Big Brothers Big Sisters of Ajax-Pickering

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Record #: AJP0100 Last Modified: 05 Mar 2015 Last Full Update: 05 Mar 2015
Address & Phone Numbers
Office Phone905-831-3777
Fax905-831-8364
AddressOffice Mall
1735 Bayly St, Unit 7C
Pickering, ON L1W 3G7
 
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E-mail & web site
E-Maildebbie.buchanan@bigbrothersbigsisters.ca
Websitewww.bigbrothersbigsisters.ca/ajaxpickering
Social MediaFacebook Facebook: www.facebook.com/pages/Big-Brothers-Big-Sisters-of-Ajax-Pickering/240182782708811
Twitter Twitter: www.twitter.com/BBBSofAP
Execs & Contacts
Primary ContactDebbie Buchanan, Administrative Coordinator
Primary ExecutiveMelanie Stewart, Executive Director
Geographical details
IntersectionBrock Rd and Bayly St (east of Brock, south side of Bayly, across from Tim Horton's)
Access details
HoursMon-Fri 9 am-3pm * available after hours by appointment
EligibilityAges: 5 year(s) - 16 year(s)
ApplicationCall for information and to arrange for an orientation
LanguagesEnglish
FeesNone
AccessibilityFully Accessible
Description
DescriptionVolunteer mentors support opportunities for friendship and personal development to young people in the community 
 
Traditional Match Program  
One-to-one program that involves matching a child "at risk" between the ages of 5 to 14 with a screened adult volunteer * meet for 3 to 4 hours each week in the community 
 
In-School Mentoring Program  
One-to-one mentorship between a volunteer adult mentor with a child from Kindergarten to grade 9 * non-academic activity for one hour each week on school property throughout the school year 
 
Go Girls!/Game On! 
Site-based group programs – separate programs for girls and boys ages 11-14 delivered in schools * children participate in a physical activity, learn about healthy eating while enjoying a nutritious snack, and engage in discussion and reflection that promotes healthy self-esteem and positive mental health  
 
Power Play-Mentoring Through Sport 
A new accessible and inclusive sport-mentorship program in Ajax-Pickering * children and youth ages of 6 to 16 engage in 1 of 4 unique sport programs led by certified coaches and Big Brothers Big Sisters mentors
Service CategoriesAdult/Child Mentoring Programs ; Adult/Child Mentoring Programs ~ Couples ; Adult/Child Mentoring Programs ~ Elementary School Students ; Adult/Child Mentoring Programs ~ High School Students