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Volunteer Center Logistics Specialist (part-time position)

The Volunteer Center’s Service2Go program offers a variety of assembly style projects that can be completed at a location of the client’s choosing.

 

The Volunteer Center Logistic Specialist (part time) plays an essential role in the success and growth of the Service2Go program through reliable, accurate efficient inventory and volunteer coordination. The Volunteer Center Logistic Specialist will be responsible for ensuring that all products are ordered, sorted and ready for the event staff.  Additionally, this role will recruit and lead groups of volunteers to aid in the sorting of products as appropriate. The weekly work schedule for this role will be an average of 20-30 hours with the potential to have full-time hours with in the year depending on the Service2Go project calendar. Occasional weeknights and weekends may be required depending on volunteer groups and project calendar.

 

Supervisory Accountabilities:

Staff: No

Volunteers: Yes

 

General Responsibilities: 

  • Perform physical inventory and cycle counts to maintain accuracy.
  • Maintain and update inventory records.
  • Organize and sort inventory as needed.
  • Order all products needed for upcoming projects.
  • Track and manage the ordered product.
  • Help develop inventory systems for future growth.
  • Obtain timely approval of invoices and code and enter invoices accurately.
  • Create and update volunteer program materials (job descriptions, policies, procedures, handbook, etc.)
  • Lead the identification, recruitment, orientation and training of volunteers
  • Oversee volunteer group activities.
  • Analyze feedback and volunteer insights to implement effective retention strategies.
  • Periodically attend Serivce2Go projects.
  • Contribute to the overall success of United Way by performing other essential duties as requested.

 

Key Accountabilities: 

All work contributes to the attainment of the following strategic plan initiatives:

  • Clearly articulate and communicate UW’s value proposition.
  • Partner with companies/organizations to achieve philanthropic and community engagement goals.
  • Increase the value and visibility of the Volunteer Center for corporate and community clients.

 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to take direction and/or work independently as needed.
  • Strong organizational skills including excellent follow-up and follow-through.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and prioritize tasks in a matrixed organization structure.
  • Must be able to maintain professionalism and a positive demeanor when engaging with volunteers, donors and other stakeholders
  • Team oriented with a commitment to fostering strong, productive working relationships with all staff, volunteers and the overall community.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office and demonstrated ability to learn new technology applications.
  • Valid driver’s license with good driving record
  • Ability to drive minivan to travel to local venues 35-40% of time for projects or to pick up products, as needed.
  • High school diploma or GED required. Associate degree or comparable experience preferred.
  • 2-3 years of experience in logistics coordination preferred;
  • 1-2 years of volunteer organizing preferred.
  • Ability to lift 25lbs on a consistent basis,
  • Ability to open and breakdown cardboard boxes.
  • Ability to work both in office environment and outdoors as venue requires
  • Availability to work occasional nights and weekends as required
  • Ability to adapt in a fast-paced, rapidly shifting and evolving workplace.
  • Innovative and open to exploring and implementing new ideas.
  • High level of integrity with demonstrated ability to exercise tact and good judgment.
  • Demonstrated ability to maintain high-level and consistent work ethic in all assigned duties.
  • Understanding and supportive of United Way and its philosophy, goals and role in the community.

 

Please submit resume and cover letter to careers@stl.unitedway.org.

Corporate Accounts Manager (part-time position)

The Resource Generation division is responsible for raising the funds necessary for United Way of Greater St. Louis to meet its mission of helping people live their best possible lives. All Resource Generation team members are committed to providing high quality prospecting, cultivating, service delivery and stewardship of donors to make their giving easy, impactful and personally meaningful.

 

The Corporate Accounts Manager plays an essential role in the division’s efforts through the effective and efficient management of leadership society cabinets and volunteers, as well as the implementation of year-round engagement processes for a portfolio of individual donors.

