Volunteer and Service Learning Center
BE PART OF SOMETHING BIG
BC BIGS is a partnership between the Volunteer and Service Learning Center (VSLC), Big Brothers Big Sisters of Massachusetts Bay (BBBSMB), and Big Sister Association of Greater Boston (BSA) where BC students can serve as mentors to young people in Boston. BC BIGS is a great way to get involved in the Boston community, make a difference in a young person’s life, and meet other BC students who share similar passions.
At this time, we are taking inquiries from interested Big Brothers & Big Sisters. (We can accommodate Big Brothers for Fall 2015 & Big Sisters for select placements in Spring 2015 and all placements in Fall 2015).
Kindly submit your interest through this form (please note: BC user name required). We will be in touch with you within 1-2 weeks.
You can participate in BC BIGS through the following programs:
- Edison School
- Gardner Pilot Academy (Big Sisters only)
- Jackson Mann School
- West End House
- Charles Sumner School
- Franklin Field Program
BC BIGS commit to:
- Volunteering regularly as a mentor to a young person, as defined by your specific program
- Attending at least one mandatory training session each semester
- Participating in the BC BIGS community through occasional meetings and gatherings
- Participating in a small group with other BC BIGS
- Regular communication with Match Support Specialists at Big Brothers Big Sisters of Massachusetts Bay or Big Sister Association of Greater Boston
BC BIGS Spotlight
Read Big Brother, and Boston College Junior, Justin Strahan's interview with Big Brother Big Sister of Massachusetts Bay to learn how his relationship with his Little Brother Jelani has developed.
Nick Santangelo, a Big Brother and Boston College Senior, wrote a guest post for the Boston College Career Center describing his time as an intern for BBBSMB. Learn more about his experience here.
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