Agency: Big Brothers Big Sisters Independence Region
Position: School Based Intake Specialist (Part time, temporary March 2019 - November 2019)
COME JOIN A FORWARD-THINKING AGENCY THAT IS HELPING MAKE A DIFFERENCE IN CHILDREN'S LIVES. Big Brothers Big Sisters Independence Region (BBBS IR), a premier youth mentoring organization, seeks a Temporary School-Based Intake Specialist. This position requires 24 hours of work per week, during 9-5 business hours - approximately March 2019 through November 2019. Travel to and from area colleges and universities is required. Candidate will go to University campuses and conduct a full day of volunteer interviews Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from 9am-5pm. Position assists with volunteer "Big" interviews, assessments and references during peak enrollment periods.
- Conducts volunteer enrollment including on-site volunteer interviews, child safety education, and all enrollment procedures; be highly proficient at applying child safety and risk management knowledge, policies and procedures to all aspects of job.
- Conducts volunteer assessments and updates as indicated, always maintaining accurate records.
- Reviews all enrollment information and assessments. Makes recommendations for participation in program based on all data, and effectively align volunteer interests and qualifications with service options of Agency.
- Conduct volunteer references by phone and e-mail and thoroughly document references in our agency management system.
Academic: Minimum - Bachelor's degree in social services, or related field preferred.
Professional: Experience working with child and adult populations, as well as specific assessment, intake or interview experience preferred. Proficiency with Microsoft Office software packages required. Must have dependable access to a car, valid driver's license, and meet State-required automobile insurance minimums.
Personal Attributes: Must have a customer/client focus, strong interpersonal skills, be results and outcome oriented, approachable and highly organized. Candidate must be a strong judge of character and able to accurately assess people. (S)he should be able to bring a sales/marketing approach to volunteer interaction in order to effectively match individuals with program and clients.
Please submit cover letter and resume.
BBBS IR promotes a culture of inclusion and seeks talented staff from diverse backgrounds. BBBS IR does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national or ethnic origin, age, disability, veteran status or any other legally protected factor.