 

Supervisory Accountabilities: 

Staff: No
Volunteers: Yes

 

General Responsibilities: 

  • Participate in the identification, recruitment, orientation and training of all levels of volunteers.
  • Manage assigned volunteers and cabinets, assisting with goal setting and, in conjunction with Data and Research Specialists, monitor reports for actual and projected progress to goal.
  • Review and finalize donor data, progress reports, and mailing lists, ensuring accuracy and comprehensiveness.
  • Implement year-round engagement and service delivery plan to deepen United Way’s relationship with assigned portfolio of individual donors.
  • Oversee, directly supervise, and guide team of Campaign Representatives (part-time, seasonal employees).
  • Establish positive relationships with related internal partners, corporate, charitable, civic, community and government organizations, providing accurate and quality customer service and information to external clients and stakeholders for all inquiries.
  • Attend all appropriate events, providing day-of and follow-up assistance as required.
  • Participate in annual action planning, including the development of donor segmentation, research and engagement planning to increase retention and annual giving and the development of processes to ensure collaboration, integration and alignment of Resource Generation teams and shared service partners across United Way.
  • Ensure consistent implementation, and recommend improvements, of up-to-date policies and processes for areas of responsibility.
  • Continually research and share opportunities, best practices, trends and benchmark data to inform United Way and its efforts to attract, retain and engage donors.
  • Actively participate in identified opportunities for professional growth, including supervisory and team meetings, trainings, and organization-wide events.
  • Contribute to the overall success of the United Way by performing other essential duties and responsibilities as assigned.

 

Key Accountabilities: 

All work contributes to the attainment of the following strategic plan initiatives:

  • Clearly articulate and communicate UW’s value proposition.
  • Cultivate and engage HNW donors to deepen their UW relationship and giving through donor advised funds, major gifts and planned giving.
  • Guide individuals to help them achieve their personal social responsibility goals.

 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Bachelor’s degree in business, sales, communications, or nonprofit management; or equivalent, in job-related areas is required
  • 1-2 years of experience in sales or fundraising is preferred
  • Specific knowledge of best practices in individual donor service delivery, engagement and retention
  • Experience working with individuals to meet their community engagement needs
  • Demonstrated ability to gather, analyze and summarize data for use in planning, service delivery and continuous quality improvement efforts
  • Strong strategic, analytical and critical thinking skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Understanding and supportive of United Way and its philosophy, goals and role in the community
  • Team oriented with a commitment to fostering strong, productive, working relationships with all staff, volunteers, and the overall community
  • Ability to efficiently and accurately work under time and performance pressure
  • Projects and maintains a positive and professional attitude
  • Demonstrated commitment to meeting the both expressed and unmet needs of internal and external clients
  • Demonstrated decision-making ability based on excellent judgement applied within the context of operating policies and processes and organizational values
  • Hold self and others accountable for high quality, timely, and effective results
  • Comfort in a fast paced, rapidly shifting and evolving workplace
  • Work well independently and within teams as a member and/or leader
  • Innovative and open to exploring and implementing new ideas
  • Demonstrated understanding of diversity, equity, and inclusionary practices
  • High level of integrity with demonstrated ability to exercise tact and good judgment
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and prioritize tasks in a matrixed organization structure
  • Excellent follow-up and follow-through skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office and demonstrated ability to learn new technology applications

 

Submit resume and cover letter to careers@stl.unitedway.org.

Administrative Coordinator, Executive Office

The Administrative Coordinator provides effective and efficient administrative support and coordination to a team of leaders within and with responsibilities to Executive Office.  The Administrative Coordinator is responsible for maintaining a large volume of information, meeting preparation and scheduling, ensuring timely and accurate responses to inquiries and communications, while providing excellent customer service to internal and external stakeholders.

 

Supervisory Accountabilities: 

Staff: No
Volunteers: No

 

General Responsibilities: 

  • Serves as coordinator of various meetings convened by the Executive Office to include booking meeting rooms, sending calendar invitations, managing attendance and preparing materials.
  • Receives incoming calls to the Executive Office, determines nature of call and whether it requires the attention of the Executive office team, takes messages and maintains contact information, and whenever possible responds to caller directly based on knowledge of the Executive Office teams’ preferences, office functions, policy, priorities and availability or makes sure the caller receives appropriate transfer to another department.
  • Processes all incoming correspondence received by the Executive Office team, prioritizing and determining its disposition.
  • Prepares communications as directed by the Executive Office team including but not limited to correspondence from Committee Chairs regarding committee information.
  • Prepares, reviews, proofreads, and formats paper and electronic correspondence to include: letters, agendas, annotated agendas, and presentations for the Executive Office team. Seek approvals and signatures when necessary.
  • Maintains records management of Executive Office files, communications and meetings; and Board of Directors, Executive Committee, Nominating Committee and Organizational Development Committee, special committee, and Core Management meetings, as required.
  • Maintains the filing system, creating and updating files and records, hard copy and in CRM system, as necessary using judgment and knowledge of office requirements and standard operating procedures, determining retention and purging schedules, and retrieving files and documents as needed.
  • Prepares Executive Office teams’ expense and mileage reports and check requisitions in a timely manner.
  • Provides general administrative support to Chief Technology Officer and Chief Marketing & Communications Officer, as requested. To include booking meeting rooms, sending calendar invitations, managing attendance and preparing materials; preparing check requisitions; and drafting correspondence.
  • Provide coverage when necessary to the United Way’s front desk.
  • Contributes to the overall success of the United Way by performing other essential duties and responsibilities as assigned.

