Title: Mentoring Coordinator, Group Program Services
Position Type: Maternity Leave – 28 hrs/week
Job Region: Fraser Valley – Langley
Start Date: End of September 2020
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 a Mentoring Coordinator, with a focus on managing and supporting our group mentoring programs (maternity leave position). 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 demographic. 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 communication skills. Able to work in a team environment
- Knowledge and experience with virtual programming would be an asset
- Self-directed, strong time management, organizational and volunteer management skills
- Sensitive to diversity
- Valid driver’s license and have ongoing access to a vehicle
- Strong desire to make a meaningful difference in the lives of children
- Able to work flexible hours, including evenings and possible weekends.
Responsibilities may include but are not limited to:
- Coordinating group mentoring programs (both in-person and online programs), including volunteer management and child enrollment
- 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 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
- Prepare program documentation/evaluations for grant applications/reports
- Act as a liaison between BBBSL, community agencies and stakeholders
- Evaluating the effectiveness of service delivery programs
- Supervising practicum students
- 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.