60 Men in 60 Days
It's exactly what it sounds like. Big Brothers Big Sisters is looking for 60 good men to be a friend, role model, a mentor to 60 good boys and we've given ourselves 60 days to do it.
Why do we need men?More than 70% of our children waiting for a mentor are boys, but only 3 out of every 10 inquiries to volunteer come from men. Research shows that having the positive influence of a Big Brother makes a real difference in a boy's life. The reality is, so many boys in the Albuquerque metro area could benefit from an additional male figure in their lives. Are you that man?
What is mentoring?
Depending on the program that is right for you, mentors spend time with mentees doing anything related to recreation, education, or social and life skills. Mentoring can take place out in the community or at the student's school.
Mentors provide inspiration, acceptance, challenge, a sympathetic ear and exposure to new ideas and activities. Children matched with mentors show improved:
What are the benefits?
Studies show that children matched with mentors are:
Are ready to become a Big Brother?
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