Look What You've Started
to start something BIG:
Being a Big Brother or Big
Sister to a child is a very
rewarding experience. However,
it might not be the right
opportunity for many people due
to work commitments, family
obligations, and time
constraints. Big Brothers Big
Sisters offers many different
ways to volunteer with the
organization that will help make
a difference to children and
families in our community .
to learn about the various ways
you can help.
Community Based Mentoring Program:
Adult volunteers are paired with a child
between the ages of 6-14 and meet at least
four hours a month over the course of a year
enjoying everyday activities on their own
schedule while becoming friends.
Mentoring: Volunteer mentors meet
one-one-one with a child at one of the local
elementary or middle schools for about an
hour one day a week throughout the school
year enjoying more structure activities like
reading, playing games, doing crafts, or
simply talking over lunch.
Mentoring Programs: Junior and
Senior level high school students earn
community service hours and gain valuable
life skills serving as tutors/mentors to
elementary and middle school children.
Mentors meet one-on-one with their Little
one or two days a week during the school day
or in one of the after school programs.
Married couples can become mentors to a
child in the Big Brothers Big Sisters
Program and will meet at least four hours a
month over the course of a year enjoying
everyday activities on their own schedule
while becoming friends.
Children of Prisoners: This
special program is for children of prisoners
and provides several hours a month of
one-on-one mentoring time with boys and
girls whose parents are incarcerated.
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