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Administrative Coordinator – Community Impact

By bringing people and organizations together to solve our region’s most pressing issues, United Way of Greater St. Louis is making our community a better place to live, work, and thrive. It’s more than a day job – it’s a mission! Come work with us!

 

The Community Impact Division is responsible for leading the strategic investment of United Way’s financial and non-financial resources to create the greatest possible impact in helping improve outcomes for individuals and families and achieving community-level change. Essential to this work is developing, adopting, and implementing plans to make progress in the community based on an understanding of community needs.

 

The Administrative Coordinator – Community Impact provides effective and efficient administrative support and coordination to a team of leaders with responsibilities to the Chief Impact Officer, who leads the Community Impact Division, which is comprised of 2-1-1/Community Response, Community Impact, Capacity Building, Data & Evaluation, Collective Impact, Public Affairs and Volunteer Center.

 

The individual in the role of Administrative Coordinator is responsible for maintaining a large volume of information, meeting preparation and scheduling, and ensuring timely and accurate responses to inquiries and communications, while providing excellent customer service to internal and external stakeholders, including providing general administrative support to various Vice Presidents within the department as requested. This role also partners with other Administrative Coordinators and Assistants within the organization.

 

This position includes:

  • Providing meeting and event support on site and off site
  • Developing and maintaining filing and record keeping system, continually seeking to improve administrative functions through process improvement
  • Prepares invoices and check requisitions, award letters, and necessary spreadsheets for tracking
  • Ensuring that key issues are addressed and that important information is provided quickly and effectively to achieve desired results
  • Assists with travel arrangements
  • Conducts research and data entry and prepares reports producing timely and accurate research, data, reports, and projects to responsible staff persons
  • Manages mailings for the division, including letters and emails
  • Pulls reports and documentation from database
  • Keeps inventory of office supplies and places orders for replenishment
  • Provides backup to organization’s Receptionist as scheduled
  • Accountable for the accuracy and timeliness of division’s administrative support and coordination

 

If you have two to three years of relevant administrative experience in a similar role, high school diploma/GED (required), a proven ability to provide excellent customer service internally and externally, are proficient in MS Office (Excel, Access, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, etc.), and have a proven ability to work collaboratively with a wide range of stakeholders, while adapting to a rapidly changing and organic environment – we want to hear from you!

 

Due to the pandemic, United Way of Greater St. Louis supports employees working from home or remote offices until June 30th, 2021.

 

United Way of Greater St. Louis offers an extensive benefit program including generous time off, health, dental, and vision insurance, short- and long-term disability, and a 403(b) plan.

 

To apply, please submit your resume and/or cover letter to Careers@stl.unitedway.org.

 

Employment is contingent upon passing a screening for illegal drug use.

 

United Way of Greater St. Louis is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Director, Leadership Giving

By bringing people and organizations together to solve our region’s most pressing issues, United Way of Greater St. Louis is making our community a better place to live, work, and thrive. It’s more than a day job – it’s a mission! Come work with us!

 

Leadership Giving Societies are a key function of United Way’s engagement efforts. Each year, more than 8,000 local people contribute $1,000 or more as a Leadership Giving Society Member. There are five Leadership Giving Societies: Women’s Leadership Society, Men’s Leadership Society, Charmaine Chapman Leadership Society, Multicultural Leadership Society, and United Young Leaders.

 

The individual in the role of Director, Leadership Giving is a strategic leader who possesses exceptional emotional intelligence and interpersonal skills, strong team management skills, communications and branding knowledge, and a fundraising strategy background. The successful candidate creates and executes plans toward building best-in-class donor experiences for United Way’s premiere donor societies.

 

This position includes:

  • In collaboration with the team and Leadership Giving Society chairs, setting and achieving fundraising goals with focus on engagement, retention and growth
  • Building experiences and programming that appeals to Leadership Society members (i.e., mentorship program)
  • Representing United Way at all Leadership Giving Society cabinet meetings and events (some nights and weekends)
  • Setting a team culture of inclusivity, mutual respect, and accountability to a small group of professionals, establishing and tracking team and individual goals
  • Creating and maintaining budgets for all Leadership Giving programs
  • Using United Way’s database (Andar) and Microsoft Excel, creating and maintaining weekly (or as requested) reports on Leadership Giving status and provide expert analysis and anticipated results
  • Securing event sponsorships from corporate partners, in collaboration with Resource Development and Marketing teams
  • Collaborating internally with all areas of the organization
  • Partnering with at least three employee resource groups

 

If you have a minimum of five years of experience in a variety of project management, volunteer management, communications and/or related responsibilities, at least a Bachelor’s degree in communications, nonprofit management, or marketing (preferred) with a minimum of two years of demonstrated ability to supervise and motivate staff, have strong strategic, analytical and critical thinking skills, excellent written and verbal communication skills; are proficient in Microsoft Office and technical skills to use United Way’s fundraising systems, with a demonstrated ability to learn new technology applications – we want to hear from you!

