Interview with Rijo Varghese

INTERVIEW WITH RIJO VARGHESE Rijo is a internship student from VIU in the MBA Program visiting us from India. He heard about Big Brothers Big Sisters from a friend (Debashish Sinha who also was an internship student with us) as well as the MBA Society at VIU and chose to do his internship with us. […]

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Interview with Alise Mckenzie

A Testimonial from one of our VIU Practicum Students Alise McKenzie is a practicum student in her 3rd year of studies in the Child and Youth Care Program at VIU. She had heard of Big Brothers and was volunteering at the Workability Farm when she got to know Paulyne and when practicum time in her […]

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Testimonial of a Successful Community Partnership

Testimonial of a Successful Community Partnership The Workability program started in 2013 with the express objective of offering employment opportunities to people with a variety of barriers to long term employment. Right now, the Workability Program employs 17 people on a part-time basis in three different social enterprises. “We want to offer our participants experience […]

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Testimonials from some In School Mentors

“In 2004, I signed up to become an in-school mentor with Big Brothers Big Sisters. My mentee is in Grade 2 and her and I are able to do many things in order to improve her self-esteem and interest in school. My mentee’s face lights up when she sees me at her classroom door…Big Brothers […]

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Testimonials from some of our School Partners

“Over the past six years, schools I have been associated with have benefited from secondary student and adult volunteers that have received training from the Big Brothers and Big Sisters Organization. Since this program has been running in our schools, we have seen remarkable changes in the behavior of our young needy students. It is […]

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