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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.

An Opportunity for Growth

That's obviously true for the children we serve. But it's also true within our organization. We need talented and passionate people in a variety of areas including Executive Leadership, Fund Development, Program Management, Marketing and Communications, Human Resources, Finance, and Information Technology. Every day, We are committed to a diverse workforce with representation from every walk of life. We recognize how our organization is greatly enhanced when we unite people of diverse backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives. Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Kansas City offers a flexible work environment that is upbeat and fun. The average tenure of BBBSKC staff is 6 years. BBBSKC was named by NP Times as one of the best nonprofits to work for. BBBSKC offers competitive pay and benefits for full-time employees.

We value overall wellness and offer a comprehensive benefits package, including generous time off, medical, dental, and vison insurance options, as well as a rewards program and a 401k match option. Scroll down to see our current openings.

Lead Fundraising, Sales, and Events Assistant

POSITION SUMMARY

Reporting to the Bowl For Kids’ Sake Event Coordinator, the Lead Fundraising, Sales, and Events Assistant is a Part time temporary nonexempt position that runs from February until July and averages 10-15 hours per week. 

This position is instrumental in supporting our largest annual fundraiser, Summer Bowl for Kids’ Sake. This position will primarily be tasked with aiding our special events team from February-July in recruiting and mentoring event participants through email and phone recruitment and in-person or virtual company presentations. In this role, you will also provide customer service to each event participant, helping to support their fundraising efforts. This position will also play an important role at the event during the month of July, assisting with pre-event, on-site and post-event leadership, providing excellent customer service, as well as being responsible for all data entry management for over 500 teams and 3,000 participants, and assisting to support 10-12 Bowl for Kids’ Sake Interns.

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DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Assist our Fundraising and Events team to achieve our Bowl for Kids’ Sake fundraising goal.
  • Assist with all customer service tasks related to Bowl For Kids’ Sake.
  • Assist with all sales and recruitment strategies to increase event participation and participant mentoring to increase fundraising success.
  • Lead presentations about BBBSKC and Bowl for Kids’ Sake to increase awareness and recruit even participants.
  • Help lead event set up and breakdown, participant check-in, record keeping, and other tasks as assigned at every event session during the month of July (Likely dates July 6-July 30, but are subject to change).
  • Assist in leading a team of 10-12 Bowl for Kids’ Sake Interns throughout the months of April - July.
  • Supervise and lead evening calling recruitment sessions as assigned by Bowl for Kids’ Sake Coordinator.
  • Assist with placing and answering phone calls, recruiting and managing volunteers, drafting and sending emails, assisting with mailings, computer data entry, and assistance with event gifts and records.
  • Assist with planning and execution of Bowl for Kids’ Sake Super Team Party, an appreciation event for top performing Bowl For Kids’ Sake teams.
  • Assist as needed with additional events throughout the summer, including our Legacy Golf Tournaments and third-party events.
  • Other duties as assigned.

ABOUT YOU

Our ideal candidate will be a team player, who demonstrates a willingness to take on new tasks with a general attitude that no task is too small, impossible or cannot be improved. The position requires the ability to speak and present in front of groups of all sizes, leading and running presentations in Zoom, strong verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills, and strong organizational and creative thinking skills. The ideal candidate will also have a positive attitude with a willingness to learn and jump in anywhere help is needed.

Candidates must also be comfortable in assisting build relationships with supporters, board members and other staff. Must be highly organized with the ability to multitask and work effectively in a team-based environment, as well as individually to achieve a common goal. 

Note: This position requires access to transportation to travel from different locations as needed and will include some days, nights and weekends.

