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Community Based Enrollment & Match Specialist

Company: Big Brother & Big Sister of Independence Region
Location: Philadelphia
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

Description:Big Brothers Big Sisters IndependencePosition: Community Based Enrollment & Match SpecialistLocation: Philadelphia, PA (Hybrid, average two (2) days on-site weekly)Job Status: Full-time, non-exemptReports To: Team Leader, Community Based Enrollment & MatchEffective Date: 01/06/2023Salary:36K-40KAGENCY OVERVIEWJOIN A FORWARD-THINKING AGENCY THAT SEEKS TO ENSURE THAT ALL YOUTH ACHIEVE THEIR FULL POTENTIAL. Big Brothers Big Sisters Independence (BBBSI) is the largest BBBS agency in the state and fourth largest in the nation. Our mission is to ignite the power and promise of youth and close the mentoring gap, by creating and supporting one-to-one mentoring relationships and strengthening the quality of the mentoring field.You will love it here if you 1) set the bar high 2) are intentional and thoughtful about your choices 3) collaborate as a means to community solutions 4) are positive, can-do, and solution-oriented 5) embrace justice, equity, diversity, and inclusion, and 6) are accountable and get it done.JOB DESCRIPTIONBBBSI seeks an Enrollment and Match Specialist, tasked with facilitating the enrollment processes of "Big" and "Little" mentoring relationships, Matches, through conducting information sessions, interviews, writing assessments, processing applications, matching, and administrative tasks, including inputting notes into the database website. Typically, the position is based in an office environment and requires occasional travel. ? Typical schedule involves 2 evening shifts per week and 1 weekend day per month. This will be discussed further in the interview process.Candidates with a strong connection to the community that BBBSI serves and the Southeastern Pennsylvania/Southern New Jersey area receive preferential consideration.JOB QUALIFICATIONSAcademic Requirements: Bachelor's degree (OR an Associate's Degree and a minimum 2 years relevant experience OR High School Diploma but a minimum of 4 years relevant experience OR within six months of Bachelor's degree completion).Professional Requirements: Must possess the ability to effectively learn and utilize BBBSI's internal database systems for tracking and recording information. Must be comfortable with public speaking. Experience in human services, with youth service organizations and socioeconomically diverse populations is preferred. Spanish-speaking skills are a plus.Additional Requirements: Must have consistent and dependable access to a car, valid driver's license, and meet State-required automobile insurance minimums for the purpose of facilitating off-site interviews when needed.PERSONAL ATTRIBUTESMust demonstrate leadership, dedication, and an interpersonal savvy that helps establish effective relationships and an appropriate rapport with people; have attentive and active listening skills; take a sales/marketing approach to interaction with youth clients and volunteers; are results/outcome oriented; take a collaborative approach to job duties and also able to operate independently; are approachable, organized; and demonstrate sound judgment.WORKING CONDITIONSThe work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing work in an office environment and include the essential functions of this job. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.PHYSICAL DEMANDSThe physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job: ?the ability to work independently; remain sedentary for extended periods of time (6+ hours per day); lift 10-25lbs; push, pull, bend kneel, as needed for normal operations. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONSCover letters and resumes can be submitted online at https://www.independencebigs.org/about/careers/. Note: only those applicants believed to be viable candidates for this opportunity will be contacted. No phone calls or 3rd party solicitation please.WHO SHOULD APPLYAt BBBSI, we serve more than 2,000 children annually in Chester, Delaware, Montgomery and Philadelphia Counties in Pennsylvania, and Burlington, Camden and Gloucester Counties in New Jersey.Our aspiration is to develop an organization that reflects our constituent base. We recognize, affirm, and celebrate the diverse backgrounds, lives, and experiences of all of our stakeholders, including youth, families, donors, volunteers, and staff.BBBSI is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national or ethnic origin, age, disability, veteran status, first and second-generation immigrants, and people from low-income families, or any legally protected factor. Please feel free to review our DEI Intentionality Statement.** The agency has transitioned into a hybrid model for most positions in the agency. Ability to commute to the office 2-3 days a week is required. COVID-19 vaccinations or medical/religious exemptions are required. ***Requirements:PI201035166

Keywords: Big Brother & Big Sister of Independence Region, Philadelphia , Community Based Enrollment & Match Specialist, Other , Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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