Careers | Big Brothers Big Sisters Kansas City

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

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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.

Match Support Specialist 8th – 10th Grade

POSITION SUMMARY:  

Reporting to the Manger of Match Support – 8th – 10th, the Match Support Specialist 8th -10th Grade is a full time, exempt position. The Match Support Specialist 8th -10th Grade will be responsible for providing match support to their assigned matches. The main role is to build a relationship with the Big, Little and Parent to ensure the best quality support for all matches; this is done by providing coaching and advice to matches via phone, email, and/or in person. Matches are contacted monthly for the first year of the match and quarterly thereafter.  Additionally, the role of the 8th-10th Match Support Specialist is to thoroughly document match support conversations in the BBBS information management system and provide additional resources to assist in the Little’s preparation for their High School aspirations and goals.

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DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Provide all monthly and quarterly check ins for new and existing matches
  • Document all monthly and quarterly check ins thoroughly and within the required time frame to adhere to the standards of BBBSA in the BBBS information management system
  • Travel to meet all newly transferred matches within the required 30-90-day time period
  • Attend regular, required agency and team meetings, and trainings for safety and best practices 
  • Perform annual surveys, and create, update and document match goals, as needed
  • Complete match closures and required documents for match closures and/or match party updates
  • Attend required team and agency events
  • Any other duties needed to help fulfill the BBBS vision and mission

EDUCATION & QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor's degree in social work, psychology or counseling; or a bachelor's degree and at least two years paid professional work experience in the social service or youth development field
  • Experience working with teenage youth preferred
  • Bilingual in Spanish/English is preferred
  • Ability to independently provide advice and coaching to both adults and youth
  • Excellent organizational, customer service, interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills are essential
  • Ability to work under competing demands and with minimal supervision while being accountable to individual and team metrics
  • All applicants must submit to and pass a background check
  • A familiarity with Salesforce is a plus  

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, a generous benefits package, ample vacation days, and a fun office environment where the average tenure for staff is nine years. Management believes in helping our staff members learn and grow, offering professional development opportunities whenever applicable. 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

36,000 – 37,000 Depending on qualifications

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 email 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:

Kimberly Rudler, Vice President of HR & Culture

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Kansas City

jobs@bbbskc.org

www.bbbskc.org   

Email applications are preferred; if that is not an option you may send your application 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.

Enrollment and Matching Specialist

POSITION SUMMARY:  

Reporting to the Enrollment and Matching Manager, the Enrollment and Matching Specialist is a full time, exempt position. The Enrollment and Matching Specialist will be responsible for completing child, and volunteer enrollment home visits, and working to help create matches.

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DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Travel where assigned throughout the city to complete home visit interviews for the child/family; and/or volunteer
  • Ability to write comprehensive summary profiles of the child/family; and/or volunteer interviewed
  • Attend weekly Match Creation meetings to assist the team with making successful Matches 
  • Complete updates and provide updates to the parents/guardians, and volunteers who have been processed regarding their status on the waiting list to be matched 
  • Represent agency at staff community booths or attend school fairs as needed
  • Cross train to assist with match support (which entails providing coaching and advice to established matches via phone, email, and/or in person), to provide relief when necessary
  • Position requires multiple evenings during the week and some weekends to accommodate our families and volunteers’ schedules
  • Participate in required agency events
  • Any other duties needed to help fulfill the BBBS vision and mission

EDUCATION & QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor's degree in social work, psychology or counseling; or a bachelor's degree and at least two years paid professional work experience in the social service or youth development field
  • Bilingual in Spanish/English is a plus
  • Ability to coach volunteers, provide resources to families, and set program expectations
  • Excellent organizational, customer service, interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills are essential
  • The ability to work under competing demands and with minimal supervision while being accountable to individual and team metrics
  • All applicants must submit to and pass a background check
  • A familiarity with Salesforce is a plus  


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, a generous benefits package, ample vacation days, and a fun office environment where the average tenure for staff is nine years. Management believes in helping our staff members learn and grow, offering professional development opportunities whenever applicable. 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

36,000 – 37,000 Depending on qualifications


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 email 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:

Kimberly Rudler, Vice President of HR & Culture

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Kansas City

jobs@bbbskc.org

www.bbbskc.org   

Email applications are preferred; if that is not an option you may send your application 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.

