Careers


The best way to predict the future is to create it. - Abraham Lincoln

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northeast Wisconsin is a donor and volunteer-supported nonprofit organization that has been professionally matching area youth with volunteer mentors since 1972.

With a staff of 16 and a 23-member volunteer Board of Directors, we serve more than 500 children annually.

Our visionary and multi-talented staff bring their expertise to the agency in a shared calling to work for positive change to ensure all children achieve success in life. When available, we will post opportunities for you to join us in our work to make a difference in the lives of children.

Business Development Manager

We are seeking a highly motivated Business Development Manager to join our team. The ideal candidate will be responsible for identifying, developing, and implementing strategies to enhance our organization’s revenue streams, partnerships, and overall growth. The Business Development Manager will play a critical role in expanding our reach, securing funding opportunities, and cultivating relationships with key stakeholders.

Travel to Door and Shawano County for donor and community engagement meetings is required.

Key Responsibilities:

  • 40% Corporate donor outreach and engagement
  • 30% Organizing fundraising events
  • 20% Donor Stewardship
  • 10% Submitting grant requests

Corporate donor outreach and engagement

  1. Identify and pursue new funding opportunities, including sponsorships and partnerships with corporations and philanthropic groups. Sponsorship and gifts will typically fall under $5,000.
  2. Build and maintain strong relationships with current and potential donors, sponsors, and partners.
  3. Attend community events, meetings, conferences, and external committees.
  4. In partnership with BBBS marketing team, prepare compelling sponsorship packages, and presentations to secure funding and support.

Organizing fundraising events

  1. Plan, organize, and execute a range of events, including 1 fundraising gala, 1 golf outing, and 1 corporate biking initiative.
  2. Provide support and direction to committees in Door and Shawano County for rural event initiatives.
  3. Work closely with donors, sponsors, and other stakeholders to cultivate relationships and maximize their engagement and support for the organization.
  4. Coordinate event logistics.
  5. Recruit and manage volunteers to support event operations, assign roles and responsibilities and providing guidance and support as needed.
  6. Evaluate effectiveness of fundraising efforts and initiatives.

Donor Stewardship

  1. Implement strategies to cultivate and steward relationships with donors, ensuring that they feel valued, appreciated, and engaged with the organization.
  2. Collaborate with program staff to gather compelling stories, testimonials, and impact data to share with donors and supporters.

Submitting Grant Requests

  1. Occasional grant requests will be assigned to the Development Manager.

Qualifications

  • 1 – 2 years of fundraising, sales, marketing, and or event planning experience required.
  • Bachelor’s degree in related field is preferred.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license and ability to travel within the community throughout the workday with full time access to an automobile insurance in the amount required by the state of Wisconsin.
  • Must complete BBBSA online cultural competency training, or a course with the same objective, within 30 days of hire.

Salary and Benefits:

  • Salary commensurate with experience
  • Health, dental, and vision insurance
  • Retirement savings plan
  • Paid time off and holidays
  • Professional development opportunities

Join our team and help make a difference in the lives of those we serve. If you are passionate about driving organizational growth and creating positive change, we encourage you to apply.

Please submit a resume and cover letter to Emily Burgess – emilyb@bbbsnew.org.

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis, but for optimal consideration, please submit yours by April 19th.

Equal Employment Opportunity:

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northeast Wisconsin provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified individuals without regard to age, race, color, creed, religion, disability, familial or marital status, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, veteran status, military status, pregnancy or childbirth, genetic information, receipt of public assistance, the use or nonuse of lawful products off BBBSNEW premises during non-working hours, as required by law, or any other federal, state or local protected class on any personnel action including: recruitment; hiring, placement, upgrading, transfer or demotion; treatment in terms of conditions of employment; compensation and benefits; training and selection for training; layoff or termination.

Americans with Disabilities Act:

Applicants as well as employees who are or become disabled must be able to perform the essential duties and responsibilities either unaided or with reasonable accommodation. The organization shall determine reasonable accommodation on a case-by-case basis in accordance with applicable law.

Program Specialist – Shawano County

Part-Time

Job Summary

The primary function of this position is to ensure that volunteers (Bigs) and youth (Littles) are appropriately enrolled, matched and supported. The Program Specialist will execute a high degree of independent judgement while following the Big Brothers Big Sisters (BBBS) Standards of Practice and Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northeast Wisconsin (BBBSNEW) program policies.

Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in social services, family studies, or related field preferred. If an applicant does not have a bachelor’s degree, applicants with equivalent experience may be considered.
  • Experience working with both child and adult populations; specific assessment, intake, or interview experience preferred.
  •  Must have a valid driver’s license and the ability to travel within the community throughout the workday with full-time access to an automobile and automobile insurance in the amount required by the state of Wisconsin.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Community networking to recruit volunteers/youth.
  • Conduct volunteer enrollments, including individual orientations, interviews, and completion of enrollment processes.
  • Conduct youth enrollments, including parent/child interviews, child safety education and enrollment processes. Assess and refer families for alternative or additional services as needed.
  • Ensure a high level of proficiency and skill in applying child safety and risk management knowledge, policies, and procedures throughout all aspects of job junction. Identify child safety issues for volunteers, children, and their families.
  • Review all enrollment information and assessments and make recommendations for participation in the program. Assess and apply factors contributing to successful match.
  • Provide comprehensive assessments and match support recommendations for volunteer and child participation in the program based upon assessments of each individual volunteer.
  • Continually assess and support the match relationship focusing on child safety, match relationship development, positive youth development and volunteer satisfaction. Real and/or potential problems and barriers are identified, addressed, and resolved as early as possible. Match support is provided on a frequency according to BBBS Standards.
  • Develop, promote, and implement group match activities to support ongoing volunteer involvement with the child and agency.
  • Maintain accurate and timely records for each match according to standards and utilize technology to report, analyze, and present data.
  • Other duties as assigned.

If interested:
Please send resume, cover letter by 5:00pm Friday, March 1st to: Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northeast Wisconsin Attn: Program Director 520 N. Broadway Suite 220
Green Bay, WI 54303
Or via email to marym@bbbsnew.org