Big Brothers Big Sisters of Sault Ste Marie

Site: Sault Ste Marie

Service: Child Mentoring Services

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Description & Services
Description (Agency) A non-profit volunteer organization committed to fostering the optimal development of children and youth through one-to-one mentoring services and growth-based programs
Agency Services
Description (Service)
  • Matches children and adults in one to one mentor friendships 
  • Provides children that are in need of a mentor with the highest quality volunteer-based mentoring programs
 
Volunteers 
Trains volunteers to be mentors to children
Hours Office Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Sault Ste. Marie
Eligibility Children between the ages of 6-16, residing primarily in a single parent home
 
Volunteers  
  • Must be 18 years of age and older 
  • Must submit a vulnerable sector screen, criminal records check, and 3 or 4 references
Application
  • Call for information or submit a volunteer application form on the website 
  • Parents or guardians can enrol a child on the website
Languages English
Fees Program - Some incidental expenses may be incurred during outings ; Volunteers must pay for police background check
Additional Services at this Site
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-945-7717
Website ssm.bigbrothersbigsisters.ca/
Site Location Boston Hub
Located In Community Sault Ste. Marie
Address 46 Boston Ave
Sault Ste. Marie, ON P6B 3J6
 
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Intersection Boston Ave and Breton Rd
Physical Access Not Accessible - Meeting arrangements can be made for individuals with restricted mobility
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established 1971
Funding Fundraising ; Donations