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Big Brother/Big Sister - BBBS of Tampa Bay

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ORGANIZATION: Volunteer Polk

  • 62 people are interested

Big Brothers and Big Sisters is matching up volunteers (Bigs) and children (Littles) to spend 8 hour more hours monthly together based on interests, location, and personality. Bigs will spend one-on-one quality time with the Littles to promote social skills, relationships, and development through experiences and relationship building. Bigs are prohibited from the use of tobacco, alcohol, or drugs in the presence of the Little and must not live with someone who is involved with any illegal activity or drug use. Additionally, overnight stays and over-involvement are not allowed.

Bigs will spend time with a child doing free or low-cost activities of mutual interest while fostering creative thinking, social relationship building, and experience. Bigs will need to confer monthly with an assigned staff member to ensure the match is productive, safe, and positive.

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Tampa Bay provides both children and mentors the essential tools to develop lifelong, purposeful relationships and serves more than 2,400 children in Hillsborough, Pinellas, Polk, Pasco, Citrus, Hernando, Sumter, Alachua & Marion counties. Their mission is to create and support one-to-one mentoring relationships that ignite the power and promise of youth.

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About Volunteer Polk

Location:

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.

Description

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!

CAUSE AREAS

Children & Youth
Community
Sports & Recreation
Children & Youth, Community, Sports & Recreation

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

1231 East Orange StreetLakeland, FL 33801

(28.04152,-81.93963)
 

SKILLS

  • Child Development
  • Child Welfare
  • Community Outreach
  • Youth Services

GOOD FOR

  • Teens

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training

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