Breaking News! Match Just Made!

Little Sister Skylar  and Big Sister Traces Gordon were recently matched. Congratulations Skylar and Traces.

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The Making of a Big Sister: Getting ready

I don’t know how it was growing up in your house, but my sisters and I knew our place in ours and when it was acceptable to talk (or mostly, not talk). Our parents taught us that. They also taught us hygiene, proper public behavior and instilled the absolute need to do well in school because NOT going […]

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Breaking News! Match Just Made!

Little Sister McKenzie and Big Sister Alice were just matched! They share a love of horses and are very excited about sharing new adventures together.

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Our Gala Ringmaster: From the Circus to the Opera

  Described by The Times-Picayune newspaper as “tall and self-assured … he works a crowd like a three-ring evangelist,” former Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus Ringmaster Johnathan Lee Iverson will be the Master of Ceremonies for the Yavapai Big Brothers Big Sister’s November Grand Gala Under The Big Top. According to www.bigtopvoice.com, “during […]

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Breaking News! Match Just Made!

Eric, 13, was recently matched to his Big Brother, Brad Kassing. Brad’s wife is a Big Sister and he felt it was time to get involved, too. Congratulations Eric and Brad! If you’d like to learn more about being a Big Brother or Big Sister who can improve a child’s life forever, give us a call, 928-778-5135.

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GUESS WHO IS COMING TO PRESCOTT FOR THE YBBBS GALA?

Johnathan Lee Iverson, former Ringmaster of The Greatest Show On Earth, will be the Ringmaster and Emcee for the Yavapai Big Brothers Big Sisters Grand Gala Under The Big Top at the Prescott Resort! Here’s a sneak peek at the details. Look for the full story on Mr. Iverson and a video of him in […]

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Do you know someone who would be a great addition to our staff?

Yavapai Big Brothers Big Sisters has openings for full and/or part-time Match Advisors in our Prescott and Cottonwood Program Departments. Ideal candidates will: Have a passion for our mission Demonstrated success in a related field Appreciate a demanding but flexible work schedule Possess a B.A. or B.S. degree Spanish Speaking preferred YBBBS offers competitive salaries, […]

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Yavapai Big Brothers Big Sisters Child of the Week: Alexis

Prescott Valley is home for Alexis, his mom, stepdad, stepsister and three siblings. It’s a loving household, but Alexis would like a Big Brother who would provide that one-on-one time every child needs more of. To learn more about this active second grader, click here.

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Blog: The Making of a Big Sister

I wrote four chapters of a book once. It was called “The Summer They Had It All.” It was to be the epic story about four 18-year-old women on their Senior Week at the beach. College, and then a fabulous life, was in front of them. I wrote it that summer after the four of […]

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Child of the Week: Maria

On the cusp of her teenage years, Maria says, “I don’t like to be bored.” Reading — usually into the world of fantasy and mythology — is her escape from boredom. It also gives her needed quiet time away from her busy family of mom, stepdad, stepsister, and three younger siblings in Prescott Valley. “There’s […]

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