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Big Brothers Big Sisters is hiring!! Spanish Speaking Case Manager, Bridgeport/New Haven!!

SCHOOL BASED ENROLLMENT and MATCH SPECIALIST

 

Position open until filled. Please send resumes to: bbbsswctprogram@gmail.com

Position Summary

 

Big Brothers Big Sisters is seeking a qualified candidate to assist and manage an after school mentoring program in New Haven and manage a case load of mentoring matches in the Southwestern CT area.

37.5 Hours a week

FLSA classification:  non-exempt

Compensation: $15/hour & benefits

 

 Position Responsibilities

 

The School Based Enrollment Specialist will be responsible for approximately 3 different Big Brothers Big Sisters program sites in the New Haven area, working with and being supervised by the Site Based Programs Manager.

 

-The Specialist is to recruit, interview and assess high school-aged volunteers and children during the enrollment process, match them according to their individual interests, needs and locations.

 

-The Specialist will then provide thorough support to guarantee strength and safety in the match.

 

-At site locations, staff will also provide activities for the matches to complete as they develop their relationship, assisting with activities and re-directing children as necessary to ensure they benefit from the program. Staff member will engage and develop a strong rapport with the participants.

 

-Collaborate with on-site partners and staff, notifying all parties of program changes, absent participants or scheduling issues promptly, maintaining consistent contact throughout the week.

 

-Provide support to New Haven area University Site Based Programs (enrollment, matching, support)

 

-Specialist will, in addition to facilitating the School Based programs, be responsible for supporting a small case load in-office.

 

Job Qualifications

 

Applicant must minimally hold a Bachelor’s degree, preferably in social services, human resources or related field Bilingual, Spanish speaking required. Experience working with both child and teenage populations preferred; specific assessment, intake or interview experience preferred.  Proficiency in Microsoft OFFICE; including Word, Outlook, and Excel.  Must have car, valid driver’s license, and meet state required automobile insurance minimums. 

 

Required Skills and Abilities

High-level interviewing skills; ability to: form appropriate assessment-based relationships; relate well in multicultural environments; maintain confidentiality throughout daily operations; effectively collaborate with other volunteer match staff; use time effectively; and focus on details. Ability to collect meaningful data and draw solid conclusions. Ability to plan and execute meaningful activities for the matches at each site (Examples- Activities that are academic, creative and artistic, help self-esteem or improve peer relations). High energy with a history and love of working directly with children

 

 

Work Environment 

Must have flexible work hours to meet customer needs, occasional weekend/evening hours may be necessary.  Must frequent the New Haven area to be on site at programs for implementation and support as well as in our main office in Bridgeport.  Must be available afternoons for site program.

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