TOGETHER WE IGNITE POTENTIAL

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POTENTIAL IS EVERYWHERE

We do not need to create potential, we just need to defend it. Kids in our community are waiting for mentors who will stand with them to defend, ignite, and empower their potential. Big Brothers Big Sisters exists to create positive change in our community by matching youth with Bigs to build powerful friendships. Click here to sign up to become a Big. After you complete your application, a member of our staff will contact you within 2-3 business days.

eligibility requirements

Minimum eligibility requirements:

Volunteers must be 19 years of age or older.
Volunteers must agree to spend 4 - 6 hours a month with a child.
Volunteers must make a 12-month commitment. 

Click here to see a full list of eligibility requirements. 

STEPS TO BECOMING A BIG

After you complete the simple online form, a BBBSCI staff member will contact you within 2 -3 business days via telephone to walk you through the following steps. You can also check out this timeline to see what each step in the process looks like.

Provide 3+ personal references
Complete a background check including national criminal, sex offender and driving checks
Participate in an in-person interview
Participate in one Mentor Training Session  

Questions? Please contact Eric Cervantes, Manager of Volunteer Outreach & Engagement, at [email protected] or 317-472-3720.

Click here to read how BBBSCI actively engages diversity, inclusion and cultural competencies throughout our organization.