Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Midlands

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Year Founded:
1959
Local Leader / Exec. Director:
Nichole Turgeon
Main Address:
10831 Old Mill Road
Suite 400
Omaha, NE 68154

What We Do

Many organizations have closed their doors to due to COVID-19, but you can still mentor! Youth isolated at home need support now more than ever.

Mentoring that ignites and empowers the potential of youth uplifts our community. Join the movement.

Start the process virtually at home --> transition to in-person meetings when safe.

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BECOME A MENTOR in one of our two programs, Community-Based or Technology-Enhanced mentoring...

Community-Based Mentoring**:
- 1 year minimum
- 2 outings per month for total of 4 hours (in-person)
- Mentees: ages 7-14
- **Due to COVID-19, mentors may register, interview, train and be matched online. Mentoring will transition back to in-person, in the community, once deemed safe.

Technology-Enhanced Mentoring (MentorU):
- 1 year minimum,
- 2.5 hours per month (online) + 1 meeting every 6 weeks (in-person)
- Mentees: high school freshmen
- Register and training: Summer 2020; Start mentoring: August 2020

Serving Douglas, Sarpy, Cass, Saunders, Washington, Pottawattamie and Mills Counties since 1959.

Winner 2017 and 2019: Mid-Large Agency of the Year among all Big Brothers Big Sisters affiliates

Interesting Info

Supports nearly 1,000 children each year.
2020 and 2017 "Best Nonprofit To Work For (small nonprofit)" by The Nonprofit Times
Our program is free (Bigs and Littles even get discounts to restaurants, entertainment and more!)

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Volunteer Opportunities

Mentor (currently virtual/online due to COVID-19)
Repeats every day until Sat Aug 07 2021.
Tuesday, October 20th, 2020
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Online Mentor (Mentor U)
Repeats every day until Mon May 31 2021.
Tuesday, October 20th, 2020
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Upcoming Events

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