Volunteer With Us
You have a BIG opportunity in front of you—to not only impact a youth's life today, but to transform their potential for tomorrow.
It’s time to go BIG.
We’re always looking for Adults eager to positively impact a youth and improve their community at the same time. Big Brothers, especially Men of Color are in high demand. We are inviting, affirmative, inclusive of all potential Big volunteers and we value our J.E.D.I (Justice, Equity, Diversity, Inclusion) commitment to our community.
For a few hours, a couple times a month, you can give a Little the invaluable gift of your friendship. By simply changing their perspective of what the world can offer, you can literally start changing their life. Play a board game. Make fun crafts. Hit the playground together. Just as your options are unlimited, so is your Little’s potential. But don’t just take it from us. Check out our blog for some amazing stories of what it means to be a role model. And if you still have questions, head over to our FAQs for more answers.
Ready to be a Big?
Please READ below requirements and guidelines before you submit you online inquiry:
Complete an Orientation Session
Complete in-person Interview
Complete a Home Assessment Check-list
Provide 3 references (spouse/partner, work, personal)
Provide documentation of prior volunteer or employment work with a Youth Serving Organization
Provide signature and state issue ID for completion of background checks with:
Local, State, Federal, DMV, BBBSA Child Look Up Tool, National Database for Missing & Exploited Children, Public Domain Search
Pre-Match and Match Training (web based)
Once Enrolled and Matched:
Provide match information to your Match Relationship Specialist each month
Complete the Youth Outcome Development Plan (YODP) with your Match Relationship Specialist's assistance
Complete annual Youth or Child Outcome Survey
Complete all training (in person or online) that is required annually by BBBSA
So many of our Bigs tell us that becoming a Big was the best decision they ever made. What are you waiting for?