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Program Types

Community-based mentoring is the traditional Big Brothers Big Sisters one-to-one mentoring program. Adult volunteers (Bigs) are matched with at-risk youth (Littles). Once a match has been made, Bigs and Littles can spend time in the community doing activities they enjoy. All volunteers must complete a screening process and training curriculum before being matched with a child. 

Benefits:

Flexible scheduling to fit your availability

Long lasting, positive impact on Little

Explore new interests through events and activities with your Little

 

Requirements:

  1. Meet at least 2x a month

  2. 1 -year minimum commitment

  3. Valid drivers license and auto insurance

  4. Complete interview, background check, and references

Site-based mentoring is an after-school mentoring program in Bryan. The matches can do homework, play games, make crafts, or just chat when meeting. All volunteers must complete a screening process and training curriculum before being matched with a child.

The new STEM Center hosted at North Bryan Community Center focuses on engaging students in STEM based activities and matches them with mentors who share an interest in science, technology, engineering, or math. 

The High School Big program in Robertson County matches high school mentors with an elementary or middle school aged mentee. These matches complete social-emotional learning activities which are developed by our mentoring services managers. These matches meet weekly during the ACE program. 

Benefits:

Set, consistent schedule

Follows an academic year (9 months)

Long lasting, positive impact on Little

Requirements:

  1. Meet 1x a week for 1 hour between 3-5pm

  2. 1 -year minimum commitment

  3. Reliable transportation to site

  4. Valid form of identification

  5. Complete interview, background check, and references

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