Volunteer Application for Mentors - All programs

  • About You

    Big Brothers Big Sisters of Victoria supports diversity and welcomes applicants of every race, religion, culture, gender and sexual orientation.
  • In which program would you like to volunteer first?
  • In what ways are you willing to connect with your mentee each week?
  • Contact Details

  • Demographics

  • Volunteers must be aged 14 or older to become a mentor in our programs.
  • This section is voluntary and used for statistical puposes only.If you are comfortable sharing with us, please check the option which best represents your heritage.
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  • How did you find out about the mentoring programs at Big Brothers Big Sisters of Victoria?
  • more about you

  • Please tell us the highest level of education you have completed.
  • If you are enrolled at a secondary or post-secondary institution, please provide the name of your school and your area of speciality (i.e history, grade 10, etc.)
  • Please tell us your current employment status.
  • If you are currently employed, please provide your company's name, your job title, and the length of time you have been with this company.
  • Have you ever applied to or been a volunteer with a Big Brothers Big Sisters agency in the past?
  • Have you ever volunteered for another agency to support children or vulnerable people?
  • Reference Section

    Please provide contact details for each reference type (Min. 3 required). The person who provides the reference must be aged 19 or older. Please give us their email address. If this is not possible, ensure their phone number is included. Let your references know that we will send them a brief questionnaire about you, They can complete it by e-mail, telephone or through an on-line survey platform. Please ask them to follow up with us as quickly as possible.
  • A friend, neighbour or colleague. Someone who has known you for two years or more.
  • If you are married or living common-law, please provide your partner's details. If you are not married or living common-law, please provide details for a family member (parent/sibling/cousin, etc.)
  • For teen mentors only: A teacher or school counsellor. For adult mentors only: A supervisor, team-lead, or manager in a current or past employment role.
  • You must provide a Vulnerable Sector Reference if, within the last 5 years, you have worked and/or volunteered with a person and/or organization responsible for the well-being of children under the age of 18 (this includes baby-sitting for children other than your own siblings) or vulnerable persons who, because of their age, disability, or other circumstances, are at greater risk than the general population of being harmed by a person in a position of authority or trust relative to them.
  • Activities List - Fun Things to Do Together

    Please select the activities, events and/or places you enjoy or would like to try with your mentee.
  • When can you meet with a mentee? Please check all that apply. We understand that students may have to adjust their schedules for each semester.
  • signature section

  • The information I have provided is true to the best of my knowledge.
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  • volunteer permission and release agreement

  • By entering my name below, I acknowledge that I agree to the above terms and conditions.
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  • By entering my name below, I acknowledge that I agree to the above terms and conditions.
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  • Code of Conduct

  • By entering my name below, I acknowledge that I agree to the above terms and conditions.
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  • CONFIDENTIALITY

  • By entering my name below, I acknowledge that I agree to the above terms and conditions.
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  • Covid-19 WAiver

    This agreement must be completed in full before you can take part in any further in-person meetings with Mentees that are authorized by Big Brothers Big Sisters of Victoria Capital Region (respectively, “Meetings”, “Mentors”, and the “Agency”). The information being collected by Big Brothers Big Sisters of Victoria Capital Region (the Agency) is for the express purpose of operating the mentorship programs and may be disclosed to staff and volunteers as required for such purpose.
  • By entering my name below, I acknowledge that I agree to the above terms and conditions.
  • If the Mentor is a minor, this form is to be signed by the Mentor’s parent/guardian. By signing your name, you are confirming you agree to the above terms and conditions. By signing on behalf of a minor Mentor, you represent that you have legal capacity and authorization to act on behalf of the Mentor. By entering your name on behalf of the Mentor, you are confirming that they agree to the above terms and conditions.
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  • By signing your name, you are confirming you witnessed the Mentor or Mentor’s Parent/Legal Guardian sign this agreement form. Witness needs to be over 19 years of age.
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