Be a Big. Give a Little something back.

You have a big opportunity in front of you—to not only impact a child’s life today, but to transform their potential for tomorrow.

Be a Big. Give a Little something back.

You have a big opportunity in front of you—to not only impact a child’s life today, but to transform their potential for tomorrow.

Go big.

We are always looking for people eager to positively impact a child and improve their community at the
same time. Big Brothers especially are in high demand.

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.

 If you have questions, head over to our FAQs for answers.

So many of our Bigs tell us that becoming a Big was the best decision they ever made. See the process
below to get started on making a big difference in a young person’s life as well as your own.

Steps to Becoming a Big

Step #1 – Apply
Complete the online application and a staff member will contact you to discuss eligibility.

Step #2 – Orientation
Once eligibility has been determined, we will invite you to come learn about BBBSC. We’ll provide
further information about the programs, about how we match you, the children we serve, and the
policies and procedures during an orientation.

Step #3 – Interview
We want to know more about you. You’ll be asked to participate in a thorough interview with a staff
member. During that time, we will also start the background check process, including taking your
fingerprints.

Step #4 – Approval Process
After the application process is complete, BBBSC staff will contact you regarding whether you are
approved for the program.

Step #5 – Matching
If approved, we’ll begin the process of finding the best Little for you. Once we’ve found a good match,
we’ll contact you to discuss. Please be patient with our process, which can take several months. We will
endeavor to keep you informed along the way.

Step #6 – Introductions
Congratulations! It’s time to meet your Little and your program specialist.

Step #7 – Match support
Don’t worry, we’re still here for you!! We will check in monthly to make sure the relationship is
developing on course.

Other Ways to Get Involved

Whether you get involved with Big Brothers Big Sisters as a donor, potential Big Brother or Big Sister, partner, advocate, or family member, you have the power to change a child's future for the better.