Big Brothers Big Sisters of Victoria is a non-profit agency providing mentoring programs for children and youth on Southern Vancouver Island. We are currently looking for a highly organized, efficient, caring, and committed individual who enjoys working with volunteers and providing additional support to children in an elementary school setting. This position is ideal for those looking to grow their career while also parenting and managing a work schedule which aligns with the school year.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

The successful candidate will support volunteer intake and coordinate School Based Programs within multiple school settings. Tasks will include, but are not limited to:

  • Liaising with multiple schools coordinating program delivery and student referral
  • Supporting, training and mentoring program facilitators
  • Completing required administration to ensure safety and compliance with national standards
  • Assisting children and families through referral and access to other resources
  • Assisting in volunteer recruitment, screening, interviews, recognition, and retention
  • Leading program development, promotion and evaluation
  • Engaging as a strong member of the team – modeling enthusiasm, flexibility, a belief in the power of mentoring, etc.

 

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • Min 2 years post-secondary education in social work, child and youth care, education and/or human services. Completion of a 4 year post-secondary degree considered an asset
  • Experience working with children, families and volunteers
  • Experience working with volunteers and leading programs for children considered an asset
  • Exceptional time management and organizational skills;
  • Excellent interpersonal, coaching, and problem solving skills
  • Strong communication skills and computer skills
  • Police criminal record check including vulnerable sectors check will be required of successful applicant

 

Terms of Employment:

  • Hours: 35 hours per week with a renewable 10 month contract (September – June)
  • Salary: $19.00 per hour
  • Start Date: August 26, 2019

 

To Apply please email your resume to rhonda.brown@bigbrothersbigsisters.ca before the closing date.

 

Closing Date: August 1st  

We thank all those who apply; however, only short listed candidates will be contacted