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

A Career with BIg Brothers BIg Sisters is an Opportunity
A career with Big Brothers Big Sisters is an opportunity to merge your talents and personal values with your desire to make a difference in our community. We are growing fast and need talented and passionate candidates to support aggressive program growth. There are a variety of positions available throughout the year, as the agency is on a strategic growth path. We need to serve more children in the Puget Sound region, and our staffing has to grow with the increased demands for mentoring services. Check back regularly to this page as we continue to build a successful team for our future growth.

We are committed to a diverse workforce with representation from every walk of life. We recognize how our organization is greatly enhanced when we unite people of diverse backgrounds, experiences and perspectives. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. The job descriptions below require Adobe Acrobat Reader for viewing. Download the Reader here.

Full-time, permanent positions are provided excellent benefits, including, but not limited to: healthcare, dental, vision, 401k retirement, paid leave time, and other benefits.


To Apply 

Apply only if you want to be part of a fast-paced, exciting, and high-quality team, and if you want to be part of a national network of one of the strongest brands in the country. To apply for any position, email a resume and a cover letter highlighting your achievements and how your skills and experiences fit the needs of this position to our HR Department at recruitingmanager6612@bbbsps.org. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Available Positions (updated 8/17/2015)

 

Office Manager

BBBSPS is seeking an extraordinary person to become our Office Manager. We need an individual who brings enthusiasm and professionalism to this position. You will be instrumental in maintaining a smooth and well-functioning office environment with responsibility for reception, office management, and general human-resources support. You will interact with clients and volunteers as well as staff, creating an environment and providing high-quality support that helps advance the mission of the organization.

The successful candidate will be a self-starter and problem-solver with common sense as well as a sense of humor. Attention to detail and a willingness to contribute wherever, whenever, and however possible are important. We are looking for someone who can multitask, communicate effectively, stay calm in a storm, and understand and maintain strict confidentiality of sensitive information.

There are three key areas of responsibility: 1.Office Operations (troubleshoot minor technical and facilities concerns, coordinate building maintenance and equipment needs, and manage vendor relationships, maintain filing systems, etc.) 2.Human Resources (support HR function with recruiting, on-boarding, benefit administration, maintaining personnel files, and other duties.) 3.Customer Service (represent BBBSPS on the phone and in person).

Please email your cover letter and resume to our HR Department at recruitingmanager6612@bbbsps.org. Please click here to see the full job description.

 

Accounting Manager

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Puget Sound is seeking a nonprofit accounting professional to become its next Accounting Manager. This position reports to the VP of Finance and Administration and is an integral part of a collaborative and mission-driven organization seeking to expand the number of children we serve in the Puget Sound region. The position is located in the BBBSPS Seattle office.

The Accounting Manager is responsible for timely and accurate recording and reporting of financial activities for the organization. Responsibilities include payroll, AP, tax compliance, grant reporting, and preparation for audits, among others. This position is the owner and expert on the BBBSPS accounting system. The Accounting Manager interacts with staff in all departments and provides assistance and training regarding accounting policies and procedures. BBBSPS offers competitive compensation, including paid leave, comprehensive health coverage, and retirement match.

To be successful, you should have:

  • 3+ years of relevant accounting experience and good knowledge of GAAP
  • nonprofit accounting experience with knowledge of requirements for restricted funds and grant accounting
  • proficiency with accounting software (MIP preferred) and intermediate to advanced Excel skills
  • a demonstrated commitment to high ethical standards
  • strong verbal and written communication skills and the ability to work well with others
  • the ability to work well under pressure and manage competing demands while meeting deadlines
  • the ability to work independently, exercising discretion, independent judgment, and problem-solving skills
  • good “numbers sense” and high standards for accuracy
  • an understanding of and ability to maintain confidentiality of sensitive information
  • BA/BS, preferably in accounting or business, but related coursework and experience accepted
  • a commitment to the mission and vision of BBBSPS and an interest in participating in an environment of growth and change.

Bonus points for:

  • Access to a reliable insured automobile and valid driver’s license.
  • Familiarity with Raiser’s Edge donor database software.

Please email your cover letter and resume to our HR Department at recruitingmanager6612@bbbsps.org. Please click here to see the full job description.

