Thank you for your interest in becoming a Black Bear Mentor. The Black Bear Mentors Program began in 2003 and has served over 300 youth and over 400 college students in the last 16 years. In 2010 Black Bear Mentors and Big Brothers Big Sisters of Mid-Maine established a partnership to expand BBBSMM programming to youth in grades K-8 in Penobscot County. Black Bear Mentors works in collaboration with Big Brothers Big Sisters to support each mentoring relationship.
The University of Maine is an EEO/AA employer, and does not discriminate on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender expression, national origin, citizenship status, age, disability, genetic information or veteran’s status in employment, education, and all other programs and activities. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies: Director of Equal Opportunity, 101 North Stevens Hall, University of Maine, Orono, ME 04469-5754, 207.581.1226, TTY 711 (Maine Relay System).