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Mentoring Matters Blog

Volunteering and the Meaning of Mentorship

For National Volunteering Week, April 16-22, we want to put the spotlight on one of our committed volunteers. Introducing our Big Born in Lions Bay, but raised in Vancouver, Lars … Read more

Kick-starting Volunteerism

For National Volunteer Week, we’re showing off our volunteers who are making a BIG impact in our communities and we have one special volunteer to show our appreciation for. Discovering … Read more

A man in a downtown Vancouver park

It’s About Showing Up

Jan. 27, is Thank Your Mentor Day. But what does it mean and look like to be a mentor? Well, stick around and find out because we want you to … Read more

Mentorship Explained in the Words of a Big Brother

Mentorship Explained in the Words of a Big Brother

Have you ever wondered about being a youth mentor or what mentoring even is? Then keep calm and read on because you’re in the right place. Meet our mentor Playing … Read more

Gurtej and Andrew from BBGV

Building Character Together

Andrew and Gurtej are quite the pair. “He’s very mischievous … He’ll try to get away with as much as is humanly possible” Gurtej, Andrew’s Big Brother, said. Though not … Read more

Lights, Camera and Smiles: A Photoshoot for Mentorship

Lights, Camera and Smiles: A Photoshoot for Mentorship

Big smiles, tasty snacks, and good music! What a day our Big Brothers of Greater Vancouver annual photoshoot was! Five matches and their families joined us in a cozy Gastown … Read more

Giving Mentorship an Early Start: Cora & Gisele

Giving Mentorship an Early Start: Cora & Gisele

Ready, set, mentor! Lights, camera, hot chocolate and Timbits! What a day our Big Brothers of Greater Vancouver annual photoshoot was! Five matches and their families, from two of our … Read more

Getting New Perspectives

Getting New Perspectives

When it comes to hobbies, 10-year-old Aiden is like most kids his age. You can find him playing video games, perfecting skateboard tricks, and practicing his guitar after lessons every … Read more

Celebrating 10 Years of Brotherhood

Celebrating 10 Years of Brotherhood

Ten years ago when we were all still dancing to the world-wide viral hit Gangnam Style in our schools, streets and offices, Roland and Alex met for the first time … Read more

Katinka Neumann bbgv staff

Events & Marketing Coordinator: Katinka Neumann | Meet Our Team

Katinka has been working with Big Brothers as the Events and Marketing Coordinator for just over 6 months. In her role she helps to plan fundraising events that help to … Read more

Cindy big brothers staff

Mentoring Coordinator: Cindy Chan | Meet Our Team

Cindy has been a Mentoring Coordinator at Big Brothers for over a year. Before working with us, she had worked in the banking industry then went back to school at … Read more

Navkiran Brar, Big Brothers Staff

Engagement and Inclusion Specialist/Supervisor: Navkiran Brar | Meet Our Team

Navkiran has been with Big Brothers now for over 6 years, and she also spent 2 years working at Big Sisters before that! Navkiran is our Engagement and Inclusion Specialist/Supervisor; … Read more

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