The Big Brothers Big Sisters of Ottawa (BBBSO) has been a steadfast pillar of support for young people in the Ottawa community for many years. Their mentoring programs have positively impacted countless lives, helping young individuals achieve their full potential. However, the support doesn’t end when a mentoring relationship concludes.
The BBBSO Alumni Club is a remarkable initiative that offers continued engagement to mentors and mentees, helping them stay connected, grow, and give back to the community.
The BBBSO Alumni Program serves as an extended support network for individuals who have participated in BBBSO mentoring programs, whether as a mentor, mentee or even as members of the BBBSO board. By staying connected through the Alumni Club, participants can continue to build on the foundations of their mentoring relationships and extend their connection to the BBBSO family.
Objectives of the BBBSO Alumni Program
Networking: The Alumni Club provides a valuable networking platform for former participants. Alumni can connect with peers who share their BBBSO experiences, fostering a sense of belonging and camaraderie.
Community Engagement: BBBSO Alumni are encouraged to give back to the community. This can include volunteering their time and expertise to help BBBSO achieve its mission of empowering young people in the Ottawa area.
Benefits of Joining the BBBSO Alumni Program
Personal Growth: Alumni can continue to grow personally and professionally through access to resources, workshops, and events tailored to their needs.
Mentorship: Former mentees can serve as mentors themselves, passing on the knowledge and skills they gained through their BBBSO experience. This cycle of mentorship helps create a supportive community.
Impact: Alumni have the opportunity to make a lasting impact on the lives of Ottawa’s youth. Their participation, whether through volunteering or supporting BBBSO initiatives, contributes to the organization’s ongoing success.
Social Connections: Joining the Alumni Club allows former participants to stay connected with the BBBSO family, ensuring they never lose touch with the organization that played such a crucial role in their lives.
Interested? You can enrol by visiting the official BBBSO website.