Our Mission is to enable life-changing mentoring relationships to ignite the power and potential of young people.
Our Vision is that all young people realized their full potential
Our Core Values are:
Big Sisters of BC Lower Mainland (www.bigsisters.bc.ca) is a non-profit society and proud member agency of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Canada Federation. We are committed to enhancing the confidence, self-esteem and well-being of girls, non-binary or transgender youth. Big Sisters of BC Lower Mainland is a leader in mentoring youth and providing ongoing support through a variety of engaging programs. Our organization is committed to diversity and inclusion and we encourage applications from those who identify as Indigenous, a person of colour, LGBTQ2+, a person with a disability or other community that experiences additional barriers. Join us and make a positive difference in the lives of others in the community.
Big Sisters is a friendly, inclusive and committed team who offers their employees fifteen vacation days within the first year as well as fifteen health days. We provide a generous health care and extended benefits package, including prescription drugs and dental plan. As well, we provide our employees with a professional development allocation and various learning opportunities. Ignite your full potential with Big Sisters!
You are passionate about mentoring girls, non-binary or transgender youth. You believe it’s your mission to create quality group programs and support our volunteer mentors so they can work towards helping participants develop a positive self-image and boost their self-esteem. You are a positive person who demonstrates self-awareness and has strong communication and presentation skills. You enjoy engaging with members of the community to build relationships that lead to potential partnerships or opportunities for client and volunteer recruitment. You understand the importance of ensuring safe and healthy mentoring relationships take place by monitoring and instilling trust between volunteer mentors and program participants.
The Go Girls! Healthy Bodies, Healthy Minds program is a group mentoring program for participants in grades 4-7 who are matched with volunteer mentors (mostly aged 19-30). This program is designed to encourage active living, balanced eating, and the development of a positive self-image.
The Community Engagement Liaison role includes the recruitment of volunteers and clients across all programs at Big Sisters of BC Lower Mainland, the engagement of volunteers within the organization, and communication with external stakeholders to create and maintain external partnerships.
The Go Girls! team is looking for an energetic, responsible and positive person to join us, with a strong commitment to our mission, who will take a creative approach to managing the development, implementation, recruitment and screening of volunteers, program monitoring and overall program functions of the Go Girls! Healthy Bodies, Healthy Minds program.
Go Girls! Program Coordinator (4 days per week)
Community Engagement Liaison (1 day per week)
What we offer:
This is a full-time 5-days per week (37.5 hours) position. Daytime travel and some evening work will be required.
For this position the candidate must be fully vaccinated. Accommodations will be considered upon request.
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