Big Brothers Big Sisters of Nelson-Tasman

The Big Brothers Big Sisters of Nelson programme is now in its 19th year of providing mentoring friendships to young people in need.

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Big Brothers Big Sisters of Nelson provides young people the opportunity to experience the friendship and guidance of a screened and trained adult volunteer mentor doing fun, inexpensive activities together.

Big Brothers Big Sisters mentoring makes a huge difference for the youth it serves. Research demonstrates mentoring helps youth overcome the many challenges they face:

• 64% developed more positive attitudes towards school

• 55% were better able to express their feelings

• 58% achieved higher grades in social studies, languages and maths

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Big Brothers Big Sisters of Nelson-Tasman provides young people the opportunity to experience the friendship and guidance of a screened and trained adult volunteer mentor doing fun, inexpensive activities together.

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This organisation page was created on 22 Mar 2012.

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