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Looking for Big Brother for 8 year old who loves sports and animals!

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Jewish Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Boston

Be a Big Brother to Josh, an 8 year old boy from Roslindale. Josh is a Jewish child of color who is adopted and is being raised by a single mom. He has a history of depression and anxiety, and is very social. He enjoys sports, animals, fishing, skipping rocks at the pond, playgrounds, biking, swimming, walking on the beach and hiking.Josh could benefit from a positive male role model, who is extroverted, consistent, flexible, and attuned to issues of identity and mental health.

The right volunteer ideally will be a young man of color from any religion or background, between the ages of 21-35, who likes sports and would enjoy hanging out and doing activities with a "great kid." Matches meet twice a month for a couple of hours, mostly on the weekends, and make a year commitment. Match support is provided by Clinical Match Specialists.

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About Jewish Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Boston


333 Nahanton Street, Newton, MA 02459, US

Mission Statement

Jewish Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Boston matches children to adult mentors; we introduce adults of all abilities to new friends in their communities.


Since 1919, Jewish Big Brothers Big Sisters has been transforming lives through mentoring-friendship. We serve Jewish and non-Jewish children and families; we also serve adults with disabilities - and our volunteers reflect our diversity.

Please visit us on the web at to learn more about how you can contribute.

Children & Youth
Sports & Recreation


We'll work with your schedule.


BostonRoslindale, MA 02131



  • Youth Services
  • Child Development
  • Outdoor Recreation
  • Swimming




  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 21
  • Orientation or Training
  • twice a month for 2-4 hours, mostly weekends, and a year commitment
  • Car preferred.

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