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

Mentoring that ignites and empowers the potential of youth.

In-person or online— you can become a mentor! Littles on our waitlist need support now more than ever. Start the process virtually at home --> transition to in-person meetings.

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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 a total of 4 hours (in-person)
- Mentees: ages 7-14
- **Due to COVID-19, mentors may register, interview, train and be matched online. Mentoring in-person, in the community, has resumed with safety precautions at this time.

BBBS Leadership Academy (Technology-Enhanced Mentoring):
- 1 year minimum commitment
- 2.5 hours per month
- Weekly online messages + 1 virtual meeting every 6 weeks
- Mentees: Middle school and high school students
- Register and training: Summer 2021; Start mentoring: August 2021

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

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Support our Community Partners!

THRIFT WORLD - Donate your used clothing and household items! Schedule a pick-up and support our mission today: thriftworld.com/bbbs-pickup-form

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.
Monday, January 18th, 2021
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Technology-Enhanced Mentoring - BBBS Leadership Academy
Repeats every day until Wed Sep 01 2021.
Wednesday, September 1st, 2021
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