Big Brothers Big Sisters Independence
Position: Vice President, Program Growth & Impact
Location: Philadelphia, PA
Job Status: Full-time, exempt
Reports To: COO
Effective Date: August 14, 2023
JOIN A FORWARD-THINKING AGENCY THAT SEEKS TO ENSURE THAT ALL YOUTH ACHIEVE THEIR FULL POTENTIAL. Big Brothers Big Sisters Independence is the largest BBBS agency in the state and fourth largest in the nation. Our mission is to create and support one-to-one mentoring relationships that ignite the power and promise of youth, while working collaboratively to strengthen the quality of the mentoring field and close the mentoring gap.
You will love it here if you 1) set the bar high 2) are intentional and thoughtful about their choices 3) collaborate as a means to community solutions 4) are positive, can-do, and solution-oriented 5) embrace diversity, equity, and inclusion, and 6) are accountable and get it done.
As the VP of Program Growth & Impact at BBBS Independence, you will be responsible for driving the organization’s growth, enhancing its impact, and leveraging data insights to optimize decision-making processes. Your role will be critical in developing and executing strategies that maximize the positive outcomes for the youth and communities served by BBBSI. This leadership position, reporting to the Chief Operating Officer (COO), requires a combination of strategic thinking, operational excellence, people & partnership management, and expertise in data informed decision-making skills.
You will oversee all aspects of BBBSI programs including our Community-Based, School-Based, and e-Mentoring models, through the Program Leadership Team who manage ~60 partnership, recruitment, intake and match support staff in delivering exceptional customer service to volunteers, youth, families, and community partners. In alignment with the BBBS Standards of Practice and Service Delivery Model, this position also ensures child safety, efficiencies in procedure and practice, and adherence to the Agency’s mission in the community-based and school-based program functions consisting of Recruitment, Customer Relations, Enrollment, and Match Support. They will work with schools, groups, agencies, public officials and other nonprofits in the community in order to provide effective solutions for youth and families, contribute leadership ability within the community, and promote BBBSI and its services.
Individuals with a strong connection to the community that BBBSI serves and the Southeastern Pennsylvania/Southern New Jersey area are given preferential consideration. Work may be in office and remote, depending on the needs of the program. Moderate travel to branch offices, community and mission partners may be required, along with some non-traditional work hours to include evenings and weekends.