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Our Mission

Create and support one-to-one mentoring relationships that ignite the power and promise of youth.

 

Our Vision

All youth achieve their full potential.

 

About Us:

Big Brothers Big Sisters Columbia Northwest is a private non-profit social change organization affiliated with Big Brothers Big Sisters of America. Funded by local investments only, BBBS helps children realize their full potential and build their futures by providing dedicated one-to-one mentors to each child who comes through our door.

Our goal is to use the power of life changing mentoring relationships to help youth improve their academic achievement, empower them to make positive life choices, graduate from high school, have higher aspirations, greater confidence, and positive & supportive relationships.

Board Members

Not pictured – Hope Alabi (M Financial), John Donohue (Moss Adams), Kristina Ewing (Andersen Construction), Angela Perkins (Xenium), Mizael Buron (Chase), and Justin Fox (KPMG, LLC). Click here for a full list of our Board of Directors.

Our board members are motivated by the good work we do in the world. Creating positive impact in the lives of the children we serve and supporting the good our volunteers bring to the program.

Meet our Staff

Program Manager - Enrollment and Matching, Bilingüe
Chief Executive Officer
Community Engagement & Outreach Manager
Enrollment & Matching Specialist
Match Success Specialist
Chief Development Officer
Staff Accountant
Program Manager - Data & Impact
Program Director
Program Manager - Community Based
Chief Financial Officer
OnSite HR Generalist - Xenium
Corporate Relations Manager
Community Resource Specialist ¡Orgullosamente bilingüe!
Director of Community Engagement

QUALITY AWARD FROM BBBSA

Big Brothers Big Sisters Columbia Northwest has been awarded the Quality Award for the year 2022. Only 32 out of 235+ sites across the country achieved this distinction in 2022. The following criteria must be met in calendar year 2022 to earn these awards, which will be presented at the 2023 Big Brothers Big Sisters of America National Conference. 

  • Serve a minimum of 100 children and raise at least $200,000 in revenue
  • Achieve a Community-Based/Site-Based Plus 12-month retention rate of 74% or higher
  • Achieve a Site-Based/Site-Based Facilitated 12-month retention rate of 51% or higher

 

We want to thank all of our Bigs, Littles, families, supporters, and friends for helping us hit these goals. We are proud to offer the quality of service that it takes to be a Quality Award Agency.

Careers with BBBS

We’re Hiring! 

Our agency is looking for a Match Success Specialist. Please click HERE to find out more information about the role and how to apply.