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Job Number:  46872
Mentoring Coordinator - Various Positions
Job Posted: Friday, 3 August 2018
Closing Date: Friday, 31 August 2018
(46 days ago)
Big Brothers of Greater Vancouver
Region: Vancouver & Lower Mainland Type: Full time
Location: Vancouver, Surrey Salary: (not entered)

Big Brothers of Greater Vancouver’s (BBGV) mission is to enhance children’s social and emotional development by delivering and advocating for the highest quality, prevention-based mentoring programs. If you are looking for a new challenge or to develop experience in other program areas this may be a great role for you.


The Mentoring Coordinator is a key member of the program team who provides assessment, training, monitoring, and support to volunteers and families. The following positions are available:

  • Surrey – Primarily focusing on school based programs working with Adult & Teen Mentoring programs and Youth Leadership – 1 position available full time
  • Vancouver – Generalist role supporting all programs – 1 position part time
  • Vancouver - Mandarin/Cantonese speaking an asset - 1 position full time 


  • A work environment where you can get behind a great purpose
  • Rewarding work where you will be challenged and can grow
  • An organization that offers a healthy benefits program
  • A place that values hard work, commitment and FUN!


  • Supervising and supporting matches between adult and teen volunteer mentors and children to ensure Big Brothers Big Sisters of Canada’s National Standards are maintained and the safety of children is upheld
  • Assessment and screening of potential adult and teen volunteers
  • Assessment and screening of potential children and their parents/guardians
  • Delivering pre-match training to parents/guardians, children, and volunteers
  • Facilitating youth leadership training
  • Matching adult and teen volunteers with children to ensure positive mentoring relationships are formed
  • Maintaining accurate match file records, ensuring that all required documentation is complete
  • Acting as a liaison between Big Brothers Of Greater Vancouver, community agencies and Aboriginal stakeholders required
  • Discussing client planning and concerns with the Program Team
  • Engaging volunteers and families in problem-solving processes where required
  • Evaluating the effectiveness of service delivery programs
  • Supporting other staff in their program delivery as required
  • Submitting monthly caseload statistics
  • Participating in other agency functions and activities as requested



  • Knowledge of mentoring theory, principles, and practices
  • Ability to work independently
  • Strong organizational and time management skills
  • Outstanding interpersonal and group facilitation skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication
  • Solid presenter and communicator
  • Strong networking and relationship building skills: must have the ability to work cooperatively with staff, volunteers and associated non-profit or publicly funded groups, agencies and organization
  • High attention to detail and ability to review own work
  • Excellent problem-solving ability – resourcefulness and resilience
  • Knowledge of child abuse prevention
  • Demonstrated abilities using Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook) and database experience


  • These qualifications are mandatory as required by our National Standards
  • Bachelor’s degree or 2-year diploma in one of the following:
  • Social Work, Child and Youth Care, Family Studies, Psychology or “Other Related Field.” Equivalent Education in “Other Related Field” could be (if candidate also meets relevant background and or experience for the position) Sociology, Criminal Studies, or Education
  • Relevant experience in the social services sector in the Greater Vancouver with children, youth, and families, preferably related to mentoring. As well as experience working within a school-based environment.
  • Access to a vehicle is required for this position
How to Apply:
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Contact Details:
Big Brothers of Greater Vancouver
102 - 1193 Kingsway
Vancouver, BC, V5V 3C9
www:   www.bigbrothersvancouver.com

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