Big Brothers Big Sisters of Hamilton and Burlington

Site: Central Arena

Service: Burlington Office

Contact Information
Office Phone Burlington 905-637-9911 ; Hamilton 905-525-3860
Fax 905-525-6444
Social Media Facebook Facebook:
Twitter Twitter:
Primary Contact Jessica Minkoff, Volunteer Intake Worker; Phone: 905-525-3860 ext 309; Email:
Alternate Contact Rebecca Hart, Manager; Phone: 905-525-3860 ext 304; Email:
Site Information
Located In Community Burlington
Address & Map
Burlington Central Arena
519 Drury Lane
Burlington, ON L7R 2X3
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Intersection Drury Lane and New St
Mailing Address 639 Main St E 
Hamilton, ON L8M 1J4
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Agency Information
Description (Agency) Registered charity that contributes to the healthy development of youth in the community by providing quality mentoring relationships to children in need.
Legal Status (50) Non Profit ; (80) United Way
Primary Executive Marianne Noakes, Executive Director; Phone: 905-525-3860 ext 312; Email:
Funding Fundraising ; United Way
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) Mentoring: 
One-to-one mentoring in which children are matched with a volunteer(s) and spend 2 to 3 hours once a week out in the community having fun participating in recreational, social and educational activities 
In-School Mentoring: 
One-to-one mentoring in which volunteer visits children at school for 1 hour once a week to play games and sports, do crafts and have fun 
Connections Project: 
One-to-one mentoring connecting volunteer with newcomer elementary student 
Go Girls! group mentoring program: 
* for girls ages 12-14  
* focuses on physical activity, balanced eating and self-esteem 
Game On! group mentoring program: 
Provides boys and young men with information and support to make informed choices about a range of healthy lifestyle practices
Hours Flexible depending on program
Areas Served Burlington
Eligibility Ages: 6 year(s) - 16 year(s) 
Boys and girls who would benefit from spending time with an adult role model. 
Volunteers are 18 or older who want to help a child reach their full potential.
Application Contact for information * volunteers needed for children and also to participate in Big Brothers, Big Sisters and Big Couple/Family mentoring programs 
Volunteers are carefully screened, through an interview, police clearances, medical reference, other references as well as training. There is ongoing monitoring of matches.
Languages English
Fees None
Categories and Classification
Service Categories Adult/Child Mentoring Programs

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