 

Key Accountabilities: 

  • Facilitates the effective planning and organization of Board of Directors, Executive Committee, Nominating Committee and Organizational Development Committee and special meetings, as required. Responsible for preparing notices including advance distribution of materials (on select committees), and minutes; preparation of agendas and annotated agendas, materials for meetings; including PowerPoints, documents and maintaining attendance. Maintains close relationships with administrative assistants to the members and all staff of the Board of Directors.
  • Maintaining records management of the United Way of Greater St. Louis Board of Directors to include updating current demographics on board members in all necessary places to ensure consistency across organization.
  • Continually seeking to improve administrative functions through process improvement.
  • Managing and proactively anticipating internal and external customers’ needs in a manner that provides added value and generates significant customer satisfaction internally and externally.
  • Provide timely and accurate responses to requests to Executive Office team members.

 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • High school diploma/GED required; Associate degree or comparable experience preferred
  • Minimum of two to three years’ experience providing administrative support
  • Proficient in MS Office (Excel, Access, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, etc.)
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Strong attention to detail and excellent organizational skills
  • Must be able to maintain professionalism and a positive customer service attitude
  • Mature judgment with ability to hold information confidential
  • Ability to work collaboratively with a wide range of stakeholders, providing excellent customer service to both internal and external customers
  • Ability to adapt and keep current in a rapidly changing and organic environment

 

Submit resume and cover letter to careers@stl.unitedway.org.

Administrative Services Coordinator, Resource Generation

The Resource Generation division is responsible for raising the funds necessary for United Way of Greater St. Louis to meet its mission of helping people live their best possible lives. All Resource Generation team members are committed to providing high quality prospecting, cultivating, service delivery and stewardship of donors to make their giving easy, impactful and personally meaningful.

 

The Coordinator, Organization Administrative Services plays an essential role in the division’s efforts through effective and efficient completion, as well as continuous improvement, of assigned tasks for administration, operations and support processes.

 

Supervisory Accountabilities: 

Staff: No
Volunteers: No

 

General Responsibilities: 

  • Provide administrative support to assigned staff, including managing calendars, managing invoices and check requests, receive and appropriately route incoming calls and mail, and providing backup for other coordinators as needed.
  • Provide meeting support including: schedule meetings, prepare and break down meeting space, manage attendance, prepare materials and develop minutes.
  • Ensures data is updated and accurate in database. Responsibilities include merging accounts, researching duplicates and assisting in organizing accounts in required divisions or segments.
  • Prepare paper and electronic correspondence and other documents that are accurate, detailed, and timely.
  • Manage electronic and print mailings, ensuring professionally and timely execution.
  • Provide event support including: preparation of event invitations and materials, manage event registration and assisting with event implementation and follow-up
  • Review and recommend improvements to processes associated with areas of responsibility.
  • Continually research and share opportunities, best practices, trends and benchmark data to inform United Way and its efforts to attract, retain and engage donors.
  • Actively participate in identified opportunities for professional growth, including supervisory and team meetings, trainings, and organization-wide events.
  • Establish positive relationships with related internal partners, corporate, charitable, civic, community and government organizations, providing accurate and quality customer service and information to external clients and stakeholders for all inquiries.
  • Contribute to the overall success of the United Way by performing other essential duties and responsibilities as assigned.

 

Key Accountabilities: 

All work contributes to the attainment of the following strategic plan initiatives:

  • Clearly articulate and communicate UW’s value proposition.
  • Partner with companies/organizations to achieve philanthropic and community engagement goals.
  • Cultivate and engage donors to deepen their UW relationship and giving through donor advised funds, major gifts and planned giving.
  • Guide individuals to help them achieve their personal social responsibility goals.

