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Big Brothers Big Sisters of Utah

Address

2121 South State Street Ste 201
Salt Lake City, UT 84115

(801) 313-0303

bbbsu.org

Description:

Matches children facing adversity with professionally supported volunteers who provide positive mentoring relationships to help the children realize their potential. Clothing and household donations accepted; related volunteer opportunities available.

COVID-19 UPDATE: Still taking volunteers who can enroll 100% virtually and be matched and start mentoring now virtually as well.

Hours:

M - F 9 am - 5 pm

Related Resources

Date of Official Change:

April 12, 2021

Address Listings

Physical (Primary)

2121 South State Street Ste 201
Salt Lake City, UT 84115

Mailing

2121 South State Street Ste 201
Salt Lake City, UT 84115

Contacts

Jill Sundstrom

Chief Operating Officer

(801) 743-1676

jill.sundstrom@bbbsu.org

Jim Tarr

Volunteer Services

(801) 743-1671

jim.tarr@bbbsu.org

Joe Juarez

Donation Center Director

joe.juarez@bbbsu.org

Nancy Winemiller-Basinger

President-CEO

(801) 743-1662

nancy.basinger@bbbsu.org

Phone Numbers

Main

(801) 313-0303

Legal Status:

Nonprofit - Incorporated

Description

One-to-one mentoring occurs in the evenings or weekends and includes one-on-one outings and activities, based on the pairs interest with a minimum of 12 month commitment. COVID-19 UPDATE: Still taking volunteers who can enroll 100% virtually and be matched and start mentoring now virtually as well.

Hours

Office Hours: M - F 9 am - 5 pm; program hour vary. Please call for additional information.

Required Documents

Application, Photo ID

Eligibility

Children ages 6 to 18. Child must need a mentor; parent must support the match.

Fees

No cost

Intake Procedure

Online or call. COVID-19 UPDATE: Still taking volunteers who can enroll 100% virtually and be matched and start mentoring now virtually as well.

Languages

Spanish

Geography Served

    If a location is grayed out it means that only certain areas within it are covered. The areas with complete coverage are listed in black.

  • Utah
    • Davis County
      • Salt Lake County
        • Summit County
          • Tooele County
            • Utah County
              • Weber County

              Contact

              Name:
              Jim Tarr
              Title:
              Volunteer Services
              Phone:
              801-743-1671
              Email:
              jim.tarr@bbbsu.org

              Seasonal Information

              Description:
              For Stay Safe Stay Connected referrals, please warm transfer callers to Jill, 801-743-1676
              Starts:
              July 9
              Ends:
              July 31
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              Description

              Accepts clothing, shoes, and accessory donations in conveniently located bins, or at one of the donation centers. Items are sold to a thrift store to help fund programs. COVID-19 UPDATE: Still taking volunteers who can enroll 100% virtually and be matched and start mentoring now virtually as well.

              Hours

              Office Hours: Su - Sa 9 am - 5 pm

              Required Documents

              None

              Eligibility

              Items must be in sellable condition and light/small enough for one person to lift into truck.

              Fees

              No cost

              Intake Procedure

              Call or visit website for information and donation locations. COVID-19 UPDATE: Still taking volunteers who can enroll 100% virtually and be matched and start mentoring now virtually as well.

              Geography Served

                If a location is grayed out it means that only certain areas within it are covered. The areas with complete coverage are listed in black.

              • Utah
                • Cache County
                  • Davis County
                    • Salt Lake County
                      • Tooele County
                        • Utah County
                          • Weber County
                          Edit Service DetailsClick here to see this service (TI-1800.1500) and related services within the Service Tree.

                          Description

                          Accepts small household good which are sold to Savers and other thrift stores to help fund programs. Agency cannot pick up large furniture. COVID-19 UPDATE: Still taking volunteers who can enroll 100% virtually and be matched and start mentoring now virtually as well.

                          Hours

                          Office Hours: Su - Sa 9 am - 5 pm

                          Required Documents

                          None

                          Eligibility

                          Items must be in sellable condition and light/small enough for one person to lift into truck. Cannot accept large appliances/furniture, TV's, computers, or waterbeds.

                          Fees

                          No cost

                          Intake Procedure

                          Call or visit website for information. COVID-19 UPDATE: Still taking volunteers who can enroll 100% virtually and be matched and start mentoring now virtually as well.

                          Languages

                          Spanish

                          Geography Served

                            If a location is grayed out it means that only certain areas within it are covered. The areas with complete coverage are listed in black.

                          • Utah
                            • Davis County
                              • Salt Lake County
                                • Summit County
                                  • Tooele County
                                    • Utah County
                                      • Weber County
                                      Edit Service DetailsClick here to see this service (TI-1800.3000) and related services within the Service Tree.

                                      Special Notes/Funding

                                      Community-Based, Site-Based, and Mentor 2.0

                                      Description

                                      Community-Based matches adults with under-resourced kids from the community that meet two to four times a month. A minimum commitment of 1 year is required. Site-Based is a weekly program that takes place during the school year, after school, for one hour, helping student with school work, games, or planned activity. Mentor 2.0 is a program focused on supporting high school students in college preparation or career. Mentors generally make a longer commitment and have a college degree. COVID-19 UPDATE: Still taking volunteers who can enroll 100% virtually and be matched and start mentoring now virtually as well.

                                      Hours

                                      Office Hours: M - F 9 am - 5 pm; Opportunities vary by site and program

                                      Required Documents

                                      Complete online orientation. Agency will email applicant with a complete list of next steps to becoming a 'Big Brother'. This includes getting a background check, fingerprints, setting up an interview, and providing references, etc.

                                      Eligibility

                                      Community-Based, mentor must be 18 and older, commit to 12 months, spending on average 6 hours per month. Site-Based required an hour on a specified day of the week, weekly for the academic year, and happens at a set location. Mentor 2.0 Technology Enhanced Mentoring: Must be age 21 and older with a longer commitment, have Internet access for weekly communication, available in person every 4 - 6 week, and have a college degree.

                                      Fees

                                      No cost

                                      Intake Procedure

                                      Apply online by taking online orientation. COVID-19 UPDATE: Still taking volunteers who can enroll 100% virtually and be matched and start mentoring now virtually as well.

                                      Languages

                                      Spanish

                                      Geography Served

                                        If a location is grayed out it means that only certain areas within it are covered. The areas with complete coverage are listed in black.

                                      • Utah
                                        • Davis County
                                          • Salt Lake County
                                            • Summit County
                                              • Tooele County
                                                • Utah County
                                                  • Weber County
                                                  Edit Service DetailsClick here to see this service (PX-2300.1700-500) and related services within the Service Tree.

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