Job Opportunities

To apply for either position email tammy.young@bbbsfdl.org

POSITION DESCRIPTIONS

POSITION TITLE
Development Director

MISSION
To create and support one-to-one mentoring relationships that ignite the power and promise of youth.
POSITION SUMMARY
Responsible for donor acquisition; an annual giving program; major gifts from individuals; corporate giving;
foundation giving; grant writing and planned giving.
QUALIFICATIONS
Relevant Bachelor’s Degree
EXPERIENCE
• Minimum of two years of experience in fund development and/or communications.
• Demonstrated ability in donor and fund development.
SKILLS
• Active membership in a variety of community – civic and business, organizations.
• Ability to thrive in a dynamic environment.
• Good oral and written communication skills.
• Superb organizational and time management skills.
• Ability to work independently exercising good judgment, decision making and problem-solving skills
and translate strategy into action.
• Express thoughts and ideas clearly. Adapt communication style to fit audience.
• Must work with a high degree of flexibility, accuracy and attention to detail in a fast pace environment.
OTHER
• Possess a valid driver’s license and access to reliable insured transportation.
KEY RESPONSIBILITIES
• Develop and implement a plan for identifying, qualifying, cultivating, soliciting and stewarding
individual, foundation and corporate potential donors.
• Manage donor stewardship, information systems, gift entry and acknowledgement and prospective
donor research.
• Manage donor database.
• Set and achieve, in close collaboration with the Executive Director, multi-year and annual agency
revenue goals.
• Participate with local, regional and national organizations and attend workshops and seminars when
deemed advisable by the Executive Director.
• Manage relationships with community partners.
• Public speaking and presentation will be a key facet of this position.

POSITION TITLE
Match Support Specialist

WE ARE IN SEARCH OF:
A person who is passionate about our Mission: To create and support one-to-one mentoring relationships that
ignite the power and promise of youth. The primary function of this position is to ensure youth are safe and
are in healthy, positive relationships with their mentors. You must be a go-getter, personable and a think-onyour-feet kind of person.
YOU ARE THE RIGHT FIT IF YOU:

• Write in a clear and concise way.
• Feel comfortable talking on the phone and in person and can speak interactively with people.
• Are persistent.
• Have experience working with youth and understand youth development.
• Are a mindful listener.
• Are successful in meeting deadlines and commitments, can multitask and see tasks through with
accuracy.
• Are organized.
• Are a proficient typist.
• Have the ability to work with diverse populations and geographic areas.
HERE’S WHAT YOU’LL DO:
• Create innovative activities to support youth development, social emotional growth, academic success,
improve relationships, and reduce risky behavior.
• Ensure regular, ongoing contact with each participant by conducting interactive conversations in
accordance to agency policies (phone, email, video, text).
• Document all interactions with match participants.
• Build connections between agency and match participants.
• Identify any threats to a child’s physical, emotional safety and well-being both in their match
relationship and their life and provide appropriate interventions.
• Identify difficulties in the match relationship or disengagement by any participant in a timely manner
and provide appropriate intervention.
• Continuously assess the health of the match and sustainability of the match participants.
• Coach match participants on issues most relevant to the health, safety and development of the youth.
• Utilize the surveys in match support, follow up on challenge areas.
• Match support done on time and surveys completed.

HERE’S WHY WE’LL WANT TO HIRE YOU:
• Bachelor’s Degree required (Human Services preferred).
• Experience working with both child and adult populations; specific assessment, intake or interview
experience preferred.
• You’re able to work inclusively with a diverse group of people. DEI, experience a plus.
• You have experience in youth development.
• You will clear all background checks, education verification, valid driver’s license, good driving record,
and access to a fully insured automobile.
HERE’S WHY YOU WILL WANT US TO HIRE YOU:
• Engaging and laid-back office environment, with afternoon popcorn.
• Flexible work schedule.
• You get to meet great youth, families, and volunteers in our community.
• Pro-rated vacation time