Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Midlands Seeking Volunteer Bigs for MentorU Program

With nearly 100 kids waiting for a match, Big Brothers Big Sisters (BBBS) of the Midlands is seeking volunteer Bigs to participate in the nonprofit’s new MentorU online training program. Volunteers must be at least 19 and be a high-school graduate or have a GED. They also must have a valid driver’s license and car insurance, and must pass background and reference checks. If you qualify, simply speak to a member of the BBBS staff to start your application process, which includes an information session and mentor training and a home interview to get to know you and determine who would make a good Little for you. To become a Mentor U Big, you must commit to the program for at least two school years.

Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Midlands helps children realize their potential and build their futures. For more than 60 years, they have been creating meaningful, monitored matches between adult volunteers and children ages 7-21 throughout the Omaha and Council Bluffs areas. The positive friendships they help develop have a direct and lasting effect on the lives of young people. To learn more about MentorU and how you can make a positive impact, visit or contact Sam Maxfield at / (402) 330-6695.