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HIGH SCHOOL MENTORING MATCH SUPPORT SPECIALIST-Delaware and Union Counties **Hybrid Position*

Company: Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Ohio Inc
Location: Delaware
Posted on: September 24, 2022

Job Description:

The Big Futures Program at Big Brothers Big Sisters provides the resources and supports to students to persist through High School and prepare for post-graduation opportunities. The goal of the program is to leverage the mentoring relationship to support grade-level success, personal development, and college and career readiness.The Big Futures Match Support Specialist contributes to the Program team by implementing Big Futures programming efforts for their matches. Delivers quality service; works to facilitate a positive match experience; documents high quality, professional assessments and notes in the database; and meets or exceeds program goals. Requires strong ability to build and maintain trusting relationships with High School youth, caregivers, and volunteers, a high degree of professional judgment, and efficient time management.Core Duties and ResponsibilitiesRegularly exercise discretion and judgment to continually assess match relationships focusing on child safety.Assess needs, create individualized success and retention plans, and provide individual coaching, information, and support for each High School match participant to assure;

  • a positive youth development experience for the High School Little, a high level of support and engagement for the family, and a successful and satisfying experience for the volunteer.
  • Access resources and leverage other community outreach programs to support High School Littles in High School success, college access, and/or career readiness. Provide information and resources to families in need of additional support or services.
  • Maintain contact to ensure the parties in need have obtained the appropriate resources and are on a path to resolution and/or success.
  • Co-design programming for High School Littles, Volunteers, and families in alignment with Big Futures initiatives and priorities.
  • Provide high-level expertise in applying child safety and risk management knowledge, policies, and procedures throughout all aspects of job function.
  • Ensure all Match Support contacts and initiatives are operating within program guidelines.
  • Conduct introduction meetings for new match relationships and, as required, facilitate enrollment procedures to successfully enroll and acclimate participants into the Program.
  • Effectively administer all outcomes surveys with match participants and accurately track data; Responsible for maintaining accurate documentation and database entry per national and agency standards.
  • Collaborate with other service delivery staff to ensure smooth transition among functions.
  • Assist in defining and meeting deliverables and/or outcomes for the Program team.
  • Help in other program areas as part of the team when needed, attend events as requested by the agency.
  • Regularly and consistently demonstrates the Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Ohio values and guiding principles.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

    Bachelor's Degree from an accredited university or college; Associate's Degree with a minimum of 4 years of experience in a similar field; or a minimum of 8 years of experience in a similar field required2-4 years of experience working with a diverse population of young adults, meeting them where they are in life, and elevating their voicesMust have viable transportation and valid drivers' license to meet job responsibilitiesCommunicates well with diverse groups of people; ability to work effectively with parents, caregivers, volunteer mentors, and community partnersOrganized professional with superior written, verbal, and presentation skills, understanding of project management strategies, strong time-management skills, ability to work efficiently and effectively in a deadline-driven fast-paced environmentMust have advanced working knowledge of Microsoft Office and related software.Must be willing to work 40 hours each workweek and be available at peak work periods for additional work hours. **Hybrid Position**Must be willing to work evenings and weekends as required.

Keywords: Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Ohio Inc, Columbus , HIGH SCHOOL MENTORING MATCH SUPPORT SPECIALIST-Delaware and Union Counties **Hybrid Position*, Other , Delaware, Ohio

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