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Exciting New Opportunities

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Essex, Hudson and Union Counties is looking for dynamic people to fill roles that will help us serve the families in our communities. Please see opportunities below. You will receive a complete description and instructions on how to apply when you click on the title of each position.

Be inspired. Be inspirational. Be a part of the solution!

Something special is happening in the Newark and Jersey City region, and mentoring is at its center. Our BBBS organization has been embedded in our community for nearly 15 years with direct access to some of our region's and nation's most credible leaders. From being honored by President Obama in the Oval Office, to being featured in national media, to being recognized by locally respected voices, our organization stands apart with its ability to attract high potential opportunities for positive, local change.

As our agency grows, there is a need for a dedicated financial analyst to manage our portfolio of grant funding. This individual will value the necessary "little" things that must be done on a daily basis that, in their aggregate, are part of "big" and meaningful impact.

Agency Overview

Our mission is to create and support one-to-one mentoring relationships that ignite the power and promise of youth, and to be a credible social justice organization embedded in our community.

Today, we are a direct service organization serving three of the most populous counties in the state of New Jersey– which are home to communities with wide economic and social disparities for low-income families and people of color and have been hardest hit by the pandemic.

Accepting Applications: Please click on the title below to be directed to the application and for more information on each role. 

Program Specialist (Bilingual)

The Program Specialist will be responsible for enrolling youth and volunteers in our program, finding the best mentor/mentee pair, and supporting those matches in accordance with Big Brothers Big Sisters’ standards. The primary purpose of the enrollment function is to ensure that volunteers and children are appropriately and timely enrolled and matched while executing a high degree of independent judgment when utilizing BBBS of America standards and practices. A high-level of customer service, focusing on volunteer options and child safety, is to be demonstrated throughout the volunteer and child enrollment and matching process.


Community Outreach Specialist (Bilingual)

The Community Outreach Specialist will report to the Enrollment Manager and focus on recruiting volunteers and families for BBBS programs through various strategies, including partnerships and events. Their role is crucial in meeting organizational goals and grant requirements. The ideal candidate will successfully promote the agency as a top volunteering choice and is expected to have a strong community connection and dedication to the mission. The position requires frequent travel and flexible working hours, including early mornings, evenings, and weekends.

"If there is no struggle, there is no progress," Frederick Douglass.