 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • High school diploma required. Associate’s degree or comparable experience preferred
  • 3-5 years of experience in an administrative support role preferred
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Understanding and supportive of United Way and its philosophy, goals and role in the community
  • Team oriented with a commitment to fostering strong, productive, working relationships with all staff, volunteers, and the overall community
  • Ability to efficiently and accurately work under time and performance pressure
  • Projects and maintains a positive and professional attitude
  • Demonstrated commitment to meeting the both expressed and unmet needs of internal and external clients
  • Comfort in a fast paced, rapidly shifting and evolving workplace
  • Innovative and open to exploring and implementing new ideas
  • Demonstrated understanding of diversity, equity, and inclusionary practices
  • High level of integrity with demonstrated ability to exercise tact and good judgment
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and prioritize tasks in a matrixed organization structure
  • Excellent follow-up and follow-through skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office and demonstrated ability to learn new technology applications. Experience working within Salesforce applications preferred.

 

Please submit cover letter and resume to careers@stl.unitedway.org.

Administrative Events Coordinator

The Resource Generation division is responsible for raising the funds necessary for United Way of Greater St. Louis to meet its mission of helping people live their best possible lives. All Resource Generation team members are committed to providing high quality prospecting, cultivating, service delivery and stewardship of donors to make their giving easy, impactful and personally meaningful.

 

The Administrative Events Coordinator works closely with the Marketing & Communications team to ensure effective and efficient completion, as well as continuous improvement, of assigned tasks for events administration, operations and support processes. This position is tasked with providing primary support services for Resource Generation event preparation and implementation.

 

Supervisory Accountabilities: 

Staff: No
Volunteers: No

 

General Responsibilities: 

  • Provide primary support for event registration, preparation and implementation working closely with Marketing & Communications and appropriate Resource Generation partners.
  • Provide meeting support including: schedule meetings, prepare and break down meeting space, manage attendance, prepare materials and develop minutes.
  • Ensures data is updated and accurate in database. Responsibilities include merging accounts, researching duplicates and assisting in organizing accounts in required divisions or segments.
  • Prepare paper and electronic correspondence and other documents that are accurate, detailed, and timely.
  • Manage electronic and print mailings, ensuring professionally and timely execution.
  • Supports organizational receptionist with front desk relief as needed.
  • Review and recommend improvements to processes associated with areas of responsibility.
  • Continually research and share opportunities, best practices, trends and benchmark data to inform United Way and its efforts to attract, retain and engage donors.
  • Actively participate in identified opportunities for professional growth, including supervisory and team meetings, trainings, and organization-wide events.
  • Establish positive relationships with related internal partners, corporate, charitable, civic, community and government organizations, providing accurate and quality customer service and information to external clients and stakeholders for all inquiries.
  • Contribute to the overall success of the United Way by performing other essential duties and responsibilities as assigned.

 

Key Accountabilities: 

All work contributes to the attainment of the following strategic plan initiatives:

  • Clearly articulate and communicate UW’s value proposition.
  • Partner with companies/organizations to achieve philanthropic and community engagement goals.
  • Cultivate and engage donors to deepen their UW relationship and giving through donor advised funds, major gifts and planned giving.
  • Guide individuals to help them achieve their personal social responsibility goals.

 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • High school diploma or GED required. Associate degree or comparable experience preferred
  • 1-3 years of experience in an administrative support role preferred
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Understanding and supportive of United Way and its philosophy, goals and role in the community
  • Team oriented with a commitment to fostering strong, productive, working relationships with all staff, volunteers, and the overall community
  • Ability to efficiently and accurately work under time and performance pressure
  • Projects and maintains a positive and professional attitude
  • Demonstrated commitment to meeting the both expressed and unmet needs of internal and external clients
  • Comfort in a fast paced, rapidly shifting and evolving workplace
  • Innovative and open to exploring and implementing new ideas
  • Demonstrated understanding of diversity, equity, and inclusionary practices
  • High level of integrity with demonstrated ability to exercise tact and good judgment
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and prioritize tasks in a matrixed organization structure
  • Excellent follow-up and follow-through skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office and demonstrated ability to learn new technology applications

 

Submit resume and cover letter to careers@stl.unitedway.org.

Corporate Accounts Manager

The Resource Generation division is responsible for raising the funds necessary for United Way of Greater St. Louis to meet its mission of helping people live their best possible lives. All Resource Generation team members are committed to providing high quality prospecting, cultivating, service delivery and stewardship of donors to make their giving easy, impactful and personally meaningful.

