Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Iowa partners with local businesses for Workplace Mentoring. We remain dedicated to working with our middle school students during this time of virtual learning. The Workplace Mentoring Program will conducted virtually for the 2020/2021 school year due to COVID-19.
Youth get exposure to a professional work environment and work on college and career exploration, skill development and building their relationship with their Big by just having fun and getting to know each other. This program encourages youth to begin envisioning the possibilities for their future while providing friendship and support through those difficult transition years of middle school.
For the 2020/2021 school year, the following local businesses are partnering with local middle schools for Workplace Mentoring:
- Callanan Middle School and Principal
- Harding Middle School and NCMIC Group, Inc.
- Hiatt and Hoyt Middle Schools and GuideOne Insurance
- Merrill Middle School and IMT Insurance
This program is made possible through funding from Principal, NCMIC Group Inc., GuideOne Insurance, IMT Insurance, and Wells Fargo.