One of the most rewarding ways to get involved with Big Brothers Big Sisters is to work with us. A career with Big Brothers Big Sisters is an opportunity to merge your talents and personal values with your desire to make a difference. Every day, we are changing the perspectives of children and enabling them to see the world around them in a more positive light. With that newfound point of view, they can see their potential more clearly and dream bigger about their future. Our success is a result of committed and inspired employees, working together to make a lasting impact on America’s youth, schools and communities.
We are currently looking for a Part-time Enrollment Specialist and are always looking for an intern to help us out. Call 920-922-8200 for more information.
Big Brothers Big Sisters (BBBS) of Fond du Lac County is looking for an energetic, go-getter who has the ability to problem solve, think on their feet and work with a diverse population.
Enrollment Specialist, Part-time
To create and support one-to-one mentoring relationships that ignite the power and promise of youth.
This position is responsible for providing enrollment to ensure child safety, positive impacts for youth, constructive and satisfying relationships between children and volunteer mentors, and a strong sense of affiliation with Big Brothers Big Sisters on the part of volunteers. The successful candidate will produce positive outcomes in the following areas: inquiry of new volunteers and families, remaining in contact with waitlist parties, and the enrollment, interview, screening and matching of potential volunteers and family.
• Bachelor’s Degree required. Degree in Human Services, Psychology, Social Services or related field or experience in social services, education and/or child development preferred.
• Ability to conduct conversations on the phone or in person in a professional and confidential manner.
• Assessment and relationship development experience with child and adult populations; understanding of child development and family dynamics.
• 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-paced environment.
• Possess a valid driver’s license and access to reliable insured transportation.
• Interview, take notes and then assess potential volunteers, youth and families in the following areas: suitability, eligibility, match ability and coaching ability in the program.
• Maintain regular contact with waitlist families and volunteers (minimum quarterly contact).
• Assess individual training needs, information, and support needs for each volunteer and child/family participant to assure a positive youth development experience for the child and successful and satisfying experience for the volunteer.
• Ensure high-level proficiency in screening for child safety and risk management knowledge, policies, and procedures throughout all aspects of job function.
• Follow Big Brothers Big Sisters Service Delivery Model for enrollment of new participants.
• Utilize identified Big Brothers Big Sisters surveys, assess match impact on youth development.
• Share with development staff potential partnership relationships as discovered through volunteers’ and parents’ employers and affiliations.
• Flexible work hours to meet participant needs.
• Positive work environment with supportive staff.