To apply, send cover letter and résumé to Please include salary range in cover letter. References will be requested from the final round of candidates. No phone calls please.

The Director of Development and Special Events (posted 4/08/2021) The Director of Development and Special Events works collaboratively with agency leadership to capacity-build through cultivation of individual donors and corporate supporters, as well as to implement fundraising events. The incumbent will conduct personal visits with donors and sponsors; spearhead special events; coordinate agency solicitations; distribute proposals and reports; collaborate on foundation and grant requests; manage agency databases; and assist with BBBS-ETN communications and marketing.

The Director of Development and Special Events will place a strong emphasis on discovering and developing new relationships and partnerships. The Director should be adept at building and leading development teams. In order to succeed, the Director of Development and Special Events must be a dynamic, engaging, strategic, and highly organized fundraiser who will use effective techniques to articulate compelling cases for support. The position reports to BBBS-ETN’s Chief Development Officer. Full position description..

Match and Family Engagement Manager (posted 4/08/2021) This new, grant-funded position will strengthen friendships between Bigs and Littles, as well as provide critical wraparound services for families. The incumbent will create, plan, and implement enrichment activities and events resulting in long-lasting, impactful relationships between mentors, mentees, families, and the BBBS-ETN team. The position also manages BBBS-ETN’s Big Little Computer Lab and Family Resource Center.

The successful Match and Family Engagement Manager will meet the requirements of the job description—including match participation in agency program events, as well as increased parent, caregiver, and family engagement. This position will report to the Operations Manager, with a dotted line to the Sr. Director of Programs.

Match Support Specialist (posted 3/01/2021) The Match Support Specialist is responsible for Matching and supporting the volunteers and children in our Community-Based program, as well as partnering closely with parents/guardians. The MSS will ensure child safety, promote positive impacts for youth, and foster constructive and satisfying relationships between children and volunteers by encouraging Match outings and participation in agency events. This position will report to the Director of Match Support. Download the full job description.


CAC AmeriCorps

Mentor Recruitment and Engagement Coordinator (posted 3/09/2021) | Please apply through the CAC AmeriCorps portal.

Community Wellness Coordinator (posted 3/09/2021) | Please apply through the CAC AmeriCorps portal.

Donor Development Specialist AmeriCorps VISTA (posted 3/09/2021) | Please see the attached .pdf and apply through the CAC AmeriCorps portal.



Big Brothers Big Sisters of East Tennessee accepts intern applications from college students and young professionals for the Spring, Summer, and Fall semesters (with some flexibility around these specific dates).

Program Internship | Please email Jennifer Davis at



Big Brothers Big Sisters of East Tennessee welcomes any interest with volunteering in our office during the day or at special events.

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BBBS-ETN provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

BBBS-ETN is committed to providing access, equal opportunity and reasonable accommodation for individuals with disabilities in employment, its services, programs, and activities.

BBBS-ETN is a Drug-Free Workplace.

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