 

The Corporate Accounts Manager plays an essential role in the division’s efforts through the effective and efficient management of volunteers and implementation of year-round engagement processes for a portfolio of organization donors, with a strong focus on United Way Community Campaign. This position is tasked with providing quality services to a large portfolio of corporate accounts, managing campaign divisions, volunteers, and seasonal employees, as well as working to cultivate deeper, value-add relationships with corporate accounts as needed.

 

Supervisory Accountabilities:

 

Staff: No
Volunteers: Yes

 

General Responsibilities: 

  • Participate in the identification, recruitment, orientation and training of all levels of volunteers.
  • Manage assigned volunteers and cabinets, assisting with goal setting and, in conjunction with the Data and Research Specialists, monitor reports for actual and projected progress to goal.
  • Review and finalize donor data, progress reports, and mailing lists, ensuring accuracy and comprehensiveness.
  • Implement year-round engagement and service delivery plan to deepen United Way’s relationship with assigned portfolio of donors.
  • Oversee, directly supervise, and guide teams of Campaign Representatives (part-time seasonal employees).
  • Establish positive relationships with related internal partners, corporate, charitable, civic, community and government organizations, providing accurate and quality customer service and information to external clients and stakeholders for all inquiries.
  • Attend all appropriate events, providing day-of and follow-up assistance as required.
  • Participate in annual action planning, including the development of donor segmentation, research and engagement planning to increase retention and annual giving and the development of processes to ensure collaboration, integration and alignment of Resource Generation teams and shared service partners across United Way.
  • Ensure consistent implementation, and recommend improvements, of up-to-date policies and processes for areas of responsibility.
  • Continually research and share opportunities, best practices, trends and benchmark data to inform United Way and its efforts to attract, retain and engage donors.
  • Actively participate in identified opportunities for professional growth, including supervisory and team meetings, trainings, and organization-wide events.
  • Contribute to the overall success of the United Way by performing other essential duties and responsibilities as assigned.

 

Key Accountabilities: 

All work contributes to the attainment of the following strategic plan initiatives:

  • Clearly articulate and communicate UW’s value proposition.
  • Partner with companies/organizations to achieve CSR, philanthropic and community engagement goals.
  • Increase the value and visibility of the Volunteer Center for corporate and community clients.

 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Bachelor’s degree in business, sales, communications, or nonprofit management; or equivalent, in job-related areas is required
  • 1-2 years of experience in sales or fundraising is preferred
  • Specific knowledge of best practices in donor service delivery, engagement and retention
  • Experience working with corporations to meet their community and employee engagement needs
  • Demonstrated ability to gather, analyze and summarize data for use in planning, service delivery and continuous quality improvement efforts
  • Strong strategic, analytical and critical thinking skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Understanding and supportive of United Way and its philosophy, goals and role in the community
  • Team oriented with a commitment to fostering strong, productive, working relationships with all staff, volunteers, and the overall community
  • Ability to efficiently and accurately work under time and performance pressure
  • Projects and maintains a positive and professional attitude
  • Demonstrated commitment to meeting the both expressed and unmet needs of internal and external clients
  • Demonstrated decision-making ability based on excellent judgement applied within the context of operating policies and processes and organizational values
  • Hold self and others accountable for high quality, timely, and effective results
  • Comfort in a fast paced, rapidly shifting and evolving workplace
  • Work well independently and within teams as a member and/or leader
  • Innovative and open to exploring and implementing new ideas
  • Demonstrated understanding of diversity, equity, and inclusionary practices
  • High level of integrity with demonstrated ability to exercise tact and good judgment
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and prioritize tasks in a matrixed organization structure
  • Excellent follow-up and follow-through skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office and demonstrated ability to learn new technology applications

 

Please submit resume and cover letter to careers@stl.unitedway.org.

Administrative Services Supervisor

The Resource Generation division is responsible for raising the funds necessary for United Way of Greater St. Louis to meet its mission of helping people live their best possible lives. All Resource Generation team members are committed to providing high quality prospecting, cultivating, service delivery and stewardship of donors to make their giving easy, impactful and personally meaningful.

 

The Supervisor, Administrative Services plays an essential role in the division’s efforts through leadership of a high-performing team and effective and efficient completion, as well as continuous improvement, of assigned tasks for administration, operations and support processes. This position is tasked with leading the team to ensure that services provided to donors are well-supported, resulting in increased giving, retention and new donor acquisition.

