Manager of Site-Based Mentoring

Job Type

Full Time

Published

05/29/2018

Address

20 Park Plaza
Suite 1420
Boston
MA
02116
United States

Description

Do you believe in the power of transformative relationships for girls? Are you ready to impact the Greater Boston community one girl at a time? If you answered yes, and the idea of being part of a collaborative, performance-driven, focused team excites you then join us! At Big Sister Association of Greater Boston we have been helping girls reach their full potential through positive mentoring relationships with women since 1951. We are the largest mentoring organization in Greater Boston exclusively serving girls.


Big Sister Association is seeking a dynamic individual to join our team. As a Big Sister staff member you will contribute to a mentor-rich community in which every girl has access to the individual nurturing, guidance and support she needs to become a confident, competent and caring adult. 


Big Sister is committed to hiring staff who reflect the diversity of the communities we serve. Candidates of color, bilingual and bicultural candidates are strongly encouraged to applyIf you are interested in working at a well-established, fast-paced and supportive organization committed to serving girls, please apply. 


Reporting to the Vice President of Programs, the co-manager of Site-Based Mentoring is responsible for all aspects of service delivery to ensure that the department achieves its annual growth and quality goals through department leadership, group facilitation, program administration, curriculum development, and intra-agency collaboration.


Responsibilities:


Leadership:

  • Interview, hire and train staff/interns
  • Provide ongoing coaching, corrective feedback and professional development support
  • Coordinate, monitor and evaluate workload and performance
  • Conduct staff/intern performance evaluations
  • Work collaboratively with Co-Manager of Site-Based Mentoring and Program Managers to ensure a high quality training program and service delivery for interns and staff
  • Attend management meetings as requested
  • Work collaboratively with others to lead strategic planning initiatives for the department
  • Provide collaborative support to other programs as assigned
  • Collaborate with co-Site-Based Mentoring Manager to oversee, lead and supervise the department


Program Management:

  • Lead and facilitate the Life Choices and Real Choices Strong Voices (RCSV) programs, addressing health and wellness topics, such as puberty and sexual health, healthy relationships, conflict resolution, and goal setting
  • Design and maintain curriculum and training programs to promote girls’ development by ages and stages of development across all mentoring services. Audiences include girls ages 7-20, volunteers, parents/guardians and agency staff
  • Oversee High School Mentoring, Workplace Mentoring and other specialized group programming within Site-Based Mentoring department
  • Develop and sustain new and existing relationships with potential program sites and partners
  • Coordinate and manage department curriculum, including on-going evaluation to ensure that both content and delivery meet the needs of the girls and communities we serve
  • Oversee quality assurance activities, including, but not limited to surveys, evaluations, database management and case reviews
  • Monitor enrollment patterns and communicate volume and geography needs to ensure that new match goals are achieved at each site
  • Ensure that Big Sister is visible and highly regarded in all sites. Oversee partner engagement activities and initiatives as indicated
  • In collaboration with the appropriate staff, monitor volunteer enrollment patterns to ensure that growth goals are achieved for each site
  • Develop, implement and evaluate new program models as determined
  • Compile and analyze external research on girls needs and program best practices
  • Integrate new research-based best practices into agency curriculum and training services
  • Provide researched-based content for fundraising grants and reports; and newsletters, e-communications and other marketing material
  • Other duties as assigned

 

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree required, preferably in a social or human science, such as social work, sociology or psychology. Master’s degree preferred
  • Demonstrated skills in coordinating and facilitating groups for adolescent girls and conducting group training
  • Experience analyzing and synthesizing data for curriculum design and training
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to give and receive constructive feedback
  • Commitment to professional development
  • Highly organized and flexible in a dynamic environment
  • Strong written and verbal communications skills
  • Leadership skills—demonstrated initiative to identify problems and opportunities with feasible recommendations for action
  • Demonstrated site contact and site management experience
  • Strong sense of ownership in department functions
  • Commitment to goals and mission of the Big Sister Association of Greater Boston
  • Flexible schedule and ability to work evenings and weekends


Reports to: Vice President of Programs & Recruitment


Big Sister is committed to hiring staff who reflect the diversity of the communities we serve. Candidates of color, bilingual and bicultural candidates are strongly encouraged to applyIf you are interested in working at a well-established, fast-paced and supportive organization committed to serving girls, please apply. 


Please send cover letter and resume with subject line Manager of Site-Based Mentoring to: hr@bigsister.org

Professional Level

None specified

Minimum Education Required

4-year degree

How To Apply

Please send cover letter and resume with subject line Manager of Site-Based Mentoring to: hr@bigsister.org


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