Position Type: PART-TIME: 21 hrs. per week, ongoing
Job Region: Fraser Valley – Langley
Application Deadline: Open until filled
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Langley, (BBBSL) has helped build life-changing friendships between young people and our dedicated team of volunteers since 1974. We are currently seeking applications for the position of Mentoring Coordinator. Responsibilities will include family and volunteer recruitment and enrollment and casework management and support. Applicants must be willing to work flexible hours, have access to a vehicle and submit a current clean criminal record check. Langley and area is a vibrant community of more than 100,000 in the beautiful Fraser Valley, with a rapidly growing and changing demographics. BBBS Langley is searching for an individual who is eager to help us meet the community’s developing needs.
The successful candidate will possess:
- A minimum two-year post-secondary diploma (mandatory) in child and youth care, education, psychology or a related field
- Two years related experience
- Have strong interviewing and assessment skills
- Understanding of mentoring principals, practices and theory
- Proficient in word processing, database, presentation and spreadsheet applications and web-based tools
- Excellent interpersonal and communications skills. Able to work in a team environment
- Self-directed, strong time management, organizational and volunteer management skills
- Sensitive to diversity
- Valid driver’s licence and have ongoing access to a vehicle
- Strong desire to make a meaningful difference in the lives of children
- Able to work flexible hours and evenings.
Responsibilities may include but are not limited to:
- Family Enrollment, training and support
- Volunteer recruitment, enrollment and training
- Supervising and monitoring matches and group programs to ensure Big Brothers Big Sisters of Canada’s National Standards are maintained and the safety of children is upheld
- Maintaining accurate family and volunteer file/data records. Ensuring that all required documentation is complete.
- Discussing client/program planning and concerns with the Executive Director
- Promoting skill development among volunteers (networking groups, training workshops, etc.)
- Referring volunteers and families to problem-solving processes where required
- Establish and maintain relationships with schools and community centres
- Act as a liaison between BBBSL, community agencies and stakeholders
- Making presentations to groups, including volunteer and child recruitment and training.
- Other duties, as directed by the Executive Director, in an effort to make the operations of the agency as efficient as possible, including some fundraising support.
Please forward resume and cover letter to:
Roslyn Henderson, Executive Director
Applicants must include salary expectations in their cover letters.
We thank all candidates who apply, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.