FAQ's

Still Have Questions?
We've got you covered. Here are answers to some of our most frequently asked questions:

Frequently Asked Questions
Me? A Big?
What’s in it for me?
Who are the Little Brothers and Little Sisters?
How do I know I’ll get along with this child?
Can I really do this?
I don’t know much about kids — is that OK?
How much is this going to cost me?
I don’t have a car. Is that OK?
Is it useful if I speak a foreign language?
Where can I volunteer?
How far will I have to travel?
When do I meet with my Little?
What if I’m a college student?
What if I’m gay?
Do you make cross-gender matches, for example matching boys with women volunteers?
Am I able to ask for a match with a child of any specific ethnicity, language or national origin?
What sort of background checks do you do?
Can I volunteer even if I have a criminal record?