Big Brothers Big Sisters of Dane County looking for more mentors

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Dane County is asking for help from community members to provide mentors for children in its program, according to a report from The Capital Times. The organization recently announced there is a list of over 400 kids waiting to be matched with a mentor.

To be matched with a child, mentors must be at least 18 years old, commit to a minimum of one year in the program, and meet with their “little” anywhere between two to four times a month for one to three hours.

Other requirements include completing an online application with references, interviewing with the organization, and passing a background check. Mentors also must have a valid driver’s license, auto insurance, and a reliable car for transporting the mentee.