Give a Little something back.

You have a Big opportunity in front of you, to not only impact a child's life today, but to transform their potential for tomorrow.

Eligibility Requirements to be a Big

  • Big must be 19 years or older
  • Big must be a high school graduate or hold a GED
  • Big must be able to make a minimum 12-month commitment, meeting 2-4 times per month for a minimum of four hours per month
  • Big must have a valid driver's license and current automobile insurance
  • Big must meet specific criminal history and automobile driving guidelines

Get Started - Attend an Information Session

Thank you for your interest in learning more about becoming a mentor with Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Midlands.  We are excited to help you become part of a life-changing friendship.

To get started, we ask that you attend one of our information sessions.  These sessions give you a chance to have all your questions answered before officially signing up to be a mentor . Each session provides you all the information on what it takes to become a Big, the responsibilities you have and a little more about our program.

Sessions typically last 30 minutes and take place at the Big Brothers Big Sisters office (10831 Old Mill Road, Suite 400, Omaha, NE). If you have specific questions before completing this form, please contact Diane at 402-505-3075 or

To get started, select from the sessions below and fill out this short contact form.

Information Session


On-Site Information Sessions & Mentor Trainings

Saturday, July 13th at 9:30am (followed by a Mentor Training at 10:15am)*

Wednesday, July 17th at 5:30pm (followed by a Mentor Training at 6:15pm)*

Wednesday, July 31st at 5:30pm (followed by a Mentor Training at 6:15pm)*

Off-Site Information Sessions & Mentor Trainings

Tuesday, June 25th at 5:30pm (followed by a Mentor Training at 6:15pm)* //
The B Side of Benson Theatre - 6058 Maple St, Omaha, NE 68104

Wednesday, July 10th at 5:30pm (followed by a Mentor Training at 6:15pm)* //
Legends Patio, Grill & Bar (Aksarben) - 6920 Pacific St suite 100, Omaha, NE 68106

Tuesday, July 23rd at 5:30pm (followed by a Mentor Training at 6:15pm)* //
Sarpy Community YMCA - 1111 E 1st St, Papillion, NE 68046

Contact Information