Why Be a Mentor?

For just a few hours a couple of times a month, you can help a child succeed. Big Brothers Big Sisters is different from other mentoring organizations in that we seek volunteers who are committed and consistent, willing to serve at least a year, but we hope until a child graduates high school. Studies show that by doing so, our mentoring services help kids stay in school, avoid risky behaviour, and experience first-hand the importance of helping others in their community.

Professional staff is there to work with you, the child and the family throughout the course of the mentoring relationship to provide necessary training and support. Funding allows us to carefully make and support more matches. Sometimes, the supply of volunteers and kids is greater than the necessary agency funding. We are grateful for your willingness to be involved and while it is certainly not a requirement, we welcome you to also become a donor -  as you volunteer or wait to be matched.

Submit an Inquiry Today!

BBBSOLA is located in London, Ontario, Canada.

You will be contacted within two weeks of completeing your inquiry form.

Staff will advise you on the steps for your vulnerable police check. If you would like to start the process early you can do an

online check here

 If you are:

  • 21 or over
  • Have a credit history
  • Have been living in Canada for 1 year
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BBBSOLA serves over 1200 youth in the area and that number keeps growing!

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