Yet another entry in the Up To You series, which features people around the world who are creating positive change. This interview is with a volunteer of the famous Big Brothers Big Sisters organization.
Toni Martin, Volunteer Coordinator at Big Brothers Big Sisters in Chatham-Kent
Connecting with a mentor is an important part of succeeding in life. While many of us are blessed with parents or guardians that have the time and skills to guide us towards our greater selves, not every child has that opportunity. Growing up without guidance puts them at a disadvantage. By taking time out of our busy schedules to spend a few hours each month mentoring a child we can give a gift that has a ripple effect in that child’s life and beyond. One of the most well known youth mentoring programs is the Big Brothers Big Sisters(BBBS) who have the goal of helping “children realize their potential and build their future.” Toni Martin is the volunteer coordinator at BBBS Chatham-Kent in Ontario, Canada. She knows the power of mentoring from her own experience of having a great…
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