Here at Big Brothers Big Sisters of Utah, we provide an excellent option if you are looking for a mentor for your child. Our non-profit organization has volunteer opportunities in Utah for adult volunteers looking to be paired with children. These adults act as mentors who can provide guidance and support. Our mentor relationships are at least 1 year long, and mentors are carefully screened and trained. This program can make a big difference in a child’s life, and it’s worth considering if you are looking for a mentor for your child.
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Utah Mentorship Model
Our Big Brothers Big Sisters of Utah mentorship model pairs up adult mentors, “Bigs,” with children, “Littles,” who can benefit from guidance and support. Volunteer opportunities in Utah exist here at BBBSU for adult mentors to serve as positive role models and provide the children with the tools and resources they need to succeed in life. The mentorship model has proven to be successful in helping children thrive and reach their full potential.
How to Enroll Your Child in The Big Brothers Big Sisters of Utah Mentorship Program
Our mentorship program is a great way to get your child involved in a positive, supportive relationship with a caring adult mentor. This program is designed to help children develop self-confidence, social skills, and a sense of competence. With the help of a mentor, children can learn to set goals and overcome obstacles.
Here are the steps to enrolling your child in the program:
- Read and understand the online orientation.
- Fill out the online application form.
- We will place your child on the waiting list until they are matched with a Big.
- Meet your child’s mentor!
What to Expect from Big Brothers Big Sisters of Utah Mentorship Program
Here at Big Brothers Big Sisters of Utah, our mentorship program provides children one-on-one mentorship from an adult volunteer. This program is designed to improve educational aspirations and social competence in children. According to participant reports, 94% of children in the program have increased their academic ambitions, while 93% have increased their social competence. We always have volunteer opportunities in Utah for adults who want to volunteer to mentor a child.