 

Due to the pandemic, United Way of Greater St. Louis supports employees working from home or remote offices until June 30th, 2021.

 

United Way of Greater St. Louis offers an extensive benefit program including generous time off, health, dental, and vision insurance, short- and long-term disability, and a 403(b) plan.

 

To apply, please submit your resume and/or cover letter to Careers@stl.unitedway.org.

 

Employment is contingent upon passing a screening for illegal drug use.

 

United Way of Greater St. Louis is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Program Manager – Financial Stability

By bringing people and organizations together to solve our region’s most pressing issues, United Way of Greater St. Louis is making our community a better place to live, work, and thrive. It’s more than a day job – it’s a mission! Come work with us!

 

The Program Manager – Financial Stability and Independence (FSI) Initiative reports to the Community Economic Development Director and will administer United Way financial education and savings programs, as well as the Volunteer Financial Coaching program in collaboration with United Way partner agencies. The individual in this role will also act as a liaison for the program partners, provide agency training, and administer ongoing technical assistance with program implementation, data tracking and program evaluation. This role will be responsible for budget oversight, grant reporting and maintaining communication with agency staff, other United Way departments and the FSI Initiative Director. This is a grant funded position.

 

Program Manager – Financial Stability and Independence (FSI) Initiative will:

  • Manage United Way FSI programs (i.e. ASSET, IDA, and Volunteer Financial Coaching program) including designing evaluations, working with program and research partners to track and compile data, and completing reports
  • Maintain communication with all program partners to ensure a seamless implementation of programs
  • Manage reporting and record keeping for program outcomes including budgets and completing and reconciling expense and financial reports
  • Administer virtual financial coaching directly to program savers, as needed
  • Grow the FSI programs to expand reach and populations served in the region based on agency capacity and funding availability
  • Develop financial education curriculum to increase clarity and ease of use for instructors
  • Partner with United Way’s Volunteer Center, Marketing and Communications, and Leadership Giving departments to identify, recruit and screen volunteer coaches and other program volunteers
  • Work collaboratively with other United Way financial stability team members to cross promote and deliver programing such as Bank On Save Up and Money Smart Month initiatives
  • Strengthen and advance collective impact efforts including racial equity

 

The successful candidate will have at least a bachelor’s degree with at least two years of program management experience in a non-profit setting, with financial education instruction preferred; be proficient in Microsoft Office Suite with advanced Excel skills, experience in virtual training and evaluation tools. Must possess at least basic understanding of financial concept, budget and credit counseling with exceptional ability to manage relationships and build trust among various partnerships.

 

Due to the pandemic, United Way of Greater St. Louis supports employees working from home or remote offices until June 30th, 2021.

 

To apply, please submit your resume and/or cover letter to Careers@stl.unitedway.org.

 

Employment is contingent upon passing a screening for illegal drug use.

 

United Way of Greater St. Louis is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

"Working at United Way is like working with the family you love." –Wendy

Join Our Team

Our success is driven by our exceptional people. Working at United Way of Greater St. Louis means making a difference.
Our employees use their individual strengths to help solve some of our region’s toughest challenges. We are seeking committed professionals who want to better our community through their professional strengths.

“I work with a team that represents and appreciates different backgrounds. We are learning and advocating for diversity, equity and inclusion in our community and workplace." –Brittin

What We Stand For

United Way of Greater St. Louis prides itself on working to make a meaningful, measurable impact in the community. We are committed to a positive and collaborative work environment where all employees are appreciated for who they are and what they contribute.

United Way of Greater St. Louis values different backgrounds and perspectives, fostering teamwork and a collaborative environment, while maximizing the impact of donations entrusted to us.

“Joining United Way has been life changing. I have rediscovered who I am and what I thrive for every day, while having the opportunity to work within an organization and community that truly care.” –Pedro

BENEFITS

We offer competitive health, vision and dental plans to staff and their families, along with wellness initiatives and unlimited access to our healthcare provider professionals. New employees can earn up to 11 vacation days and 10 paid holidays within their first year of employment, including their birthday! We encourage staff to continue growing their skill sets and fuel their passions by attending seminars and conferences throughout the year.

Diversity and Inclusion

We're committed to the richness of diversity in all aspects of our organization and those with whom we partner and serve. Diversity, equity and inclusion are at the heart of what it means to help people live their best possible lives. We're committed to a positive and collaborative work environment where all employees are appreciated for who they are and what they contribute. We value different backgrounds and perspectives, foster teamwork and a collaborative environment, while maximizing the impact of donations entrusted to us. This environment is imperative to our ability to make a meaningful, measurable impact in the region.

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY


It is the policy of the United Way of Greater St. Louis to recognize each person as an individual and to provide equal opportunity to all qualified employees and applicants without regard to race, religion, ancestry, sexual orientation, color, sex, age, disability status, citizenship status, pregnancy, gender identity and/or expression, veteran status, national origin, or any other protected status.