Big Brothers Big Sisters Launches Latest MentorU Program, Recruits New Mentors
Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Midlands (BBBSM, www.bbbsomaha.org) is looking for new mentors who want to positively impact the lives of youth in their community through their newly launched MentorU program. MentorU is a high school mentoring program focused on career and college preparation. It is the perfect program for the working professional who wants to give back to their community and support the next generation of leaders. The program provides screened and trained volunteer mentors for students facing academic and personal challenges and is intended to keep students on track for graduation and success. The objective is to help high school students develop personal, academic, and career skills. All mentoring relationships and events are supervised by Big Brothers Big Sisters staff.
For more than 60 years, Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Midlands has operated under the belief that inherent in every child is the ability to succeed and thrive in life. As a donor- and volunteer-supported organization, Big Brothers Big Sisters makes meaningful, monitored matches between adult volunteers (“Bigs”) and children (“Littles”), ages 7 through 21, throughout the Omaha/Council Bluffs metro area. BBBS develops positive friendships that have a direct and lasting effect on the lives of young people. Register to become a mentor at www.bbbsomaha.org or call (402) 330-2449 for more information.