CLARIBETTE DEL ROSARIO
Americorps Ambassador of Mentoring ; Interview & Match Support Specialist for South Worcester County Programs at Nichols College
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Mass/Metrowest has, does, and will continue to do important work within its communities. My name is Claribette Del Rosario and I am a true believer in the power of relationships. I come from a mental health, science, and history background because I enjoy asking questions—plain and simple. Each person involved with the agency have impactful stories, and it’s our job to find and highlight them in the best possible way.
This blog began when program partners, past and present Board Members, friends, families, and even staff members were curious about the good work they provide each week. Each entry is able to come to fruition because the authors (including myself) are curious about the time and energy mentors invest in their youth and vice versa! It’s also a place where the agency showcases its upcoming events/mentoring opportunities for friends, family, mentors, mentees, program partners, staff members, and Board Members to attend.
I believe BBBS CM/MW does an amazing job to create and foster consistent & caring mentoring relationships between responsible adults & young people! If you’re interested in seeing what the agency has to offer its mentors/mentees, what the mentors & mentees do during their time together, and how the mentors & mentees create and impact each others’ lives, then this is a blog you’ll rightfully enjoy.
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JACKIE LYON, MA, CDP
Marketing and Special Events Manager for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Mass/Metrowest; Former Program Staff; Former Big Sister
Jackie Lyon is our agency’s Marketing & Special Events Manager. She has a Master’s in Community Development and Planning from Clark University, where she served as a Big Sister for several years. Prior to her current role in marketing and special events, Jackie was coordinator for the agency’s Clark University site-based mentoring programs, in collaboration with their C.U.B.S. (Clark University Brothers and Sisters) program.
A native of Central Massachusetts, Jackie developed her passion for mentoring and nonprofit youth work during both her undergraduate and graduate years at Clark University.
JEFFREY CHIN, MSW, LCSW
Chief Executive Officer for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Mass/Metrowest; US Navy Reserve officer; Father, husband, mentor
Jeffrey Chin is a Senior Executive and non-profit administrator with over 25 years’ experience in nonprofit management, social services, mentoring, acute inpatient treatment, and community counseling. He has held numerous teaching, professional training, and certified instructor positions. He has been the CEO of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Mass. Metrowest, Inc. since January of 2013. Before taking this position with Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Mass. Metrowest, Inc. Jeffrey served as the Executive Director of Shrewsbury Youth and Family Services, Inc. for nine years. He is also an active Public Affairs Officer of the U.S. Navy Reserve.
Special Project Intern Spring 2016 for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Mass/Metrowest and Sutton High School Senior
Victoria Demers is a senior from Sutton High School who is interning with us through the end of May. She works on our blog posts as well as helping out within the office and at Field Days. Next year she plans to go to Rhode Island College. There she will major in psychology and plans to become a psychologist in the future.
Interested in guest blogging? Email us to share your mentoring story!
Stefanie.Gough@bbbscm.org -or- Claribette.DelRosario@bbbscm.org