Big Brothers Big Sisters of Berks County - One-to-One Program
Club of Unmatched Littles (COUL)
A group mentoring program which provides immediate mentoring services to youth upon acceptance to the agency, while the Little awaits a One-To-One match.
303 Windsor Street
Centre Park
Reading, PA 19601
Eligibility: Youth (Little Brothers/Sisters)- * must be between the ages of 8 to 15 years old to initiate application* Berks County resident * single-parent household (exceptions possible) * willing to complete application process * willing to attend Empowerment Training * have desire to be matched with a Big Brother or Big Sister and to sustain that mentoring match relationship for at least one year * capable of deriving some benefit from services of the One-To-One mentoring program. Volunteers (Big Bothers/Sisters) * must be at least 19 years of age (or 18 and attending college in Berks County) * resident of Berks County or attending school in Berks County * gainfully employed, self-sufficient or a full time college student * have access to a car, possess a valid drivers license, a good driving history and proof of insurance * willing to complete the BBBS application and training process * willing to make a one-year commitment to the agency and actively participate in one of our mentoring programs * willing to attend any support/training workshops or meetings required by our agency * willing to cooperate in the supervision/monitoring process of a mentoring match relationship
Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 4:30pm
Other hours available by appointment
Phone/FAX Numbers
  • (610) 373-5544 Main
  • (610) 373-5530 Fax
Intake Procedure: Call the office for a 10-15 minute phone orientation. All must complete a written application and attend training. Volunteers have criminal background check and CHILDLINE check conducted prior to acceptance.
Fee Amounts: None
Languages Spoken: English
Service Contact: Brianna Reading, Youth Activities Coordinator, 610-373-5544, COUL@BigsInBerks.org
Services:
  • Mentoring Programs
  • Volunteer Opportunities
  • Youth Enrichment Programs
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Big Brothers Big Sisters of Berks County - One-to-One Program
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