EDUCATION, SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE

  • Experience in sales and/or customer service required
  • Basic computer skills: Including proven experience with Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint and/or Zoom
  • Experience (paid or volunteer) in fundraising or nonprofit industry a plus, but not required
  • Ability to work during every Bowl for Kids’ Sake party session (unless otherwise approved by manager)
  • Experience in supervising/leading others to plan an event is a plus, but not required

WORK ENVIRONMENT

BBBSKC is the fastest growing Big Brothers Big Sisters agency in the nation, nearly doubling the size of our staff and number of children served within the past 10 years. We are proud to offer competitive pay and a fun office environment. Management believes in an inclusive environment where staff members can learn and grow. We also believe in the work hard, play hard motto as we plan quarterly staff outings where we step away from our day-to-day operations and focus on connecting as a team. This position is based in our beautiful, newly renovated Crossroads office (which happens to include a rooftop party deck) and auxiliary office next door.  As a member of the BBBSKC team there will be an expectation to participate in some evening and weekend events.  

STARTING SALARY RANGE

$13.00 per hour

TO APPLY

If you qualify for this position and are passionate about our mission and our staff culture, we look forward to meeting you.  

Please apply at:

https://www.paycomonline.net/v4/ats/web.php/jobs/ViewJobDetails?job=22205&clientkey=E7B004B9E752E150CC1EFE776F9A1A85

Please note, applications that are not filled out in full will not be considered. If you are unable to apply online, you can mail your resume and a cover letter (to include what makes you a phenomenal candidate and why you want to work at Big Brothers Big Sisters as well as your salary requirements) to:

BBBSKC, Attn: Kimberly Rudler, 1709 Walnut Kansas City, MO 64108.

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY 

BBBSKC provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

BBBSKC is committed to providing access, equal opportunity and reasonable accommodation for individuals with disabilities in employment, its services, programs, and activities.

This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

STANDING TOGETHER TO DEFEND POTENTIAL: In a world of causes, we make a difference by creating professionally supported, one-to-one Matches for kids and teens who want to realize their full potential.  Over 1,200 Matches (Bigs & Littles) get together every week in Kansas City. Research proves that children enrolled in BBBSKC programs are more likely to improve in school and in their relationships with family and friends and are less likely to skip school or use illegal drugs or alcohol.

BBBSKC has been recognized as a leader in the non-profit industry and in the national BBBS network; winning the National Large Agency of the Year and Gold Standard Award in 2011, 2013, 2015 and 2017. Other awards include: NAIA Company of Character, Ingram’s Magazine & KC Magazine’s Best Non-Profit, and the Non-Profit Times Best Non-Profit to Work for in America. Our mission and reputation attract a very talented pool of employees and our culture helps us retain that talent.  

Bowl for Kids’ Sake Intern

POSITION SUMMARY

Reporting to the Bowl For Kids’ Sake Event Coordinator, the Bowl for Kids’ Sake Intern position is a Part time temporary paid internship position that runs from April until the end of July and averages 10-15 hours per week.

This internship position is instrumental in supporting our largest annual fundraiser, Summer Bowl for Kids’ Sake. This position will primarily be tasked with aiding our special events team from April through the end of July in recruiting and mentoring event participants through email and phone recruitment and in-person or virtual company presentations. In this role, you will also provide customer service to each event participant, helping to support their fundraising efforts. This position will also play an important role at the event during the month of July, assisting with pre-event, on-site and post-event organization, providing excellent customer service, as well as being responsible for some data entry for over 500 teams and 3,000 participants.

Show DetailsHide Details

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Assist our Fundraising and Events team to achieve our Bowl for Kids’ Sake fundraising goal.
  • Assist with all customer service tasks related to Bowl For Kids’ Sake.
  • Assist with all sales and recruitment strategies to increase event participation and participant mentoring to increase fundraising success.
  • Assist and/or lead presentations about BBBSKC and Bowl for Kids’ Sake to increase awareness and recruit even participants.
  • Help with event set up and breakdown, participant check-in, record keeping, and other tasks as assigned at every event session during the month of July (Likely dates July 6-July 30, but are subject to change).
  • Participate in evening calling recruitment sessions as assigned by Bowl for Kids’ Sake Coordinator.
  • Assist with placing and answering phone calls, recruiting and managing volunteers, drafting and sending emails, assisting with mailings, computer data entry, and assistance with event gifts and records.
  • Assist with planning and execution of Bowl for Kids’ Sake Super Team Party, an appreciation event for top performing Bowl For Kids’ Sake teams.
  • Assist as needed with additional events throughout the summer, including our Legacy Golf Tournaments and third-party events.
  • Other duties as assigned.

