Alumni Support Specialist
Company: Boys Town
Posted on: November 22, 2021
Business: Boys Town Job Summary : The Alumni Support Specialist
provides proactive and crisis support to alumni with a primary
emphasis with alumni after the first five years after transitioning
out of care. The role collaborates with other areas of the
organization to assess, provide, and monitor services and support
to youth as they depart from Boys Town. Schedule: Full Time: Monday
through Friday, day hours. On-call for crisis calls (including
early mornings, nights, weekends, and holidays). Responsibilities:
Develops relationships with Alumni, youth, other school staff,
Youth Care, institutions that offer trade certifications, community
businesses, and outside agencies to achieve effective transition
from Boys Town.
- Initiates and maintains proactive individual contact with
Alumni via phone, text, web-ex or in person.
- Assists with development of aftercare plans for students
leaving Boys Town and remaining in the area to help them succeed at
the worksite or school of choice through regular visits, training,
frequent phone contact, and coordination of staff and service to
intervene when needed.
- Communicates and maintains relationships with alumni through
social media platforms such as Facebook and Twitter, to develop
proactive relationships essential to supporting Alumni
- Responds to and returns Alumni calls as a first line of
support, gathering information to resolve the issues, and/or
assisting others in the resolution of the problem in a timely and
- Provides Crisis Support by conducting a needs assessment.
Explores internal and external supports. Assists Alumni in
accessing resources and support.
- Utilizes the Boys Town National Hotline database to obtain
resources for alumni in their local areas.
- Administers Boys Town Scholarships and the delivery of
financial assistance. Monitors Boys Town Scholarship Recipients
academic performance through transcripts, communication with the
student and college. Attends Boys Town Scholarships Committee
Meetings to review college transcripts and National Data Base
Documentation to guide decisions regarding financial support for
continued education. Reviews financial assistance given to alumni
on a case by case basis and reports decisions to the Director of
- Documents services provided to alumni and/or their families in
the National Database.
- Communicates and seeks information from Youth Care to make
- Provides the Boys Town Development and Marketing Department
with Alumni success stories to utilize for marketing and news
- Establishes and implements positive relationships with school,
youth care staff and outside agencies.
- Plans and implements events/activities such as the Alumni
Reunions, Alumni Board Meetings and crucial activities. Serves as a
role model in carrying out the Father Flanagans Boys Home mission.
- Bachelors degree in Human Services or related field or High
School diploma with three years of experience with the Boys Town
- 1 to 2 years of experience including working with children and
families; experience working with children and families in
community-based programs or Boys Town Programs preferred.
- Must possess and maintain a valid driver's license with a good
driving record, plus the ability to provide own transportation
(mileage reimbursement) to complete travel requirements of the job.
Must pass an annual Motor Vehicle Registration (MVR) check.
- This position must be available to provide crisis response and
must be available to work non-traditional business hours including
early mornings, nights, weekends, and holidays. About Boys Town:
Boys Town touches the lives of more than 2 million children and
families nationwide each year. As one of the country's largest
nonprofit funded child-care organizations, Boys Town is nationally
recognized for its research-proven child, health and family care
programs. From our start in 1917, we're poised to make even greater
strides forward as we lead the way in changing how America cares
for children, families and communities for the next 100 years. Our
employees are our #1 supporters when it comes to achieving Boys
Towns mission, which is why we offer an array of competitive and
attractive benefit options. Unique perks to Boys Town employees and
their families include free visits to Boys Town Physicians, free
prescriptions, tuition assistance, access to the campus Field
House, parenting resources from our experts and advancement
opportunities within the organization, just to name a few. Working
at Boys Town is more than just a job, it is a way of life. About
Boys Town : Boys Town has been changing the way America cares for
children and families since 1917. Our employees have helped us grow
from a small boardinghouse in downtown Omaha, Nebraska, into one of
the largest national child and family care organizations in the
country. With the addition of Boys Town National Research Hospital
in 1977, our services branched out into the health care and
research fields, offering even more career opportunities to those
looking to make a real difference. Our employees are our #1
supporters when it comes to achieving Boys Towns mission, which is
why we are proud of their commitment to making the world a better
place for children, families, patients, and communities. Unique
perks to Boys Town employees and their families include free visits
to Boys Town physicians and free prescriptions under the Boys Town
Medical Plan, tuition assistance, parenting resources from our
experts and professional development opportunities within the
organization, just to name a few. Working at Boys Town is more than
just a job, it is a way of life. Date Posted : November 5, 2021
This advertisement describes the general nature of work to be
performed and does not include an exhaustive list of all duties,
skills, or abilities required. Boys Town is an equal employment
opportunity employer and participates in the E-Verify program. All
qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment
without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation,
gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status. To
request a disability-related accommodation in the application
process, contact us at 1-.
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