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A one-to-one, face-to-face, developmental mentoring program administered by Big Brothers Big Sisters, designed to provide students with:
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“It’s not just a field trip coming over to Rackspace; it’s an opportunity for these kids to interact with positive role models. This program has raised our attendance levels, grades have gone up, overall school performance in general has gone up helping to create a more positive atmosphere.” – Lenny Leos, Counselor at Ed White Middle School
“The Workplace Mentoring program is a great way for a business to get directly involved in education. The kids come directly to the business, they learn about the workplace and they get to see the employees in action.” – Graham Weston, Founder of Rackspace Hosting
What are the benefits for the child?
Workplace Mentoring introduces children to jobs at an early age, giving them an opportunity to learn about the corporate world first-hand. Through relationships with "Corporate Bigs", Littles experience what it means to work for a corporation and the educational requirements needed to achieve this professional success. The value is the same: children are exposed to professional environments, new career paths and life goals are introduced, and lives are truly changed.
If you would like to get your workplace involved in this innovative new program, just send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org and we will be in touch!