We need YOU to be a Big for a child in our community. With over 100 kids or "Littles" on our waitlist, the time is now to step up in a BIG way! Take an opportunity to change TWO lives: theirs and yours. Between July 17 - September 24, BBBSNH is on a mission to get 250 BIGS! Is that YOU? Or do you know a certain someone that would be a great fit? Send them to us!

Click Here to Be a BIG!

Busting myths one big at a time

"I don't have enough time"

All you need is a few hours a month! We get roughly 730 hours a month.. read that again. Then ask yourself, do I have two to four hours to give to a child? We ask that you spend time with your Little, at minimum, two hour sessions, twice a month. Now, subtract four hours from 730 and you have 726 hours for the rest of your month - does this sound like something YOU could offer a child in our community?

"I'm too old" OR "I'm too young" 

The truth is, our Bigs range in age between 18-78 years of age. Empty nesters make great Bigs, but so do young adults. Our Enrollment and Matching Specialists spend a great amount of time and effort making sure you find the perfect match with a Little on our waitlist. At BBBSNH, we believe that anyone can be a mentor. The youth in our program are looking for an adult they can trust, someone they can learn from, and someone they can talk to. Age may just be a number, but the 100+ kids on our waitlist are not. 

"I'm not trained in childcare, child development, or social work"

That's fair. That is why when we say BBBSNH will fully support you, we mean it. All BBBSNH volunteers (Bigs) receive pre-match training. This includes specialized training. Thereafter, volunteers are fully supported by an assigned Match Support Specialist (MSS) for the duration of their match. This includes regular check-ins and communication, guidance through scenarios, ongoing training support, and additional resources. Our professional team is always there for you to provide you with the support you need to ensure the best possible experience. 

Our Impact

Our mentoring programs are effective in the short-term AND long-term. More than 90 percent of the children and teens in our mentoring programs experience academic, social, and emotional growth within the first year. Our model is evidence-based. 

  • 93% of our Littles are saying no to drugs, violence, and skipping school
  • 92% of our Littles have plans to graduate high school and attend college
  • 86% of our Littles are staying on track with, or improving, their grades
  • 96% of our Littles see their Big as a very important adult in their life
  • 91% of our Littles feel a strong sense of belonging among peers

The critical short-term measurements reported from these annual surveys are linked to long-term outcomes such as graduating college and finding a career.

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Challenge the Stats

  • 1 in 3 kids in America lack a sustained positive mentor in their lives.

Flexible Time Investment 

  • BBBSNH offers a flexible time investment that can fit into anyone's schedule. We have flexible programming to meet you where you are whether that's nights, weekends or even during your lunch break!

Access to Resources

  • As a Big, you will have access to a variety of resources and support from the organization. This includes training, guidance, events, and activities to do with your Little.

Personal Growth

  • Volunteering with BBBSNH can also help you grow personally. You can try new things and gain new experiences with people in your community.


  • Being a Big is an incredibly fulfilling experience. Knowing that you are making a difference in a child's life and helping them reach their full potential will bring a great sense of accomplishment and joy.

Please reach out to Brian Bernard for the sessions Zoom link

Volunteer Information Sessions
We’re always looking for people eager to positively impact a child and improve their community at the same time. And, right now is no different. Let's start something. Become a Big today!
Saturday, August 5, 10 am. Hosted by Brian
Tuesday, August 15, 5 pm. Hosted by Lauren
Monday, August 28, 1 pm. Hosted by Hannah
Thursday, September 14, 5 pm. Hosted by Becky
Wednesday, September 27, 5 pm. Hosted by Brian
Volunteer Scheduling Link: https://app.acuityscheduling.com/schedule.php?owner=22595967&appointmentType=48677521

Family Information Sessions
As a parent, you recognize the potential of your child better than anyone. You want to give your child every opportunity to succeed and be happy in life. We're glad you found us!
Monday, August 14, 6 pm. Hosted by Becky
Monday, September 25, 6 pm. Hosted by Hannah
Family Scheduling Link: https://app.acuityscheduling.com/schedule.php?owner=22595967&appointmentType=50107331

We are here for our Bigs with access to specialized training, outreach and networking with other Bigs, on-going coaching, and planned activities you can do with your Little! 

We help take the guess work out the equation and are with you every step of the way. 


If you would like to chat with one of our professional team members, please contact us! Call (603) 430-1140. After that, choose #1 from the menu options. From there, leave a voicemail and someone from our Enrollment team will give you a call back! 

You can also reach out to Lauren at lbradshaw@bbbsnh.org


Click Here to Be a BIG!