About BBBS of NYC

For over 110 years, Big Brothers Big Sisters of New York City (BBBS of NYC) has been supporting New York City's youth, providing them with the support and guidance of a one-to-one mentorship, which is overseen by the agency's team of program managers. Since 1904, BBBS of NYC has remained committed to serving children and youth with impactful mentoring experiences. We reach over 4,000 students every year through partnerships with schools, local organizations, and government agencies.

Together we work towards our vision: that all children achieve success in life. Our mission is to provide children facing adversity in New York City with strong and enduring, professionally supported 1-to-1 mentoring relationships with adults that change their lives for the better, forever. We partner with families, volunteers, organizations and the community to inspire positive change in all.

How to Apply:

Please submit your resume and cover letter with salary requirements to bbbsresume@bigsnyc.org and specify which job you are applying for in the subject line. You must submit a cover letter along with your resume in order to be considered for any of our available positions.

Compensation and Benefits:

• Salary commensurate with experience

• Comprehensive medical, dental, vision and life insurance coverage

• 15 paid vacation days year 1, 20 paid vacation days year 2 and after, 12 sick days, 3 personal days and 11 paid holidays • 403b Retirement employer contribution

• Training and Professional Development opportunities 

Marketing Partnership Research Intern

BBBS of NYC’s Marketing Department is looking for a motivated Academic Intern to join our Marketing Department.

 

About: The mission of Big Brothers Big Sisters of New York City (BBBS of NYC) is to provide mentors to all children who need caring adult role models.  

 

Marketing partnership research intern: The intern will gain experience in marketing partnerships and will reach out to top-tier local and national businesses to encourage partnerships.  This is a good opportunity to grow your network.

 

General qualifications: We are looking for responsible, focused and dedicated applicants who can commit a minimum of 6 hours each a week for 3-4 months. Ideal candidates are creative thinkers and have some knowledge of database management. Applicants must be looking to turn knowledge gained into a platform to advance in their careers.

 

You will be asked to create learning goals for your internship and complete monthly feedback forms about your achievements towards these goals.

 

Benefits: The intern will learn from supportive staff that is actively engaged in their professional development.  Academic interns will receive learning and development opportunities.  Internships will provide you with multiple skills that can be used in many different employment settings.

 

Compensation:  The academic intern should work with his/her advisor to arrange for credit to be given.   To be considered for any academic intern position you must currently be a student and be able to provide proof that academic credit will be granted or academic requirements will be fulfilled.

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Volunteer Interviewer

Fee for Service MSW/LMSW/LCSW

 

TITLE:          Volunteer Interviewer

DEPARTMENT: Center for Excellence

TYPE:               Part-time – Fee for Service

REPORTS TO:    Associate Director of Volunteer Intake, Center for Excellence

 

DESCRIPTION:             BBBS of NYC seeks a Volunteer Interviewer, who will assist

in the volunteer screening process.  The individual will conduct volunteer interviews and complete clinical assessments to assess volunteer appropriateness for program.  Must be flexible to work evenings and one Saturday a month.

QUALIFICATIONS: 

Education:       MSW Required

Experience:      Minimum of 2 year’s experience conducting interviews and performing clinical assessments

Skills:              Strong clinical interviewing, and assessment writing skills

Knowledge of Microsoft Office 2013

ABOUT BBBS OF NYC

 

For over 110 years, Big Brothers Big Sisters of New York City (BBBS of NYC) has been supporting New York City's neediest youth, providing them with the support and guidance of a one-to-one mentorship, which is overseen by the agency's team of case managers. Established in 1904 when Ernest Coulter saw the potential of mentoring on at-risk youth in urban settings, BBBS of NYC has remained committed to serving children and youth with impactful mentoring experiences. We reach over 4,000 students every year through partnerships with schools, local organizations, and government agencies. Together we work towards our vision: that all children achieve success in life.

Our mission is to provide children facing adversity in New York City with strong and enduring, professionally supported 1-to-1 mentoring relationships with adults that change their lives for the better, forever. We partner with families, volunteers, organizations and the community to inspire positive change in all.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Conduct thorough interviews of volunteer applicants
  • Write clinical assessments and review for recommendation
  • Defer to BBBS of NYC Case Management Manual for volunteer eligibility criteria for recommendation
  • Provide BBBS of NYC program-related information
  • Attend quarterly interviewer meetings
  • Perform Volunteer Home Visits and Assessments as needed
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Family Interviewer

TITLE:                         Family Interviewer

DEPARTMENT:           Center for Excellence

TYPE:                          Part-time

REPORTS TO:             Associate Director, Center for Excellence

DESCRIPTION:            BBBS of NYC seeks a part-time Family Interviewer, who will assist

with the client and family screening process.  The individual will conduct family interviews and complete clinical assessments to assess client and family appropriateness for program.  Must be flexible to work evenings and one Saturday a month.

