BBBS NEWS

April 27, 2022

Hiring: Match Support Specialist: Check out the Job Posting below!

The Match Support Specialist is a full-time position responsible for match support for youth, parents/guardians and volunteer mentors. This position provides ongoing guidance and support to Littles, Parents/Guardians, and Volunteer Bigs on a regular basis. Match Support Specialists monitor mentoring interactions and offer insights and advice to ensure child safety, facilitate healthy relationship development and promote positive youth outcomes. This position reports directly to the ProgramManager. This is a hybrid role requiring a blend of virtual and on-site work.

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March 21, 2022

Hiring: Bilingual Program Manager, Check out the Job Posting below!

The Program Manager is a full-time position that works with the Chief Program Officer to provide exceptional leadership to the Match Support team. This includes providing guidance on how to deliver quality customer service and match support to volunteers, youth, and their families during their match period. This position collaborates with the Program Leadership Team and provides input on strategic planning, continuous improvement, and other needs that add value to the overall success of the agency. Responsible for ensuring that programming is consistent with the agency’s mission, policies, and procedures and aligns with BBBSA’s National Standards and the strategic goals for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Chattanooga. This position reports directly to the Chief Program Officer and supervises a team of 5. This position has an ideal start date of 6/1/22.

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March 9, 2022

Hiring: Enrollment & Matching Specialist, Check out the Job Posting below!

The Enrollment and Matching Specialist position is a full-time position responsible for overseeing and supporting youth, volunteers, and parents/guardians through the Enrollment process. This includes interviewing and assessing to determine eligibility and make appropriate matches. This position reports directly to the Enrollment and Recruitment Manager. This is a hybrid role requiring a blend of virtual and on-site work. This job requires some evening/weekend work in order to be flexible with volunteer/family schedules.

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February 18, 2022

Mentoring Collective Kick-Off with Kingdom Partners

The Mentoring Collective will kick-off with a Press Conference on Tuesday, February 22nd at 11 am at Hardy Elementary School. United Way of Greater Chattanooga, The City of Chattanooga, Kingdom Partners, and Big Brothers Big Sisters will each speak to the importance of this new city-wide initiative. The Mentoring Collective aims to mobilize the faith-community to mentor youth. The Mentoring Collective will partner with churches to employ Mentoring Coordinators in churches with a goal of recruiting mentors for multiple community partners that currently provide mentoring services to youth. Mentors and mentees will be paired in mentoring relationships through local organizations with group or individual mentoring.

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April 21, 2021

BBBS of Greater Chattanooga establishes a Diversity Task Force led by a newly created position – Diversity Partnerships Manager

Edward Ellis, III began his work with BBBSGC in 2014.

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March 31, 2021

Chattanooga Matches named as the 2021 Tennessee Bigs & Littles of the Year

Each year, Big Brothers Big Sisters agencies honor two outstanding matches: Big Brother/Little Brother and Big Sister/Little Sister to serve as the statewide representatives for the National Big/Little of the Year Awards held in late June

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January 22, 2021

Tennessee Department of Human Services Announces $1 Million in Grants to Area Big Brothers Big Sisters Affiliates

Grant dollars will serve the needs of parents and their children across East Tennessee

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