Big Brother / Big Sister or General All-Round Buddy (Bartow)

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Volunteer Polk

  • 40 people are interested

When you were a kid, do you recall the person that taught you to ride a bike, catch a fish, polish nails or played checkers with you?

  • There is a waiting list of Polk County children, ages 6 - 12, who are so eager to have someone like you to help do the same for them!
  • Community Big Brothers/Big Sisters are paired with boys or girls from the community who simply need grown up friends to spend just 2-3 hours/week (9 hours/month).
  • The two of you can choose whether evenings (during the week) or weekend days work better for your schedules.
  • Training is provided and Big Bros/Big Sisters' agency will provide support in answering questions and providing ideas for a successful match!

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About Volunteer Polk


1290 Golfview Avenue, Bartow, FL 33830, US

Mission Statement

Volunteer Polk’s Mission We mobilize volunteers and resources to improve the quality of life for people throughout Polk County.


Polk County volunteers are seeking to:

  • Make A Difference,
  • Meet Others, and/or to
  • Maximize their Career Skills - while assisting various agencies in County government.

Assignments are targeted to make a difference in the areas of:

  • Education -STEM
  • Environment
  • Economic Development & Community
  • Health & Nutrition
  • Public Safety

You may choose to volunteer once-a-week or once-in-a-while!


We'll work with your schedule.


Big Brothers, Big SistersA Community in BartowBartow, FL 33830


  • Child Development
  • Child Welfare
  • Community Outreach




  • Driver's License Needed
  • Must be at least 18
  • 9 Hours / Month
  • Must be able to pass a FDLE Background Screen. ¬†Assignment requires thea ability to assist adults ag

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