Career Opportunities

Start Something, Join Our Team!

 

Thank you for your interest in a career with Big Brothers Big Sisters! 

Current Job Opportunity in the Bangor Area:

Job Title: School-Based Manager, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Mid-Maine based in Bangor, Maine

Salary Range: $15.50-$16.50/hour starting salary, 8 weeks off in the summer (10-month, ongoing position)

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Mid-Maine (BBBSMM) is seeking a School-Based Manager for Penobscot and northern Waldo counties, responsible for providing high-level customer service, focused on child safety and volunteer options, from inquiry to match closure and reengagement, with a focus on School-Based Mentoring. Essential to the Big Brothers Big Sisters (BBBS) brand, the primary functions of this position are:

  • Ensure child safety, positive impacts for youth, constructive and satisfying relationships between children and volunteers, and a strong sense of affiliation with BBBS on the part of volunteers by providing professional match support.   
  • Ensure volunteers and children are appropriately enrolled and matched while executing a high degree of independent judgment and analysis when utilizing BBBS standards and practices.
  • Market BBBS program through targeted recruitment and outreach. 
  • Recruit, screen, train, and develop School-Based Coordinators for each school.

 

 

As the School-Based Manager, a typical day might include the following:

  • Calling a child’s family to determine suitability for BBBS and their participation in our program
  • Presenting BBBS volunteer opportunities at a school assembly, business, or service organization
  • Interviewing high school or college students to become mentors (“Bigs”)
  • Writing a volunteer assessment of a potential Big
  • Composing a match (Big/Little pair) success story
  • Attending a site-based program in Penobscot or Waldo county to provide professional support
  • Training an adult volunteer to coordinate a BBBS program
  • Entering information, communication, and support into the agency database

 

This job might be for you if:

  • You believe in the mission and vision of Big Brothers Big Sisters and can effectively align volunteer interests and qualifications with the service options of the agency.
  • You are positive, goal-oriented, compassionate and willing to learn.
  • You utilize technology to analyze, synthesize, and report data to ensure quality services and measurable outcomes.
  • You’re professional and comfortable communicating with all ages in person, in writing, and on the phone.
  • You are motivated and driven. You volunteer for new challenges without waiting to be asked. You’re going to take ownership of the time you spend with us and truly make a difference.

 

To be offered this position, you need to have a Bachelor’s degree and measurable experience in the social/human services field. We are a dedicated, hard-working team. Along with a resume, tell us in a cover letter why do you want to join us? Why is BBBS’s mission important to you?

Deadline for applications: Thursday, September 5, 2019 at noon

Submit resume and cover letter to [email protected]    No Phone Calls Please