We Need Big Brothers and Big Sisters
We want to give young people the confidence to achieve more. BGCBigs is looking for positive, understanding adults to encourage them to find their strength from within. We are of the belief that people are empowered through consistent and supportive relationships.
Become a Big Brother or Big Sisters with BGCBigs and ignite the potential of a young person today.
It’s as easy as a few hours a week!
Apply to volunteer now! 🤝
Free Virtual Coffees promised ☕️
Indigenous Peoples Day Webinar
June 21st is National Indigenous Peoples day and we have teamed up with the Alberta Mentoring Partnership, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Calgary and Bent Arrow in Edmonton to bring you a webinar showcasing the importance that now, more than ever, that Every Child Matters.
Learn more about the history of mentoring in Indigenous communities, and the importance of mentoring for Indigenous youth, and more.
We value diversity and are experts in matching youth with mentors based on shared experience and interests.
Right now we have an immediate need for Indigenous volunteers who are interested in being matched with Indigenous youth who have told us they want an Indigenous BIG. Share your passions and culture with a young person today!
Available Volunteer Opportunities
Volunteer as a Virtual Mentor. There are opportunities available for virtual 1-1 mentoring for children and youth. Learn more.
Community Mentoring: Big Brothers Big Sisters Program
Join the BGCBigs family in our Big Brother Big Sister program. We’ll match you with a child or youth as a Volunteer Mentor to spend quality time with them. We know that youth benefit from positive caring adult role models. Learn more.
Mentoring gives you the opportunity to connect with a young person to inspire positive progress.
Spending time with a young person can be as simple as going for a walk, grabbing a coffee, or seeing a movie – you can support a young person today just by being you!
We are looking for mentors who:
- have a diverse background of lived experiences
- represent any culture, sexual orientation, gender or gender expression
- are passionate about supporting a young person!
No specific skills needed, just your time and passion to ignite potential.
Sign-up for a Virtual Open House
Sign-up for one of our Virtual Open Houses throughout the month, where we will explore what volunteer opportunities are available to you and where you can ask any questions you like.