Become a Big Brother or Big Sister Today!

Mentors “Bigs” serve as teachers, friends, and advocates who provide consistency and guidance to youth in need of a role-model.

Ready to defend a child's potential?
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Once the application is complete you will be contacted by a BBBS of Lubbock enrollment team member.

Two Ways You Can Mentor

Site-Based Mentoring:

A match between a child and mentor that meet one-to-one during the school day or while the child is attending an approved after school program. This particular setting provides additional support systems for first-time mentors. Site-based activities can include a variety of activities which include playing sports, engaging in arts and crafts, Studying or working on homework, and playing board games. The child and mentor must meet a minimum of 1 hour per week.

Mentors must be:

* Must be 18 years of age or older.
* Be able to serve a minimum of one year (12 consecutive months) or longer.
* Be available and able to meet with their Little Brother/Sister for a minimum of 1 hour per week to meet the expectations of 4 to 6 hours a month
* Show stability in their personal life and work history.
* Demonstrate appropriate social behavior and have appropriate relationships with peers.
* Be amenable to supervision and coaching by the agency’s professional staff while involved in the program.
* Demonstrate a healthy balance of interests and activities.
* The volunteer’s minor children and significant others (as applicable) must be supportive of the mentoring relationship.

BBBS has the right to deny or terminate program participation of a volunteer or child at any time if deemed necessary.

Community-Based Mentoring:

A match between a child and a mentor that meet one-to-one at a time that is agreed upon by the mentor and parent/guardian. (Typically matches will meet on the weekends or evenings.) Community-based activities can include but are not limited to visits to the park, museum or movie theater. The child and mentor must meet a minimum of 1 hour per week.

Mentors must be:

* Must be 18 years of age or older.
* Be able to serve a minimum of one year (12 consecutive months) or longer.
* Be available and able to meet with their Little Brother/Sister for a minimum of 1 hour per week to meet the expectations of 4 to 6 hours a month.
* Have personal, reliable transportation, with proof of current automobile insurance.
* Show stability in their personal life and work history.
* Demonstrate appropriate social behavior and have appropriate relationships with peers.
* Be amenable to supervision and coaching by the agency’s professional staff while involved in the program.
* Demonstrate a healthy balance of interests and activities.
* The volunteer’s minor children and significant others (as applicable) must be supportive of the mentoring relationship.

BBBS has the right to deny or terminate program participation of a volunteer or child at any time if deemed necessary.

Other Ways to Get Involved

Big Fun at Our Events

We host a variety of events throughout the year. These events are focus on educating our community and increasing support for our organization. All events are perfect for families, business leaders, students, and more, but we need volunteers to help ensure our success. If you would like to volunteer at one of our events we would love to have you, please visit or call our office at (806) 763-6131.


Board of Directors

Our Board of Directors give generously of their time, talents,and resources to help ensure BBBS of Lubbock has effective programs and a strong foundation related to finances, community impact, ethical practices, and more. Send an email to our Executive Director to find out how you can apply to be a member of our Board of Directors.

Frequently Asked Questions

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