Is the program safe for my child?

Is the program safe for my child?

Is the program safe for my child?

Our professional staff works hard to thoroughly screen every volunteer and to monitor Big and Little friendships regularly.  We do, however, advise parents to also interact with the Big to further ensure safety and to always communicate with the child following outings with his/her Big to ensure parental expectations are met.  Working in tandem with the parent is a process that helps ensure the most successful match between your child and a qualified volunteer mentor.

Big Brothers Big Sisters aims to make the best match possible based on volunteers we have available.  If at any time you as a parent feel uncomfortable with a Big, we will use mediation sessions to see if the match is worth saving.  During this mediation, we try to resolve any presented issues.  However, if you are still uncomfortable, we will immediately take the necessary actions with our experienced and well-trained staff to intervene and close the match.

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