 

Supervisory Accountabilities: 

 

Staff: Yes
Volunteers: No

 

General Responsibilities: 

  • Leads a team of Administrative Coordinators, including the documentation, review and continuous improvement of processes associated with areas of responsibility.
  • Provide administrative support to assigned staff, including managing calendars, managing invoices and check requests, receive and appropriately route incoming calls and mail, and providing backup for other coordinators as needed.
  • May Manage payment and distribution processes for custom individual accounts and pledge processing collaborating closely with Finance Team to ensure quality and timely completion.
  • Provide meeting support including: schedule meetings, prepare and break down meeting space, manage attendance, prepare materials and develop minutes.
  • Ensures data is updated and accurate in database. Responsibilities include merging accounts/researching duplicates, adding techniques and prospects codes, and assisting in organizing accounts in required divisions or segments.
  • Prepare paper and electronic correspondence and other documents that are accurate, detailed, and timely.
  • Manage electronic and print mailings, ensuring professionally and timely execution.
  • Supports organizational receptionist with front desk relief as needed.
  • Assists with event support as needed, including preparation of event invitations and materials, manage event registration and event implementation and follow-up.
  • May review and recommend improvements to processes associated with areas of responsibility.
  • Continually research and share opportunities, best practices, trends and benchmark data to inform United Way and its efforts to attract, retain and engage donors.
  • Actively participate in identified opportunities for professional growth, including supervisory and team meetings, trainings, and organization-wide events.
  • Establish positive relationships with related internal partners, corporate, charitable, civic, community and government organizations, providing accurate and quality customer service and information to external clients and stakeholders for all inquiries.
  • Contribute to the overall success of the United Way by performing other essential duties and responsibilities as assigned.

 

Key Accountabilities: 

All work contributes to the attainment of the following strategic plan initiatives:

  • Clearly articulate and communicate UW’s value proposition.
  • Cultivate and engage donors to deepen their UW relationship and giving through donor advised funds, major gifts and planned giving.
  • Guide individuals or organizations to help them achieve their personal social responsibility goals.

 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • High school diploma or GED required. Associate’s degree or comparable experience preferred
  • 2-3 years of experience in an administrative support role preferred; 1-2 years of supervisory experience preferred
  • 1-2 years of experience working with CRM systems with ability to translate customer-focused solutions to technical support staff
  • Ability to supervise and motivate staff by creating an environment for team to innovate, take reasonable risks and grow their professional skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Understanding and supportive of United Way and its philosophy, goals and role in the community
  • Team oriented with a commitment to fostering strong, productive, working relationships with all staff, volunteers, and the overall community
  • Ability to efficiently and accurately work under time and performance pressure
  • Projects and maintains a positive and professional attitude
  • Demonstrated commitment to meeting the both expressed and unmet needs of internal and external clients
  • Comfort in a fast paced, rapidly shifting and evolving workplace
  • Innovative and open to exploring and implementing new ideas
  • Demonstrated understanding of diversity, equity, and inclusionary practices
  • High level of integrity with demonstrated ability to exercise tact and good judgment
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and prioritize tasks in a matrixed organization structure
  • Excellent follow-up and follow-through skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office and demonstrated ability to learn new technology applications, experience working within Salesforce applications preferred

 

Please submit resume and cover letter to careers@stl.unitedway.org.

Practicum Student Opportunity: Volunteer Center

The Volunteer Center practicum opportunity offers social work or nonprofit management graduate-level student a variety of challenging and enriching opportunities.

 

The practicum student will work with the Volunteer Center to achieve two main objectives for 2019. The first is to help develop the needed eliminates of a volunteer program to bring volunteer groups into the United Way of Greater St. Louis to assist with the Serivce2Go program. The student will get to learn, practice and implement the different stages of the volunteer management cycle. Secondly, the student will help develop and execute a plan to diversify the volunteer opportunity offerings available on our online platforms to better meet community and company interest.

 

The practicum is available for summer only or summer and fall.

