Be a Big Brother

You have a big opportunity in front of you—to not only impact a child’s life today, but to transform their potential for tomorrow.

Go big.

We’re always looking for people eager to positively impact a child and improve their community at the same time. And, right now is no different. Big Brothers are in high demand. So, Start Something.

For a few hours, a couple times a month, you can give a Little the invaluable gift of your friendship. By simply changing their perspective of what the world can offer, you can literally start changing their lives. And sometimes it’s as simple as playing video games, going to a museum, or just hanging out together.

Why do we need Big Brothers?

More than 50% of our children waiting for a Big are boys, but only 3 out of every 10 inquiries to volunteer come from men. Research shows that having the positive influence of a Big Brother makes a real difference in a boy’s life. So join the hundreds of thousands of volunteers that give a young person someone to look up to. And learn why so many are now saying, “I get back so much more than I give.”

But don’t just take it from us. Check out our Something to Talk About page for thoughts from our Bigs and Littles on what the program means to them. And if you still have questions, head over to our Big Brother FAQs for more answers.

Ready to be a Big Brother? Just fill out our simple online application. After you complete it, a Big Brothers Big Sisters staff member will contact you shortly to discuss the next steps. You may be asked to:

  • provide references
  • participate in an in-person interview
  • go through a background check

You may also contact 706-278-0702 to get started right away.

You can also get involved with Big Brothers Big Sisters as a donor. The gift you make today will help us match a child facing adversity with an adult role model. Your gift will allow us to change the life of a child for the better, forever.