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Community Based Mentor- Big Brothers Big Sisters Detroit

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ORGANIZATION: Big Brothers Big Sisters of Metropolitan Detroit

  • 13 people are interested

One-to-one mentoring to Defend the Potential of our Youth #defendpotential

Youth in the program are 7-18 years old from Wayne, Oakland and Macomb Counties

Volunteer Mentor Requirements:

  • Mentors are 21+ in age
  • Attend a virtual training and orientation ( orientation link)
  • Complete Volunteer Interview and background check
  • Matched for 1 Year
  • Outings with mentee (Little) 2 x month + Weekly contact
  • Match activities align with goals
  • Match Support
  • Sign-up to be a mentor at this link or go to our website bbbsdetroit.org

Match outing activities with a Little can include: Ride a Bike, play video games, play a sport, go to a museum, attend a sporting event, visit a park, eat together, take a walk, explore nature, attend a community event, build a birdhouse

Our mentors are Compassionate & Caring Adults (21+); Patient & Positive People; Open-minded & Honest Volunteers; Nonjudgmental & Dependable Friends

Our Youth (Littles) are Excited to participate; Friendly; Driven to succeed; Open to new things; Motivated to improve; Ready to excel; Looking for someone to be in their corner; Resilient; Able to communicate their safety

BBBS Activities to attend with your Little- Sport activities and events: Detroit Pistons, Detroit Lions and Detroit Tigers partnership; Detroit Zoo partnership, Greenfield Village and Henry Ford Museum, Clark Park partnership; Have a video game or board game night; Annual Big Picnic; Holiday events; Donated Tickets to concerts, art exhibits, visit your local library

Contact us at bbbsinfo@bbbsdetroit.org or 313-309-0500

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About Big Brothers Big Sisters of Metropolitan Detroit


7700 Second Ave., Suite 602, Detroit, MI 48202, US

Mission Statement

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



Big Brothers Big Sisters of Metropolitan Detroit (BBBSMD) is a non-profit agency whose vision is successful mentoring relationships for all children who need and want them, contributing to brighter futures, better schools, and stronger communities for all.


There are many ways to be involved with our organization.

To Volunteer: Visit http://www.bbbsdetroit.org/volunteer_enroll_form.aspx

To Donate: Visit http://www.alotwithalittle.org

To Recruit: Join this group and invite others to join.


Email: info@bbbsdetroit.com
Web: http://www.bbbsdetroit.org
Youtube: http://www.youtube.com/user/bbbsmd (read less)


Children & Youth
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2470 Collingwood Street, Detroit, MI 48206Suite 218Detroit, MI 48206



  • General Education
  • Mentoring
  • Child Development
  • Community Outreach
  • Relationship Building
  • Outdoor Recreation




  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 21
  • Orientation or Training
  • Go do an activity with a youth 2-3 days a month. Activities can going to the park, riding bikes, getting lunch, playing a sport, etc.
  • Be committed to seeing the same youth for at least one year. Usually outings with the youth last 1-4 hours.

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