Boys & Girls Clubs Big Brothers Big Sisters of Edmonton & Area is an organization that believes in the promise of all children. Our team works with community volunteers, partners and other supporters to create safe environments for children to be between school and home and to provide caring mentoring relationships for children and youth. Now, more than ever, the kids in our community need us and we are looking for great staff to join our team.
BGCBigs is seeking individuals interested in the following position:
Competition Number: TWI0721
Position(s) Available: One (1)
Status: Temporary, Full-Time contract (37.5 hours per week)
Salary Range: $42,424-$47,999 annually
The key responsibilities of this position will include:
- Overseeing and providing direction to a variety of junior high school based mentoring programs including; in-school mentoring, virtual mentoring, high school teen mentoring, corporate mentoring etc.
- Engaging and supporting volunteer mentors who are participating in both virtual and school based programs within the position’s portfolio.
- Ensuring that standards are met in terms of supervising virtual and school based matches, volunteer management and reporting.
- Overseeing the scheduling of junior high programs, the coordination of mentoring groups and problem solving scheduling conflicts.
- Collaborating with junior high school partners and teachers to organize weekly activities for any structured based programs including specifics such as planning and delivery programs, potential transportation from one school or location to another and special events.
- Contributing to program evaluation and continuous improvement activities, including submitting program information regarding milestones and outcomes.
- Preparing and delivering the orientation and training sessions to youth and volunteers.
- Providing planning and delivery of specific programs during school breaks including spring and summer breaks.
- Working with and consulting with community partners, the school and stakeholders.
- Working as part of the larger junior high school based team as well as various other agency teams to provide a variety of resource options to youth.
The successful candidate will have:
- University degree or college diploma in a related human service field. Individuals with an Education focus or background will be considered an asset.
- 2-3 years combined experience in a role involved with youth programming, classroom management, volunteer management and partnership development.
- Experience in junior high program development, implementation and assessment.
- Experience in a junior high educational setting.
- Demonstrated good communication skills (both written and oral).
- Good presentation skills. Public Speaking an asset.
- Ability to exercise good judgment and sound decision making.
- Ability to work varying hours during the week including flexibility to provide early evening afterschool programming.
- A valid driver’s license and vehicle.
Candidates must be capable of performing independently as well as part of a team environment and have excellent interpersonal skills.
BGCBigs really is “a great place to be”. In addition to a competitive salary, we offer a supportive work environment, excellent benefits package and rewarding career opportunities.