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 At Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Indiana, 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 of Central Indiana 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 newfound 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 Central Indiana's youth, schools, and the entire community.

Open Positions:

Bilingual Match Support Specialist

Duties and responsibilities include but not limited to:

  • Help ensure new match goal by completing assigned Match Introductions according to BBBSCI standards.
  • Continually assess the match relationship through contacts and surveys with a focus on child safety, match relationship development, positive youth development and volunteer satisfaction. Identify, address, and resolve real and/or potential problems as early as possible.
  • Assess and provide for individual training needs, information and support needs for each match participant to assure a positive youth development experience for the child, and successful and satisfying experience for the volunteer.
  • Ensure accurate database documentation is completed in AIM according to BBBS Standards and Agency policies & procedures.
  • Promote individual and group match activities and encourage the usage of the Big App to support ongoing volunteer involvement with the child and agency affiliation through individualized recognition, annual events, and reengagement strategies.
  • Conduct exit interview by phone with all parties at match closure. Assess reasons for match closure and re-match potential.   When match terminates pre-maturely or unexpectedly refer exit interview to supervisor for third party assessment.
  • Identify and promote re-engagement of volunteers as Bigs, board members, and donors in other volunteer capacities.
  • Share with development, engagement, partnership coordinator and/or marketing staff potential partnership relationships and stories as discovered through match contacts with Big, Little and Parent/Guardian.
  • Bilingual Support
    • Provide bilingual support to the Enrollment & Matching staff by completing Spanish-speaking child inquiries, interviews, and assessments as assigned.
    • Translate paperwork, forms, letters, etc. from English to Spanish as requested.
    • Provide interpreting services as needed so that all parties involved in the match can communicate clearly when English language capabilities are limited.
    • Support the agency’s engagement of Spanish-speaking families and volunteers
  • Attend required meetings and events as scheduled.
  • Establish and promote positive communication among all team members of BBBSCI to increase collaboration and reduce inefficiencies.
  • Represent BBBSCI in a professional manner at all times, providing courteous service to both internal and external constituents and presenting a positive image of BBBSCI.
  • Abide by BBBSCI policies and practices.
  • Complete other duties as assigned.

Qualifications and skills:

  • Bachelor Degree.
  • Participation in continuing education programs as requested.
  • Experience in assessment and relationship development with child and adult populations with diverse backgrounds, education, demographics, and economic levels; understanding of child development and family dynamics.
  • Must be able to work proficiently with computers and other office equipment.
  • Required to travel approximately 30% of time to meet agency needs (often in places of employment or individual homes), attend conferences and meetings, etc. Travel is generally within Central Indiana.
  • Must be able and willing to work evenings and weekends as required by agency.
  • Must have reliable transportation. Drivers of privately owned vehicles must have valid driver’s license and meet state required automobile insurance minimums.  May be required to transport clients.
  • Must be able to pass a background check consisting of National Sex Offender, Criminal History and driving check.

Interested applicants should send in a resume and cover letter to jobs@bbbsci.org.


Match Support Specialist - Hamilton County


Duties and responsibilities include but not limited to:

  • Help ensure new match goal by completing assigned Match Introductions according to BBBSCI standards.
  • Continually assess the match relationship through contacts and surveys with a focus on child safety, match relationship development, positive youth development and volunteer satisfaction. Identify, address, and resolve real and/or potential problems as early as possible.
  • Assess and provide for individual training needs, information and support needs for each match participant to assure a positive youth development experience for the child, and successful and satisfying experience for the volunteer.
  • Ensure accurate database documentation is completed in AIM according to BBBS Standards and Agency policies & procedures.
  • Promote individual and group match activities and encourage the usage of the Big App to support ongoing volunteer involvement with the child and agency affiliation through individualized recognition, annual events, and re-engagement strategies.
  • Conduct exit interview by phone with all parties at match closure. Assess reasons for match closure and re-match potential.   When match terminates pre-maturely or unexpectedly refer exit interview to supervisor for third party assessment.
  • Identify and promote re-engagement of volunteers as Bigs, board members, and donors in other volunteer capacities.
  • Share with development, engagement, partnership coordinator and/or marketing staff potential partnership relationships and stories as discovered through match contacts with Big, Little and Parent/Guardian.
  • Attend required meetings and events as scheduled.
  • Establish and promote positive communication among all team members of BBBSCI to increase collaboration and reduce inefficiencies.
  • Represent BBBSCI in a professional manner at all times, providing courteous service to both internal and external constituent and presenting a positive image of BBBSCI.
  • Abide by BBBSCI policies and practices.
  • Complete other duties as assigned.

Qualifications and skills:

  • Bachelor Degree.
  • Participation in continuing education programs as requested.
  • Experience in assessment and relationship development with child and adult populations with diverse backgrounds, education, demographics, and economic levels; understanding of child development and family dynamics.
  • Must be able to work proficiently with computers and other office equipment.
  • Required to travel approximately 30% of time to meet agency needs (often in places of employment or individual homes), attend conferences and meetings, etc. Travel is generally within Central Indiana.
  • Must be able and willing to work evenings and weekends as required by agency.
  • Must have reliable transportation. Drivers of privately owned vehicles must have valid driver’s license and meet state required automobile insurance minimums.  May be required to transport clients.
  • Must be able to pass a background check consisting of National Sex Offender, Criminal History and driving check.

Interested applicants should send in a resume and cover letter to jobs@bbbsci.org.



Volunteer Outreach & Engagement Intern

This is a non-paid internship with the Volunteer Outreach and Engagement Team.  This position is a good fit for a person dedicated to recruiting and supporting volunteers in a non-profit setting that prioritizes putting kids first. The intern will have the chance to develop communications and plan events geared towards attracting and supporting potential Bigs. The intern will also have the opportunity to collaborate with corporate and community partners. The intern will gain experience in several aspects of work in a non-profit agency.

Duties and responsibilities include but not limited to:

  • Work recruiting booths at community fairs
  • Work to confirm volunteer outreach opportunities
  • Curate the information and create the content for weekly engagement email
  • Develop and manage logistical plans for social recruitment events
  • Update/maintain databases and other volunteer outreach tracking tools
  • Design and coordinate event communications and registrations for recruitment events
  • Additional duties as assigned

Qualifications and skills:

  • Undergraduate junior in college or higher
  • Knowledge of local community
  • Strong written and oral communication skills, including public speaking skills
  • Competence in MS Office and web based design software or the ability to learn
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment
  • Outstanding customer service skills and focus
  • Must have dependable transportation

Interested applicants should send in a resume and cover letter to Rick Belbutoski, Manager of Volunteer Outreach  & Engagement, at rbelbutoski@bbbsci.org

 

Equal Opportunity Employer

We are an equal employment opportunity employer, and employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, or any other category protected by federal, state, or local law.  Employment decisions include such activities as hiring, disciplining, pay, termination, promotions, etc.  We operate in compliance with all federal, state, and local laws regarding employment opportunities