Volunteering is fun! Click here to fill out an inquiry form!

Being a Big Brother or Big Sister is one of the most rewarding and enjoyable things you will ever do.

It's easy, too. Your Little can join you for the kinds of activities you already like to do, such as:

  • Shooting hoops
  • Playing a board game
  • Sharing a pizza
  • Taking a walk in the park
  • Watching a movie on Netflix
  • Just hanging out and talking

Just 1 hour a week or 4 hours a month can change a young person's life.

Depending on the Big Brothers Big Sisters program you're in, you will meet your Little at his or her school or in the community.

Little Brothers and Little Sisters come from all kinds of backgrounds. Some are really little (as young as six) and some are teenagers. Some may live on your block and some a few miles away. What do they all have in common?

They need the friendship and guidance of someone like YOU.

"As a Big, you're simply a friend. Your friendship fits your lifestyle. Busy people of all ages can get involved-choose the program that works best for you!"
-Ron, age 54, Big Brother

How to apply: The easiest and fastest way to get started is to complete our convenient online inquiry form.  

After you complete a short form online, a Big Brothers Big Sisters staff member will contact you. You'll then need to:

  • Provide at least two references
  • Participate in an in-person interview
  • Have a background check performed.

Alternatively, you may call 517-784-7181 during regular business hours to volunteer.

We're here to help.

Have a question?  Don't worry. Our trained staff will be happy to guide you through the application process. And when it's time to make a match we'll help you meet a Little in your area who shares your interests - and we'll support you all the way. We'll even give you some great ideas for activities that other Bigs and Littles have enjoyed through the years! 

You've been thinking about getting involved. Now you know how easy it is and how much your help is needed. Why not apply to be a Big today?

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