Lone Star Career Opportunities

Make a Difference!

Would you like to go home every day knowing you made a difference in the life of a child? If so, join the Big Brothers Big Sisters team and make a difference in one of the most prominent agencies in the country.

Open Positions

  Big Brothers Big Sisters is an equal opportunity employer committed to providing a drug free workplace. We currently have the following positions available:

President, Greater Tarrant County
Location: Arlington, TX

Position Summary:

The President, Greater Tarrant County, will have primary oversight and responsibility for the market’s staff and is entrusted with exhibiting and championing the agency’s values to the staff.  The Market President is also the primary fund development lead and is responsible for managing, securing and ensuring the financial sustainability for Big Brothers Big Sisters in Greater Tarrant County.  S/he will be the face of BBBS of Greater Tarrant County and direct significant effort at identifying new individual major gift prospects.  S/he will also lead that effort for any regional individual major gift prospects.  S/he will be responsible for leadership to all the teams regional Marketing, Program(s), Community Engagement, Grants, Events and Agency Development functions.  The President, Greater Tarrant County, is the primary person responsible for retaining and developing key talent and meeting department(s) objectives.

 

Essential Functions, Responsibilities, and Activities:

  • Lead the Greater Tarrant County market of Big Brothers Big Sisters Lone Star and be the primary, visible leader in the community for our agency working with the Lone Star CEO to promote the agency
  • Lead and be held accountable to execute the growth goals and objectives of the agency in Greater Tarrant County according to the 2X22 strategic plan for BBBS Lone Star
  • Work within a balanced P&L to manage expenses for the Greater Tarrant County market and ensure annual cash revenue exceeds budget goals set annually with CEO, CFO and Greater Tarrant County Regional Board
  • Identify and develop a robust list of new individual major gift prospects; provide CEO with a bi-weekly status report.
  • Demonstrate and solicit support for Big Brothers Big Sisters’ CEO, mission and vision, both externally and internally.
  • Manage expenses within allotted budget and work with Regional Board to set annual budget and program goals
  • Provide leadership and direction while empowering teams to ensure goals are achieved or exceeded.  Effectively manage team members focusing on staff development and retention.
  • Work with Chief of Operations and HR to identify and provide opportunities for professional development.  Ensure performance measures are in place and staff are reviewed on a timely basis; and any areas for improvement are addressed.
  • With support of the CEO, identify and execute strategic growth initiatives in the Greater Tarrant County market.
  • Partner with Chief Program Officer, the Vice President of Programs and the Regional Senior Program Director to identify and implement innovative programming.
  • Ensure regional Program safety and quality measures are met.
  • Create and fulfill a fundraising model that results in growth of individual donor income, grant income, and event income (net).
  • Provide direction to Marketing to ensure Marketing efforts are executed in order to increase the Greater Tarrant County regional market share.
  • Collaboratively evaluate reports that identify and measure key outcomes; develop corrective strategies as needed to meet growth, safety, income, and/or expense goals.
  • Successfully manage assigned partnerships.
  • Build solid relationships with Executive and Regional Board members; identify key individuals to add to the current local market Board(s).

 

 

Education, Experience, and Other Requirements

  • A good working knowledge of the philanthropic community in Texas.
  • Excellent writing and oral communication skills, and especially good listening skills.
  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field.
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in nonprofit fundraising with proven track record of securing six and potentially seven figure gifts or experience demonstrating relevant competencies.
  • Raiser’s Edge experience preferred.
  • Minimum of 5 years demonstrated success in a leadership position.
  • Willingness to work within culturally diverse environments.

Location: Houston, TX

Position Summary:

The Enrollment Specialist will conduct in-depth interviews with prospective volunteers, parents, and children for our mentoring programs.

