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At Big Brothers Big Sisters, we’re always looking for talented, dedicated people who believe in the power of role models and the potential of children.

One of the most rewarding ways to get involved with Big Brothers Big Sisters is to work with us. A career with Big Brothers Big Sisters is an opportunity to merge your talents and personal values with your desire to make a difference.

Every day, we are changing the perspectives of children and enabling them to see the world around them in a more positive light. With that newfound point of view, they can see their potential more clearly and dream bigger about their future. Our success is a result of committed and inspired employees, working together to make a lasting impact on America’s youth, schools, and communities.

TITLE: Development/Special Events Intern – Spring

DEPARTMENT: Development

REPORTS TO: Special Events Director

SUMMARY: The Development team of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Texas is seeking two interns to work a minimum of 12 hours per week. This position will work closely with the Events Specialist and Special Events Director to help plan and coordinate the agency’s upcoming events: Bowl for Kids, Ice Ball Gala and other 3rd party and/or programmatic events.

This is an unpaid internship but is an exceptional opportunity to gain development, marketing and event planning experience at a nationally-recognized non-profit. We can work with your institution to provide academic credit for your experience.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: The Development Intern’s specific responsibilities include (but are not limited to):

  • Assisting in the planning and coordination of the Bowl for Kids event (April 26, 27, 2019).
  • Must attend Bowl for Kids on April 26 and 27th.
  • Assisting in the planning and coordination of the Ice Ball Gala (August 24, 2019).
  • Assisting with phone calls and mailings to past donors/attendees.
  • Working with staff and volunteers to collect/solicit in-kind donations for day-of-event.
    • Assisting with cold-calling and silent auction donation asks.
  • Entering all donations and pledges into development database.
  • Assisting with day-of-event volunteer recruitment and management.
  • Opportunity to attend a Host Committee Meeting.
  • Assisting with the promotion of the event.
  • Working with staff and volunteers to help coordinate day-of-event logistics (scheduling, décor, set-up, etc.)
  • Other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:Applicant must be enrolled in an accredited university or college working toward a degree in Social Work, Sociology, Communications, Public Relations, Marketing or other related field, and possess:

  • Exceptional written and verbal communications skills and attention to detail.
  • Ability to work independently, organize time, set priorities and meet deadlines.
  • Attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Strong computer skills (Email, Word, Excel, PowerPoint).

BBBS is an equal opportunity employer.

To apply, please submit your resume and cover letter to Astoria Aviles, Special Events Director, at aaviles@bigmentoring.org.

APPLY BY: February 28, 2019

TITLE: Development/Special Events Intern – Summer

DEPARTMENT: Development

REPORTS TO: Special Events Director

SUMMARY: The Development team of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Texas is seeking two interns to work a minimum of 12 hours per week. This position will work closely with the Events Specialist and Special Events Director to help plan and coordinate the agency’s upcoming events: Bowl for Kids, Ice Ball Gala and other 3rd party and/or programmatic events.

This is an unpaid internship but is an exceptional opportunity to gain development, marketing and event planning experience at a nationally-recognized non-profit. We can work with your institution to provide academic credit for your experience.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: The Development Intern’s specific responsibilities include (but are not limited to):

  • Assisting in the planning and coordination of the Ice Ball Gala (August 24, 2019).
  • Must attend the Ice Ball Gala on August 24, 2019.
  • Assisting with phone calls and mailings to past donors/attendees.
  • Working with staff and volunteers to collect/solicit in-kind donations for day-of-event.
    • Assisting with cold-calling and silent auction donation asks.
  • Entering all donations and pledges into development database.
  • Assisting with day-of-event volunteer recruitment and management.
  • Opportunity to attend a Host Committee Meeting.
  • Assisting with the promotion of the event.
  • Working with staff and volunteers to help coordinate day-of-event logistics (scheduling, décor, set-up, etc.)
  • Other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:Applicant must be enrolled in an accredited university or college working toward a degree in Social Work, Sociology, Communications, Public Relations, Marketing or other related field, and possess:

  • Exceptional written and verbal communications skills and attention to detail.
  • Ability to work independently, organize time, set priorities and meet deadlines.
  • Attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Strong computer skills (Email, Word, Excel, PowerPoint).

BBBS is an equal opportunity employer.

To apply, please submit your resume and cover letter to Astoria Aviles, Special Events Director, at aaviles@bigmentoring.org.

APPLY BY: May 1, 2019

TITLE: Graphic Design Intern – Spring 2019

DEPARTMENT: Marketing

REPORTS TO: VP of Marketing and Communications

SUMMARY: Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Texas’ Marketing Department is seeking a graphic design intern to work a minimum of 12 hours per week during the Spring of 2019.

This position will work closely with the VP of Marketing and Communications and the department’s Marketing Associates to create artwork for a wide range of agency materials including invitations, postcards, brochures, fact sheets, banners, reports, specialty items, social media posts, PowerPoint presentations and much more.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: The Graphic Design Intern’s duties and responsibilities include (but are not limited to):

  • Work with the department’s VP to identify projects that need to be completed and completion dates
  • Become familiar with the agency’s graphic standards
  • Create designs, layouts and materials to meet print and digital needs
  • Work with vendors (printers, photographers and others) to produce materials as needed

QUALIFICATIONS: 

Required:

  • Graphic design training/experience
  • Familiarity with design principles and processes, software, file formats, color profiles and color spaces, etc..
  • Experience producing designs and materials for print and digital use
  • Knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite, InDesign, Illustrator and Photoshop
  • Experience working with printers
  • Good organizational skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to meet deadlines
  • Accountability/follow-through
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Sense of humor
  • Kindness and a desire to help others

Other great skills to have – desirable but not required:

  • Photography
  • Videography, video editing
  • Writing skills – copywriting, proofreading, editing
  • Familiarity with social media/online platforms including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn, YouTube, Flickr, Vimeo
  • Familiarity with HTML and WordPress
  • Knowledge of Google Analytics and Adwords

To apply, please submit a cover letter and resume to jobs@bigmentoring.org.

APPLY BY: February 15, 2019

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