Become a Big

Start Something for a Child!

Are you ready to volunteer with Big Brothers Big Sisters of Mid-Maine and change the life of a child?

For just a few hours, a few times a month, you can give a Little the invaluable gift of your friendship. By giving them a different perspective of what the world can offer, you can literally start changing lives.  It’s as simple as hanging out, doing things that you love to do. The interview process for both Bigs and Littles goes into what each of you like to do in your free time so that we can successfully match you with a Little who likes to do the same things you do!

The process starts here with our simple online application.  Shortly after you apply, a Big Brothers Big Sisters of Mid-Maine staff will contact you to discuss the next steps.

Those steps include:

  • Filling out a paper application
  • Participating in an in-person interview
  • Providing references
  • Participating in a background check

Start Something for a child today, become a Big Brother or Big Sister! Still have questions? Email or call us!

You may apply using the Big Brothers Big Sisters of American online database, or by following the links for our inquiry forms, found below!


Where Do We Serve?

In addition to our Community-Based programs in Androscoggin, Kennebec, Knox, Lincoln, Penobscot, Somerset and Waldo Counties, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Mid-Maine currently hosts School and Site Based Programs at:

Kennebec County Schools:

Gardiner Boys & Girls Club (Gardiner High School)

Hussey Elementary School & Gilbert Elementary School (Cony High School)

Atwood Elementary & Williams Elementary (ShineOnCass Programs: Messalonskee High School)

Waterville YMCA/Boys & Girls Club at Alfond Youth Center (ShineOnCass Program: Messalonskee High School, Winlsow High School, Waterville Senior High School and Lawrence High School)

Somerset County Schools:

Margaret Chase Smith & Bloomfield Elementary (Skowhegan High School)

Lincoln County Schools:

Great Salt Bay Community School & Nobleboro Central School (Lincoln Academy)

Miller School (Medomak Valley High School)

Knox County Schools:

Warren Community School (Medomak Valley High School)

South School (Oceanside High School)

Appleton Village, Camden-Rockport Elementary, Lincolnville Central, and Hope Elementary (Camden Hills Regional High School)

Waldo County Schools:

Edna Drinkwater (Belfast Area High School)

Leroy Smith & Wagner Middle School (Hampden Academy)

Mt. View Elementary School (Mt. View High School)

Penobscot County Schools:

Bangor Boys & Girls Club and Bangor YMCA (Husson University)

Leonard Middle School, Lewis Libby, & Old Town Elementary (University of Maine)

Newport Elementary School (Nokomis High School)

Androscoggin County Schools:

Longley Elementary (Bates College)

Washburn Elementary (Edward Little High School)