Traditional Mentorship

Traditional Mentorship

Big BrothersBig SistersThe Couple Mentorship The Family MentorshipThe Intergenerational Mentorship

The Big Brothers mentoring program provides boys and young men with a role model to talk to and share the experiences of growing up with. Through regular outings, a relationship is developed between the mentor and the mentee, which is built on trust and common interests, and is supported by our experienced case-workers. The result is a life-changing experience for both the mentor and the mentee.

This program usually requires two regularly scheduled outings a month of a few hours each and a minimum of a one year commitment.

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The Big Sisters mentoring program provides girls and young women with a role model to talk to and share the experiences of growing up with. Through regular outings, a relationship is developed between the mentor and the mentee, which is built on trust and common interests, and is supported by our experienced case-workers. The result is a life-changing experience for both the mentor and the mentee.

This program usually requires two regularly scheduled outings a month of several hours each and a minimum of a one year commitment.

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The Couple Mentoring Program offers children and teenagers aged 7 to 21 the opportunity to be paired with mentors who serves as their guide and friends. Through regular activities, a close relationship develops between the mentors and the young person. It is a relationship based on trust and the sharing of common interests. Throughout this friendship, both the mentors and the young person are supported by experienced counsellors. This experience allows the mentors and the young person to live an experience that will change the course of their respective lives.

This requires that mentors meet with the mentee every week or every two weeks for a duration of 3 to 4 hours per meeting. Mentors must be involved with the child for a minimum of one year.

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The Family mentoring program offers children and teenagers aged 7 to 21 the opportunity to be paired with a family who serves as their guide and friends. Thus, the child participates with the family in regular activities where a close relationship is woven between the child and the family. It is a relationship based on trust and the sharing of common interests. Throughout this friendship, both the family and the young person are supported by experienced workers. This experience allows the family and the young person to live an experience that will change the course of their respective lives.

This program requires the family to meet with the mentee every week or every two weeks for a duration of 3 to 4 hours per meeting. The family must be involved with the child for a minimum of one year.

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The Intergenerational mentoring program offers children and adolescents aged 7 to 21 the opportunity to be paired with a person aged 55 and over who serves as their guide and friend. Thus, the child participates with the person in regular activities where a close relationship is woven between the volunteer and the child. It is a relationship based on trust and the sharing of common interests. Throughout this friendship, both the volunteer and the young person are supported by experienced workers. This experience allows the volunteer and the young person to live an experience that will change the course of their respective lives.

This program requires that the volunteer meet the mentee every week or every two weeks for a duration of 3 to 4 hours per meeting. The volunteer must be involved with the child for a minimum of one year.

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IN-SCHOOL MENTORING

In-school mentoring

The In-School mentoring program provides youth with a role model and a friend to talk to and share the experiences of growing up within school grounds. For one hour a week, mentors meet with their mentee and engage in activities such as board games, crafts or just hang out on school grounds.

The In-School mentoring program requires a weekly visit of one hour for the duration of the school year. Matches do not meet over the summer break or during other school holidays.

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16|21 Mentoring

16|21 Mentoring

The 16|21 Mentoring program offers young people aged 16 to 21 with a history of placement and receiving services under the Youth Protection Act (YPA) or the Criminal Justice System Act for adolescents (LSJPA), the opportunity to be paired with a‧mentor‧e, who will act as an additional positive role model in the young person’s life.

Through meetings every two weeks, the young people in this program will be able to build an enriching relationship of sharing and positive exchanges outside of the services received through youth protection.

* This program responds to a recommendation of the Special Commission on Children’s Rights and Youth Protection, chaired by Régine Laurent.

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FLASH Mentorship

FLASH Mentorship

FLASH is a short-term mentorship program. More specifically, they are adult college or university students who meet with teenagers, once a week in the community.

Thus, the meetings take place outside the child’s home. In addition, each pairing must complete a minimum of 12 two-hour meetings.This program was set up to offer a first experience of pairing to our many waiting Little Brothers.

*This program is reserved for students of the Police Technology program