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Incorporated in 1977, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Long Island (BBBSLI) has operated under the belief that inherent in every child is the ability to succeed and shine. BBBSLI's mission is to provide children facing adversity with strong and enduring, professionally supported 1-1 relationship that change their lives for the better, forever.


Director of Programs:

We are seeking a Director of Programs to lead our team committed to making a measurable difference in the lives of Long Island youth. The Director of Programs is responsible for the successful administration of the program including creation, maintenance and growth of a quality program through effective community outreach and agency sponsored activities; continuously fosters strong community interaction that brings in new prospects, community partners, volunteer mentors and pro-actively finds at-risk youth.

The successful candidate must be a big picture thinker with the capacity to implement multiple projects to meet short term objectives supporting long term goals. We are looking for a leader to create a highly motivated staff who are effective in implementing directives with achieving results.

Required Competencies: Strategic thinking and plan implementation with excellent management skills; Sound decision making; excellent communication and presentation skills; creativity, flexibility and a strong, non-judgmental, customer/constituent service ethic.

Qualifications: Minimum Bachelor’s degree (Master’s degree highly preferred) Preferably three years related work experience. Must have proven experience in a leadership capacity responsible for staff and program development. Superior management skills with the ability to influence and motivate are required. Candidate must be detail and customer service oriented, organized and able to work effectively with diverse constituencies. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills desired. Computer skills and database management required.

We offer competitive salary, benefit package including medical, dental, life insurance, retirement plan with company match and generous paid time off.

Application Instructions

Please submit cover letter, including salary history and requirements, and resume via mail, email or fax to:

Carmelina Vassallo
Director of Human Resources
145 Sycamore Avenue
Islandia, NY 11749
Fax (631)232-7955

Case Manager

We are seeking bilingual fluent English/Spanish speaking candidates to join our Program Team committed to making a measurable difference in the lives of Long Island youth growing up in challenging circumstances. Case Managers are accountable to support mentors, mentees and parents throughout the enrollment process; monthly/quarterly one-to-one contacts; resource referrals; coaching; sharing event data; etc… The successful candidate must be a big picture thinker with the capacity to achieve metrics-based operating results.

Required Competencies: Strategic thinker and plan implementation with excellent time management skills; Experience with assessments and sound decision making; excellent research, communication and presentation skills; creativity, flexibility and a strong customer/constituent service ethic.

Education and Experience: BSW or Bachelors in social services required, with a minimum of two year’s work experience preferred. Must be willing to work evenings and weekends on occasion. A record of distinguished service in the nonprofit sector is preferred, but highly qualified candidates from other sectors are welcome to apply.

Call Center Representatives

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

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.orgor 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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