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Ignite Potential.
Become a Mentor Today.

To be a Big, you must commit to meeting with your Little at least two times per month for at least one year.

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Minimum Requirements:

  • You must be over the age of 18

  • Have reliable transportation

  • Plan to live at your address for at least one year

  • Consent to a criminal background check

  • And live in one of the counties BBBSATL serves: Cherokee, Clayton, Cobb, DeKalb, Douglas, Fayette, Fulton, Gwinnett, Henry, Paulding, or Rockdale

The Process

Step 1:  Attend a Big Orientation

In this step, you'll learn more about the commitment and whether it's the right fit for you. This part is virtual, so need to leave the comfort of your home!

Step 2:  Complete a Volunteer Application

If you decide that being a Big is indeed the right fit for you, your next step will be to complete the full volunteer application.


Step 3:  Volunteer Interview

The interview will help BBBSATL learn more about youand who would make a good Little for you.

Step 4:  Volunteer Training

Learn the essentials for being a great mentor.


Step 5:  Match Meeting and Beyond

The match meeting will introduce you to your Little and their parents or guardians. Afterwards, BBBSATL works hard to support the relationship you have with your Little, providing additional guidance along the way.


Ready to do this?

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