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Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Greater Twin Cities

Mentor

Our community-based mentoring program offers an opportunity for families to connect their child with a caring adult mentor who will help them grow into their full potential. Our mentors, who we call BIGS, are either individuals or couples committed to growing this relationship, introducing youth to new things, and helping their Little continually discover their own unique skills, curiosities, and talents.

Once a match has been made, Bigs and Littles spend time together out in the community doing activities that they both enjoy. It can be riding bikes, visits to museums, playing board games, simply hanging out, or whatever they decide together. It can be weekends, evenings or afterschool. Each match is unique and develops a rhythm that works for them.

Begin Your Relationship Virtually! Our response to Covid-19 allows mentors to build the foundation of a relationship virtually! If you or someone you know wants to be a "Big", please visit our volunteer page to learn more: www.bigstwincities.org/get-involved/volunteer

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About Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Greater Twin Cities

Location:

3110 North Washington Avenue, Minneapolis, MN 55411, US

Mission Statement

Create and support mentoring relationships that ignite the power and promise of youth.

Description

Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Greater Twin Cities matches young people with adult, volunteer mentors to build long-term, one-to-one relationships. Volunteer mentors provide friendship, emotional support and hope to young people. Big Brothers and Sisters give a child the invaluable gift of friendship by simply spending time together.

Being a Big Brother or Big Sister is one of the most rewarding and enjoyable volunteer experiences you could have. Depending on the Big Brothers Big Sisters program you choose, you will meet your Little at his or her school or in the community.

Children & Youth
Education & Literacy
Race & Ethnicity

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

3110 North Washington AvenueMinneapolis, MN 55411

SKILLS

  • Relationship Building
  • General Education
  • Tutoring
  • Mentoring
  • Youth Services
  • Child Development

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 19
  • Orientation or Training
  • Meet 2-4 times per month.

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