Opportunities at BBBST

Imagine a world where every child received the care and support they needed to cope with adversities, trauma, and toxic stress. For over 100 years, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Toronto (BBBST) has been helping at-risk children and youth to overcome their adversities and develop the confidence they need to reach their full potential.

Are you ready to add purpose to your profession and make a difference by working with a renowned nonprofit?

Current Job Opportunities

Community Engagement Specialist

The Community Engagement Specialist will work with the Community Engagement team to recruit for volunteers and outreach of families for reducing wait times to better support the communities in need. This role would be ideal for a self-motivated person, who is knowledgeable about the varying communities within Toronto, who is confident attending and presenting at events, while having experience with building corporate and community partnerships.

Current Student Opportunities

Big Brothers Big Sisters is committed to providing quality student placement opportunities that fulfills our agency’s vision to build thriving communities by empowering lives through mentorship. We have numerous learning opportunities for Masters, Bachelors and Diploma program students looking to explore the Community Service sector. Placements are offered in the following areas:

  • Enrolment, Assessment and Intake
  • Group Based Curriculum and Programming
  • Community and Volunteer Engagement
  • Evidence Learning and Impact
  • Direct client support (Group and 1:1 In School Mentoring/ASIP)

Big Brothers Big Sisters Toronto generally accepts resumes from students three times per year for placements commencing in September, January and April.

Placement opportunities are based on the needs of the agency, and the capacity of staff able to support students as placement supervisors.  All Placement Students must successfully complete the mentor enrolment and assessment process and will be provided with additional academic and professional learning supports from our experienced staff team.

For placement inquiries and questions, please contact our Student Services Manager, Jasmine Soto at Jasmine.Soto@bigbrothersbigsisters.ca.