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Careers at United Way of Denton County

Current Opening(s)

Community Impact Coordinator

Reports to: Director of Mental Health & Housing 
Status: Part-time; 25 hours/week; $18/hour
Basic Functions: The Community Impact Coordinator will support the UWDC Community Impact team through seasonal program coordination, oversight of the agency’s Information and Referral process, grant writing and other outreach efforts.

Roles & Responsibilities:
  • Coordinate seasonal programs including but not limited to the Denton Back to School Fair, Northwest ISD Back to School Fair and the Denton Mayor’s Day of Concern food drive.
  • Attend and represent UWDC at various community coalition meetings such at the Denton Hunger Coalition.
  • Manage UWDC’s Information and Referral process to assist community members in search of resources.
  • Oversee annual update to the UWDC Denton County Community Resource Directory.
  • Coordinate various outreach efforts including but not limited to tabling and representing UWDC at community events such as health fairs, resource expos, community meetings, etc.
  • Support office logistics and scheduling for meetings organized internally and by outside groups.
  • Support staff in seeking out and applying for grants related to sustainability and/or expansion of UWDC Community Impact and Collective Impact programs and initiatives.
  • Volunteer management for seasonal and impact projects.
  • Other duties as assigned
Qualifications:
  • Undergraduate degree with at least 1 year of relevant experience in nonprofit program coordination
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Preferred working knowledge and utilization of community resources in Denton County
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office tools (including Microsoft Excel)
  • Must be willing to work a flexible schedule with occasional evenings and weekends
  • Experience working collaboratively with large teams of diverse sectors and backgrounds.
  • Work will be performed across variety of locations in Denton County; must have your own vehicle and a valid Driver’s License and automobile insurance.
  • Subject to criminal history background check
Please send cover letter and resume (PDF ONLY PLEASE) to Courtney Cross, Director of Mental Health & Housing Initiatives at Courtney@unitedwaydenton.org or 1314 Teasley Lane, Denton TX 76205.
United Way of Denton County values diversity and promotes equal employment opportunities by implementing guidelines and practices that ensure employees and applicants are not discriminated against with respect to national origin, race, religion, color, gender, gender identity, marital status, ancestry, sexual orientation, people with disabilities, or age.

 


Community Partner Opportunities

Monsignor King Outreach Center 

Housing Focused Case Manager

Position Summary: Housing Focused Case Manager is responsible for assisting residents of Monsignor King Outreach Center (MKOC) with developing housing plans to quickly transition individuals and families experiencing homelessness to a safe and secure housing placement. The Case Manager provides intensive case management, supportive services, and make local referrals to ensure housing placements are sustainable.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
  • Complete shelter intakes within a Homeless Management Information System (HMIS) in a timely manner
  • Maintain accurate and complete records of ongoing written and verbal communication with clients, staff, and local providers as it pertains to client’s housing progress
  • Assess MKOC residents of their housing needs through a Coordinated Entry Process
  • Knowledgeable of crisis intervention principles and practices as it pertains to homelessness
  • Make appropriate housing and supportive service referrals
  • Develop individual case management plan, which is to include financial and housing goals
  • Participate in Case Conferencing meetings to develop housing plans collaboratively with local service providers
  • Ensure clients understand shelter policies
Knowledge & Abilities
  • Knowledgeable of homelessness and social service landscape of Denton County
  • Experience directing services and collaborating with other social service providers 
  • Strong problem-solving skills,
  • Strong communication skills (written and verbally)
  • Strong interpersonal skills to build rapport with clients
  • HMIS experience preferred
  • Must have flexible schedule, nights and holidays required
Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Social Work with 2-3 years of case management experience required
  • requiredMaster’s degree in Social Work with 1 year of case management experience preferred
  • Bi-lingual English/Spanish preferred
  • Safe and reliable transportation
Please send cover letter and resume to Roy Metzler, Board Chair at rmetzler@kingoutreachcenter.com.
Monsignor King Outreach Center values diversity and promotes equal employment opportunities by implementing guidelines and practices that ensure employees and applicants are not discriminated against with respect to national origin, race, religion, color, gender, gender identity, marital status, ancestry, sexual orientation, people with disabilities, or age.


 


United Way of Denton County values diversity and promotes equal employment opportunities by implementing guidelines and practices that ensure employees and applicants are not discriminated against with respect to national origin, race, religion, color, gender, gender identity, marital status, ancestry, sexual orientation, people with disabilities, or age.

 



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