Before You Start – Community-Based
Thank you so much for your interest in volunteering with Big Brothers Big Sisters of Ottawa and Renfrew County!
Please Note: At this time, we do not need any female volunteers for the Big Sisters Program, however, males are welcome to apply to be Big Brothers, and anyone can apply to the MPower program.
You are about to apply for our Big Brothers Mentoring Program/Big Sisters Mentoring Program with once a week, 2-4 hours a week availability (1 year commitment) or Mpower Program with 10 hours a week availability (2 year commitment). If you are looking to apply for programs with daytime availability [requiring 1-2 hrs/week with 1 school-year commitment, September to June] please click here.
* Your Legal name is required on this application. Please ensure you fill out your application using the name on your driver’s license or birth certificate.
COMPLETE APPLICATION FORM
SCHEDULE IN-PERSON TRAINING AND INTERVIEW
COMPLETE VULNERABLE SECTOR CHECK
READY TO BE MATCHED!
As part of the application process, we require 3 to 4 adult references. We will also be asking you to provide basic personal, demographic and contact information.
Prior to starting the application, please take a moment to gather email and phone contact information for your references.
This application is for adults (ages 18+).
If you encounter any issues with this form please contact Shelly-Ann McMorris at 613-247-4776, ext. 325. You can also download a hard copy of the application HERE.
NOTE: It can take up to 8 weeks to go through our mentor application process and be matched with a youth/child.