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Staff

Donna Bennett

President/CEO
Staff member since 1992

dbennett@southjerseybigs.org

Melody Montgomery

Director of Development
Staff member since 2019

mmontgomery@southjerseybigs.org

Danielle Clementson

Director of Programs
Staff member since 2002

dclementson@southjerseybigs.org

Yeila Rivera

Program Assistant
High School Mentoring
Staff member since 2022

yrivera@southjerseybigs.org

Judith Napoli

Development Assistant
Staff member since 2021

jnapoli@southjerseybigs.org

Crystal Emeigh

Enrollment and Match Specialist
Staff member since 2023

cemeigh@southjerseybigs.org

Amanda Costa

Program Manager
High School Mentoring
Staff member since 2024

acosta@southjerseybigs.org

Open Positions

Salem County Ambassador

Position Summary:

The Salem County Ambassador plays a crucial role in connecting the Salem County community with the programs we offer. The Ambassador is responsible for developing a communication plan with the public and cultivating interpersonal relationships with community stakeholders. Additionally, the Ambassador oversees an action council focused on expanding the number of mentors and mentees in Salem County; acting as a liaison between our organization and Salem County residents, businesses, faith-based organizations, social service clubs, etc., the Ambassador documents and records activities within the agency management system. The role also involves scheduling and accepting public speaking engagements to promote our programs within Salem County.

Experience:

  • Salem County resident with familiarity with business, school districts, nonprofit, and faith-based leaders in the county.
  • Relevant experience in social services, education community development, and/or sales.
  • Experience with creating and managing collaborative efforts to improve community conditions.
  • Familiarity with data tracking and documentation practices.
  • Proficient computer skills, including Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, and internet access.

To apply for this position please submit your resume to agency@southjerseybigs.org. No phone calls, please.

Mentor 2.0 Program Manager

Program Manager for High School Based College Readiness Program

Preferred competencies and skill sets:

  • Strong and diverse interpersonal skills; able to communicate with underserved populations/geographic areas and in corporate environments.
  • Organized and self-directed with the ability to evaluate the needs of the clients, families and volunteers for program participation.
  • Robust organizational and time management skills, with the ability to succeed in a high-volume work environment
  • Ability to plan and implement programs with a spirit of teamwork without moment-to-moment supervision and be willing to help advance the program with creative ideas and objectives.
  • Strong computer skills to include Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint, access databases and internet.
  • Technologically proficient – can navigate online platforms and databases
  • Views differences between individuals (race, gender, age, sexuality, cultural heritage, physical ability, education) as assets
  • Public speaking skills, including the ability to speak persuasively to large and small audiences and to facilitate activities
  • Ability to enthusiastically convey the message of Big Brothers Big Sisters and to work with volunteers is essential for success in this position.
  • Comfortable working in a school setting with the ability to work with school administration in effort to improve and build programs.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills with ability to ‘think on your feet’ and plan both proactively and reactively.
  • Able to hold program participants accountable in a clear, assertive, empathetic, and supportive way.
  • Excited to learn about the college application process and financial aid resources for first-generation college students.
  • Dedicated, diligent, resourceful and goal-oriented.
  • Ability to lift at least 30 pounds.

Applicants must meet all guidelines of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Cumberland & Salem Counties volunteer intake process (e.g. finger printing and criminal record check, driving record check, personal and professional reference reports, show proof of automobile insurance that meets the state standards for bodily injury, property damage and medical liability.

Benefit Conditions:

  • Waiting period may apply
  • Only full-time employees eligible

COVID-19 Precaution(s):

  • Remote interview process
  • Personal protective equipment provided or required
  • Temperature screenings
  • Social distancing guidelines in place
  • Virtual meetings
  • Sanitizing, disinfecting, or cleaning procedures in place

Work Remotely

  • No

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $40,000.00 – $45,000.00 per year

Benefits:

  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off

Schedule:

  • 8 hour shift
  • Monday to Friday

Education:

  • Bachelor’s (Required)

Experience:

  • youth development, education, college access: 2 years (Required)
  • Social Work: 2 years (Preferred)

License/Certification:

  • Driver’s License (Required)

Work Location: Multiple locations

 

To apply for this position please submit your resume to agency@southjerseybigs.org. No phone calls, please.