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.
Big Brothers Big Sisters is an equal opportunity employer committed to providing a drug free workplace. We currently have the following positions available:
Location: Irving, TX
The Development Officer will build capacity and secure immediate and future funding for serving more children in the Greater Dallas region, with focus on individuals and corporations.
Essential Functions, Responsibilities, and Activities
- Identify, develop and steward corporate relationships within the region, including cultivation calls and personal visits to existing and new accounts
- Prospect, cultivate, and manage new mentor rich organizations, including corporate, service, and faith-based for recruitment and donors
- Secure viable sponsorships for special events and program activities and events
- Help coordinate with the grants team the submission of proposals and grants, reports and other correspondence with corporate partners and donors, ensure appropriate donor acknowledgment and event recognition
- Help develop best funding solicitation strategies for corporate partners
- Meet established regional goals for funding
- Maintain presence and visibility of agency within communities
- Collaborate with VP of Advancement and Development specialist to identify, develop and steward individuals, including cultivation calls and personal visits to existing donors and new prospects
- Evaluate opportunity for individual donor solicitation throughout corporate outreach
- Help execute best funding solicitation strategies for individuals
- Coordinate board and resource development committee members towards fundraising goals and priorities
- Attend and participate in resource development committee meetings and activities, as needed
- Coordinate and manage other committees as assigned by leaders
- Prepare monthly comprehensive reporting for all development matters
- Ensure that all resource development activities are in accordance with agency policies and procedures, are updated on a regular basis, and ensure growth
Education, Experience, and Other Requirements
- Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Non-profit management, or Business preferred
- Two years of successful fund development, sales, and/or marketing experience
- Thorough knowledge of non-profit development setting, project planning, prospect research, and general management skills
- Dynamic, Effective, experienced and confident public speaker
- Demonstrated facilitation skills to lead meetings with varying size audiences intermediate level proficiency in MSWord, Outlook, Excel, and PowerPoint, including keyboard skills of 45 words per minute, error free flexibility and availability to accommodate weekday early/evening work hours and occasional weekend and overnight hours, as well as regular travel to varying venues within the Lone Star network
- Willingness to work within culturally diverse environment.
Match Support Specialist
Location: Dallas, TX
The Match Support Specialist will provide regular case management support to match participants to ensure longer and stronger match relationships. Conduct match introductions to launch new match relationships.
Essential Functions, Responsibilities, and Activities:
- Maintain an assigned caseload of 95-100 Community Based and/or matches
- Contact volunteers, parents and children according to agency standards based on length of match, in order to:
- Provide both on-going risk management and support to keep the match going; -Discuss match activity, personal safety reminders, and goal accomplishments; -Make assessments and produce comprehensive documentation related to individual training needs, information, and support needs for each match participant -Share information about agency activities, programs, and opportunities to donate
- Conduct match introductions and match closures according to BBBSA and agency standards
- Re-engage volunteers, children and parents as appropriate after match closure
- Conduct match evaluations/satisfaction surveys and annual outcome evaluations with parent, child and volunteer; input according to BBBSA and Case Management Manual
- Write and input comprehensive assessment notes within agency database regarding case management discussions according to BBBSA and agency timeframes and standards for every touch point with a match participant.
- Attend match activities as assigned, seeking opportunities to make meaningful in-person contacts with matches
- Become familiar with community resources for client information/referral and sharing knowledge and information with staff members as appropriate
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 non-clinical case management environment preferred and within a role that required a heavy volume of phone work for extended periods of time
- Intermediate proficiency with Microsoft Word, Outlook and Excel and keyboard skills of at least 45 words per minute error free
- Prior experience working with a database helpful
- Availability and flexibility to work weekday evenings and weekends on a regular basis, as well as travel to varying local venues
- Flexibility to work with diverse populations
- Bilingual in English/Spanish is preferred.
- Resides in the Dallas Area
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Big Brothers Big Sisters is an equal opportunity employer.