Director of Community Based Mentoring
Staff member since 2006
Gloria Thompson began working for Big Brothers Big Sisters in 1993 as a part-time Case Manager and in 1994 she shifted from staff to volunteer. After 13 years as a dedicated volunteer and frequently paid staff member she rejoined the staff full time in 2006 as the Director of Community Based Mentoring. Thompson recruits ‘littles’ and ‘bigs’ throughout Cumberland & Salem counties. The ‘littles’ are typically enrolled into the program by a parent or guardian and the ‘bigs’ recruited during community outreach initiatives. Thompson handles inquiries, enrollment, training, and professional case management and supervision of all Community Based one-to-one mentoring relationships.
Thompson is a graduate of Cumberland County College, is a Certified Social Worker in the State of New Jersey with more than 30 years of social work experience.