 

Executive Assistant and Board Liaison

Are you dedicated to meeting the expectations of your customer? Do you get energy from serving others in ways that build their success? Have you partnered with a senior executive to ensure their administrative and operational needs are met?  Do you relate well to people and are able to build effective relationships? Do you have experience working with board members? Have you developed business processes and analytics, metrics and key performance indicators? Are you adaptable to quickly changing priorities? If you’ve answered “yes,” you may be what we’re looking for. Key responsibilities include:

  • Doing what it takes to assure that CEO is able to focus on community engagement, fund development, agency leadership, and goal accomplishment
  • Managing the CEO’s calendar, scheduling, and travel needs;
  • Creating/preparing materials, including reports and presentations
  • Executing follow-up to meetings
  • Supporting Board of Director and Board Committees, including scheduling, agendas, and materials
  • Attending Board and Committee meetings and taking and distributing minutes
  • Maintaining files and documentation;Communicate and correspond with volunteers, donors, board and community
  • Supporting leadership team with presentation preparation, research, and writing
  • Providing backup support for office management.

We are seeking an individual who is customer focused and results oriented with a keen sense of interpersonal savvy and professionalism. This person will be expected to promote the agency’s mission and vision, internally and externally. The nature of this work requires availability on some nights and weekends. Please email your cover letter and resume to our HR Department at recruitingmanager6612@bbbsps.org. Please click here to see the full job description.

Donation Center Manager

The Donation Center Manager is responsible for daily operations of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Puget Sound’s Donation Center program. This includes all aspects of the donation business model: product (e.g., clothing, household items, furniture, etc.), solicitation methods, establishing efficient pick-up routes, staff supervision, inventory management, and daily product delivery. The Donation Center Manager will build quality relationships with business partners, provide exemplary customer service, and coordinate and manage diverse workforces, while effectively utilizing resources and equipment to meet the short- and long-term business plan. The Donation Center Manager will maintain a service level to meet the expectations of all customers while maintaining the highest public image for the organization. The Donation Center Manager will work with the COO and CEO in handling issues related to the business partnership with SAVERS, Inc., and other community relations. The nature of this work requires availability on some nights and weekends and the ability to drive a box truck occasionally. Please email your cover letter and resume to our HR Department at recruitingmanager6612@bbbsps.org. Please click here to see the full job description.

Starting at $50,000 annual salary

 

2x Outreach & Communications Coordinator—1) King County, 2) Pierce County

The Outreach & Communications Coordinator is responsible for cultivating corporate and community partnerships to generate volunteer mentor and youth participants while strengthening the Big Brothers Big Sisters of Puget Sound brand. The Coordinator manages partner relationships within a specific territory to ensure optimal geographic balance between youth in process and prospective volunteers. This position will implement short- and long-term strategies to produce positive outcomes to meet growth and quality goals. The nature of this work requires availability on some nights and weekends. Please email your cover letter and resume to our HR Department at recruitingmanager6612@bbbsps.org. Please click here to see the full job descriptions for: 1) King County and 2) Pierce County.

Starting at $16.00/hour

 

Program Manager

The Program Manager, in tandem with the Chief Operating Officer, supervises the agency’s enrollment of youth and volunteers and the appropriate matching, supervision, and closure of the relationship between youth, parents, teachers, and volunteers. The position also assists with training and supporting youth, parents, volunteers, and program staff. The Program Manager assists in designing materials and evaluation procedures and reporting the program’s outcomes. The nature of this work requires availability on some nights and weekends. Please review the full job desciption at this link.  Please email your cover letter and resume to our HR Department at recruitingmanager6612@bbbsps.org.
Starting at $51,500 annual salary

 

2x Attended Donation Station Attendants (FT & PT)

The Big Brothers Big Sisters Donation Center is accepting applications for a temporary full-time and temporary part-time Donation Station Attendant in Sammamish. Duties include, but are not limited to, the following: loading and unloading donations of clothing, small household items, and furniture; operating and maintaining the Attended Donation Station (ADS); and being the main point of contact for customers. The nature of this work requires availability on weekends and occasionally some evenings.  Please email your cover letter and resume to our HR Department at recruitingmanager6612@bbbsps.org. Please click here to see the full job description.

Starting at $12.00/hour

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