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Penobscot Program Manager

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Mid-Maine

Job Title: Penobscot County Program Manager, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Mid-Maine based in Bangor, Maine

Salary Range: Full-Time

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Mid-Maine (BBBSMM) is seeking a mentoring Manager for Penobscot and northern Waldo counties, responsible for providing high-level customer service, focused on child safety and volunteer options, from inquiry to match closure and reengagement, with a focus on School-Based Mentoring. Essential to the Big Brothers Big Sisters (BBBS) brand, the primary functions of this position are:

  • Ensure child safety, positive impacts for youth, constructive and satisfying relationships between children and volunteers, and a strong sense of affiliation with BBBS on the part of volunteers by providing professional match support.   
  • Ensure volunteers and children are appropriately enrolled and matched while executing a high degree of independent judgment and analysis when utilizing BBBS standards and practices.
  • Market BBBS program through targeted recruitment and outreach. 
  • Recruit, screen, train, and develop School-Based Coordinators for each school.

As the Penobscot  Program Manager, a typical day might include the following:

  • Calling a child’s family to determine suitability for BBBS and their participation in our program
  • Presenting BBBS volunteer opportunities at a school assembly, business, or service organization
  • Interviewing high school or college students to become mentors (“Bigs”)
  • Writing a volunteer assessment of a potential Big
  • Composing a match (Big/Little pair) success story
  • Attending a site-based program in Penobscot or northern Waldo to provide professional support
  • Training an adult volunteer to coordinate a BBBS program
  • Entering information, communication, and support into the agency database

This job might be for you if:

  • You believe in the mission and vision of Big Brothers Big Sisters and can effectively align volunteer interests and qualifications with the service options of the agency.
  • You are positive, goal-oriented, compassionate, and willing to learn.
  • You utilize technology to analyze, synthesize, and report data to ensure quality services and measurable outcomes.
  • You’re professional and comfortable communicating with all ages in person, in writing, and on the phone.
  • You are motivated and driven. You volunteer for new challenges without waiting to be asked. You’re going to take ownership of the time you spend with us and truly make a difference.

Benefits include:

  • Competitive Salary
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Professional Development
  • Supportive team culture
  • Flexible Schedule
  • Travel reimbursement
  • Paid lunch break
  • Cell phone reimbursement
  • Professional office in Bangor
  • 9 paid holidays
  • Paid Time Off

To be offered this position, you need to have a Bachelor’s degree and measurable experience in the social/human services field. We are a dedicated, hard-working team. Along with a resume, tell us in a cover letter why do you want to join us? Why is BBBS’s mission important to you?

Deadline for applications: Hiring begins ASAP, open until suitable candidate found

Submit resume and cover letter to Gwendolyn@bbbsmidmaine.org. No Phone Calls Please.

Additional Job Information

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competitive
Full-Time
ASAP
Bangor Area
Bangor

Application Details

To be offered this position, you need to have a Bachelor’s degree and measurable experience in the social/human services field. We are a dedicated, hard-working team. Along with a resume, tell us in a cover letter why do you want to join us? Why is BBBS’s mission important to you? Hiring begins ASAP, open until suitable candidate found. Submit resume and cover letter to Gwendolyn@bbbsmidmaine.org. No Phone Calls Please!
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