The mission of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Colorado is to provide children facing adversity with strong and enduring, professionally supported one-to-one relationships that change their lives for the better, forever.
By partnering with parents/guardians, volunteers and others in the community we are accountable for each child in our program achieving:
• Higher aspirations, greater confidence, and better relationships
• Avoidance of risky behaviors
• Educational success
In 2014, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Colorado will support at least 1,870 one-to-one mentoring relationships between children facing adversity and adult volunteer mentors, including 1,430 in metro Denver and 440 in the Pikes Peak region. These mentoring relationships will impact youth by helping them to:
Improve their sense of self and sense of future.
Form positive relationships with peers and family.
Avoid risky or delinquent behavior.
Achieve educational success.
All children achieve success in life.
As an organization dedicated to inclusiveness, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Colorado values and celebrates the diversity and individuality of every child, volunteer, employee, board member, family and community partner.
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Colorado strives to make all personnel decisions without regard to race, creed, age, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, gender, gender expression, marital status, sexual orientation, veteran status, disability, arrest record, or any other protected class as required by applicable law. All employees are expected to actively support these principles and objectives in our work environment and with others with whom we come into contact.