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Opportunity Details

Children & Youth Education, Family Services
Families, Low-Income Communities
Mentoring & Youth Development

Age Minimum (with Adult): 21+, Minimum Age:21+

Big Brothers Big Sisters Youth Mentors

Being a Big Brother or Big Sister is both fulfilling and easy; just six hours a month can make a difference in a child's life. Littles can join their Big Brothers and Big Sisters in activities such as:

  • Shooting hoops
  • Playing board games
  • Going to the movies
  • Sharing a pizza
  • Taking a walk in the park
  • Hanging out together and talking

Youth Mentors are provided with a thorough orientation and training in building mentor relationships and working constructively with youth. Ongoing support by dedicated staff is provided to the mentor, mentee, and mentee's family. Big Brother male mentors are especially needed.

Big Brothers Big Sisters is accepting applications, making matches, and interviewing via web conferencing during the COVID-19 crisis.

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Family Services of Westchester (BBBS), an affiliate of BBBS of America, helps at-risk children reach their potential through professionally supported one-to-one relationships. Bigs and Littles have fun together—and create memories that last a lifetime. Big Brothers Big Sisters calls it "Little moments… Big magic." Research points to the powerful, positive, lasting impact Bigs have on children's lives: Littles are 52% less likely to skip school, 46% less likely to begin using illegal drugs, and more likely to get along with their families and peers.

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Volunteers needed through 2/16/2021

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