Manager of Volunteer Recruitment and Community Engagement

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Middle TN

Nashville, TN

Community & Nonprofit , Fundraising/Development

Position Description / Responsibilities

JOB TITLE: Volunteer Recruitment and Community Engagement Manager

REPORTS TO: Director of Volunteer Recruitment


FLSA STATUS: Exempt – Salary

LOCATION: Nashville, TN


About Us

For over 50 years, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Middle Tennessee has served young people in the Middle TN region. Our work supports our belief that every child has the ability to succeed and thrive in life. Big Brothers Big Sisters makes meaningful, monitored matches between adult volunteers (Bigs) and youth (Littles). Through our commitment to quality, innovation, and the passion we have for our work, we develop and sustain positive, life-changing relationships that have a direct and lasting impact on the lives of our youth and the adults who mentor them.

Our Mission is to create and support one-to-one mentoring relationships that ignite the power and promise of youth. As noted by our Vision, we are driven by a future in which all youth achieve their full potential.


We show each other dignity through our partnerships, decisions, and language.

We intentionally engage, represent, and partner with our diverse communities.

We demonstrate our values by learning together with staff, board, volunteers, youth, families, and investors to think and act with sensitivity and intentionality.

Driven by the voice of our stakeholders, our agency develops responsive and respectful programming and builds strategic and thoughtful alliances.

We want people of all backgrounds to see themselves represented and included in our work, so we actively seek to diversify our team and bring more voices to the table. We know that teams perform at their highest when they feel supported and that they belong. Each of our team members brings unique perspectives and skills, and we are committed to building a culture where voices are heard, differences are celebrated, and everyone has the opportunity to do meaningful work. At Big Brothers Big Sisters of Middle TN, you will be inspired by talented, passionate colleagues who will motivate you to do and be your best. We are bigger and better together!

About the Role

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Middle Tennessee seeks a Volunteer Recruitment and Community Engagement Manager who will support the development and implementation of comprehensive volunteer mentor (Big) recruitment strategies, foster and maintain intentional, like-minded community partnerships as well as provide best-in-class volunteer service to support our mission.

In this role, you will support agency-wide strategic priorities by assisting with increasing the volume and strengthening the diversity of volunteer mentor (Big) inquiries, completion of initial training and achievement of ready to be matched (RTBM) status.

The Volunteer Recruitment and Community Engagement Manager will cultivate and maintain relationships and identify opportunities therein to support recruitment objectives. They will have excellent presentation and partnership development skills with a robust knowledge of the Middle Tennessee corporate, private sector, community and philanthropic landscape.

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Position Requirements

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Application Instructions

If this sounds like the position and organization for you, please submit a cover letter and resume to: with “Your Name- Volunteer Recruitment and Community Engagement Manager” in the subject line OR mail to

Director of Employee Experience

1704 Charlotte Ave. Suite 130

Nashville, TN 37203

No phone calls, please. Applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

Big Brothers Big sisters of Middle Tennessee celebrates diversity and is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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