QUALIFICATIONS: 

Education:       MSW Required

Experience:     Minimum of 2 year’s experience conducting interviews and performing clinical assessments

Skills:               Strong clinical interviewing, and assessment writing skills

Knowledge of Microsoft Office 2013

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Conduct thorough interviews of applicants
  • Write clinical assessments and review for recommendation
  • Defer to BBBS of NYC Case Management Manual for client and family eligibility criteria for recommendation
  • Provide BBBS of NYC program-related information
  • Follow BBBS of NYC child safety guidelines and make required reports as needed
  • Be available to supervisor via email and phone for follow up questions as needed
  • Attend quarterly interviewer meetings

About BBBS of NYC

 

For over 110 years, Big Brothers Big Sisters of New York City (BBBS of NYC) has been supporting New York City's neediest youth, providing them with the support and guidance of a one-to-one mentorship, which is overseen by the agency's team of program managers. Established in 1904 when Ernest Coulter saw the potential of mentoring on at-risk youth in urban settings, BBBS of NYC has remained committed to serving children and youth with impactful mentoring experiences. We reach over 4,000 students every year through partnerships with schools, local organizations, and government agencies. Together we work towards our vision: that all children achieve success in life.

Our mission is to provide children facing adversity in New York City with strong and enduring, professionally supported 1-to-1 mentoring relationships with adults that change their lives for the better, forever. We partner with families, volunteers, organizations and the community to inspire positive change in all.

HOW TO APPLY:

Please submit your resume and cover letter to bbbsresume@bigsnyc.org . In the subject line please put "Part-time Family Interviewer". Resumes without cover letters will NOT be reviewed.

Big Brothers Big Sisters of NYC is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, gender, age, veteran status, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status or disability with respect to employment opportunities. EO/AA Employer. No phone calls please.

 

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Director, Education Initiative

TITLE:                     Director, Education Initiative

PROGRAM:              Education Initiative

REPORTS TO:        Chief Program Officer

The Education Initiative at Big Brothers Big Sisters provides the resources and support our mentored youth (“Littles”) need to achieve academic success.  Now in its fourth year, the Initiative offers wrap-around services directly to BBBS youth and leverages the mentoring relationship to support grade-level success and college and career readiness.  Our programming includes workshops, academic coaching, SAT test preparation, and college tours. 

 

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

The Director of Education will plan and manage all aspects of BBBS of NYC’s Education Initiative, as well as design and implement new strategies and interventions.    To accomplish this, the Director will:

 

  • Co-design and deliver calendar of programming for youth ages 7-21 resulting in grade promotion; successful transitions to middle and high school; high school graduation; and college acceptance, enrollment and persistence.
  • Develop and implement a new college persistence strategy
  • Design and deliver academic resources for BBBS Mentors (“Bigs”) to support Littles’ academic success, including in-person training events and online resources.
  • Develop and improve academic resources for parents to support Littles’ academic success.
  • Oversee the agency’s annual academic awards and scholarship program and recognition event.
  • Create curriculum for academic-focused activities for mentored pairs in both community and site-based settings.
  • Manage external partnerships, both seeking new partnerships and sustaining existing partnerships with outside organizations.
  • Develop and maintain relationships with key stakeholders, thought leaders, and strategic partners in the mentoring, education and youth development field to stay abreast of relevant trends.  Collaborate with other education related organizations to expand education resource and referral network.
  • Develop and execute communication strategies to reach, attract, and engage youth.
  • Act as an internal resource for all agency staff, providing and supporting internal expertise in the areas of education and academic success through professional development, newsletter content, and more.
  • Support the Bigs Education Council, a volunteer affinity group, to provide programmatic and financial support to the Education Initiative
  • With other agency departments, develop and utilize standard metrics and evaluation tools for all education programming, including surveys and primary source materials to analyze data, determine trends, improve programs and assess impact.
  • Contribute to the development of funding proposals and reports.
  • Supervise Education Initiative Program Manager

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Master’s Degree in Education, Social Work, Public Administration, Public Policy or related field
  • Track record of success in design and delivery of wrap around education services in community settings.
  • 3+ years in a department leadership role; proven leadership and organizational abilities
  • Experience working with key stakeholders supporting youth
  • Knowledge of NYC Department of Education a must
  • Organized professional with superior written, verbal, presentation, and computer skills, profound understanding of project management strategies, strong time-management skills, ability to work efficiently and effectively in a deadline-driven fast-paced environment
  • Communicates well with diverse groups of people; ability to work effectively with parents and volunteer mentors
  • Demonstrated commitment to power of mentoring
  • Ability and willingness to work weekday evenings, select weekends

 

 

 

HOW TO APPLY:

 

Please submit your resume and cover letter to bbbsresume@bigsnyc.org . In the subject please put “Director, Education Initiative”. Resumes submitted without a cover letter will NOT be reviewed. No phone calls please.

