Positions Available

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Executive Assistant

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 Executive Assistant. A highly successful Executive Assistant will work in tandem with the Executive Director to ensure that the administrative and leadership functions of the agency are met with a high level of integrity and accuracy. The Executive Assistant is responsible for providing high-level administrative support for the Executive Director with significant emphasis on communication with the Board of Directors, Management Team, and BBBS staff. 

Minimum high school diploma; preferred two-year degree in related program.

Starting Wage is $16.50/hour; 20-24 hours per week.

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To Apply:
Please email cover letter, resume and names and references (at least three) to:
Jackie Johnson, Executive Director
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central MN

The deadline to apply is Friday, February 19, 2021, at 12:00 noon.

Program Support Volunteers


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.


  • 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

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.