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. 


Big Brothers Big Sisters are volunteers at least 18 years of age who are willing to be a positive influence in the life of a child. These volunteers agree to spend the amount of time required to form and maintain a relationship with a child aged 6-12. The volunteers act as role models and friends to the children with the goal of increasing their self-confidence as well as being a support system for them.

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Summit, Medina and Stark Counties makes a positive difference in your community by supporting productive mentoring relationships.

The profound results of a positive influence.

When you mentor a young person, you have a real impact on the future of that child and the community.

If you haven't already done so, please read our FAQs for more information!

Start Something BIG today!

Becoming a Big is easy! First, contact our office to schedule a one-hour orientation and receive an application. After that, you'll be asked to:
  • provide references
  • participate in an in-person interview
  • go through a background check (provided by the agency)
  • Call our office direct, 330.376.6503 to have someone contact you.