Our Mission

For children facing adversity, Big Brothers Big Sisters builds bonds to change lives, enabling kids to reach their greatest potential through strong and enduring, professionally supported, one-to-one relationships and a network of support.

Our Mission

For children facing adversity, Big Brothers Big Sisters builds bonds to change lives, enabling kids to reach their greatest potential through strong and enduring, professionally supported, one-to-one relationships and a network of support.

Meet our Staff

Bilingual Match Support Specialist
Chief Executive Officer
Program Director
Bilingual Match Support Specialist
Match Support Specialist
Chief Development Officer
Executive Assistant
Beyond School Walls Coordinator
Beyond School Walls Coordinator
Beyond School Walls Team Lead
Program Supervisor | Hillsboro School District
Match Support Specialist
Events and Fundraising Manager
Finance Manager
Individual Giving Manager
Data and Development Associate

Careers with Big Brothers Big Sisters

The following positions are currently open -

Gold Standard Award

Big Brothers Big Sisters Columbia Northwest has been awarded the Gold Standard Award for the year 2018. Only 15 out of 256 sites across the country achieved this distinction in 2018. To achieve Gold Standard, an agency must:

The following criteria must be met in calendar year 2019 in order for affiliates to earn these awards, which will be announced in Spring 2020 and presented at the 2020 National Conference. 

  • Serve a minimum of 100 children and raise $200,000 in revenue.
  • Achieve a Community-Based 12-month retention rate that is 5 percentage points higher than the national average for the network in 2018. The national average for 2018 was 71.6%; therefore, a Community-Based 12-month retention rate of 76.6% is required in 2019.
  • Achieve a Site-Based 12-month retention rate that is 5 percentage points higher than the national average for the network in 2018. The national average for 2018 was 50.5%; therefore, a Site-Based 12-month retention rate of 55.5% is required in 2019.  
  • Maintain a Match Support Contact done rate of 90%.
  • Show growth in number of end active matches.
  • Post a positive net income at the end of the affiliate’s fiscal year that ends during 2019.  

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 Gold Standard Agency.