Parents as Partners
As a parent, you recognize the potential of your child better than anyone. By giving them the opportunity to be part of Big Brothers Big Sisters, you’re starting them down a path to an even brighter, more promising future. Parents and guardians are not just part of the process - they're part of the success. As a parent partner we need you to:
Enroll A Child
Do you think Big Brothers Big Sisters is the right program for your child?
Fill out or enrollment application and start something Big for your child today!!
Still have more questions?
Contact our office at (607)936-3507 ext. 309 or email Tricia Shirey
Making the best possible match between Little and Big is critical to the success of the match. We begin the matching process by thoroughly screening all potential Bigs.
Big Brothers Big Sisters National Standards of Excellence require each volunteer to complete an extensive screening process that includes:
We will also provide child safety tips to you and your child, and your questions and feedback are welcomed.
Our professional staff will be in contact with you, your child, and your child's Big throughout the life of the match. This helps to build a strong relationship that will have an impact on your child’s future.