cAt Big Brothers Big Sisters, we’re always looking for talented, dedicated people who believe in the power of role models and the potential of children.
One of the most rewarding ways to get involved with Big Brothers Big Sisters is to work with us. A career with Big Brothers Big Sisters is an opportunity to merge your talents and personal values with your desire to make a difference.
Every day, we are changing the perspectives of children and enabling them to see the world around them in a more positive light. With that new-found point of view, they can see their potential more clearly and dream bigger about their future. Our success is a result of committed and inspired employees, working together to make a lasting impact on America’s youth, schools, and communities.
An Opportunity for Growth
That’s obviously true for the children we serve. But it’s also true within our organization. We need talented and passionate people in a variety of areas including Executive Leadership, Fund Development, Program Management, Marketing and Communications, Human Resources, Finance, and Information Technology.
We are committed to a diverse workforce with representation from every walk of life. We recognize how our organization is greatly enhanced when we unite people of diverse backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives.
Current Job Openings
Name of Organization: Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Carolinas
Title of Position: Match Support Specialist
Date Position Available: Immediately
Position Reports To: Program Manager
Position is: Full-Time (40 hrs/week)
Mission: To provide children facing adversity with strong and enduring, professionally
supported one-to-one relationships that change their lives for the better, forever.
Vision: All children achieve success in life.
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Carolinas partners with individual donors, foundations, corporations, government and others to build the critical network of support that funds and enables the work of carefully matching children with caring adult mentors and providing ongoing support to the child, volunteer mentor and child’s family. Big Brothers Big Sisters targets children who need us most, including those living in single parent homes, growing up in poverty and coping with parental incarceration. More than 1,500 Matches (Bigs & Littles) get together regularly in the Central Carolinas region, creating and building life-changing friendships. Research proves that children enrolled in Big Brothers Big Sisters programs are more likely to improve in school and in their relationships with family and friends, and less likely to skip school or use illegal drugs or alcohol. Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Carolinas has been recognized as a leader in the non-profit industry and in the BBBS network; winning the National BBBSCC Gold Standard Award and, locally, the Mayor’s Mentoring Alliance Large Agency Best Practices award the last four years in a row. Our Development Team works hard to create unique, positive, memorable experiences for our volunteers, supporters and event participants. We deeply value the relationships created and the dollars generated from each of our donors, large or small.
The Match Support Specialist is responsible for providing match support to ensure child safety, positive impacts for youth, constructive and satisfying relationships between children and volunteers, and a strong sense of affiliation with BBBSCC on the part of volunteers.
The Match Support Specialist will also support volunteers, parents, and children through contacts, events, and resources.
1. Ensure high-level expertise in applying child safety and risk management knowledge, policies and procedures throughout all aspects of job function.
2. Develop, promote and implement individual and group match activities to support ongoing volunteer involvement with the child and agency affiliation through individualized recognition, annual events, and re-engagement strategies.
3. Assess and provide individual training needs, information and support needs for each match participant to ensure a positive youth development experience for the child, and successful and satisfying experience for the volunteer.
4. Continually assess the match relationship focusing on: child safety, match relationship development, positive youth development and volunteer satisfaction. Real and/or potential problems and barriers are identified, addressed and resolved as early as possible. Match support is provided on a frequency according to BBBS Standards, at a minimum.
a. Bachelor’s Degree
b. Experience in the social services industry and case management
a. College graduate – Bachelor’s degree
b. Good oral and written communication skills
c. Demonstrated attention to detail
d. Experienced user of Microsoft Office products
e. Good organization and time-management skills
Application Procedures and Special Instructions:
Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three professional references, via email, to: firstname.lastname@example.org
No internships are available at this time. Please keep an eye out for future opportunities.