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 

Special Events Manager

TITLE:                    Special Events Manager

DEPARTMENT:          Development

REPORTS TO:           Senior Manager, Special Events       

  

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s Degree required
  • Minimum 3 to 5 years of event management experience with a proven track record of executing high profile events in New York City
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and superior attention to detail
  • Proven track record of ability to multi-task, stay organized when facing multiple priorities with competing time and resources needs
  • Excellent computer skills including Microsoft Office, Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Raiser’s Edge, Convio, Illustrator, Photoshop & graphic design experience a plus
  • Ability to work with key stakeholders including Trustees, Event Committee members and staff to meet budget goals with a strong focus on ROI
  • Extended hours and weekend work required as necessary

 

POSITION OVERVIEW:

 

Big Brothers Big Sisters of NYC is seeking an experienced fundraising professional to serve as the Manager of Special Events. This position is part of a team that manages 9 fundraising events at Big Brothers Big Sisters of New York City, which generate more than $6MM in annual revenue. Reporting to the Senior Manager, Special Events, the Manager of Special Events serves as a key member of the development team. The ideal candidate will be creative and entrepreneurial, with the ability to execute high quality special events. S/he will have exemplary relationship building skills and be excited by the responsibility of playing a critical role in securing funding for Big Brothers Big Sisters of NYC’s revenue goals.

 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Develop relationships with trustees, event chairs, committees, and media partnerships while managing a portfolio of donors; cultivate and solicit renewals, sponsorships and tickets
  • Vendor management: oversee coordination of vendor production schedules (includes: venue contracts, collateral, save-the-dates, invitation design, media loops, printing and mailing, caterers, entertainment, photographers, videographers and consultants)
  • Track and manage ticket sales / sponsorships, draft correspondence and solicitation mailings, capture new donor information and execute sponsorship benefit elements
  • Provide pro-active problem-solving while managing event logistics including auctions, casinos, registration, volunteers, staffing, and talent and presenters coordination including remarks, transportation and hotel needs, etc.
  • Track event expenses and manage budget, produce event timelines and contact sheets
  • Responsible for researching and presenting potential new donor prospects and/or key industry stakeholders
  • Responsible for executing various administrative duties including preparations for meetings and events
  • Other development projects/events as assigned

About BBBS of NYC

For over 112 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. 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 send resume and cover letter to bbbsresume@bigsnyc.org. Resumes submitted without a cover letter will not be reviewed. Please include “Special Events Manager" in the subject line.

We offer a competitive salary & a comprehensive benefits package including retirement, medical, dental, vision, life insurance and generous paid time off. 

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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Associate Program Manager – Bilingual Spanish/English

TITLE:                       Associate Program Manager – Bilingual Spanish/English​

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
  • Bilingual English/Spanish a plus                                                                

How to apply: Please send resume and cover letter to bbbsresume@bigsnyc.org. Resumes submitted without a cover letter will not be reviewed. Please include “Associate Program Manager" in the subject line.

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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 send resume and cover letter to bbbsresume@bigsnyc.org. Resumes submitted without a cover letter will not be reviewed. Please include “Associate Program Manager -WPM" in the subject line.

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Executive Assistant to the CEO

Executive Assistant to the CEO

Type: Full-time

Education: Bachelor’s Degree Required

Experience: At least five years working with high level executives

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. 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.

Position Summary

The Executive Assistant must be a creative problem-solver, an excellent verbal and written communicator, have a great work ethic, high-quality computer skills and excellent calendar management experience. Must be passionate about working for a not for profit organization and the Executive Assistant position, and welcome the opportunity to make a difference in the lives of NYC youth. 

 

Job Requirements

 

  • Act as CEO's "gatekeeper," providing a bridge for smooth and efficient communication and interaction between the CEO's office and internal departments.
  • Demonstrated ability to show impeccable judgment and discretion with matters of confidentiality.
  • Must have strong computer skills and knowledge of a variety of computer software applications in word processing, spreadsheets, database and presentation software (MSWord, Outlook, Excel, Access and PowerPoint). 
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with all levels of management to handle sensitive and confidential situations.
  • Ability to interact and communicate effectively with a diverse group of colleagues and stakeholders.
  • Must be independent, proactive and able to anticipate needs based on commitments, calendar and workload.
  • Excellent schedule management abilities, strong administrative and organization skills with extreme attention to detail.
  • Must possess continual attention to detail in establishing priorities and meeting deadlines.
  • Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment with demonstrated ability to handle multiple competing tasks and demands.
  • Must demonstrate extreme dependability, integrity, confidentiality and concern for others.
  • Excellent organization and multitasking skills, with demonstrated proactive ownership and accountability.
  • Must be comfortable working independently, taking initiative and being proactive
  • Strong problem-solving skills and the ability to shift priorities when needed in a fast-paced environment.

