Volunteer Engagement Manager

Big Brothers Big Sisters Lone Star
July 10, 2023
Dallas, Texas
Job Type


Position Summary:

Identify, cultivate and manage local partnerships with mentor-rich organizations. Recruit volunteer mentors for BBBS programs and events to fulfill goals and grant requirements. Position local agency in marketplace as the preferred charity of choice for volunteering and/or enrolling children.


Essential Functions, Responsibilities, and Activities:

- Identify, cultivate and manage partnerships with local mentor-rich organizations to meet monthly, quarterly, and annual recruitment goals

- Plan, manage, and direct efforts to recruit individuals from faith-based, collegiate, corporate, and civic organizations

- Ensure that all recruitment and account management activities are producing recruitment results; must have ability to identify and rectify presented challenges

- Position is also responsible for, but is not limited to:

  • Prospecting, cultivating and managing volunteer-rich accounts and ensuring appropriate acknowledgment and recognition for these organizations,
  • Developing volunteer recruitment strategies for various Texas markets,
  • Staffing events, leading recruitment-related taskforces/committees, facilitating meetings, and making presentations as they relate to volunteer recruitment opportunities,
  • Providing tracking and reporting on all recruitment programs and grant numbers where directed.
  • Securing corporate partnerships to assist with volunteer recruitment and/or match services (e.g., picnic, gift drive, school supply drive)
  • Contributing to BBBS social media content to highlight recruitment needs and partnerships

- Ensure appropriate presence and visibility of BBBS as a charity of choice

Education, Experience, and Other Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in business, marketing, communication, or a related discipline
  • Minimum three years demonstrated experience in agency operations, fund development or sales
  • Possess deep understanding of local market demographics
  • Bilingual English/Spanish fluency skills helpful
  • Networking ability and experience in the political arena helpful
  • Thorough knowledge of the non-profit setting, project planning, organizational skills, and prospect research
  • Demonstrated experience in establishing and executing successful recruitment strategies and developing partners through networking
  • Effective, experienced and confident public speaker
  • Ability to lead meetings with varying size audiences
  • Effectively manage and support volunteers
  • Possess deep understanding of local market demographics
  • Facilitation, negotiation and closing skills
  • Intermediate level proficiency in MSWord, Outlook, Excel, and PowerPoint, including keyboard skills of 45 words per minute, error free
  • Availability and flexibility to travel throughout the agency’s service area and to participate in recruitment activities when necessary, including early weekday morning and evening hours and weekends
  • Willingness to work within culturally diverse environments

Application Instructions

To apply send your resume to: programjobs@bbbstx.org with the Subject: Volunteer Engagement Manager - Dallas, TX

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