Job Opportunities

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.

Careers

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

Match Support Specialist – (Bi-lingual)

 

Name of Organization: Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Carolinas
Title of Position: Match Support Specialist – (Bi-lingual)
Date Position Available: Immediately
Position Reports To: Program Manager
Position is: Full-Time (40 hrs/week)

About Us:
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.

Position Summary:
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 reengagement 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.

Qualifications:
a. Bachelor’s Degree
b. Experience in the social services industry and case management
Required:
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
f. Bi-lingual

Application Procedures and Special Instructions:
Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three professional references, via email, to careers@bbbscentralcarolinas.org

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Grant Manager

 

Title of Position: Grant Manager
Date Position Available: Immediately
Position Reports To: Director of Development
Position is: Part- Time (20 hrs/week)

About Us:
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.

Position Summary: The Grant Manager is responsible for researching and identifying corporate, foundation, and government grant opportunities; cultivating and stewarding relationships with granting organizations; working with staff to prepare compelling grant applications for the organization’s strategic priorities; monitoring and reporting outcomes regularly to funders.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES:
Specifically the Grant Manager will:
• Work with the CEO, Director of Development, and key staff to identify the strategic and tactical needs that may be appropriate for grant support
• Develop and implement a written plan for identifying, qualifying, cultivating and soliciting corporate, foundation and government donors
• Meet deadlines for new/renewal grant proposals and grant compliance/performance outcome reports
• Develop and implement a written plan for stewarding a portfolio of supporters
o Develop and implement written strategies based on capacity and readiness to give
o Assist in coordinating annual visits to each supporter
o Document appropriate notes/contacts in the donor database
• Work cooperatively with the CEO, Director of Development, and key staff to ensure grant requirements are communicated/understood and appropriate staff are held accountable for commitments/program effectiveness
• Meet agreed upon dollar goals for new, renewed and upgraded grant awards

SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE:
• A proven track record as a grant manager or a proven track record as a leadership annual fund manager or proven track record in appropriate transferable responsibilities
• Excellent communication skills, emphasizing the ability to listen and hear others
• Demonstrated integrity
• An articulated belief in the mission of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Carolinas
• The motivation and techniques necessary to organize the workload and schedule/meet deadlines in a timely manner
• Success in writing and securing grants
• A demonstrated ability to write a compelling case for support accurately, persuasively, concisely, and technically
• Ability to set priorities and manage grant development strategies from conception through coordination and cultivation to completion
• Strong contributor in team environments
• Demonstrates enthusiasm and professionalism in their desire to excel in a non-profit environment.

QUALIFICATIONS
Required:
a. College graduate – Bachelor’s degree
b. 2-3 years’Minimum experience in grant writing in a nonprofit or corporate setting preferred. Proven track record as a major gift manager or a proven track record as a leadership annual fund manager.
c. Good oral and written communication skills
d. Demonstrated attention to detail
e. Experienced user of Microsoft Office products
f. Good organization and time-management skills

Application Procedures and Special Instructions:
Interested applicants should submit a cover letter and resume via email, to: careers@bbbscentralcarolinas.org For more information, visit: bbbscentralcarolinas.org

Internships

No internships are available at this time. Please keep an eye out for future opportunities.