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Careers at United Way of Denton County

Current Opening(s)

Program Coordinator: Mental Health, Housing & Homelessness

Position Title:  Program Coordinator, Mental Health, Housing & Homelessness 

Reports to:       Director of Community Impact

Status:              Full-Time


Basic Functions: 

Provide administrative support and program coordination for the Denton County Behavioral Health Leadership Team (DCBHLT) and Denton County Homelessness Leadership Team (DCHLT) under the supervision of the Director of Community Impact.


Program Coordination:

  • Schedule, facilitate and develop meeting summaries for DCBHLT and DCHLT workgroups (7 in total) in collaboration with various UWDC staff; support progress towards workplans in alignment with strategic plans
  • Support drafting of agendas and meeting minutes for bimonthly DCBHLT and DCHLT meetings
  • Develop outreach materials to enhance public education and awareness of mental health, homelessness and housing needs and resources
  • Support implementation of a Sequential Intercept Model for Behavioral Health Services in Denton County
  • Support strategies to End Veteran Homelessness in Denton County by 2020
  • Other duties as assigned

Grant Coordinationg & Reporting:

  • Collect and report data for state and federal homelessness and mental health grants under the supervision of the Director of Community Impact
  • Consistent and timely communication with community partners to collect necessary grant outcome data and report back to supervisor for monitoring
  • Provide administrative support for the Denton County Homelessness Barriers Fund. Facilitate incoming requests and reimbursements in collaboration with the Chief Financial Officer.
  • Provide administrative support for the Denton Supportive Housing Pilot in collaboration with supervisor and community partners

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Undergraduate degree with at least 3 years of relevant experience in nonprofit program coordination, community development, public administration or macro-level social work; graduate degree with at least 1 year of relevant experience
  • Grant writing and/or administration experience preferred
  • Strong written and verbal communication and group facilitation skills
  • Grant writing and administration experience preferred (including state and federal).
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office tools.
  • Action-oriented, organized self-starter with the ability to take direction and adhere to project timelines
  • Subject to background check.

Please send cover letter and resume by 5:00 p.m., Friday, May 31, 2019 to Courtney Cross, Senior Director of Homelessness Initiatives at or 1314 Teasley Lane, Denton TX 76205.



Part Time Finance & Administration Staff

Position Title: Finance & Administration Staff 
Reports to: Chief Financial Officer 
Basic Functions: Supports the financial and administration operations of UWDC 
Status: Non-Exempt – Part Time 
• Supports the day-to-day business office operations of the UWDC office including but not limited to office services and property management for UWDC occupied spaces. 
• Assists with human resources activities including onboarding staff and human resources compliance. 
• Supports the development and operation of the financial system, including budgeting, auditing, accounting and financial reporting. 
• Participates in activities related to investment and cash flow control. 
• Assists with governmental reporting, including grant reporting and insurance matters. 
• Helps in the preparation of all financial transactions, including accounts receivable, accounts payable, designation distributions, PCI Compliance, general ledger, and payroll. 
• Supports assembling materials for the annual audit. 
• Will process ACH transfers for monthly agency allocations and payroll. 
• Supports group administrator activities for health/life insurance/403b plans. 
• Facilitates compliance with Membership Standards of UWW as well as required accounting standards and reporting. 
• Works closely with CFO and the Finance & Administration committee during the budgeting process and updates of UWDC policies on an annual basis. 
Resource Development 
• Processes Andar360 database resource development activities. 
• Assists Resource Development Director with reporting and training as needed. 
• Helps with updates/software changes with Andar360. 
• Develops UWW Database II (DB2) reports required by United Way Worldwide. Supports Resource Development Director with DB2 and SECC reports required by the state of Texas. 
Information Technology 
• Assists with the maintenance and rotation of technology equipment. 
• Coordinates with vendors to address technology issues with servers and workstations. 
• Orders new hardware/software at the direction of the CFO. 
• Supports software updates for the WolfePak accounting system and Andar360. 
Other Activities 
• Participates in the general operation of the UWDC office. 
• Supports planning and other UWDC activities as assigned. 
• Helps with preparing financial information required for federal and state grants. 
• Assists program staff with federal and state grant reporting requirements. 
• Engages in community activities that enhance the relationships of UWDC. 
• Completes other duties as assigned. 
Desired Qualifications: 
• Undergraduate degree required with relevant experience in financial accounting and business office administration. 
• Must possess strong accounting skills. 
• Exhibit effective communication skills in order to work effectively with board members, community volunteers, interns and staff. 
• Proficient in Microsoft Office tools. 
• Must be highly organized, detail oriented, self-motivated, and able to manage multiple projects and priorities. 
• Subject to background check. 


Please send cover letter and resume to Vicki Smith, Chief Financial Officer at or 1314 Teasley Lane, Denton TX 76205. 



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