Program Coordinator, Martha’s Vineyard, part-time
Are you a “people person” who cares about the healthy development of youth? Are you looking to join a community-focused, performance-driven human service organization? Are you looking for varied, independent work as well as to be part of a fun, dynamic team? Then you are the right fit to join the Program Services team at Big Brothers Big Sisters!
BBBSCCI matches underserved youth with adult mentors in lasting one-to-one friendships supported by trained professional staff. The agency is well respected both for its mission and for the quality of its services. As a part-time Program Coordinator, your responsibilities include assessment of potential volunteers, enrolling families and youth, and making quality new “matches. Through extensive and detailed interviews with both the families and volunteers, you will work to carefully to match a volunteer with a child. You will then manage and sustain the Big and Little experience by evaluating the friendships and delivering tailored guidance, direction and risk management assistance with the goal of positively impacting the youth’s life for the better, forever. The goal is to effectively match, coach and motivate volunteers to grow friendships that result in positive youth development. We have a collaborative, high-performance, high-impact culture. There are qualitative and quantitative measures of performance calling you to your personal best.
Opportunities to recruit mentors, participate in local fundraising events, attend match events and activities, and collaborate with other Program teams fill out the opportunity overview.
Qualifications include: Bachelor’s Degree and 2-3 years, Associate’s degree and 4 years, or 8 years of relevant work experience of social services, human resources, volunteer management, or related experience. Assessment, intake, and interview experience. Experience in case management desired. BBBSCCI serves a diverse population and seeks staff which reflects this diversity.
Required Skills and Abilities: The right candidate will be highly motivated, goal-driven and possess outstanding problem solving, critical thinking and organizational skills. Excellent oral and written communication required. Early evening and select weekend days required. This position works from home and must have a workspace that allows for confidential conversations.The candidate must have access to reliable transportation to travel to appointments in the community and the ability to periodically work in the office for required trainings and meetings.
Hours: This position works 17-20 hours per week, afternoon and evening hours; may include weekend hours
BBBSCCI is an equal opportunity employer. We respect, appreciate and support diversity and inclusion in all aspects of our organization and believe that our organization is greatly enhanced when we unite people of diverse backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives. We are committed to a diverse workforce and we are an equal opportunity employer. BBBSCCI does not discriminate against employees or job applicants on the basis of race, religion, creed, color, citizenship, national origin, age, sex, gender, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, veteran status or any other legally protected basis, in accordance with applicable federal, state, or local law.