Why Mentor?

Big Sister Samantha Brown and Little Sister Clara Frazier at Concerts on the Square in Madison, WI

People become a mentor through Big Brothers Big Sisters for a variety of reasons, but some of the most common reasons include:

  1. Making a difference in a child’s life: Many people become Big Brothers or Big Sisters because they want to positively impact a child’s life. By becoming a mentor, they can provide guidance, support, and friendship to a child who may not have a positive adult role model in their life.
  2. Personal fulfillment: Mentoring can be a rewarding experience that provides a sense of personal fulfillment. By helping a child reach their potential, mentors can feel a sense of accomplishment and pride.
  3. Giving back to the community: Mentoring through Big Brothers Big Sisters allows people to give back to their community by volunteering their time and talents to help a child in need.
  4. Building relationships: Mentoring can be a great way to build new relationships and connect with people in your community. Mentors often form close bonds with their mentees and may even develop lifelong friendships.
  5. Learning new skills: Mentoring can provide an opportunity to develop new skills, such as leadership, communication, and problem-solving.

Overall, people become mentors through Big Brothers Big Sisters because they want to make a positive difference in a child’s life and give back to their community.

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