REQUESTING A MENTOR IN OUR COMMUNITY PROGRAM
Steps in our Application Process:
Please watch our family intake video below to learn more about how each child is matched with a volunteer mentor before starting the application process.
To be eligible for a mentor, your child must be aged between 7 and 16 years old. They must live in Greater Victoria (Port Renfrew to Sidney).
Submitting an application form does not guarantee acceptance into our programs or that a mentor can be found for your child.
- Application form – press the blue “Complete the application form online” button to complete the application form online or press the yellow button to have the application form emailed or posted to you.
- Parent/Guardian Orientation Session – Select a date for you to attend our group, online session at: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/big-brothers-big-sisters-parentguardian-orientation-tickets-87187087927?aff=Website
- Parent/Guardian Interview – Once you submit your child’s application form (or attend the orientation session), we will schedule a time for you to chat with agency staff so we can learn more about what you and your child want from the mentoring experience.
- Child/Youth Inteview and Pre-Match Training – we will schedule a time for your child to chat with agency staff so we can get to know them better. We will also complete the “Strong from the Start Pre-Match Training” with them.