 

Supervisory Accountability:

Staff: No
Volunteers: No

 

General Responsibilities:

  • Clearly articulate and communicate UW’s value proposition.
  • Partner with companies/organizations to achieve philanthropic and community engagement goals.
  • Increase the value and visibility of the Volunteer Center for corporate and community clients.
  • Commitment to continuous improvement
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Some familiarity with St. Louis area nonprofits and community organizations
  • Exposure to volunteer management
  • Comfort in a fast-paced, rapidly shifting and evolving workplace
  • Innovative and open to exploring and implementing new ideas
  • Uphold organizational values in all business dealings.
  • Maintain high standards of personal integrity with colleagues and volunteers.
  • Demonstrate urgency in meeting community, volunteers, customer, and organizational needs.
  • Create a climate of energy, excitement and personal investment.
  • Curious and exploratory regarding creative ideas and solutions.
  • Seek continuous improvement in products, services and processes.
  • Respect and appreciate individual differences in perspective and background.
  • Treat others fairly and consistently.
  • Respond to the concerns and cares of co-workers and the community.
  • Integrate efforts across organizations, and within functions and departments.
  • Promote working together and remove obstacles to teamwork.
  • Work through conflict to create results.
  • Align individual goals with organizational strategies.

 

Please submit resume and cover letter to careers@stl.unitedway.org.

Practicum Student Opportunity: Ready by 21 St. Louis

The collective impact process offers Master of Social Work (MSW) and Master of Public Health(MPH) students with a variety of challenging and enriching opportunities. United Way of Greater St. Louis serves as the backbone support organization for Ready by 21 St. Louis and is the host agency for practicum placements. United Way views students as both learners and producers – meaning that the agency will support your growth and development as a student while holding you accountable to your assigned projects. “Embracing emergence” is a key principle of collective impact. Efforts constantly shape and reshape, altering the scope of projects. As such, this environment challenges students to be highly adaptive.

 

Students work with the Director to identify a project that will support our priorities and allow them to investigate more about collaborative efforts in the region. Students will have the opportunity to work closely with community stakeholders from all sectors to amplify and advance the work of existing collaborative efforts. 2018 priority outcomes are: Kindergarten Readiness, Youth Involved in Community (Violence Prevention), Social and Emotional Skill Development, Access to Health Care, and Career Readiness.

 

Supervisory Accountability

Staff: No
Volunteers: No

 

Key Accountabilities

Specific projects will be articulated which will likely involve:

  • Information gathering, analysis, synthesis and presentation
  • Policy research and advocacy planning
  • Facilitation of groups to support relationship building and building collaborative will

 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Commitment to Continuous Improvement
  • Clear communicator
  • Comfort with ambiguity
  • Clear and persuasive writer
  • Relationship builder
  • Excellent project management and attention to detail

 

Submit resume and cover letter to careers@stl.unitedway.org

 

Practicum Student Opportunity: Women and Youth Outreach – Building Union Diversity (BUD) Program

The Women and Youth Outreach/Building Union Diversity program offers Communications and Media studies graduate students with a variety of challenging and enriching opportunities. United Way of Greater St. Louis views students as both learners and producers – meaning that the agency will support your growth and development as a student while holding you accountable to your assigned projects. The program constantly shapes and reshapes, altering the scope of projects. As such, this environment challenges students to be highly adaptive.

 

Students work with the VP to identify a project that will support our priorities and allow them to investigate more about collaborative efforts in the region. Students will have the opportunity to work closely with community stakeholders from all sectors to amplify and advance the work of existing collaborative efforts.  2019 priority outcomes are identifying and developing outreach partnerships, tools and strategies to recruit women and recent high school graduates to the Building Union Diversity Program.  The successful practicum student will use a variety of tools to conduct outreach, including social media.

 

Supervisory Accountability:

Staff: No
Volunteers: No

 

Specific projects will be articulated will likely involve:

  • Creating a list of key agencies (with contact information) to facilitate connections with target audiences of women and recent high school graduates.
  • Creating and/or enhancing outreach tools, including social media such as Facebook and Instagram ads, newsletter templates, flyers, presentations, and orientation/information session agendas.

 

Requirements include:

  • Social media experience and expertise.
  • Experience developing presentations and print materials.
  • Strong communication skills
  • Some familiarity with St. Louis area nonprofits and community organizations is helpful
  • Excellent project management and attention to detail

 

Submit resume and cover letter to careers@stl.unitedway.org.

“What I’ve come to appreciate here is the helping nature ingrained in my colleagues. People here want to help their coworkers be successful just as much as they want to help the community succeed.” –Ashley

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.

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

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 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.

It is our policy is to employ individuals solely on the basis of qualifications, to recognize each person as an individual throughout the period of employment with our organization, to provide fair and equal treatment for all employees and applicants for employment regardless of their 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.