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“I prepared myself to ‘mentor’ Jake as he approached life’s challenges. What I could not have prepared myself for were the lessons I would learn as his mentor.”
The sense of joy when your Little scores his or her first goal; the pride you feel when you teach him or her to ride a bike for the first time; or a conversation while just sitting at the park. These are just a few of the amazing things you’ll experience as a Jewish Big Brother or Big Sister.
Our Bigs and Littles generally meet twice a month for an average of 2-3 hours per outing. Matches have flexibility regarding their outing schedule. Some prefer weekend get-togethers; others may choose to combine one longer weekend activity with a brief weeknight outing (such as dinner or yogurt). Create whatever plan works for you and the family!
JBBBSLA staff equips you with ideas for your outings, and our agency sponsors a wide range of fun activities and networking events throughout the year. While participants commit to the program for at least one year, most remain in each other’s lives for much longer as caring, trusted friends. Our Bigs often comment that the mentoring experience is fun, rewarding and life-changing for them as well.
JBBBSLA now offers couples mentoring. We match caring adult couples with Little Brothers ages 6-10. Mentees have double the fun, and mentors can share this rewarding experience with their partner.
“Knowing someone is looking up to you makes you want to better your own life and be a better role-model to others.”
“I cherish the opportunity to show him new things and experience new adventures together.””Fill out our simple online application below to get started! Shortly after you complete it, one of our Enrollment and Matching Specialists will contact you to discuss the next steps.