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

Wednesday, Oct 2nd at 5:30pm (followed by a Mentor Training at 6:15pm)*

Wednesday, Oct 9th at 5:30pm (followed by a Mentor Training at 6:15pm)*

Saturday, Oct 19th  at 9:30am (followed by a Mentor Training at 10:15am)*

Tuesday, Oct 29th at 5:30pm (followed by a Mentor Training at 6:15pm)*

Off-Site Information Sessions & Mentor Trainings

Thursday, Sept 26th at 5:30pm (followed by a Mentor Training at 6:30pm)* //
YMCA Healthy Living Center - 714 S Main St, Council Bluffs, IA 51503

Thurssday, Oct 24th at 5:30pm (followed by a Mentor Training at 6:15pm)* //
Legends Patio, Grill & Bar - 6920 Pacific St. Suite 100, Omaha, NE 68106

Contact Information