Greater Tarrant 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:

Partnership Specialist
Location: Arlington, TX

Position Summary:

The Partnership Specialist provide direct delivery of the mentor2.0 program. May also conduct enrollment interviews, facilitate programming and support matches within other programs..

 

Essential Functions, Responsibilities, and Activities:

  • Enroll volunteers and children including oversight of the application, screening and matching process
  • Facilitate high impact relationships between matches including enrollment, monitoring participation, providing individualized attention, proactively assisting relationships through regular communication, support and advice, and identifying matches who need additional support and implement strategies to improve relationships
  • Lead weekly mentor2.0 class for mentees at participating schools including supporting one of our urban all-male secondary educational academies along with leading discussion of weekly curriculum
  • Lead orientations and training for teachers and mentees
  • Organize and staff monthly mentor-mentee events by overseeing all logistics, content, and budgets. Also responsible for multiple large scale and multifaceted events (i.e. career workshops, museum visits, end-of-year events) as budget allows
  • Develop and manage relationships with schools, including teachers and administration
  • Track match participation, engagement and outcomes, such as participation benchmark, iMentor surveys and all other BBBS surveys
  • Support all aspects of program implementation
  • Attend and participate in all team, staff, and program meetings
  • Assist with fund development special events and match activities
  • Other duties as assigned
  • 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
  • Experience working with diverse population is required.
  • Flexibility and availability to work evening hours and occasional weekends, 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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Equal Opportunity Employer – Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

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