Careers

The Big Brothers Big Sisters team is driven by the opportunity to provide children facing adversity a chance to change their lives for the better, forever. We need people like you that are looking to merge your talents and personal values with your passion to make a difference. Apply now and discover the endless possibilities that result from the mentoring relationships we establish every day.

 

Enrollment & Match Specialist (Full  Time)

Responsibilities:

  • Conduct thorough youth and parent/guardian interviews in the family’s homes throughout Bucks County
  • Communicate with additional family service contacts as needed
  • Conduct thorough volunteer interviews
  • Review references and criminal background checks
  • Use professional judgment to determine eligibility and appropriateness for incoming volunteers and youth
  • Make quality matches by thoughtfully selecting an assessed volunteer and a compatible youth from the available pool
  • Facilitate initial match meetings between the Big, Little, and the Little’s parent/guardian

Skills:

  • Excellent oral and written communication and interpersonal skills
  • High-level interviewing skills paired with excellent judgment and decision-making
  • Ability to use time effectively and focus on detail while being able to juggle tasks and set priorities
  • Ability to work independently as well as being able to effectively collaborate with other staff
  • Performance-driven mind-set and customer service orientation
  • Experience working with both child and adult populations from diverse cultures

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • 1-2 years of social services, human resources, volunteer management, or related experience a plus.
  • Background in interviewing or psychology a plus.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, including Word, Outlook, and Excel.
  • Criminal background checks are part of hiring process.

We require a cover letter for this position with a brief summary of why you are interested in joining our agency.  Cover letter, resume and any additional documents may be sent to bigbros@bbbsbc.org.

 

Options Case Manager – Full Time (Male)

The Options Program is a unique and expanding program of BBBSBC designed to provide mentoring, case management, and counseling to youth referred from Juvenile Probation, Youth Aid Panels and Children and Youth. Meetings with youth through the Options Program occur on a weekly or biweekly basis at designated school and community sites. The Case Manager for this position will work with up to 18 males each month in need of guidance and a positive male role model. Male clients in this program are ages 7-17-years-old.

Specific Case Manager responsibilities in this role with male Options clients include:

  • Helping clients reduce risk and recidivism by providing ways for them to learn better decision making and problem solving skills.
  • Developing clear case goals with clients and their families and implementing behavioral contracting as needed.
  • Utilizing Motivational Interviewing in meetings.
  • Providing one to one and group cultural, educational, and career oriented activities to expand upon the youth’s interests and strengths.
  • Building trust and rapport with case referrals.
  • Engaging clients in community service opportunities as appropriate.
  • Helping clients access other appropriate services in the community.
  • Collaborating with referral sources and attending interagency meetings as appropriate.
  • Maintaining strong case documentation and monthly reporting to referral sources.
  • Attending agency events/activities as required.

Required Experience:

  • Minimum Bachelors degree in social services, human services or related field preferred. Evening hours required regularly, weekend hours required occasionally.
  • Must have valid driver’s license, and meet state required automobile insurance minimums

We require a cover letter for this position with a brief summary of why you would be a good guide for young males in need of a male role model.

Interested in joining our team? Apply now at bigbros@bbbsbc.org and discover the endless possibilities that result from the mentoring relationships we establish every day.

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Bucks County (BBBSBC) is an “equal opportunity employer.” BBBSBC does not discriminate and will take “affirmative action” measures to ensure against discrimination in employment, recruitment, advertisements for employment, compensation, termination, upgrading, promotions, and other conditions of employment against any employee or job applicant on the bases of race, creed, color, national origin, or sex.

BBBSBC is committed in all areas to providing a work environment that is free from harassment. Harassment based upon an individual’s sex, race, ethnicity, national origin, age, religion or any other legally protected characteristics will not be tolerated. All employees, including supervisors and other management personnel, are expected and required to abide by this policy. No person will be adversely affected in employment with the employer as a result of bringing complaints of unlawful harassment.