 

Essential Functions, Responsibilities, and Activities:

  • Conduct volunteer and client enrollment for the agency’s Community Based and School/Site Based Programs, including interviews, individual orientations, child safety information, home assessments, and completion of other required checks as outlined within Big Brothers Big Sisters America (BBBSA) guidelines and Program manual.
  • Write comprehensive assessments within prescribed timeframes and make recommendations for participation in the program based on data gathered from volunteer and client interviews
  • Adhere to documentation standards according to BBBSA and agency guidelines
  • Input complete information into AIM as it is gathered
  • Share community resource/referral information with clients and staff as needed
  • Participate in matched and unmatched activities and agency special events, as needed
  • Participate in all team, staff and Program meetings.
  • Conduct presentations and schedule Match Introductions, as requested
  • Maintain state licensure, when applicable

Education, Experience, and Other Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree required, preferably in a social or human science, such as social work, sociology or psychology
  • One year experience in a social service or teaching field preferred
  • Prior database experience required
  • Intermediate proficiency in Microsoft Word, Outlook and Excel with at least 45 words per minute, error free
  • Must be willing and able to work with diverse populations.
  • Flexibility and availability to work early/evening weekday hours and occasional weekend, as well as travel in the assigned service area and to the Houston area as needed
  • Experience working with young people, in groups settings, preferred
  • Comfortable in public speaking role
  • Bilingual skills, particularly Spanish, a plus
  • Location: Abilene, TXPosition Summary:The Enrollment Specialist will conduct in-depth interviews with prospective volunteers, parents, and children for our mentoring programs. Essential Functions, Responsibilities, and Activities:
    • Conduct volunteer and client enrollment for the agency’s Community Based and School/Site Based Programs, including interviews, individual orientations, child safety information, home assessments, and completion of other required checks as outlined within Big Brothers Big Sisters America (BBBSA) guidelines and Program manual.
    • Write comprehensive assessments within prescribed timeframes and make recommendations for participation in the program based on data gathered from volunteer and client interviews
    • Adhere to documentation standards according to BBBSA and agency guidelines
    • Input complete information into AIM as it is gathered
    • Share community resource/referral information with clients and staff as needed
    • Participate in matched and unmatched activities and agency special events, as needed
    • Participate in all team, staff and Program meetings.
    • Conduct presentations and schedule Match Introductions, as requested
    • Maintain state licensure, when applicable

    Education, Experience, and Other Requirements

    • Bachelor’s degree required, preferably in a social or human science, such as social work, sociology or psychology
    • One year experience in a social service or teaching field preferred
    • Prior database experience required
    • Intermediate proficiency in Microsoft Word, Outlook and Excel with at least 45 words per minute, error free
    • Must be willing and able to work with diverse populations.
    • Flexibility and availability to work early/evening weekday hours and occasional weekend, as well as travel in the assigned service area and to the Abilene area as needed
    • Experience working with young people, in groups settings, preferred
    • Comfortable in public speaking role
    • Bilingual skills, particularly Spanish, a plus

Location: Dallas, TX

Position Summary:

The Partnership Specialist will provide direct delivery of mentor2.0 program leveraging technology-based approaches to youth mentoring and education.

 

Essential Functions, Responsibilities, and Activities:

  • Enroll volunteers and children including oversight of the application, screening and matching process.
  • Facilitate high impact relationships between 100 mentor2.0 pairs, including enrollment; monitoring participation; providing individualized attention; proactively assisting relationships through regular communication, support and advice; and identifying pairs who need additional support and implement strategies to improve relationships.
  • Lead weekly mentor2.0 class for mentees at participating schools, including discussion of weekly curriculum.
  • Lead orientations and training for teachers and mentees.
  • Organize and staff multiple large scale and multi-faceted mentor-mentee events (i.e. career workshops, museum visits, end-of-year events), overseeing all logistics, content, and budgets, including evening and weekend commitments.
  • Develop and manage relationships with schools, including teachers and administration.
  • Track program participation, conduct pre-, mid-, and post-program evaluations.
  • Support all aspects of mentor2.0 program implementation.
  • Attend and participate in all team, staff, and program meetings.
  • Assist with agency special events as requested.
  • Maintain state licensure, when applicable.

 

Education, Experience, and Other Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree required, preferably in a social or human science, such as social work, sociology or psychology
  • One year experience in a social service or teaching field preferred
  • Prior database experience required
  • Intermediate proficiency in Microsoft Word, Outlook and Excel with at least 45 words per minute, error free
  • Must be willing and able to work with diverse populations.
  • Flexibility and availability to work early/evening weekday hours and occasional weekend, as well as travel in the assigned service area
  • Experience working with young people, in groups settings, preferred
  • Comfortable in public speaking role
  • Bilingual skills, particularly Spanish, a plus

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