100 River Rock Drive, Suite 104, Buffalo, NY 14207
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Employment Opportunities

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Erie, Niagara and the Southern Tier is an equal opportunity employer. Our policy prohibits discrimination against applicants and employees on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, age, veteran status, national origin or any other legally protected status in accordance with applicable local, state and federal anti-discrimination laws.

Big Brothers Big Sisters is always interested in learning more about professionals who would like to pursue a career in the mentoring field. We accept cover letters and resumes throughout the year from individuals who would like to be contacted should a position within the organization become available. Departments include: Program (Case Management, Volunteer Enrollment); Development; Community Relations; and Administration.

How to apply
Please send Resume & Cover Letter to:

Director of Staffing & Projects
Be-A-Friend Program, Inc.
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Erie, Niagara and the Southern Tier
100 River Rock Drive, Suite 104
Buffalo, NY 14207


Social Worker/Mentor Advocate (Full-Time, Non-Exempt)

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As a member of the Program Department team the Mentor Advocate (MA) position is responsible for proving direct mentoring and case management services to teenage and young adult males facing adversity through small group and individual interactions. The MA is responsible for: recruiting and enrolling young adults into the program; planning the activities in the community; implementing each young adult’s individual services plan and developing personal mentoring relationships with the participants in the program.

This position requires a bachelor’s degree in a Human Service related field, experience with youth and diverse populations, strong organizational skills, evening/occasional weekend availability and personal transportation. $12.50-$14.00 per hour to start depending on experience and education; mileage reimbursement and other benefits offered.