The dog days of summer have inspired countless biologists. Hot afternoons spent hiking, catching, swimming, and exploring may become the foundation of a life-long passion for biology, conservation, and the natural world. Maybe that time spent on the river will be the inspiration your Little has been waiting for! If not, it’s no big deal… Read More On the Water: Get Outside this Summer
Stefanie Gough is a graduate of Clark University and has been working at BBBSCM as an AmeriCorps Ambassador of Mentoring for 6 months. She volunteered to answer some questions for us and share her experience, as well as her excitement for the upcoming Rodman Ride for Kids on Saturday, September 24th. What made you decide to… Read More Rodman Ride Spotlight: Stefanie Gough
A Guest Blog Post by Jeffrey Chin, CEO of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Mass/Metrowest Volunteering is not easy, nor necessarily convenient. It often results from the interplay of some pretty compelling internal forces: the desire to serve others (sometimes through personal sacrifice of time and attention), and the desire to feel effective, useful,… Read More Are you READY?
I decided to join Big Brothers Big Sisters for the simple reason that I grew up as an only child who always wanted a sibling. As I started volunteering once a week for Big Brothers Big Sisters at a site called Girl’s Inc.*, Brianna (my Little Sister) and I studied fractions and nail painting, computer games… Read More A Match with Two Role Models, an Essay by Bethanne Bartscherer
As a college student my obvious priority is to learn – and of course have a bit of fun while doing it. However, as I sit here about to enter into my senior year I have to come to realize that what I have learned in the classroom is important but never enough on its… Read More BIG Lessons to Learn, a blog post by Amanda Williams, Intern and Former Big
I am in my second week of employment with Big Brothers Big Sisters. I was hired as an interview match specialist and am very happy to be here. Direct service is new to me, something I have been mutually apprehensive and excited about. My first week and a half have been great. The staff has… Read More “Soaring Through my First Weeks”, a blog post by Katie Roy, Interview Match Specialist