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Job Opportunities with
United Way of Lane County

Current Position(s)

Volunteer Engagement Coordinator

The Volunteer Engagement Coordinator is responsible for the coordinating volunteer engagement and recognition activities with the team at United Way of Lane County (UWLC), in order to connect volunteer talent with community needs.  This includes program coordination, implementation, and administrative support of short-term and larger-scale volunteer efforts.   


Primary Responsibilities

Volunteer Engagement and Recognition:

  • Assist in establishing United Way as a key volunteer resource for Lane County.
  • Provide excellent customer service/relationship management, building positive working relationship with business and professional contacts, youth, seniors, and United Way partner agencies.
  • Coordinate annual Day of Caring (countywide service day connecting nearly 1,000 volunteers from 40+ businesses and organizations with 40+ non-profit organizations)
  • Coordinate Day(s) of Action (i.e., volunteer projects connected to our impact work such as BookFest and the Dental Kit Initiative), special youth initiatives, and corporate partnership requests as needed.
  • Work with the Resource Development team to help with volunteer projects for Emerging Leaders and Retire United affinity groups. 
  • Respond to general mail, phone and e-mail inquiries, providing appropriate referrals to volunteer opportunities.
  • Assist in the planning and implementing of volunteer recognition events.

Administrative Support:

  • Promote volunteer opportunities through speaking opportunities, tabling events, community outreach, and online including UWLC’s Volunteer Connections Website and social media.
  • Assist with United Way’s database, web-site and other systems needed to support volunteer tracking and communications including volunteer hours, organizational participation and special projects.  
  • Help continue to improve volunteer department evaluation, processes, and systems, to ensure easy access to quality volunteer opportunities.
  • Provide administrative and logistical support for the Volunteer Coordinator’s Network.
  • Other administrative support for the volunteer team at United Way as needed. 

Previous Experience
Minimum of 1-3 years of experience in areas noted below.

Education

High school diploma or equivalent

Demonstrated Abilities

  • Must be enthusiastic about volunteerism, with experience supervising volunteers. 
  • High-energy individual, who takes initiative, maintains a positive outlook and can embrace change.
  • Highly organized with attention to detail while managing multiple tasks.
  • Must be able to communicate with a wide variety of people both within and outside the organizational setting.
  • Requires good communication and recordkeeping skills; familiarity with digital formats is preferred.
  • Dependable, flexible and good natured with strong professional work habits.
  • Ability to work independently and as a member of a diverse high-performance team.
  • Experience with nonprofit volunteer organizations is preferred.
  • Comfortable with Microsoft Office Suite.  Database experience is preferred.
  • Requires a valid driver’s license. Travel by car is required.

Physical
Sitting or standing continuously for periods of four hours, communicate verbally, communicate in writing, faculty of seeing and hearing, operate keyboard. Occasional lifting up to 40 pounds.  Occasional bending, squatting, at ground level.  Occasional reaching above shoulder level to reach supplies overhead.  Continuous use of hands in repetitive tasks such as simple grasping, twisting/turning of wrists; finger dexterity to perform various duties such as data entry, writing, continuous speaking and hearing for interactions with volunteers and coworkers.  Continuous clarity of vision at 20 inches or less for normal daily computer tasks. 

Mental
Interpersonal interactions, problem solving, analyzing and evaluating, decision making, discretion/confidentiality, math skills, teamwork, handling of multiple tasks. Ability to conceptualize and set operational goals and objectives for the department. Frequent use of judgment, reasoning, patience, and negotiating in working with volunteers and coworkers.

Environmental
Work is performed in an office environment but also requires mobility within the office.  Required to travel to other facilities and various locations for job related training, meetings and events.

 

NOTE:  Job descriptions are not intended, and should not be construed to be exhaustive lists of all responsibilities, skills, efforts, or working conditions associated with a job.  They are intended to be accurate reflections of those principal job elements essential for making fair pay decisions about jobs.

Position Status:  Full time, Non-Exempt, Grade 2

Salary Range:  $14 - $16 per hour                                                             

Benefits: We offer a generous benefits package which includes medical, vision and dental insurance, a defined contribution retirement plan, tax deferred savings options, and generous annual paid time off (PTO) accrual of 20 days and 8 holidays as described in the United Way of Lane County Personnel Policy Manual.

 

Position is open until filled. We will begin reviewing applications on May 30, 2018.

Go to www.unitedwaylane.org for more information about our organization.

To Apply:  Submit an electronic cover letter, résumé, and references to: Julie Kennedy (jkennedy@unitedwaylane.org).  UWLC encourages women, minorities, persons with disabilities, and representatives of protected classes to apply. EOE/ADA employer.

