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Girls Inc. Staying Strong Mentoring Program

Girls Inc of Northern Alberta will be operating the Staying Strong Mentoring Program. This program focuses on Healthy lifestyles, self-esteem, art, leadership and anti-violence & anti-bullying through activities that are facilitated by the mentors with Girls Inc. Staff assistance.

Mentoring helps to builds self confidence, improve grades, enhance relationships with family and peers, and develop a higher engagement in one’s community.

Meeting Weekly Wednesday Nights from  6:00 to 8:00 PM
at the Unifor Union Hall – 10019 Mac Donald Ave.  or  Girls Inc. Office. Lower level of Unifor Office Building

According to the Alberta Government, “Mentoring is increasingly recognized as a powerful course of action in the positive development of children and youth.” These positives benefits are:

  • Improved attitudes about staying in school
  • Enhanced academic motivation and achievement
  • Strengthened peer, school and family relationships
  • Reduced risk of involvement in drugs and alcohol

Topics to be covered in mentoring sessions (but not limited to):

  • Leadership
  • Bullying
  • Confidence
  • Appreciation and kindness
  • Dealing with difference
  • And of course having lots of FUN!

Parents must fill out the required Registration & Waiver Form and bring them the first day of the program. FORM – Program Registration & Waiver

If you are interested in being a Mentor please email: programs_girlsinc@telus.net

This Program is Funded in Part by The Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo and the United Way of Fort McMurray.