1. JOB POSTING: Mentoring Specialist – Full-Time
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Siouxland (BBBS) is searching for a Mentoring Specialist who is passionate about our vision and mission. BBBS’s vision is that all youth achieve their full potential. Our mission is to create and support one-to-one mentoring relationships that ignite the power and promise of youth. The primary function of this position is to ensure youth are safe and in healthy, positive relationships with their mentors.
Education: Minimum Bachelor’s Degree required. A degree in human services or a related field is preferred. Recent college graduates are encouraged to apply.
YOU ARE THE RIGHT FIT IF YOU:
- Write concisely.
- Feel comfortable talking on the phone and can speak interactively with people.
- Are persistent.
- Have experience with youth and understand youth development.
- Successful in meeting deadlines and commitments.
- Can effectively listen and remain calm in difficult or emotionally charged interactions
BBBS wants people of all backgrounds to see themselves represented and included in our work, so we actively seek to diversify our team and bring more voices to the table. Each of our team members bring unique perspectives and skills. BBBS is committed to building a culture where voices are heard, and everyone has the opportunity to do meaningful work. We are bigger and better together!
Full-time position/ Salary Range: $25,000 - $35,000 depending on experience.
Hours: Monday – Thursday 8:00 A.M. – 6:00 P.M. Closed on Fridays
-Health, dental and vision insurance available
-Comes with a flexible work schedule
To apply, send your cover letter, resume, and references to Laura Malcolm, Program Director email@example.com
Job Posting: Director of Special Events and Community
Partnerships – Big Brothers Big Sisters of Siouxland (BBBS)
2. JOB POSTING: Director of Special Events and Community Partnerships - Full-Time
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Siouxland (BBBS) is seeking to fill the position of Director of Special Events and Community Partnerships. The ideal candidate will be a collaborator with excellent interpersonal skills that is impeccably organized and that thrives on high-impact short-term projects and engagements. Creativity, problem-solving, and being an effective contributor to assigned projects are a must.
The Director of Special Events and Community Partnerships will lead all events including implementation of key logistics and timetables, interaction with donors, vendors, and volunteers, and provide administrative support to the BBBS Team. Help team ensure accurate data entry and reporting for all special events including donor management software, Excel, and other various event documents to result in a full event profile. The Director of Special Events and Community Partnerships will also help manage the BBBS websites and social media platforms promoting events and will assist with recruitment and match activities.
Demonstrated ability to provide superior customer service, excellent writing and oral communication skills, excellent computer skills. Ability to successfully work independently and in a team environment. Enthusiasm, creativity, a positive sense of humor, and a “can do” attitude a must.
Academic: Minimum – Bachelor’s degree, required.
Professional: Minimum of 2 years as a fundraising special events professional, non-profit, human services environment preferred. Ability to work with many diverse constituencies. The successful candidate will display a record of leadership and accomplishment in special events with a proven track record of fundraising success, especially with planning/execution and in sponsorship solicitations. The successful candidate will demonstrate successful cultivation and solicitation of numerous sponsorships. Proficiency in Microsoft Office and donor CRM packages preferred.
Please submit cover letter, including salary requirements, and resume to:
Kristie M. Arlt, Executive Director
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Siouxland is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.