BBBSBC seeks a candidate for a rewarding “Match-Making” position! This position will facilitate the enrollment processes of “Big” and “Little” mentoring relationships, or “Matches” in our school based program. As an Enrollment and Match Specialist you will be educating people in regarding to the Power of Mentoring, conducting thorough interviews and matching appropriate parties, with the utmost regards to child safety. Your quality of work and professionalism will directly impact the life of a child and their volunteer mentor.
You are the ideal candidate if you have experience teaching diverse and low-income youth, and are looking for a rewarding and exciting new opportunity that combines teaching, coaching, and running events. You are interested in being part of a stimulating and fun workplace environment, building relationships with students in a high school setting, and guiding adult volunteers through the mentoring experience. You look forward to overseeing the amazing process of mentees building relationships with their mentors, and you are up to the challenge of supporting a high school class and their mentors throughout the high school years.
This position requires excellent case management, program support and documentation for Community Mentoring matches as assigned. The ideal candidate must execute sound and independent judgment in compliance with BBBSC standards and practices. The ideal candidate must demonstrate a high-level of awareness/expertise and independent judgment when interviewing and assessing volunteers and children in the areas of child safety, matching, match support and documentation. Must be highly organized and provides excellent professional customer service and meets quality metrics, outcomes and goals as established by the agency.
The Enrollment & Match Support Specialist will assess and support volunteers and children in 1:1 mentoring relationships, and work in partnership with parents/guardians and community partners to enhance their positive relationship. This position will assess and support children and volunteers, determining eligibility and appropriate matches; providing match support to ensure child safety, positive impacts for youth, and crisis management for families and volunteers. This includes providing timely and comprehensive written summaries of all client contact and documenting these notes in an online database. Support is done by phone, in person or by email. A successful Enrollment and Match Support Specialist will guide participants through the enrollment process efficiently and be able to consistently contact child, parents and volunteers on their caseload according to a predetermined schedule. An ability to work in an office setting, attention to detail, effective communication skills and an ability to build rapport with clients is a must.
Experience in administrative duties, community outreach, and working with children and adults from diverse ethnic, racial, and socioeconomic backgrounds
We are seeking a Director of Programs to lead our team committed to making a measurable difference in the lives of Long Island youth. The Director of Programs is responsible for the successful administration of the program including creation, maintenance and growth of a quality program through effective community outreach and agency sponsored activities; continuously fosters strong community interaction that brings in new prospects, community partners, volunteer mentors and pro-actively finds at-risk youth.