Teen Bigs

Teen Bigs

Overview: This is a teenage version of Bigs in Schools. It allows high school students in a participating high school to get leadership experience and elementary students to connect with older peers. In addition to friendship and overall support, it also focuses on friendship, literacy, and homework help.

Mentees: Elementary students who need support in school

Mentor: High school students who would like extra credit, leadership experience, and friendship with a younger child

Minimum Commitment: 1 hour per week throughout the school year

Availability: Edmonton, Lac La Biche, Cold Lake

When: At the same time each week during the school day

Where: At an elementary school