Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Oregon works with the kids and families who need us most.  We work with great kids who can use a positive role model and extra support. Together we can redefine what is possible for children in our community.  Be someone who matters to someone who matters.  Please join us to make a difference in a child’s life through volunteer service or donations.

Mission: To provide children facing adversity with mentoring relationships that change their lives for the better.

Vision: Every child in Central Oregon that needs a mentor is matched with one leading to higher aspirations, improved academic success and healthy life choices

Our Purpose: For every child to have the opportunity to succeed in life and live up to their full potential.

Interested in Becoming a Big?

Click here for our volunteer application.  Being a Big Brother or Big Sister is one of the most enjoyable things you’ll ever do. Not to mention, one of the most fulfilling. You have the opportunity to help shape a child’s future for the better by empowering them to achieve. And the best part is, it’s actually a lot of fun. You and your Little can share the kinds of activities you already like to do.  Central Oregon needs caring volunteers to step up to the plate to help children here in our community reach their full potential!


The Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Oregon staff had a wonderful holiday party together tonight; although the staff photo was taken over by golden retrievers! ❤️ We hope everyone enjoys their holiday festivities! ... See MoreSee Less

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National Mentoring Month is right around the corner! Get ready for something BIG Central Oregon! #nationalmentoringmonth #StartSomething ... See MoreSee Less

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We are at 998 likes! Who can help us break 1K? Please share! #startsomething #bbbsco # ... See MoreSee Less

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A BIG thank you to Olympic gold medalist Ashton Eaton for supporting Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Oregon! We are loving our new billboard! #ashtoneaton #StartSomething #GoBig ... See MoreSee Less

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A big congratulations to The Oxford Hotel - Bend, Oregon and the Baney family for winning the 2017 Community Applause Award granted by Oregon Banks! We are thankful for their years of support for J Bar J Youth Services and for partnering with us to help at risk youth in our community! ... See MoreSee Less

In partnership with Oregon Business, we congratulate The Oxford Hotel - Bend, Oregon, recipient of the 2017 Community Applause Award. As part of the award, a $1,000 donation was made to J Bar J Youth ...

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Amazing Matches

  • Big Sister Cherri Miller and Little Sister Angel hit their 11 Year Anniversary in March!!
  • Big Sister Olivia and Little Sister Julieanna are celebrating their 1 year anniversary in February!!
  • Big Sister Cinnamon Crandall is the Big Sister of the Year in the state of Oregon!!