Art Scholarship for BBBS Youth Age 16-18

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Canada has partnered with a former Little Brother whose potential was ignited by mentorship! Patrick O’Keefe is an accomplished and globally renewed artist and art director who believes deeply in the power of mentorship. The O’Keefe Art Scholarship is designed to empower young artists, exclusively ages 16-18, from across the [...]
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RBC and Big Brothers Big Sisters Empowering Youth for Success

On January 20 and 21, 2021, RBC hosted the Big Chat Challenge, two fun and informative virtual events for Big Brothers Big Sisters youth across Canada. The RBC Big Chat Challenge had over 250 participants and was an incredible opportunity to: connect Big Brothers Big Sisters youth from across the nation to celebrate Mentoring Month to be inspired by RBC Olympians during [...]
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RBC’s Big Chat Challenge for BBBS Youth

We are thrilled to invite you to the RBC “Big Chat Challenge” in celebration of Mentoring Month this January. All BBBS youth are welcome to join one of two fun, virtual 60 minute events that will include: Tips for Protecting your personal brand on social media A video on “Setting Personal Goals” featuring RBC Olympian [...]
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More Virtual Mentors Needed to Keep Kids Connected As They Return to School

(TORONTO) – During the ongoing pandemic, 98 per cent of agencies have adapted to supporting mentoring online or virtually through Big Brothers Big Sisters across Canada. “When stay at home orders happened in March 2020, Big Brothers Big Sisters continued to offer mentoring services and found new strength through virtual meet-ups”, said Matthew Chater, President […]

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MENTORING FOR SUCCESS: POST-SECONDARY EDUCATION AND CAREER READINESS

MENTORING FOR SUCCESS: POST-SECONDARY EDUCATION AND CAREER READINESS Post-secondary education has become ever more relevant to future career and income goals. The Center on Education and the Workforce estimates that 35% of new jobs need a university degree while job growth in fields that only need a few trained skills is slowing down. With these trends, it [...]
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