Bigs and Littles: Become A Mentor Today!

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ORGANIZATION: Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of New York


Bigs & Littles NYC is a nonprofit organization that has empowered NYC underserved communities and uplifted children and families of predominantly single-parent households across the city for over 120 years.

Our one-to-one mentoring program transforms the lives of young people, building hope and inspiring them to dream bigger, work harder to do well in school, and to plan for their future. Our volunteer mentors provide friendship, guidance, and support to a child aged 7-17 in NYC.

Our Bigs meet with their Littles to participate in fun community-based activities and explore NYC together.

As a volunteer, you will:

  • Commit to weekly phone-call with Little
  • Meet with Little 2x per month
  • Pick up/drop off Little for match outings using public transport, and brainstorm match outing activities with their Little (examples: museum
  • visit, ice cream in the park, outdoor sport, arts and crafts)
Qualifications/Skills: ‚Äč
  • Enjoys working with children
  • Spanish-speaking is a plus but not required
  • Is willing and able to finance match outings for their Little (low-cost and no-cost outings encouraged)
Please click "express interest" below to receive more information about the matching process of Bigs (mentors) and Littles (mentees)

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About Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of New York


1011 First Avenue, New York, NY 10022, US

Mission Statement

The Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of New York seeks to uphold the dignity of each person as made in the image of God by serving the basic needs of the poor, troubled, weak, and oppressed of all religions. We collaborate with parishes and Catholic and non-Catholic partners to build a compassionate and just society. Through a network of administered, sponsored, and affiliated agencies, Catholic Charities delivers, coordinates and advocates for quality human servcies and programs touching almost every human need.


Catholic Charities is made of 90 direct service providing agencies and programs covering the ten counties of the Archdiocese of New York.


Children & Youth
Children & Youth, Community


Fri Jul 05, 2024 - Thu Oct 03, 2024


This is a Virtual Opportunity with no fixed address.


  • Mentoring
  • Teaching / Instruction
  • Youth Services
  • Child Development
  • People Skills
  • Relationship Building




  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 21
  • Orientation or Training

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