Posted by Peter Kavenagh on Sep 15, 2015
Christine introduced Felicity Kenyon the coordinator from Big Brothers Big Sisters program who provide mentoring services to young people. BBBS is a program of the Barwon Child, Youth and family care program.

What is the BBBS program ??

BBBS community based mentoring provides young people in need of additional support and friendship, with a caring adult mentor and positive role model. The program is based on the simplicity and power of friendship.

Who needs a BBBG ??

BBBS of Geelong is designed to be of greatest assistance to young people who are in need of additional adult support and may be disengaged from education or training. The young people are aged 12-18 years and live in the Geelong area.

What is a BBBS ??

A BBBS is a volunteer mentor, positive role model and supportive friend. A mentor is someone a young person can trust, talk to, learn from and help build their skills to participate and connect to the community.

How much time will it take ??

Mentors commit to spending quality time with a young person for only an hour a week for a minimum of 12 months.

How do I get Involved ??

To find out more about Big Brothers Big Sisters call 1300 4 MENTOR or contact at Barwon Youth on 52 214466. Also you can click on link: