Becoming a Big

 

a personal Guide to Becoming a Big

 

You have the opportunity to help shape a child’s future for the better by empowering him or her to achieve. And the best part is, it’s actually a lot of fun. You and your Little can share the kinds of activities you already like to do. Ready to get involved? Click the link below & enter your ZIP code on our national website. You'll be taken to a page with our agency information and an application! We're excited to start you on the road to be a Big!

 

1. ENROLLMENT REQUIREMENTs

  • Minimum 18 years old

  • Live, work, or go to school in Delaware County for at least 3 months

  • Have a vehicle, valid driver's license, auto insurance

  • Commit to a minimum of 12 months in the program

  • Commit to seeing your Little every other week

2. INQUIRY

  • Would you like to get involved? The first step is simple.

  • Enter your ZIP code here.

  • Enter your contact information and click submit

  • Click "additional information" at the bottom of the page to complete application

 

3. INTERVIEW

  • Coordinator will set date & time to interview

  • Bring driver's license & proof of auto insurance

  • Recommendation on acceptance or denial as a volunteer

4. TRAINING

  • Staff will respond to your inquiry and send the available dates to complete volunteer training

5. MATCH

  • When volunteer and parent approve a match, you will have your initial match meeting with your Little

  • You will contact the family and coordinate meetings with your Little to do fun activities in the community!

6. BEYOND THE MATCH

  • Be in contact with match support coordinator

    • Every 30 days for matches under one year

    • Every 90 days for matches over one year