Volunteer opportunities with Big Brothers, Big Sisters

UFV Students
8 Saturday workshops throughout the school year +1 class sessions at UFV.

Program Focus
• Mentors are UFV students, from any program or subject area, who want experience mentoring and seek to developing greater Emotional Intelligence.
• Meet with youth in grade 10 at their school for eight 6 hour training sessions with your mentee’s and bring your mentee along to one University class session over the year.
• Share in an unconditional friendship with a youth while offering companionship and support.
• Be a consistent and positive role model by modeling responsible behaviours such as reliability, respect, honesty, appropriate manners etc, along with a concern for the protection and well-being of Youth.

Is this mentorship role for me?
Volunteers are UFV students from all academic programs and backgrounds, who are interested in topics that will increase their emotional intelligence (EQ) and desire to give their time to a mentee with the same goal. Workshops include topics such as cultural awareness, dealing with anxiety, peer counselling, MindUP, and the human rights of children.

Volunteer Fast Facts
Hours per workshop: 6 hrs
When: 8 Saturdays over school year
Where: Chilliwack Secondary School & UFV
Commitment Length: 1 School Year