Volunteer and/or Family/Child Interviewer - Per Diem
New York, NY Center For Excellence
Job Type
Part-time
Description

 

Our Mission: To build and support mentoring relationships to ignite the biggest possible futures for youth.

Our Vision: All youth achieve their full potential

Our Values: Put Youth First; Engage with Empathy; Advance Diversity, Equity & Inclusion; Operate with Integrity; Invest in Learning & Innovation

As the nation's first and NYC's largest youth mentoring organization, Big Brothers Big Sisters of New York City (BBBS of NYC) connects generations of New Yorkers by matching a caring adult mentor, a Big, with a New York City youth, a Little. Through evidence-based, goal-centered, professionally supported programming, BBBS of NYC provides consistent support and guidance to matches that result in longer, stronger match relationships that advance young people's social-emotional development and academic progress across the five boroughs.


JOB SUMMARY:  

BBBS of NYC seeks a part-time Interviewer, who will assist with the volunteer, child and family screening process. The individual will conduct family and volunteer interviews and complete clinical assessments to assess client/family appropriateness for program. Must be flexible to work evenings and two Saturdays a month. Candidates that are Bilingual English/Spanish, English/Mandarin, and English/Korean are strongly encouraged to apply. This role is currently functioning remotely, with the expectation of transitioning to our Manhattan office once the organization has deemed it is safe to do so. Candidate must have internet connection and computer capabilities (w/functional microphone & camera) and quiet, private space in which to conduct virtual interviews. 


JOB RESPONSIBILITIES: 

  • Conduct thorough interviews of applicants (youth ages 7-16), guardians and/or volunteers. 
  • Write clinical assessments and review for recommendation 
  • Utilize BBBS of NYC Case Management Manual, training(s) and ongoing group supervision for eligibility criteria for recommendation 
  • Provide BBBS of NYC program-related information and educate families and volunteers on program structure 
  • Follow BBBS of NYC child safety guidelines, working closely with our Child Safety Officer and make required reports and referrals as needed 
  • Connect to supervisor via email and phone for follow up questions as needed 
  • Attend quarterly group supervision meetings for ongoing training and support 
  • Provide a self-built schedule each month, providing a minimum of 10 interviews, contributing to the growth of BBBS of NYC
Requirements

Education: Master’s Degree in Mental Health Counseling, Social Services or Social Work 

Experience: Minimum of 2 years’ experience conducting interviews and performing clinical assessments 

Skills:  Strong clinical interviewing, assessment writing and computer skills 

Language:  English, Bilingual English/Spanish, English/Mandarin and/or English/Korean are encouraged to apply.


 

To Apply:

Please submit your resume, cover letter, and a writing sample via our Career Center web link: Applications without a cover letter or writing sample will NOT be reviewed. 


Big Brothers Big Sisters of New York City does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factors.

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