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One of the most rewarding ways to get involved with Big Brothers Big Sisters is to work with us. A career with Big Brothers Big Sisters is an opportunity to merge your talents and personal values with your desire to make a difference.
Every day, we are changing the perspectives of children and enabling them to see the world around them in a more positive light. With that newfound point of view, they can see their potential more clearly and dream bigger about their future. Our success is a result of committed and inspired employees, working together to make a lasting impact on our area's youth, schools, and communities.
Interested? For more information about working with Big Brothers Big Sisters, contact Regina Miller, Director of Corporate Operations, at [email protected] or 269-382-6800 x102.
The Fund Development Associate (FDA) is responsible for meeting revenue goals to support the mission of Big Brothers Big Sisters, A Community of Caring (BBBS), primarily, but not limited to fundraising events and administrative support for the Fund Development department’s fundraising initiatives. Conducts the annual Bowl for Kids’ Sake (BFKS) fundraiser, aligning with the national BBBS model, including soliciting donors, recruiting and managing fundraising teams to meet revenue goals and facilitating the BFKS Committees.
As part of the Enrollment team, ensures that volunteers (Bigs) and children (Littles) are appropriately enrolled and matched, with a focus on longer, stronger relationships. Executes a high degree of independent judgment while following Big Brothers Big Sisters' standards and practices.
Incorporates both front desk receptionist and other administrative duties as a part of a team. Receptionist duties primarily include the processing and resolution of all office-incoming calls, the greeting of visitors, maintenance of office supplies at workable levels, and keeping pertinent filing current on a daily basis. Administrative functions may include the provision of support for activities related to agency operations, fundraising events, and service delivery. An ability to quickly develop and continually grow a working knowledge of Agency operations is critical to the ability to meet this position’s objectives as the level of responsibility is expected to grow over time as experience allows.
Our Core Values
We are here to provide high quality, safe mentoring services to children in our communities. All of our work connects back directly to our mission.
We actively build and model an environment where everyone of any race, ethnicity, class, age, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, accessibility needs, or country of origin feels welcomed, seen, respected, valued, and heard.
We actively celebrate and share our successes.
We take care of each other.
We do what we say we are going to do (internally and externally).
We are thoughtful in our work and interactions, and committed to high quality outcomes.
We give feedback directly, respectfully, kindly, and with a team-based focus on solutions.
We communicate our needs and expectations openly, with expectations clearly set and understood.
We seek and encourage opportunities to learn and grow, both personally and professionally.