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Mentor Program Staff Position

Rappahannock Big Brothers Big Sisters (RBBBS) is seeking an experienced part-time (25 hours week/afternoons) Match Advocate.

RBBBS has a mission to provide children facing adversity with strong and enduring, professionally supported one-to-one mentoring relationships that change their lives for the better, forever.  RBBBS believes that a positive association with an adult volunteer mentor is most influential in helping a child become a happy, responsible adult.  The staff stands ready at all times to assist in strengthening the friendship between the Big and the Little so the child is successful in school and in life.

We are searching for individuals with:

  • Bachelor's Degree and 1-3 years of experience in human/social services or related field
  • A proven track record in supporting children and families in a case management role
  • Experience in interviewing and assessment of children and adults
  • Experience in checking references and conducting background checks
  • Experience in making presentations and providing training
  • Demonstrated professional customer service, relationship development, and problem solving skills
  • Ability to relate to parents, volunteers, staff and children from various backgrounds
  • Knowledge of child development and family dynamics
  • Knowledge of social service resources available in the region
  • Demonstrated knowledge of schools and education system
  • Ability to present information concisely and efficiently
  • Excellent oral and written communications skills
  • Ability to work occasional nights and weekends
  • Valid US driver's license, legally insured vehicle and ability and willingness to travel
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office – Word, Outlook, Excel, Power Point

A successful candidate will:

  • Assist in recruiting volunteers and handle all aspects of enrollment and making matches
  • Provide New Mentor Training.
  • Provide match support (regularly scheduled case management contact) for volunteers, parents/guardians and children to ensure child safety, to develop and maintain constructive relationships that lead to positive impacts for children.
  • Utilize online database to accurately record all child and volunteer match details.
  • Collaborate with other staff members to achieve our mission.
  • Assist in planning and facilitating match group activities.

Our service area includes the City of Fredericksburg, and the Counties of Stafford, Spotsylvania, King George and Caroline.  If you believe that you can apply your skills to develop the best youth through one-on-one mentoring, we encourage you to apply. Please submit your cover letter and resume via e-mail to Michelle Hedrich, Executive Director, jobs@rbbbs.org or by mail 325A Wallace St, Fredericksburg, VA 22401 or Fax 540-371-7445.  Salary is $15 per hour.  NO CALLS.  Big Brothers Big Sisters is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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Fund Development & Marketing Assistant Position

Rappahannock Big Brothers Big Sisters (RBBBS) is seeking an experienced part-time (20 hours week) Fund Development & Marketing Assistant.

RBBBS has a mission to provide children facing adversity with strong and enduring, professionally supported one-to-one mentoring relationships that change their lives for the better, forever.  RBBBS believes that a positive association with an adult volunteer mentor is most influential in helping a child become a happy, responsible adult.  The staff stands ready at all times to assist in strengthening the friendship between the Big and the Little so the child is successful in school and in life.

We are searching for individuals with:

  • Bachelor's Degree and 1-3 years progressively responsible experience in Fund Development & Marketing
  • A proven track record in fundraising event coordination
  • Experienced in creating marketing materials & graphics design program knowledge preferred
  • Ability to present information concisely and efficiently
  • Experienced in social media (Twitter, Facebook, etc.) and website content management
  • Knowledge of online fundraising platforms
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office – Word, Outlook, Excel, Publisher, Power Point
  • Excellent oral and written communications skills
  • Demonstrated personal solicitation success
  • Knowledge of major donors in the region
  • Able to work occasional nights and weekends
  • Valid US driver's license, legally insured vehicle and ability and willingness to travel

A successful candidate will:

  • Assist in achieving fundraising revenue goals.
  • Coordinate all aspects of fundraising event preparation including securing sponsors.
  • Support Marketing & Brand Management activities to recruit volunteers and cultivate donors.
  • Assist in planning and implementing giving campaigns
  • Assist with grant writing and grant reporting.

Our primary service area includes the City of Fredericksburg, and the Counties of Stafford, Spotsylvania, King George and Caroline.  If you believe that you can apply your skills to develop the best youth through one-on-one mentoring, we encourage you to apply. Please submit your cover letter and resume via e-mail to Michelle Hedrich, Executive Director, jobs@rbbbs.org or by mail 325A Wallace St, Fredericksburg, VA 22401 or Fax 540-371-7445.   Salary is $15 per hour.  NO CALLS.  Big Brothers Big Sisters is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Rappahannock Big Brothers Big Sisters

325A Wallace Street

Fredericksburg, VA 22401

Phone: 540-371-7444

Fax: 540-371-7445

Email: info@rbbbs.org

Michelle Hedrich

Executive Director
MichelleHedrich@rbbbs.org
540-371-7444 x106

Kelly Hoffmaster

Administrative Assistant
KellyHoffmaster@rbbbs.org
540-371-7444 x105

Janelle Kellington

Bigs in Schools, Marketing Assistant
janellekellington@rbbbs.org
540-371-7444

Jessica Dirks

Casework Supervisor; Match Advocate
JessicaDirks@rbbbs.org
540-371-7444 x101

Jym Horak

Enrollment, Bigs in Schools and Match Advocate
JymHorak@rbbbs.org
540-371-7444 x