Description & Services
Description (Agency) A non-profit organization that matches children and adults in one to one mentor friendships
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 
  • Offers a variety of school-based programs held during the school year
 
Volunteers 
Trains volunteers to be mentors to children
Hours Office Mon-Fri 9 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Thunder Bay
Eligibility Ages: 6 year(s) - 15 year(s) 
 
For boys and girls, residing primarily in a single parent home
 
Volunteers 
  • Must be 18 years of age and over  
  • Thorough screening check required
Application Parents and guardians referring children must complete an application and an interview with a caseworker
 
Volunteers  
Must complete a screening process that includes application, interview, criminal records check including a vulnerable sector check, reference checks and a home visit
Languages English
Fees None ; Volunteers must pay for their criminal reference check
Additional Services at this Site
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-623-0292
Fax 807-623-1530
E-Mail info@ourkidscount.ca
Website bigbrothersbigsisters.ca
Social Media Facebook Facebook, Twitter Twitter
Primary Contact Jennifer Gosselin, Coordinator; Phone: 807-623-0292 ext 239; Email: jen@ourkidscount.ca
Primary Executive Gladys Berringer, Executive Director; Phone: 807-623-0292 ext 224; Email: gladys@ourkidscount.ca
Site Location South Ward
Located In Community Thunder Bay
Address 704 McKenzie St
Thunder Bay, ON P7C 3L4
 
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Intersection McKenzie St and Pacific Ave
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Funding Grants ; Fundraising ; Donations ; United Way