Learn about the volunteer opportunities available with Big Brothers Big Sisters.
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Volunteer Opportunities

Outside of Becoming a Big Brother or Sister, you can help defend potential by volunteering at one of our events such as making sauerkraut at the Algonquin Mill Festival or joining us at our gala, and other exciting opportunities.

Volunteer Now

Are you ready to become a volunteer? Let us know by contacting us on 330-339-6916, emailing us at [email protected] , or by completing the form on our Contact Page.

Volunteer FAQs

Interested in becoming a volunteer? Here are some frequently asked questions:

What types of events can I volunteer for?

We have a variety of events throughout the year, ranging from a gala to preparing sauerkraut. As a volunteer, you'll have the opportunity to participate in events that align with your interests and availability!

How do I sign up to volunteer for an event?

Signing up is easy! We will post upcoming events we need volunteers for on our Facebook page. Simply keep an eye out for those announcements, and when you see an event that interests you, just leave a comment or send us a message expressing your interest. We'll provide all the necessary information to ensure you're well-prepared for your volunteer role.

Do I have to commit to a certain amount of hours?

No, you don't have to commit to a certain amount of hours. We understand that everyone's schedule is different, and we appreciate any amount of time you're able to volunteer. Whether you can spare a few hours here and there or commit to more regular involvement, we welcome your contributions whenever you're available.

Do I have to be a certain age to volunteer?

There is no age requirement to volunteer at our events. We welcome volunteers of all ages, from teenagers to seniors, as long as they are able to perform the tasks required for the specific event and adhere to our policies and guidelines. Volunteering can be a great way for individuals of all ages to give back to their community and make a positive impact.

Can I volunteer with a group of friends or coworkers?

Absolutely! Volunteering with friends or coworkers can be a fun and rewarding experience. Just let us know in advance if you're volunteering as a group, and we'll do our best to accommodate your request and assign you to the same tasks or areas.

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Patterned tile line in black and green.
Patterned tile line in black and green.