Become a Volunteer

 

Here’s your chance to help.

This programme pairs an adult volunteer, known as a “Big”, in a one-to-one relationship with a child or adolescent, called a “Little”, of the same gender.

Each match created by BBBSTT is designed to serve the needs of the child or adolescent, giving him/her the opportunity to have an adult (18+) present in their life, filling a non-authoritative role, serving as a friend and ally, and providing support and encouragement.


Part A - Personal Information

Title:
Marital Status:
If less than five (5) years, please provide a list of all former places of residence within that 5 year period.

PART B - APPLICANT EMPLOYMENT & HISTORY

If less than five (5) years, please provide a list of names and addresses of employers within that 5 year period.

PART C - APPLICANT SCREENING INFORMATION

I. CRIMINAL HISTORY

If YES, please list the Date(s) and the corresponding charge(s) together with its disposition/verdict below.

II. VOLUNTEER SKILLS

III. VOLUNTEER PREFERENCES

Is there a particular child personality you would prefer to work with or feel that you would be particularly successful with? For e.g. a shy child, a child dealing with anger management, one that loves to draw or loves sports, one that is physically impared or coping with a learning disalibility?

Are there particular child personalities you would prefer NOT to work with?

PART D - APPLICANT REFERENCE INFORMATION

Please list the names and contact information of two (2) persons that you would like to use as testimony to your character and integrity. One (1) reference should be stated in a professional capacity and the other in a personal capacity.

PROFESSIONAL REFERENCE DATA

PERSONAL REFERENCE DATA

PART E - APPLICANT CONSENT & DECLARATION

By Clicking the Submit button below you authorize Big Brothers Big Sisters of Trinidad & Tobago (BBBSTT) to obtain information pertaining to my history and character, as part of the screening process for participation in the programme.

I declare that all the information I gave on the online application to the programme is true to the best of my knowledge and belief. I understand that any information that I withhold or that proves to be false upon investigation can and will affect my application for participation in the programme.

I understand that I will be given an opportunity to answer any questions that may arise from the background checks being performed.

I further understand that BBBSTT retains the right to defer or reject my application for participation in the programme, knowing that the reasons for such a decision will be made known to me.

I hereby submit this form via electronic mail and agree to this statement, in the confidence that all information disclosed to BBBSTT will be kept confidential, except if there are any legal issues which require them to be divulged. I expect that a notification will be sent to me before any such action is taken.