MENTORING PROGRAMS

By volunteering with Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Inland Empire, you have the unique opportunity to guide, support, and inspire a young person. Our diverse programs offer various ways to get involved, whether you prefer one-on-one mentoring, volunteering as a couple or school-based support. Join us today and be the positive influence that helps shape a brighter future for youth in Riverside and San Bernardino counties. 

COMMUNITY MENTORING

VOLUNTEER:

Adults age 18 or older

THE EXPERIENCE:

Volunteers are matched with children ages 6 to 16. Matches plan activities twice a month based on their own schedule.

BIG COUPLES

VOLUNTEER:

Two adults age 18 or older in a relationship for 2+ years

THE EXPERIENCE:

Two volunteers are matched with a Little Brother age 6 to 16. Big Couples spend time with the child twice a month together or on their own.

HIGH SCHOOL BIGS

VOLUNTEER:

High school students grades 9 – 11

THE EXPERIENCE:

High school volunteers are matched with elementary school students. Mentoring sessions take place once a week after school at the elementary school for one hour and are led by a Big Brothers Big Sisters program specialist.

WORKPLACE MENTORING

VOLUNTEER:

Corporate employees at a participating Workplace Mentoring company

THE EXPERIENCE:

Employees are matched with high school students and meet once a month at company headquarters. Sessions last 90 minutes and are facilitated by a Big Brothers Big Sisters program specialist.