Director of Scholarship and Alumni Programs

Match Activities Coordinator

Position Title: Director of Scholarship and Alumni Programs


Jewish Big Brothers Big Sisters of Los Angeles (JBBBSLA), celebrating 102 years of service in the greater Los Angeles area, is seeking a full-time Director of Scholarship and Alumni Programs. The successful candidate will oversee multiple annual scholarships and continue the development of our college guidance program and alumni cultivation and outreach program. JBBBSLA is a forward-thinking, innovative, and award-winning agency that is looking for a team leader to help expand our outreach in the greater Los Angeles community in exciting and cutting-edge ways.

Principal Responsibilities:

Scholarship Programs:
  • Oversee agency scholarship programs.
  • Lead scholarship committees, recruit new volunteers, present data, and provide analysis and recommendations to the committee members.
  • Plan and implement scholarship applicant interviews and review processes. li>
  • Produce scholarship award events.
  • Ensure effective promotion of the scholarship programs to students, parents, donors and board members.
  • Develop policies and procedures pertaining to the scholarship programs.
  • Oversee student ambassador and volunteer programs.
  • Manage the dissemination of scholarship awards and donor appreciation processes.
College Guidance Program:
  • Ensure effective partnerships for our college guidance program.
  • Create, distribute and evaluate surveys pre and post program to all students and parents.
  • Produce a kick-off event for students, parents, and mentors.
  • Provide the Development Department with accurate data and messaging for grants.
  • Maintain complete and accurate records.
Alumni Program:
  • Develop strategies to maximize alumni efforts to further the connection between past program participants and agency and camp.
  • In collaboration with the Development Department, create and implement measurable fundraising activities to support scholarship, college guidance and alumni programs.

The Director of Scholarship and Alumni Programs is supervised by the CEO and supervises the Scholarship Program Assistant.


The ideal candidate will have 2-5 years managing or implementing an awards or scholarship program;have a minimum of a bachelor’s degree and have supervisory experience of at least 2 staff members.

To apply, please submit resume and cover letter to Analee Villalpando: No phone calls please.

Position Title: Match Activities Coordinator

Department: Mentoring Services

Job Overview:

The primary function of this position is to help the Mentoring Department cultivate resources and provide events and activities to matches that are innovative, engaging and relevant. The incumbent will maximize internal and external resources in order to propose and develop age-appropriate opportunities for individual matches, small groups and the program as a whole. Primary goals are to increase agency engagement for matches, build community at multiple levels, reduce the cost of mentoring for volunteers, and enhance the programmatic experience for Littles and Bigs.

Incumbent will collaborate closely with VP of Mentoring Services and other staff to ensure vision and goals are aligned with program culture and constituent needs, to allow for an exchange of ideas, utilize the most effective marketing strategies and ensure successful implementation. This may involve outreach to understand what appeals to constituents; identifying whom to target for specific opportunities, inviting and organizing matches for activities, keeping parents informed of program offerings, evaluating event/match experiences and consistent data entry to ensure accurate records of event participation. Incumbent will be primary point-person for events/activities (approximately 12 per year), and high-level customer service is to be demonstrated in all areas of responsibility.

Education/Related Work Experience Required:

Minimum Bachelors degree, experience developing and executing events/activities, and demonstrated success collaborating with partners and cultivating resources. Ideal candidate will have familiarity with non-profit organizations and the LA Jewish community, be highly organized, detail-oriented, able to work within a budget, and to communicate (verbally and in writing) about opportunities in an engaging manner that appeals to various populations. She/he will have outstanding interpersonal skills, competency in engaging community partners, and significant exposure to child, teen and volunteer populations with a general knowledge of child development. Incumbent should have strong computer skills, including comfort with Excel, learning a new database and researching opportunities online.

Salary Range:

$20,000-25,000, depending upon experience/credentials

Additional Requirements:

Must have car, valid driver’s license, and meet state required automobile insurance minimums. Must be able to work some weekend hours (averaging approximately once per month). Position will involve occasional travel to develop community relationships, secure resources and facilitate off-site events or match-related activities.

Equal Employment Opportunity:
JBBBSLA provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified individuals without regard to race, creed, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, marital status, sexual orientation, or non-disqualifying physical or mental handicap or disability.

To apply, please submit resume and cover letter to Analee Villalpando: