Senators to discuss issues impacting youth. "Big Banter - A Canadian Youth-led Conversation" is an event where youth are invited to join [...]
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How Are You Doing?

BBBSC is looking for short (under 90 seconds) video testimonials from Bigs across the country! Film yourself on your smart-device answering this question: How did maintaining your volunteer commitment to your Mentee contribute to your well-being during this global pandemic? Feel free to speak about how your BBBS agency supported you and your Mentee Feel […]

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