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Our environment is an essential part of everyone’s lives. We must work toward protecting the environment and teaching our kids to do the same. Educating children on the importance of maintaining and respecting the world around us is crucial. Here at Big Brothers and Big Sisters of Utah, we provide volunteer opportunities in Utah for adults to become mentors and teach youth (Little’s) about the world they live in.    Here are some ideas of
National Parks and Recreation Month is a great reminder to get outside and enjoy all the experiences parks and outdoor recreation offer, especially here in Utah. Here at Big Brothers Big Sisters of Utah, our volunteer programs are aimed at creating an experience where kids have a chance to bond with an adult mentor. For some matches, a great way to do that is by getting outside and exploring together.    Here are some ideas
Mentoring benefits are far-reaching for children and adults in a mentoring program. Unfortunately, many children lack a positive role model in their life. As a parent, guardian, or volunteer, various volunteer opportunities in Utah can fill a void in a child’s life and positively impact them. Big Brothers Big Sisters of Utah knows it can be easy to overlook how time spent one-on-one with a child can positively impact their life and boost their confidence.
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Utah provides community members with volunteer opportunities in Utah. We highlight these opportunities during “Make a Difference for Children Month” throughout July. The event, which is celebrated in July, seeks to raise awareness about how vulnerable children are when they lack the right people to guide them. Research says that children with mentors are more likely to have improved educational expectations. They can also have better emotional regulation and life
July is here, and ‘Make a Difference for Children Month’ is in full swing. Even though July is designated for this special cause, you can make a difference for children all year long. Here at Big Brothers Big Sisters of Utah, we strive to make our volunteer program one that makes a difference in children’s lives.  One million children are victims of abuse and neglect each year in the United States. Twenty thousand children age