Mentoring Coordinator Job Posting - Big Brothers of Greater Vancouver

Jan 12, 2018 - dedication for everything we do. From our deep ... what we do. A SNEAK ... Strong computer skills in MS Office and experience using databases.
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Mentoring Coordinator Job Posting You are a people person who loves to connect and engage with your team, your volunteers, and the families you serve. You thrive in a role with a clear purpose and appreciate every opportunity to deliver and advocate for the highest quality, prevention-based mentoring programs to enhance children’s social and emotional development. Your idea of a great week has you both in and out of the office working closely with your Big and Little matches and maintaining and building relationships with schools in the Burnaby community. You enjoy the idea of being that critical connection between our volunteers and the children and families we work with. You also appreciate the details and the importance of documenting your work. You know the impact of a wellmaintained case file and appreciate the need to stay on top of time sensitive to-dos. “Organized” is your middle name. You love to have fun at work and laugh (a lot). You enjoy a friendly and collaborative space to call your home away from home, where you will own your role and your career growth. You thrive on exceeding goals, by developing your own systems and constantly fine-tuning them. Sky’s the limit is your motto. We know this is you and we can’t wait for you to join our team as a Mentoring Coordinator in Burnaby. At Big Brothers of Greater Vancouver (BBGV), we are a close-knit family with heart and an unwavering dedication for everything we do. From our deep commitment to bringing together dedicated mentors with children in need to managing budgets to ensure every last cent makes a positive impact in local communities, to executing fabulous events that engage funders and raise awareness for Big Brothers, we are passionate about what we do. A SNEAK PEEK AT THE GREAT THINGS YOU’LL BE DOING         

Working primarily in Burnaby you will plan and implement adult and teen mentoring programs in selected schools as well as support the Big Brothers mentoring program when needed Supervising and monitoring matches between adult and teen volunteer mentors and children to ensure Big Brothers Big Sisters of Canada’s National Standards are maintained and the safety of children is upheld Assessing, screening, and training potential teen and adult volunteers Matching adult and teen volunteers with children to ensure positive mentoring relationships are formed Maintaining accurate family and volunteer file records. Ensuring that all required documentation is complete. Establishing and maintaining relationships with schools in the community Engaging volunteers and families in problem solving processes where required Acting as a liaison between Big Brothers Of Greater Vancouver, community agencies, schools, and stake holders Evaluating the effectiveness of service delivery programs YOU WILL LIKELY BRING



Bachelor’s degree or 2 year diploma in social work, family studies, psychology or other related field. This one is a must-have! It is required by our National Standards.

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Relevant experience in the social services sector in the Greater Vancouver with Aboriginal children, youth and families, preferably related to mentoring. As well as experience working within a school-based environment. Outstanding knowledge of mentoring theory, principals and practice and child abuse preventions; stellar organizational, time management skills; fantastic ability to work independently with a problem-solving lens and a resourcefulness and resilience that is second to none; superior writing and verbal communication skills and excellent interpersonal and group facilitation skills. Exceptional networking and relationship building skills with a superior ability to work collaboratively with staff, volunteers, and other community agencies and organizations Strong computer skills in MS Office and experience using databases Flexibility is key with this role as some evening and weekend work will