Resource Development Coordinator

Reports to:  Resource Development Manager

Position: To generate and increase resources for United Way of Lane County by leading a portfolio of accounts for our annual workplace campaign; to establish and grow strong relationships with our current and future partner organizations and workplace campaign volunteers; to support individual donor cultivation; and to provide administrative support for the Resource Development department.

Primary Responsibilities

Fundraising through the Workplace Campaign:

  • Generate revenue, leading a portfolio of accounts that represents $250,000+ (increasing annually).
  • Maintain close, positive relationships with the key accounts (in assigned portfolio) throughout the year, including planning, coordination and oversight of the accounts’ annual United Way campaigns – focusing on building and maintaining effective relationships. 
  • Plan, research, provide support, maintain communications, and record information/contacts in the database.
  • Engage workplace champions in year-round dialogues utilizing the Customer Relations Model (CRM).
  • Monitor and evaluate the activities of assigned Loaned Executive(s) and/or volunteers to ensure campaign objectives are met.
  • Support new account development to help generate increased revenue.

 

Administrative Support:

  • Provide administrative support for the Resource Development department including mailings, event preparation and follow up, database entry, and other administrative support.
  • Work with the Resource Development department to meet annual and multi-year goals and targets for United Way, as well as refine strategies and goals as needed.

 

Secondary Responsibilities

  • Work with Volunteer Coordinator on projects that support donor cultivation and resource development efforts.
  • Attend United Way andkey community functions and events.
  • Consistently read and respond to all correspondence, including emails.
  • Perform additional duties as assigned and work in other departments as required.

 

Previous Experience
Minimum of 1-3 years of experience in areas noted below.

Education
Bachelor’s degree in marketing, business administration, non-profit management, or related course work and/or 1-3+ years of successful fundraising or consultative sales experience (in either for profit or non-profit entities) with emphasis on customer relationship building.

Demonstrated Abilities               

  • High-energy individual, who takes initiative, maintains a positive outlook and can embrace change.
  • Reliable, a high level of integrity, and the ability to consistently represent United Way in a professional manner.
  • Successful experience managing complex projects from conception to implementation.
  • Highly organized with attention to detail and creative problem-solving skills while managing multiple tasks.
  • Work both independently and collaboratively.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, as well as demonstrated effective listening skills with an ability to relate to a diverse group of individuals or organizations in an effective manner.
  • Public speaking skills/ability (training and facilitation experience a plus).
  • Proficient computer skills with databases, Excel, Word, etc.
  • Experience working with electronic media, e-communications and technology is preferred.
  • A passion for involving and engaging citizens in community life and for working in the social sector to support UWLC’s goals.
  • Requires a valid driver’s license.Travel by car is required.

 

Physical
Sitting or standing continuously for periods of four hours, communicate verbally, communicate in writing, faculty of seeing and hearing, operate keyboard. Occasional lifting up to 40 pounds.  Occasional bending, squatting, at ground level.  Occasional reaching above shoulder level to reach supplies overhead.  Continuous use of hands in repetitive tasks such as simple grasping, twisting/turning of wrists; finger dexterity to perform various duties such as data entry, writing,.  Continuous speaking and hearing for interactions with volunteers and coworkers.  Continuous clarity of vision at 20 inches or less for normal daily computer tasks.

Mental
Interpersonal interactions, problem solving, analyzing and evaluating, decision making, discretion/confidentiality, math skills, teamwork, handling of multiple tasks. Ability to conceptualize and set operational goals and objectives for the department. Frequent use of judgment, reasoning, patience, and negotiating in working with volunteers and coworkers.

Environmental
Work is performed in an office environment but also requires mobility within the office.  May be required to travel to other facilities and various locations for job related training, meetings and events.

 

NOTE:  Job descriptions are not intended, and should not be construed to be exhaustive lists of all responsibilities, skills, efforts, or working conditions associated with a job.  They are intended to be accurate reflections of those principal job elements essential for making fair pay decisions about jobs.

Position Status:  Full time, Non-Exempt, Grade 2

Salary Range:  $14 - $16 per hour

Benefits: We offer a generous benefits package which includes medical, vision and dental insurance, a defined contribution retirement plan, tax deferred savings options, and generous annual paid time off (PTO) accrual of 20 days and 8 holidays as described in the United Way of Lane County Personnel Policy Manual.

 

Position is open until filled.  We will begin reviewing applications on May 30, 2018.

Go to www.unitedwaylane.orgfor more information about our organization.

To Apply:  Submit an electronic cover letter, résumé, and references to: Julie Kennedy (jkennedy@unitedwaylane.org).  UWLC encourages women, minorities, persons with disabilities, and representatives of protected classes to apply. EOE/ADA employer.