At The University of New Mexico, nearly 200 Lobos are currently mentoring through Big Brothers and Big Sisters (BBBS), but the organization is always looking for more people to mentor young children.
To help Lobos gain more information about the program, BBBS will host The Big Crawl at the Draft and Table in the UNM Student Union Building on Thursday, Oct. 24 from 5 to 8 p.m.
The Big Crawl is designed to give more information on being a mentor and also create an easy process to sign up for the mentorship. The event will also include free appetizers.
Big Brothers Big Sisters is a non-profit organization that is designed to help all children reach their potential through professionally supported, one-on-one relationships with volunteer mentors that ignite the power and promise of youth with the ultimate goal of all youth achieving their full potential.
Big Brothers Big Sisters offers a variety of programs to meet volunteer and child needs. By partnering with parents/guardians, volunteers and others in the community to hold each other accountable for every child in the program achieving through higher aspirations, greater confidence, and better relationships; avoidance of risky behaviors and educational success.
For more information, visit BBBS.