Calling All BYEP Mentors! BYEP is hiring!
Love working with kids? Believe in the BYEP mission? Enjoy a challenge, being a part of a team, committed to your own growth, and making the world a better place?
Yes? Then what are you waiting for? Join our team!
BYEP Program Manager
Looking for a rewarding, challenging, and inspiring position working with amazing teens in a fun and unique setting? Big Sky Youth Empowerment’s adventure-based group mentoring program is seeking TWO talented and highly motivated individuals for our upcoming Program Manager positions. These dynamic individuals will work with vulnerable adolescents to facilitate a group social emotional life skills curriculum paired with experiential adventures. The ideal candidate is creative, enthusiastic, energetic, compassionate, professional, hard working, and stoked for a new challenge.
Key Job Functions
Design and facilitate developmentally appropriate curriculum to adolescents presenting with a variety of risk factors in a small group setting
Plan, organize, supervise, and participate in group experiential adventures including but not limited to skiing, snowboarding, rock climbing, white water rafting, hiking, photography, pottery, and painting guided by local adventure partners
Recruit, interview and enroll new participants
Advise and interact one-on-one with participants in need of social emotional support and connect with additional resources when appropriate
Participate in recruiting, interviewing, training, and supervising a dynamic staff of 30-40 volunteer mentors
Communicate professionally with participants, families, community partners, and other key stakeholders
Collaborate and communicate with colleagues to effectively manage logistics and program delivery
Represent Big Sky Youth Empowerment at various fundraising events and community stakeholder meetings
Other tasks as required to fulfill the position and mission of BYEP
Varies; evenings and weekends required
Position #1 - Full time salaried beginning August 1, 2019
Position #2 - Part time hourly beginning October 1; Full time salaried no later than January 2
Experience working with adolescents and/or at-risk populations
Ability to build positive relationships
Effective written and verbal communication skills
Ability to work independently and as part of a team
Enthusiastic, energetic, and creative with a passion for helping youth
Strong organization skills and attention to detail
Flexible and able to adapt to a variety of unique situations
Ability to manage many moving parts
Minimum 2 year commitment
Bachelor’s degree in education, psychology or a related field
3-5 years working or volunteering with at-risk adolescents
Group facilitation experience
Experience in a supervisory role
Minimum 3 year commitment
Full time, exempt
Starting salary = $36,000
100% Health/Dental/Vision Insurance after 60 days
Up to 3% IRA match after 6 months
Flexible schedule including mandatory paid time off
Paid professional development opportunities
Opportunity to work at a fun, rewarding, and impactful organization!
After thoroughly reviewing our website at www.byep.org, interested applicants must email a cover letter, resume, and provide contact information for two professional references in a PDF file to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please mark the subject line to read “Program Manager Application”.