Child Safety

Making the best possible match between a Little and a Big is critical to the growth and development of a child.

But before we begin the matching process, we start by thoroughly screening potential Bigs. Big Brothers Big Sisters of Massachusetts Bay’s own rigorous standards require each volunteer to complete an extensive screening process that includes:

  • Completion of a formal application
  • Background, reference and driving record checks
  • An in-person interview and professional assessment of the volunteer’s suitability to work with a child
  • An orientation and training process that outlines the individualized needs of your child

We believe that parents are crucial partners in their child’s match
We believe that parents are crucial partners in their child’s match
Throughout the time your child is matched, our professional staff will be in ongoing communication with you, your child and your child's Big. It's the best way to build a strong relationship that will have the greatest impact on your child's future success.
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