Network Personal Reference

Boys and Girls Club Big Brothers Big Sisters of Edmonton is an organization that enrolls volunteer mentors to provide a healthy role model to children and youth in our community. Youth in this program are matched to Volunteer mentors with the goal of providing a positive influence and job readiness support over the period of their commitment. Help us Start Something for our community’s youth by providing a reference that, to the best of your knowledge, is an honest reflection of the applicant and their ability to take part in this program.

Your responses will remain confidential.

Thank you.

Name of person who you are providing a reference for?*
Your Name*
Best Contact phone number?*
Your Email:*
1. How long have you known the youth and in what capacity?*
2. How much contact do you currently have?*
3. What are the youth's strengths?*
4. Describe how the applicant gets along with others (family, friends, teachers, coaches)?*
5. How does the applicant follow through on commitments (punctuality, flexibility, responsibility)?*
6. Please describe the characteristics or skills they would bring to a new job?*
7. Please add any additional comments that you feel would be useful to us in arriving at a decision regarding this youth's suitability for this program?*
8. Are there any reasons this program would not be a good fit for this youth?*
Thank you so much for completing the required personal reference!  Should you have any questions or concerns, please don't hesitate to contact us @ 780-424-8181.