Whether this is your first job out of college or you are a seasoned professional, you will have the opportunity to grow personally and professionally in our collaborative, driven, highly energetic environment. We believe in the power of transformative relationships for the girls we serve and the staff who work here. If you are willing to give and receive constructive feedback, are proactive, have a positive attitude and the desire to work in partnership with the community we serve, then join us! Big Sister Association of Greater Boston is the 2015 National Agency of the Year with Big Brothers Big Sisters of America because of our commitment to healthy, long-lasting relationships between women and girls.
We hold equity as an important value; we do not discriminate against people based on race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, nationality, ability, age, gender identity or gender expression. We are committed to hiring staff who reflect the diversity of the communities we serve. Candidates of color are encouraged to apply. If you are interested in working at a well-established, fast-paced and supportive organization committed to serving girls, please apply. You may submit your cover letter and resumé by clicking on the email link at the bottom of the position you are interested in, and attach your cover letter and resumé as a Word document or a PDF to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Enrollment & Matching Team:
The Enrollment & Matching Specialist in our Community-Based Mentoring program is responsible for interviewing women and girls to become Big Sisters and Little Sisters. Specialists use the information gathered during interviews to make thoughtful decisions about matching Sisters together, with the goal of creating long and strong mentoring relationships. The specialist will conduct interviews, manage a caseload of potential Big and Little Sisters, and document all necessary requirements to meet our best practice standards.
Match Support Team:
The Match Support Specialist in our Community-Based mentoring program conducts introductory meetings and provides ongoing support to Big Sisters and Little Sisters throughout the duration of their relationship. The specialist also administers surveys to monitor participant outcomes and the strength of the relationship, provides training to Big Sisters to prepare them as mentors, hosts match activities each month, and documents all necessary information for best practices.
The Enrollment & Match Support Specialist in our Site-Based Mentoring department works with and in Boston and Cambridge public schools to manage a caseload of site-based matches and enroll and match Potential Big and Little Sisters. The specialist is also responsible for facilitating introductory meetings and providing ongoing support to Big Sisters and Little Sisters at specific schools throughout the duration of their relationship.
The Recruitment Specialist is responsible for reaching out to the community and motivating women to become Big Sisters. The specialist will staff Big Sister Boston events, represent the organization at information sessions hosted by corporate and community partners, identify prospective recruitment partners in the community, and assist in the development of targeted recruitment plans to meet diversity and geographic goals.
Do you believe in the power of transformative relationships for girls? Are you ready to impact the Greater Boston community one girl at a time? If you answered yes, and the idea of being part of a collaborative, performance-driven, focused team excites you then join us! At Big Sister Association of Greater Boston we have been helping girls reach their full potential through positive mentoring relationships with women since 1951. We are the largest mentoring organization in Greater Boston exclusively serving girls.
In partnership with the CEO and the Board of Directors, this position is responsible for major gifts and individual giving while supporting all fundraising and development activities. The successful candidate will help forge new relationships to build Big Sister’s visibility, impact, and financial resources. S/he will grow a $3M budget through the solicitation of major gifts. The VP will expand and diversify Big Sister’s donor base and work closely with other team members to secure funding for new initiatives. In addition, the VP will work closely with the Board of Directors. It is expected that the operating budget will increase in future years as the VP systematically and effectively strengthens the organization's overall fundraising capacity. This position works with a team consisting of an Associate Director of Development, Event Manager, Grants Coordinator, and Database Administrator.
Valid Driver’s License and access to a car preferred.
Big Sister is committed to hiring staff who reflect the diversity of the communities we serve. Candidates of color, bilingual and bicultural candidates are strongly encouraged to apply. If you are interested in working at a well-established, fast-paced and supportive organization committed to serving girls, please apply.
Please send cover letter and resume with subject line Vice President of Development to:
Big Sister Association, Attn: Human Resources
20 Park Plaza, Suite 1420, Boston, MA 02116
Fax: (617) 236-8075 |Email: email@example.com
Big Sister Boston is seeking a Database Specialist to support the Development Team. The Database Specialist is responsible for the daily operation of the fundraising database (Abila), which includes keeping accurate donor records, gift entry and processing, gift acknowledgement and reporting.
The development database specialist works closely with the Associate Director of Development to ensure all gifts from donors are accurately processed, tracked acknowledged and reconciled with the finance department. They also identify best practices and recommend procedures and solutions for database accuracy and efficiency. The development database specialist is a key member of the development team and responsible for organizing and managing all aspects of the development donor records.
Database maintenance and gift processing
Support donor relations and solicitations for individual donors
Additional responsibilities include:
Reports to: Associate Director of Development
Big Sister Association of Greater Boston is committed to hiring staff who reflect the diversity of the communities we serve. Candidates of color, bilingual, and bicultural candidates are strongly encouraged to apply. If you are interested in working at a well-established, fast-paced, and supportive organization committed to serving girls, please apply.
Please send cover letter and resume with subject line “Database Specialist” to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Please note: Applications will not be considered until all required material are received.