Be a Big Buddy

The Big Buddy co-ordinator sent this through to me the other day and it sounds like  a really good scheme, if you want to make a difference read on... Make a BIG Difference to a Child in the Wakatipu Basin Do you have a couple of extra hours a week to spend with a child? Are you in the Wakatipu for at least a year? Then why not join the Buddy Programme? This is a programme for children aged between 4-12 years who are experiencing some challenges and are in need of extra adult support and friendship. As a trained adult volunteer you will be matched with a child with whom you spend a couple of hours each week. Big Buddies are required to be 18 years and over. We Provide: • Initial training September 7th (7-9pm) and 8th (9-3pm), 2012 • Supervision, support and ongoing training • Lots of fun If you would like to know more about being a Big Buddy, Please contact: Nanette Benington Buddy Coordinator Phone: 442 4470 Email: nanette.benington@southland.familyworks.org.nz

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