National Youth Mentoring Advisory Council Seeks New Members!

Our National Youth Mentoring Advisory Council (NYMAC) consists of young people from across Canada that have knowledge and expertise in mentoring that work together to create better mentoring experiences across Canada. If you are between the ages of 17 to 28; a current or former Big Brothers Big Sisters mentee OR have been a current [...]
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BE A BIGGER YOU

Humans are deeply social by nature. Drawing on scores of psychological and sociological studies, many researchers are asserting that living a life steeped in face-to-face contact and physical proximity with others is the key to health, while isolation and loneliness is a risk to both physical and mental health. These are powerful sentiments that validate [...]
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Career Opportunity : Project Manager, Strategic Initiatives & Operations

JOB DESCRIPTION Big Brothers Big Sisters of Canada (BBBSC) has an exciting opportunity for a dynamic and experienced, Project Manager, Strategic Initiatives & Operations to join our team. The successful candidate will help support the strategic and transformative initiatives of the federation. Big Brothers Big Sisters of Canada has been leading the transformative journey, with […]

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A PROFOUND IMPACT

Most Canadians watch the daily news and think, “how can I help?”. Most Canadians want to be part of the solution, but we are often discouraged by the complexity of the problems. Families across Canada are living with complex challenges stemming from systemic injustice and structural inequality. This can make us pause and doubt that [...]
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The Science Behind Mentoring

Research tells us that young people who face daily adversities experience long-term, harmful disadvantages; biologically, emotionally, and economically (toxic stress research). This harm is costly to the individual, to communities, and to society as a whole. By no fault of their own, children are born into circumstances that can cause high levels of stress. Some [...]
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