Fundraising, Sales, and Events Intern

POSITION SUMMARY: 

The Fundraising, Sales, and Events Internship is a paid position at $11 hour working 10-15 hours as needed. Reporting to the Bowl for Kids’ Sake Coordinator  Fundraising, Sales, and Event Interns will gain hands on experience and receive coaching.

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 April-July in recruiting and mentoring event participants through email and phone recruitment and in-person 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.

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DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

• Work with our Fundraising team to help achieve our Bowl for Kids’ Sake goal. 

• Assist with all customer service tasks related to Bowl for Kids’ Sake including: sales/recruitment strategies to increase event participation, participant mentoring to increase fundraising success, participant correspondence and other tasks as assigned.

• 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. (Dates are likely to be July 9th-July 31st but are subject to change). 

• Office work includes but is not limited to: placing and answering phone calls, 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 special events throughout the summer including our Legacy Golf Tournaments, RISE- A Rooftop Crawl and third-party events. 

• Assist with other duties as assigned. 

EDUCATION, SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE 

Comfortable speaking and presenting in front of groups of all sizes.

• Strong verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills. 

• Strong organizational and creative thinking skills with attention to detail. 

• Comfortable assisting in a sales/fundraising role and building relationships with supporters, board members and staff.

• Basic office and computer skills are required including: Outlook, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, and Microsoft PowerPoint.

• Works effectively in a team-based environment motivated by achieving a common goal. 

• A positive attitude with a willingness to learn and work hard is required. 

• Passion for the non-profit industry and fundraising is a plus. 

• Previous experience in sales, customer service and/or fundraising is required. 

• Requires access to transportation to travel to and from different locations.

• Willing to work days, some nights and weekends. 

MUST be available to work during EVERY Bowl for Kids’ Sake party session from July 9th-July 31st  (unless otherwise approved by manager) (schedule listed below).

WORK ENVIRONMENT

The Fundraising, Sales, and Events Assistant will work primarily during regular business hours at the BBBSKC office with occasional weeknight hours from May-June. The Events Assistant will attend every Summer Bowl for Kids’ Sake session taking place during the month of July to aid in managing the event, providing customer service to participants and executing all data entry. To see session dates from last year’s event, please visit: www.summerbowl.org.

TO APPLY

 Please email your resume and a cover letter (to include what would make you a phenomenal candidate) to: Kimberly Rudler at kimberly@bbbskc.org 

Email applications are preferred; if that is not an option you may mail your application to: BBBSKC, Attn: Kimberly Rudler, 1709 Walnut Kansas City, MO 64108.

Application Deadline: January 13, 2020 at 5:00PM 

Applications will be reviewed as they are submitted until the position is filled. 

BBBSKC values diversity and inclusion and we are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. 

Tentative BFKS 2020 Session Schedule: 

Tuesday, July 7: 6:00-7:30

 Wednesday, July 8: 6:00-7:30

 Thursday, July 9: 6:00-7:30

 Friday, July 10: 6:00-7:30 & 8:00-9:30

 Monday, July 13: 6:00-7:30 

Tuesday, July 14: 6:00-7:30 

Wednesday, July 15: 6:00-7:30 

Thursday, July 16: 4:00-5:30 & 6:00-7:30 & 8:00-9:30

 Friday, July 17: 4:00-5:30 & 6:00-7:30 & 8:00-9:30

 Saturday, July 19: 10:00am-12:00pm (BRUNCH) 

Monday, July 20: 6:00-7:30

 Tuesday, July 21: 6:00-7:30

 Wednesday, July 22: 6:00-7:30 

Thursday, July 23: 6:00-7:30

Friday, July 24: 6:00-7:30 

To be added due to overwhelming response: 

Wednesday, July 29: 4:00-5:30 

Thursday, July 30: 6:00-7:30

 Friday, July 31: 6:00-7:30

Lead Fundraising, Sales, and Events Assistant

POSITION SUMMARY 

The Fundraising, Sales, and Events Assistant is a paid position at $12-14/hour working 10-15 hours as needed. Reporting to the Bowl for Kids’ Sake Coordinator the Fundraising, Sales and Events Assistant will gain hands on experience and receive coaching. Position to begin in February and conclude at the end of July/ early August.

