Position Title: Match Activities Coordinator (MAC)
Department: Mentoring Services
Status: Part-time (20-hour work week), Non-Exempt, Union Employee
Jewish Big Brothers Big Sisters of Los Angeles (JBBBSLA), celebrating over 100 years of service in the greater Los Angeles area, is seeking a part-time staff to support the momentum and growth of a forward-thinking, innovative, and award-winning agency. JBBBSLA also owns and operates Camp Bob Waldorf on the Max Straus Campus.
The primary function of this position is to help the Mentoring Department cultivate resources and provide events and activities to matches that are innovative, engaging and relevant. The incumbent will maximize internal and external resources in order to propose and develop age-appropriate opportunities for individual matches, small groups and the program as a whole. Primary goals are to increase agency engagement for matches, build community at multiple levels, reduce the cost of mentoring for volunteers, and enhance the programmatic experience for Littles and Bigs.
Incumbent will collaborate closely with VP of Mentoring Services and other staff to ensure vision and goals are aligned with program culture and constituent needs, to allow for an exchange of ideas, utilize the most effective marketing strategies and ensure successful implementation. This may involve outreach to understand what appeals to constituents; identifying whom to target for specific opportunities, inviting and organizing matches for activities, keeping parents informed of program offerings, evaluating event/match experiences and consistent data entry to ensure accurate records of event participation. Incumbent will be primary point-person for events/activities (approximately 12 per year), and high-level customer service is to be demonstrated in all areas of responsibility.
EDUCATION/ RELATED WORK EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:
Minimum Bachelors degree, experience developing and executing events/activities, and demonstrated success collaborating with partners and cultivating resources. Ideal candidate will have familiarity with non-profit organizations and the LA Jewish community, be highly organized, detail-oriented, able to work within a budget, and to communicate (verbally and in writing) about opportunities in an engaging manner that appeals to various populations. She/he will have outstanding interpersonal skills, competency in engaging community partners, and significant exposure to child, teen and volunteer populations with a general knowledge of child development. Incumbent should have strong computer skills, including comfort with Excel, learning a new database and researching opportunities on-line
SALARY RANGE: $20,000-25,000, depending upon experience/credentials.
Must have car, valid driver’s license, and meet state required automobile insurance minimums. Must be able to work some weekend hours (averaging approximately once per month). Position will involve occasional travel to develop community relationships, secure resources and facilitate off-site events or match-related activities.
Equal Employment Opportunity: BBBSA provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified individuals without regard to race, creed, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, marital status, sexual orientation, or non-disqualifying physical or mental handicap or disability.
To apply, please submit resume and cover letter to Analee Villalpando.