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Enrollment Coordinator

Looking for a way to make a BIG difference in your community by igniting the potential in kids?

Big Brothers Big Sisters is in search of an Enrollment Coordinator. This position is vital in enrolling volunteer youth and adult mentors (Bigs); creating meaningful matches; and providing ongoing support and guidance to volunteer mentors to ensure our matches are safe and impactful. Be a trusted resource for mentors, kids (Littles), and families. Help kids establish a strong, positive relationship with a caring mentor. Stand with kids and lead them on a path towards a brighter, more promising future. Join our dynamic team and enjoy a rewarding and flexible position that changes lives.
This position will also coordinate our Big Futures Initiative, integral college and career readiness opportunities and experiences provided to the youth in our program.
The Enrollment Coordinator will plan fun and educational workshops, events, and activities that empower youth to explore different career and post-secondary options, and plan for their futures.

Minimum Bachelor’s degree in human services or related field required.
Starting Wage: $16.50 an hour (40 hours per week, non-exempt)

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To Apply:
Please email cover letter, resume and names and references (at least 3) to:
Ann Matvick, Program Director
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central MN
Ann@BigDefenders.org

Deadline to apply is Friday, October 30th at 4:30 pm

Program Support Volunteers

Volunteer Enrollment Assistant

The primary function of this volunteer (unpaid) position is to work closely with the Enrollment Coordinator to ensure that volunteers/children are appropriately enrolled and matched while executing a high degree of independent judgment when utilizing Big Brothers Big Sisters standards and practices.

To apply: Please send resume to Ann@BigDefenders.org or to receive an application please contact Ann at (320) 258-4517 or by email.

Volunteer Front Desk Assistant

Volunteer Front Desk Assistants (unpaid position) will assist Big Brothers Big Sisters staff in providing excellent customer service and reception at our front desk. 

Front Desk Assistant position description.

To apply please send resume to Shelby@BigDefenders.org or to receive an application please contact Shelby at (320) 258-4534 or by email.

Responsibilities:

  • Screen and assist with phone calls/office visits during time spent at front desk
  • Other general file work/compilation of forms, as needed
  • Data entry

Volunteer Program Assistant

Volunteer Program Assistants (unpaid position) will assist Big Brothers Big Sisters staff in providing children facing adversity with strong and enduring, professionally supported 1-to-1 relationships that change their lives for the better, forever. This volunteer position will help Big Brothers Big Sisters improve their quality and efficiency in helping all children achieve success in life.

Program Assistant position description

To apply: Please send resume to Ann@BigDefenders.org or to receive an application please contact Ann at (320) 258-4517 or by email.

Responsibilities:

  • Contact references for potential mentors by completing questionnaire and documenting conversations.
  • Assist with data entry.
  • Assist with completing surveys and entering the results.
  • Assist with child updates.
  • Help supervising agency sponsored activities.

Program Internship

These internship opportunities allow you hands-on experience working in the human services field with a large focus on client and volunteer support and management. As an intern you would have the opportunity to observe interviews, match support calls & check-ins and annual match meetings. You would also be able to conduct reference calls and write assessments, learning to use your professional judgement.

You would be able to participate in staff and program meetings, while having the opportunity to work with other youth serving/non-profit agencies and area schools.

Majors in the Human Service field are preferred, such as Social Work, Psychology, Criminal Justice, Child and Family Studies, etc.

If interested, please contact Shelby at Shelby@BigDefenders.org with letter of interest and resume.

Advancement Internship

This internship would be strongly focused on preparing and implementing the groundwork for fundraising events. As an intern, you would work closely with the special events committee to plan, organize and create the event(s) as well as develop partnerships with businesses.

Other opportunities may include helping prepare for presentations to companies, data entry, attending committee meetings and networking events, and coordination of smaller projects.

All majors are considered for this internship, with an emphasis on business and/or marketing. The schedule can be flexible, however, approximately
15 - 20 hours a week is expected.

If interested, contact Shelby at Shelby@BigDefenders.org with letter of interest and resume.

Have you been involved with BBBS as a Little or Big? Want to continue to Defend Potential but can't make the commitment of being a mentor? We NEED YOU! Represent BBBS as a Big Ambassador at events, and advancing the mission through cultivating potential mentors. Stand with us! Contact Shelby at Shelby@BigDefenders.org or at 320.258.4534.