The Mentoring Specialist (MS) is responsible for interviewing, assessing, matching and supporting the volunteers and children that are matched in the one-to-one mentoring program. The MS will ensure child safety, promote positive impacts for youth, foster constructive and satisfying relationships between children and volunteers, and cultivate a strong sense of affiliation with Jewish Big Brothers Big Sisters of Los Angeles on the part of the volunteers.
The primary function of this position is to find the best match for volunteers and children and then support those matches in accordance with Big Brothers Big Sisters’ standards.
BA or BS degree in 7 years progressive foundation and corporate fund-raising experience for a non-profit Expert knowledge of trends, techniques and practices in corporate and or foundation fundraising with a demonstrated track record of managing relationships and successfully closing gifts and grants of $100,000+ The ability to articulate and structure innovative proposals and partnership is essential for success Must be able to demonstrate past hand-on experience and success in mission-based fundraising Understanding of donor cultivation and stewardship, and how to develop long-term strategies for key corporate, individual and foundation donors that maximizes their giving potential Some experience with solicitation of Corporate Sponsorships, designing sponsorship packages and recruiting senior-level community leaders to engage in agency events Ability to function well independently and as part of a team Strong problem-solving skills Ability to manage multiple and simultaneous tasks Excellent oral and written communication skills Experience working with donor database management Able to work occasional events and weekends for special events and travel Ability to work effectively with diverse populations (economic, social, and cultural)
The Director of Development; Individual Giving is responsible for building and managing relationships with individual donors/prospects and foundations to maximize financial donations to help BBBSLI achieve its fundraising goals.
The Grants Manager will be responsible for developing and implementing strategies that result in the successful solicitation of philanthropic contributions from foundations, corporations, and government entities. This individual will be expected to meet and/or exceed stated funding goals yearly and work directly with other development/marketing positions within the organization.
Responsible for local fund development efforts through the acquisition, cultivation, and stewardship of individual donors. Develops and manages local fundraising events. Acts as the primary staff contact for the local leadership council and works to develop and steward those relationships. Coordinates implementation of the local fund development process within the parameters of the Statewide Fund Development Plan and in coordination with the Fund Development Team. Supervises a Service Delivery staff member. The position is also responsible for providing direct service delivery based on the needs of the local office.
Lead, supervise and support a team of Enrollment and Match Support Specialist to assure and facilitate quality, efficient enrollment and matching of families and volunteers in our 1:1 mentoring programs. Serve as an active member of the BBBS Management team providing thought leadership on all activities of the organization, not limited to the E & M department.
Responsible for overall quality & capacity building Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) of all program direct services through an ongoing process of program & staff development, supervision, monitoring, and evaluation. Responsible for developing programs aligned with the organization’s vision, mission & strategic plan. Assist with the program orientation & development of Board members. Key member of management team.
POSITION: MENTOR MANAGER LOCATION: BIG BROTHERS BIG SISTERS PROGRAM RESPONSIBLE TO: BBBS DIRECTOR PAY GRADE: 4 / NON-EXEMPT
Big Brothers Big Sisters 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 BBBS 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.