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At Big Brothers Big Sisters, we’re always looking for talented, dedicated people who believe in the power of role models and the potential of children.

Every day, we are changing the perspectives of children and enabling them to see the world around them in a more positive light. With that new-found point of view, they can see their potential more clearly and dream bigger about their futures. Our success is a result of committed and inspired employees, interns, and board members working together to make a lasting impact on our youth, our schools, and around the Ozarks.

We have openings from time to time for people in a variety of areas including Case Management, Executive Leadership, Fund Development, Program Management, Marketing and Communications, Human Resources, Finance, and Information Technology.


Job Openings

Match Support Specialist

Seeking a dynamic Match Support Specialist with a Bachelor's degree in social work, child development or related field, to create positive relationships between volunteers (Bigs) and children (Littles) in our community. The Match Support Specialist will be responsible for providing match support to ensure child safety, positive youth development, and addressing potential problems or barriers that are affecting the overall match relationship. 

The ideal candidate will be have experience working with children and families; the ability to multi-task, be understanding of child development; family dynamics; and have passion for the BBBS mission. This position includes a competitive benefits package of health, dental, and life insurance.   

Interested candidates may email a resume (including cover letter) to Chelsea Dykman, Vice President of Programs at cdykman@bigbro.com by Friday, Sept. 14. 

BBBSO is an equal opportunity employer.

Match Support Specialist Job Description

Questions about staff positions? Please contact Executive Assistant Kristin Strickland at 417.889.9136 or kstrickland@bigbro.com.

 

Internships

Each semester, we are in need of several interns to help in a variety of areas, including case management, marketing, event coordination, grant writing and more. 

Special Events Internships

Intern(s) will assist in planning one of our three signature annual fundraising events: Taste of the Ozarks, Bowl For Kids’ Sake and Ozarks Beerfest. They will help secure silent auction items, donations and prizes, maintain the event database and website, write press releases and other messaging, recruit vendors and volunteers and more. Intern(s) will gain experience in sales and marketing, auction management, relationship building, database management and event logistics.

Bowl For Kids' Sake

Ozarks Beerfest

Program Internships

Intern(s) will assist professional case management staff with volunteer and child enrollment, program events, data entry and other special projects.  This is an excellent opportunity to gain valuable experience in the nonprofit field working with children, families, and volunteers.    

Program Internship

Marketing Internships

Intern(s) will assist in the continual development and implementation of our strategic communications and social media plan, as well as the development and implementation of a volunteer recruitment strategy. This position may also intersect with special events coordination and development. Intern(s) will gain experience in public relations, marketing, design, strategic messaging for differing demographics and platforms, and social advocacy, as well as event planning and grant writing.

Contact Trysta Herzog to learn about internships available for Summer 2018 and Fall 2018.