How to Support Big Brothers Big Sisters of America

Jill Marten serves as the corporate director of human resources at Baptist Health South Florida in Miami. Jill Marten also interacts with various charitable organizations, including Big Brothers Big Sisters of America.

Big Brothers Big Sisters encourages individuals to support its cause in several ways. While donating or volunteering as a “Big” represent two of the more direct ways an individual may contribute, other options include organizational promotion as a social media ambassador; although following Big Brothers Big Sisters on Facebook and Twitter is a great way to start, relying on additional forms of social media to spread the message is even better.

Signing up for Big Brothers Big Sisters’ monthly eNewsletter allows individuals to remain up to date on developments at the organization, including its most recent successes. The newsletter also allows people to take advantage of special Big Brothers Big Sisters offers or participate in a local event. Writing to government representatives, organizing a fundraising event, and discussing the organization with family and friends represent additional to support the organization.

Diversity at Baptist Health South Florida

An experienced human resources executive, Jill Marten currently serves as the corporate director of human resources at Baptist Health South Florida (BHSF) in Miami. There, Jill Marten creates and implements human resources policies and programs for all of BHSF’s facilities.

Over the years, BHSF has remained dedicated to recruiting a diverse workforce that fosters an inclusive environment. BHSF maintains facilities throughout Miami-Dade, Monroe, and Broward Counties, which together have been identified as among the most diverse regions of the United States. Therefore, BHSF serves a wide range of people with difference cultural backgrounds, communication styles, and belief systems. To best serve a multicultural community, BHSF retains more than 15,000 staff members who excel at connecting with people from various cultures.

BHSF’s diversity-driven employment practices have resulted in internal satisfaction and external accolades. According to a study by Gallup, BHSF ranks in the 89th percentile for employee satisfaction, which is especially high compared to similar organizations. BHSF has also been recognized by groups like National Association of Female Executives for employing more women executives than any other comparable health group in the region and creating an environment where all employees are given a chance to succeed.