Be a Big. Give a Little something back.
You have a big opportunity in front of you—to not only impact a child’s life today, but to transform their potential for tomorrow.
Become a Mentor
We’re always looking for people eager to positively impact a child and improve their community at the same time. Big Brothers especially are in high demand.
For a few hours, a couple times a month, you can give a Little the invaluable gift of your friendship. By simply changing their perspective of what the world can offer, you can literally start changing their life. Play a board game. Make fun crafts. Hit the playground together. Just as your options are unlimited, so is your Little’s potential.
Ready to be a Big? Just download and complete our volunteer application below. After you fill it out, call us at (518)798-1010 or email at [email protected] and a Big Brothers Big Sisters staff member will be happy to assist you with your next steps. What are you waiting for?
Community Based Mentoring
Our Community Based Mentoring program matches adult volunteers with children facing adversity in the community. Once matched, the volunteer and child meet for a couple hours, twice a month doing things they both enjoy.
Other volunteer opportunities.
We have several major fundraising events each year. Choose one that resonates with you and get involved. We can assure you, you will get more out than you put in.
Bowl For Kids' Sake - Held once a year over two weekends in late March
David J Capron Memorial Golf Tournament - June
Tackett Chiropractic 5k Run and Walk - June
Americade - Complimentary Coat and Helmet Check - June
Kiwanis Duck Race - July
Taste of the North Country - Fall
Big Night of Thanks - November
Holiday Party - December
We also have ongoing opportunities including monthly match events, mailings and more. Contact us at (518) 798-1010 or at [email protected] to sign up for our volunteer mailing list!
Whether you get involved with Big Brothers Big Sisters as a donor, potential Big Brother or Big Sister, partner, advocate, or family member, you have the power to change a child's future for the better.