ABOUT YOU

Our ideal candidate will be a team player, who demonstrates a willingness to take on new tasks with a general attitude that no task is too small, impossible or cannot be improved. The position requires the ability to speak and present in front of groups of all sizes, leading and running presentations in Zoom, strong verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills, and strong organizational and creative thinking skills. The ideal candidate will also have a positive attitude with a willingness to learn and jump in anywhere help is needed.

Candidates must also be comfortable in assisting build relationships with supporters, board members and other staff. Must be highly organized with the ability to multitask and work effectively in a team-based environment, as well as individually to achieve a common goal. 

Note: This position requires access to transportation to travel from different locations as needed and will include some days, nights and weekends.

EDUCATION, SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE

  • Experience in sales and/or customer service required
  • Basic computer skills: Including proven experience with Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint and/or Zoom
  • Experience (paid or volunteer) in fundraising or nonprofit industry a plus, but not required
  • Ability to work during every Bowl for Kids’ Sake party session (unless otherwise approved by manager)

WORK ENVIRONMENT

BBBSKC is the fastest growing Big Brothers Big Sisters agency in the nation, nearly doubling the size of our staff and number of children served within the past 10 years. We are proud to offer competitive pay and a fun office environment. Management believes in an inclusive environment where staff members can learn and grow. We also believe in the work hard, play hard motto as we plan quarterly staff outings where we step away from our day-to-day operations and focus on connecting as a team. This position is based in our beautiful, newly renovated Crossroads office (which happens to include a rooftop party deck) and auxiliary office next door.  As a member of the BBBSKC team there will be an expectation to participate in some evening and weekend events.

STARTING SALARY RANGE

$11.00 per hour

TO APPLY

If you qualify for this position and are passionate about our mission and our staff culture, we look forward to meeting you.  

Please apply at:

https://www.paycomonline.net/v4/ats/web.php/jobs/ViewJobDetails?job=22207&clientkey=E7B004B9E752E150CC1EFE776F9A1A85

Please note, applications that are not filled out in full will not be considered. If you are unable to apply online, you can mail your resume and a cover letter (to include what makes you a phenomenal candidate and why you want to work at Big Brothers Big Sisters as well as your salary requirements) to:

BBBSKC, Attn: Kimberly Rudler, 1709 Walnut Kansas City, MO 64108.

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY 

BBBSKC provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

BBBSKC is committed to providing access, equal opportunity and reasonable accommodation for individuals with disabilities in employment, its services, programs, and activities.

This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

STANDING TOGETHER TO DEFEND POTENTIAL:  In a world of causes, we make a difference by creating professionally supported, one-to-one Matches for kids and teens who want to realize their full potential.  Over 1,200 Matches (Bigs & Littles) get together every week in Kansas City. Research proves that children enrolled in BBBSKC programs are more likely to improve in school and in their relationships with family and friends and are less likely to skip school or use illegal drugs or alcohol.

BBBSKC has been recognized as a leader in the non-profit industry and in the national BBBS network; winning the National Large Agency of the Year and Gold Standard Award in 2011, 2013, 2015 and 2017. Other awards include: NAIA Company of Character, Ingram’s Magazine & KC Magazine’s Best Non-Profit, and the Non-Profit Times Best Non-Profit to Work for in America. Our mission and reputation attract a very talented pool of employees and our culture helps us retain that talent.  

For more information please contact us at info@bbbskc.org