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Director of Development Individual Giving

Job Summary

The Director of Development; Individual Giving is responsible for building and managing relationships with individual donors/prospects and foundations to maximize financial donations to help BBBSLI achieve its fundraising goals.

Accountability

The Director of Development; Individual Giving will report to the CEO.

Responsibilities

– Communicate Big Brothers Big Sisters vision, mission and values to public, donors and persons of influence.
– Set and achieve, in close collaboration with the CEO, multi-year and annual agency revenue goals.
– Develop and implement a written plan for identifying, qualifying, cultivating, soliciting and stewarding individual and foundation potential donors capable of giving over time.
– Manage a portfolio of 150 to 200 prospective donors.
– Make 10-15 visits per month.
– Develop and implement individualized strategies for each prospect/donor in portfolio to increase overall giving levels
– Provide donor stewardship, manage information systems (gift entry; database management; report generation), and conduct prospect research.
– Serve as a vital member of the leadership team by staying abreast of organization-wide issues and contributing to the development and achievement of the Agency’s long-term operation plans.
– Additional tasks as deemed necessary.

Qualifications

– Bachelor’s Degree
– Minimum 5 – 7 years’ experience in fund development
– Demonstrated success in increasing individual giving
– Excellent written and oral communication skills
– Experience in pipeline development, prospect review and qualification, proposal development, report writing, successful cultivation and solicitation.
– Must possess valid driver’s license and ability and willingness to travel.
– Demonstrated experience managing a portfolio of donor and potential donors with a proven track record of building relationships.
– Effective, experienced and confident public speaker.
– Expertise in forging strong relations with external constituents; fundraising experience, particularly in securing gifts and/or working with high net worth individuals.
– Ability to motivate and lead staff, volunteers and members of the donor community.

Physical Requirements

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand, sit, reach with hands and arms, talk, and hear. The employee is occasionally required to walk and use hands to finger, handle, or feel. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 35 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.

Case Manager

SUMMARY

Big Brothers Big Sisters of LI seeks service oriented Case Managers to join our proven evidenced-based, community-based mentoring program. Case Managers are responsible for facilitating high quality, high impact relationships between mentor-mentee pairs. The ideal candidate has case management experience and is a dynamic communicator with a desire to learn more about how mentoring has the power to change lives.

Responsibilities include supporting mentoring relationships between adult volunteers and youth; advising mentors, mentees and parents through on-going support and supervision; facilitating group activities that promote stronger mentoring relationships and support youth goal achievement; providing resources and referrals to youth, volunteers, and parents; and conducting intake interviews and assessments of youth applying to the program.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
-Conduct client and parent psychosocial interviews, write assessments and collect supporting information from collaborating agencies, schools, etc. to determine disposition based on eligibility, needs, goals, and/or acceptance for agency services.Supervise a caseload of clients and volunteers to achieve mutually successful mentoring experiences.
-Provide on-going in person, phone and email supervision and support to mentors, mentees and parents.
-Maintain professional records of all supervision contacts. Monitor closely for safety, program compliance, goal achievement and program satisfaction; immediately address and resolve issues that may arise.
-Regularly evaluate youth clients based on agency guidelines and specific program goals to assess outcomes.
-Lead educational and recreational group activities and/or special projects for mentoring pairs and parents based on emerging needs.
-Act as advocate for youth and families including information and referral, crisis intervention, and short term counseling.
-Identify and communicate qualitative and quantitative success within the organization.
Perform other agency and program related duties as needed.

QUALIFICATIONS:
-Education: Bachelor’s Degree Required
-Experience: 2 years’ experience working with youth preferred; case management experience preferred
-Commitment to helping children achieve success in life
-Strong interpersonal skills and ability to communicate verbally and in writing to individuals and groups
-Ability to provide effective interviewing, assessment and case management skills
-Ability to comply with applicable child safety requirements
-Ability to promote an inclusive, welcoming, and respectful mentoring environment that embraces diversity
-Excellent organizational skills, ability to manage caseloads and effectively work with clients
-Must be proficient in MS Office: Word, Excel, & Outlook


We offer competitive salary and benefit package which includes medical, dental, life insurance, student loan repayment assistance and generous paid time off.

Call Center Representatives

Location of Position: Islandia Office

Responsible for making outbound calls, assisting in the scheduling of donations from the community as well as updating and maintaining client information.

Two Shifts available: 9:00am – 3:00pm and 3:00pm – 8:00pm (including weekends)

Requirements/Qualifications

Must have excellent phone etiquette, ability to multi-task and capable of working in a fast-paced professional environment. We are looking for individuals that have excellent communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills. Computer skills are a must.Multi-lingual skills a plus.

Prior Call Center and/or Customer Service experience is required.

Drivers

Location of Position: Islandia Office

Responsible for completing a dialed route of 100+ stops with no misses and completing paperwork completely and correctly.

Part-Time positions available

Requirements/Qualifications

Must have prior commercial driving experience (delivery, taxi/livery) clean drivers license, be reliable, be able to successfully pass a criminal background check and drug test.

We offer competitive wages as well as a generous benefit package for full-time employees including health insurance and paid time off.

To apply for any of these positions, please forward cover letter, including salary history/requirements, to cvassallo@bbbsli.org
or fax to 631.232.7955.

Please be sure to state in subject line of email or in cover letter, the position of interest.

BBBSLI is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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