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Mentoring Matters Blog

Math and Mentorship

For those looking for a volunteer opportunity to share your love for math with those who could use it, you’re in the right place.  In the middle of the pandemic, … Read more

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 Through Mentorship

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

Little Brother Max and Big Brother Matt

The Brotherly Bond of Matt & Max

Little Brother Max and Big Brother Matt are celebrating. After seven special years of friendship, support, and mentorship, Max is turning 18, and they have come together – via Zoom … Read more

Cameron Quan

Cameron and Quan’s Exceptional Friendship

When you meet Cameron (Big Brother) and Quan (Little Brother) for the first time, you can immediately tell that they have an exceptional friendship. Matched three years ago, Cameron became … Read more

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