Volunteer Application Process
Before You Start
Thank you so much for your interest in volunteering with Big Brothers Big Sisters of Ottawa!
There are 5 steps to complete in order to volunteer in one of our community based programs:
STEP 1: COMPLETE APPLICATION FORM
STEP 2: SCHEDULE IN-PERSON TRAINING AND INTERVIEW
STEP 3: COMPLETE ONLINE TRAINING
STEP 4: COMPLETE VULNERABLE SECTOR AND CRIMINAL RECORD CHECK
STEP 5: 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.
NOTE: At this time, our Big Sisters application pool is currently full. We are currently in need of Female Mentors for our Mpower program only. We are in need of Male Mentors for ALL our programs throughout Ottawa. Please continue to check back for open pools and future updates.