Bay Area Volunteers

Organization Profile

Big Brothers Big Sisters of the North Bay

What We Do:

For more than 100 years, Big Brothers Big Sisters has operated under the belief that inherent in every child is the ability to succeed and thrive in life. As the nation‚??s largest donor and volunteer supported mentoring network, Big Brothers Big Sisters makes meaningful, monitored matches between adult volunteers (‚??Bigs‚?ù) and children (‚??Littles‚?ù), ages 6 through 16, in communities across the country. We develop positive relationships that have a direct and lasting effect on the lives of young people. Our Mission - As the nation's premier mentoring organization, our mission is to provide children facing adversity with strong and enduring professionally supported one-to one relationships that change their lives for the better, forever. Our Vision - Our vision is that all children achieve success in life. Our Statement of Accountability - We partner with parents/guardians, volunteers and others in the community and hold ourselves accountable for each child in our program achieving: Higher aspirations, greater confidence and better relationships Avoidance of risky behaviors Educational success

Who We Are:

As the nation's largest donor and volunteer supported mentoring network, Big Brothers Big Sisters makes meaningful, monitored matches between adult volunteers ('Bigs') and children ('Littles'), ages 6 through 18, in communities across the country. We develop positive relationships that have a direct and lasting effect on the lives of young people. Professionally trained Big Brothers Big Sisters staff members work with our partners in the education and juvenile justice communities to find children facing adversity and assess how our programs can have the greatest impact. Big Brothers Big Sisters targets the children who need us most, including those living in single parent homes, growing up in poverty and coping with parental incarceration.

Youth Development
Other
San Rafael, CA, 94901