IMPACTFUL and convenient

As a mentor with Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Ohio, you’ll make an impact that will last a lifetime. 100% of Little’s in our community-based and school-based programs improved or maintained in at least two of seven outcome areas, which includes academic performance, sense of social acceptance, educational expectations and more! To see the full impact our Bigs have, view our Annual Impact Report.

Our match support specialists work to match you with your perfect Little and will guide you through every step of your match relationship. With their support, flexible scheduling and a multitude of program options, you’ll be able to make an impact that fits your lifestyle.

Ready to take the first step and make A Big Impact? Send us an inquiry.

Give a Little Something Back

You have the 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.

Big Brothers especially are in high demand. 

As a Big you can give a Little the invaluable gift of your time. By simply changing their perspective of what the world can offer, you can literally start changing their life. Play a board game. Make a craft. Hit the playground together. Just as your options are unlimited, so is your Little’s potential. But don’t just take it from us. Check out our Big Impact page for stories of what it means to be a role model from our Bigs & Littles. 

Ready to be a Big? Fill out our simple online inquiry form. After you complete it, a Big Brothers Big Sisters staff member will contact you within 72 hours. So many of our Bigs tell us that becoming a Big was the best decision they ever made.

What are you waiting for?

Learn More about the Enrollment Process

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What's it Like to be a Big?

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Know Someone Who Would Make a Great Big Brother?

At Big Brothers Big Sisters we are always looking for more men to be mentors. We have boys ready and waiting to be matched with a role model. So tell the guys you know to sign up to become Bigs. They can do all the things they love to do already, like see movies, play video games, and go hiking. Only now, they’d get to enjoy it with a child who can truly benefit from it. 

More than 70% 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 thousands of volunteers who give a young person someone to look up to. Refer your friend to become a Big here.