Site: Woodstock - Dundas St
|Record #: OXF0067||Last Modified: 15 Jun 2020||Last Full Update: 15 Jun 2020|
|Office Phone||Woodstock Office: 519-537-6404
Ingersoll Office: 519-485-1801
Tillsonburg Office: 519-842-9008 ext 229
|Primary Contact||Kristen Ralph, Executive Director, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Oxford County; Phone: 519-537-6404; Fax: 519-537-8282; Email: email@example.com|
|Alternate Contact||Liz Wismer-Van Meer, Resource Development Manager, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Oxford County; Phone: 519-537-6404; Fax: 519-537-8282; Email: firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Volunteer Coordinator||Kaitlyn Bruyns, Service Delivery Manager, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Oxford County; Phone: 519-537-6404; Email: email@example.com|
|Description and Service Details|
|Description (Service)||COVID19 Important Information:
Offices are closed – the staff is working remotely. We continue to accept applications for service (Family and Volunteers) and are currently working to set up our phones to be able to do much of this work virtually. It's best right now to email us or leave a voicemail for one of the staff and we'll get back as soon as possible.
Big Brothers & Big Sisters Mentoring
Matches bigs and littles in the community.
Program provides youth with a role model and a friend to talk to * mentors will spend one hour a week with the child at school * program is coordinated in partnership with local school boards.
Provides children and youth in grades 2-8 with a mentor to assist students with their academic skills and self-esteem. * meet during the school year at their local library branch.
PRISM (Pride • Respect • Identify • Safety • Mentoring) Program
Connects LGBTQ2IA+ children and youth with LGBTQ2IA+ adults.
GO GIRLS! HEALTHY BODIES, HEALTHY MINDS!
Group mentoring program for girls 11-14 that focuses on physical activity, balanced eating and self-esteem. * held over a 7-10 week period, within school facilities.
GAME ON! EAT SMART, PLAY SMART!
Group mentoring program for boys 11 year(s)-14 year(s) that provides information and support to make informed choices about health lifestyle practices * held over a 7-10 week period, within school facilities
SOAR (SOCIAL OPPORTUNITIES ACTIVITIES RELATIONSHIPS)
8-12 week group program for children who are waiting for their Bigs * volunteers get matched with 2-3 children and take them to pre-planned activities * specific groups for 12 and under and 13 and older.
|Hours||Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm * scheduled evenings for meetings and programming|
|Areas Served||Oxford County|
|Eligibility||Children 6 year(s)-18 year(s) *
Mentors must be 18 year(s)s and older*
*may change depending on program
|Application||Apply online (see below), or call the office
Volunteer application: https://oxford.bigbrothersbigsisters.ca/volunteer/
Mentee Application: https://oxford.bigbrothersbigsisters.ca/enrol-a-young-person/
|Fees||Service - Free|
|Description (Agency)||A leading mentoring charity organization for children, youth and their families * facilitates life-changing relationships that inspire and empower children and youth to reach their potential, both as individuals and citizens.|
|Primary Executive||Kristen Ralph, Executive Director, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Oxford County; Phone: 519-537-6404; Fax: 519-537-8282; Email: firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Funding||Grants ; Fundraising ; Donations ; United Way - of Oxford|
|Site Location||787A Dundas Street|
|Located In Community||Woodstock|
|Address & Map||
787 Dundas St, Unit A
Woodstock, ON N4S 1G1
|Intersection||East of Dundas and Huron/Wilson intersection|
|Mailing Address||787A Dundas St
Canada N4S 1G1
|Physical Access||Fully Accessible ; Designated parking at entrance ; Located in basement of building - entrance at back of building|