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Changing perspectives. Changing lives
Big Brothers Big Sisters helps young people who face serious adversity – those who have little opportunity to develop positive and supportive relationships with adults. Many who are hungry for friendship, guidance and acceptance.
We facilitate meaningful, monitored mentoring matches between adult volunteers (Bigs) and children living with disadvantage (Littles), ages 7 through 17.
By positively changing the course of a young person's life, Big Brothers Big Sisters know we can build resilience and a sense of self-worth that helps them to stay at school, improve their relationships with families and their community which in turn can lead to long-term community benefits like an increase in school retention; school and community safety; and greater employment opportunities.
By connecting a disadvantaged child to a positive role model we can break the cycle of disadvantage.
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Not quite a world record but lots of fun for Youth Mentoring
There was alot of fun having a go last Friday at the World's Biggest Three Legged Race in celebration of the start of National Youth Mentoring Week. 182 people attended which was fantastic.<
Watch the great story on Saxon and Greg as featured on Chanel 10's The Project - one of the hundreds of one on one long term mentoring matches supported by BBBS across Asutralia