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 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, while supporting 10-12 Bowl for Kids’ Sake interns.

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DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES 

• Work with our Fundraising team to help achieve our Bowl for Kids’ Sake goal. 

• Assist with all customer service tasks related to Bowl for Kids’ Sake including: sales/recruitment strategies to increase event participation, participant mentoring to increase fundraising success, participant correspondence and other tasks as assigned.

• Assist with leading company presentations about Bowl for Kids’ Sake and Big Brothers Big Sisters to increase awareness and support of the agency.

• 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. (Dates are likely to be July 9th-July 31st but are subject to change) 

• Assist in leading a team of 10-12 Bowl for Kids’ Sake Interns throughout the months of April-July as needed.

• Supervising evening calling recruitment sessions as needed.

• Office work includes but is not limited to: 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 special events throughout the summer including our Legacy Golf Tournaments, RISE- A Rooftop Crawl and third-party events. 

• Assist with other duties as assigned.

EDUCATION, SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE 

• Comfortable speaking and presenting in front of groups of all sizes.

• Strong verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills.

• Strong organizational and creative thinking skills with attention to detail. 

• Comfortable assisting in a sales/fundraising role and building relationships with supporters, board members and staff. 

• Basic office and computer skills are required including: Outlook, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, and Microsoft PowerPoint.

• Works effectively in a team-based environment motivated by achieving a common goal. 

• A positive attitude with a willingness to learn and work hard is required. 

• Passion for the non-profit industry and fundraising is a plus. 

• Previous experience in sales, customer service and/or fundraising is preferred but not required. 

•  Requires access to transportation to travel to and from different locations.

• Willing to work days, some nights and weekends.

MUST be available to work during EVERY Bowl for Kids’ Sake party session from July 9th-July 31st (unless otherwise approved by manager) (schedule listed below).

WORK ENVIRONMENT

The Fundraising, Sales, and Events Assistant will work primarily during regular business hours at the BBBSKC office with occasional weeknight hours from May-June. The Events Assistant will attend every Summer Bowl for Kids’ Sake session taking place during the month of July to aid in managing the event, providing customer service to participants and executing all data entry. To see session dates from last year’s event, please visit: www.summerbowl.org.

TO APPLY

Please email your resume and a cover letter (to include what would make you a phenomenal candidate) to: Kimberly Rudler at kimberly@bbbskc.org 

Email applications are preferred; if that is not an option you may mail your application to: BBBSKC, Attn: Kimberly Rudler, 1709 Walnut Kansas City, MO 64108.

Application Deadline: January 13, 2019 at 5:00PM 

Applications will be reviewed as they are submitted until the position is filled. 

BBBSKC values diversity and inclusion and we are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. 

  Tentative BFKS 2020 Session Schedule: 

Tuesday, July 7: 6:00-7:30

 Wednesday, July 8: 6:00-7:30

 Thursday, July 9: 6:00-7:30

 Friday, July 10: 6:00-7:30 & 8:00-9:30

 Monday, July 13: 6:00-7:30 

Tuesday, July 14: 6:00-7:30 

Wednesday, July 15: 6:00-7:30 

Thursday, July 16: 4:00-5:30 & 6:00-7:30 & 8:00-9:30

 Friday, July 17: 4:00-5:30 & 6:00-7:30 & 8:00-9:30

 Saturday, July 19: 10:00am-12:00pm (BRUNCH) 

Monday, July 20: 6:00-7:30

 Tuesday, July 21: 6:00-7:30

 Wednesday, July 22: 6:00-7:30 

Thursday, July 23: 6:00-7:30

Friday, July 24: 6:00-7:30 

To be added due to overwhelming response: 

Wednesday, July 29: 4:00-5:30 

Thursday, July 30: 6:00-7:30

 Friday, July 31: 6:00-7:30

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