 

Responsibilities

  • The Executive Assistant will support the CEO directly. 
  • Manage and maintain CEO’s schedule and daily itinerary by planning and scheduling meetings, conferences, teleconferences, and travel.
  • Work closely with the VP of Communications and other colleagues as appropriate to ensure that the CEO is fully briefed and prepared for meetings.
  •  Provide project support as requested, including assisting with execution of senior leadership tasks.
  • Schedule meetings and serve as liaison to the Executive Management Team.
  • Produce information by transcribing, formatting, inputting, editing, retrieving, copying, and transmitting text, data, and graphics.
  •  Assist with organizing meetings, ensuring availability of required materials and related logistical matters; attend meetings and prepare minutes as requested.
  • Prepare invoices and expense reports as requested.
  • Provide a bridge for smooth communication from/to the office of CEO with senior leaders and staff across the agency, as well as build internal and external relationships.
  • Welcome guests and members of the public by greeting them, in person or on the telephone; answering or directing inquiries.
  • Open, sort, and distribute incoming correspondence, including faxes and email.
  • File and retrieve documents, records, and reports.
  • Read and analyze incoming memos, submissions, and reports to determine their significance and plan their distribution.
  • Prepare responses to day-to-day correspondence, take notes and dictation.  Directs higher level correspondence to the VP of Communications as appropriate.
  • Maintain confidence and protect agency by keeping information confidential.

Benefits

We offer a comprehensive benefits package including, medical and dental insurance, life insurance, employee assistance plan, 403b retirement plan, long-term disability, flexible spending accounts and commuter/parking benefits plan. Generous paid time off benefits also available. 

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Administrative Assistant

Administrative Assistant

Responsibilities:  The Administrative Assistant will perform general office duties as well as provide administrative support to programs and staff. The Administrative Assistant's role includes data entry, mailings, typing, file maintenance, calendar management, and event coordination in addition to performing receptionist duties. The successful candidate must have a sharp attention to detail, a professional phone manner, a pro-active, can-do attitude and respect for confidentiality.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • ·         Bachelor’s Degree Preferred
  • ·         2+ years of experience in a comparable position
  • ·         Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills
  • ·         Effective verbal and written communication skills.
  • ·         Ability to manage multiple tasks
  • ·         Positive professional demeanor and ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • ·         Computer proficiency including MS Office (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint) and databases
  • ·         Bilingual Spanish is a plus

 

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 send resume, cover letter and salary requirements to bbbsresume@bigsnyc.org. Resumes submitted without a cover letter will not be reviewed. Please include "Administrative Assistant" in the subject line.

Compensation & 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

 

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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Senior Program Manager

 

 

TITLE:                       Senior Program Manager

PROGRAM:              The Center for Training and Professional Development

REPORTS TO:        VP of Communications

BBBS of NYC’s Center for Training and Professional Development helps professionals develop formalized mentoring programs.  The Center also assists youth-serving organizations in developing, expanding, and improving their organizations and provides professional workshops to enhance personal and organizational goals.  Our programming includes The Mentoring Supervisor Certificate Program, Professional Development Workshop Series, and customized training for corporate & community-based organizations.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

The Senior Program Manager is responsible for managing, coordinating, developing and supervising all program components of the Center for Training and Professional Development.  This includes the oversight and direction of the daily operation of total program including facilitation, scheduling, identifying and securing speakers and consultants, recruiting attendees, and conducting evaluations.

The Senior Program Manager will:

 

  • Co-design and deliver calendar of programming on a tri-semester basis, including in-person trainings and webinars.
  • Recruit, screen, and schedule consultants.
  • Organize and market professional development workshops.
  • Collect and analyze workshop evaluation tools and make recommendations for improvements.
  • 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 and youth development field to stay abreast of relevant trends.  Collaborate with other youth development and training organizations to expand resource and referral network.
  • Develop and execute communication strategies to reach, attract, and engage participants.
  • Act as an internal resource for all agency staff, providing and supporting internal expertise in mentoring best practices through professional development, newsletter content, and more.
  • Contribute to the development of funding proposals and reports. 
  •  Manage special projects and perform other related duties as required.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s Degree required, advance degree preferred.
  • Track record of success in design and delivery of curriculum and workshops.
  • Dynamic and engaging professional with superior organization, communication, public speaking, presentation and facilitation skills.
  • Experience working with key stakeholders supporting youth.
  • Demonstrated ability to prioritize and to manage multiple projects, manage expectations and complete deliverables in a timely manner with exceptional attention to detail.
  • Communicates well with diverse groups of people; ability to work effectively with adults and youth.
  • Demonstrated commitment to the power of mentoring.
  • Ability and willingness to work weekday evenings and select weekends.

 

 

 

HOW TO APPLY:

 

Please submit your resume and cover letter to bbbsresume@bigsnyc.org . Please include in the subject line “Senior Program Manager, Center for Training and Professional Development”. 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.