 

 

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Associate Program Manager - Community Based

 

TITLE:                        Associate Program Manager

DEPARTMENT:             Community Based Mentoring

SUMMARY

Big Brothers Big Sisters of NYC seeks service oriented Associate Program Managers (Case Managers) to join our proven evidenced-based, community-based mentoring program. Associate Program Managers are responsible for facilitating high quality, high impact relationships between mentor-mentee pairs.  The ideal candidate has case management experience and is a dynamic communicator with a desire to learn more about how mentoring has the power to change lives. Responsibilities include supporting mentoring relationships between adult volunteers and youth; advising mentors, mentees and parents through on-going support and supervision; facilitating group activities that promote stronger mentoring relationships and support youth goal achievement; providing resources and referrals to youth, volunteers, and parents; and conducting intake interviews and assessments of youth applying to the program.   

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

 

  • Supervise a caseload of clients and volunteers to achieve mutually successful mentoring experiences.
  • Provide on-going in person and phone supervision and support to mentors, mentees and parents.
  • Maintain professional records of all supervision contacts.  Monitor closely for safety, program compliance, goal achievement and program satisfaction; immediately address and resolve issues that may arise.
  • Regularly evaluate youth clients based on agency guidelines and specific program goals to assess outcomes.
  • Lead educational and recreational group activities and/or special projects for mentoring pairs and parents based on emerging needs.
  • Act as advocate for youth and families including information and referral, crisis intervention, and short term counseling.
  • Conduct client and parent psychosocial interviews, write assessments and collect supporting information from collaborating agencies, schools, etc. to determine disposition based on eligibility, needs, goals, and/or acceptance for agency services.
  • Conduct outreach presentations to external community agencies for appropriate client referrals.
  • Identify and communicate qualitative and quantitative success within the organization. 
  • Perform other agency and program related duties as needed.

 

 

 

 

 

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Education: Bachelor’s Degree Required
  • Experience: 2 years’ experience working with youth preferred; case management experience preferred
  • Commitment to helping children achieve success in life
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to communicate verbally and in writing to individuals and groups
  • Ability to provide effective interviewing, assessment and case management skills
  • Ability to comply with applicable child safety requirements
  • Ability to promote an inclusive, welcoming, and respectful mentoring environment that embraces diversity
  • Excellent organizational skills, ability to manage caseloads and effectively work with clients
  • Must be proficient in MS Office: Word, Excel, & Outlook
  • Multiple positions available: Bilingual skills a plus in Spanish, Mandarin and Cantonese​
  • HOW TO APPLY:

     

    Please submit your resume and cover letter to bbbsresume@bigsnyc.org . In the subject please put “Director, Education Initiative”. Resumes submitted without a cover letter will NOT be reviewed. No phone calls please.

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Associate Program Manager - Workplace Mentoring Program

TITLE:                          ASSOCIATE PROGRAM MANAGER     

PROGRAM:                  Workplace Mentoring Program

REPORTS TO:              Associate Director

REQUIREMENTS:

Education:        Master of Social Work and/or Human Services/Psychology graduates preferred

Experience:       1-2 years social work experience preferred with a Master’s Degree

                        3-4 years social work experience preferred with a Bachelors Degree

Skills:               Interviewing, assessment, outreach, advocacy, organizational skills, strong written and verbal skills, program management and computer knowledge. Excellent public speaking skills and group facilitation skills are required.

 

SUMMARY

 

The Workplace Mentoring Program matches employees from corporations around NYC with junior high and high school students in one-to-one mentoring relationships through structured program activities supported on-site by Program Managers. Big Brothers Big Sisters of NYC seeks an Associate Program Manager for the Workplace Mentoring Program with strong case management skills who can cultivate lasting relationships between our corporate sponsors and the schools we work with.  A successful candidate will have strong communication skills, a dynamic and upbeat personality, excellent presentation skills, and the ability to effectively engage all participants and manage programs from a strength-based approach. 

 

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

 

  • Manage site based one-to-one mentoring programs at multiple corporate locations.
  • Conduct and assess client psychosocial interviews, write assessments and collect supporting information from collaborating schools to determine disposition based on eligibility, needs, goals, and/or acceptance for agency services.
  • Conduct ongoing direct communication with School Coordinators and Principals to provide accurate agency and program info.
  • Work with corporations and schools to develop individualized program and plan
  • Facilitate all program functions and group activities based on designed curriculum.
  • Conduct outreach to volunteers, including site community presentations and partnerships with local businesses and colleges.
  • Facilitate orientations for potential volunteers, youth participants, and their parents/guardians.
  • Match youth with adult volunteers in one to one mentoring relationships.
  • On-site supervision of matches on program days; provide support and additional training to volunteers. Monitor closely for clinical and safety issues that may arise. Intervene and engage parents, provide referrals to appropriate external community resources.
  • Maintain professional records of all case supervision contacts.
  • Coordinate and participate in conferences with school personnel for individual youth as needed
  • Participate in interdepartmental events and teams
  • Other agency and program related duties as assigned   

HOW TO APPLY:

 

Please submit your resume and cover letter to bbbsresume@bigsnyc.org . In the subject please put “Director, Education Initiative”. Resumes submitted without a cover letter will NOT be reviewed. No phone calls please.

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Big Brothers Big Sisters of NYC is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, gender, age, veteran status, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status or disability with respect to employment opportunities.EO/AA Employer. No phone calls please.