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volunteer opportunities in Utah
Whether it’s community-based, site-based or Mentor2.0, we love hearing about the stories of growth and achievement that come from our mentoring programs! Out of all the volunteer opportunities in Utah, nothing is as fulfilling as helping children see their potential. One of these stories comes from the soon-to-be 3rd grader, Marilyn, and her “Big sister” Emmy, a high school student. Marilyn’s Story Marilyn lives in a three-bedroom apartment with her mom, brother, two cousins and
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What is Site-Based Mentoring?

Posted on August 6, 2019

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Big Brothers Big Sisters of Utah offers various mentoring programs to accomplish our urgent mission to defend youths’ potential. Donations in Utah are what helps us reinforce these programs, and today, we will go in-depth into one of our most empowering programs — site-based mentoring. Different from community-based mentoring where our Bigs and Littles meet around the community, site-based mentoring takes place at designated facilities, usually schools. While this isn’t always readily known, schools are
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In the middle of July, we hosted a summer picnic at Liberty Park in Salt Lake for our Bigs, Littles and their families. It was all made possible thanks to our wonderful staff, board and community partners. And this year, Smith’s Food and Drug Stores provided us with delicious food for the event, feeding nearly the 400 individuals in attendance! From piñatas to face painting, our Bigs and Littles were able to participate in activities
At Big Brothers Big Sisters of Utah, we provide volunteer opportunities in Utah in the form of mentoring. There are three different mentoring programs that we run: community-based, site-based, and Mentor2.0. When you are first getting familiar with BBBSU, it takes a minute to remember which one means what. We want you to understand with surety what community-based mentoring is, what it looks like and what it does for our community! WHAT IT IS Community-based
Among the many volunteer opportunities in Utah, not all are as easy and enjoyable as calling your Little and setting a time and day to go do something fun! And, right now, with it being the hottest time of the year, the best activities have everything to do with the summer sun! There is plenty of daylight to work with during the summer, all you’ve got to do is make a simple plan and get