Big Brothers Big Sisters

Big Brothers Big Sisters is a year-round mentorship program pairing youth in Mercer County with caring, reliable adults to provide support systems and build one-on-one relationships. Monthly meetings help build confidence, self esteem, and prepare Littles for lifelong success. 

Community-based mentoring involves one-one-one monthly outings and activities offered by BBBS of Mercer County such as ice skating, game nights, holiday events, and other community-oriented activities. School-based mentoring involves lunch and after school activities with mentors.

Application for Bigs

  • Submit an application
  • Submit a resume
  • Attend orientation
  • Be interviewed
  • Complete a background check

Application for Littles

Eligibility for Bigs

  • 18 years or older
  • Good listener, compassionate, responsible
  • Willing to volunteer 3-6 hours/month
  • Willing to volunteer for a minimum of 1 year (2 years recommended)

Eligibility for Littles

  • 6-14 years old
  • Mercer County Resident