BBBS volunteer process
To refer a child to Big Brothers Big Sisters, call our team at 814-237-5731!
Have you been thinking about becoming a Big Brother or Big Sister and wonder how to get involved?
It’s simple! Here’s what you need to know…
The first step to becoming a Big Brother or Big Sister is to attend an orientation session where you will learn everything you need to know to make the important decision about volunteering. Click here for the orientation schedule.
If being a Big is the right volunteer experience for you, you’ll complete an application at orientation. Part of applying to be a Big is providing contact information for references and completing forms for clearances.
Child safety is our top priority, so our program staff contacts references and completes background checks on all potential volunteers to ensure that we’re making safe and quality match relationships.
A one-on-one interview takes place with a program staff member so that we can get to know you better.