Match Support Case Manager DESCRIPTION: Half-time position under the supervision of the Executive and Assistant Director, performs the functions of match support and evaluation as set forth below. POSITION PURPOSE: Essential to the BBBS brand, the primary function of this…Continue Reading
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With the help of thousands of volunteer Big Brothers and Big Sisters, we’ve been transforming children’s lives through professionally-supported, one-to-one mentoring relationships for 35 years.Become a Big!
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Western North Carolina is a United Way Agency.
We select and match mentors with children facing adversity and provide ongoing activities, training and support services to sustain a successful match relationship and lasting connection. By making a donation, you help expand what’s possible for WNC’s youth. You help change the life of a child for the better, forever.Learn MoreDonate Now
We see it everyday. In the stories our Bigs and Littles tell and in research studies: mentoring works. When you mentor, you change the life of a child and make a lasting positive impact on your community. This fall, we’re holding our most expansive mentor recruitment drive to date: 100 Mentors in 100 Days.
From building self confidence and improving academic achievement to connecting them with experiences that they otherwise would never have accessed—when children and teens have the influence of a caring adult, they are more likely to avoid risky behaviors, have higher aspirations and focus on what they’re capable of.
BBBS WNC Littles Improvement During the 2016-2017 School Year
Improved in Self-Confidence
IMPROVED IN Academic Performance
IMPROVED IN Behavior at School
When compared to their non-mentored peers, Littles are:
More about the storytellers: David Joe Miller has been a professional storyteller and story-worker since 1989. He’s the former staff storyteller for the National Storytelling Association and in 1994 he founded the Jonesborough Storytellers Guild, which is now the…Continue Reading
Easily Raise Funds Online You can use our online fundraising platform to raise money easily and securely for your team! Just create a fundraising page by clicking on the appropriate link below and email your friends and family!…Continue Reading