Careers at United Way of Denton County

Current Career Opening(s)

Join our team and be part of the effort to build greater opportunities for every person in our community with a Career at United Way of Denton County. 


Development Officer

Reports to: Director of Resource Development

Status: Part-time, Non-Exempt | Must be able to work a flexible schedule with the possibility of frequent early morning, evening and occasional weekend work

Description: The Development Officer, under the direction of the Director of Resource Development, is primarily responsible for maintaining the UWDC CRM database system, departmental reporting, data integration and developing policies and procedures for cross staff integration of UWDC CRM platforms. The RD Specialist will interact with several internal and external individuals as administrative support. This position will serve as the system administrator for the Andar e-Pledge system, processing lead for employee giving campaigns, as well as a key contributor to managing all aspects of data and databases across the Resource Development (RD) team.

  • Effective oral and written communications skills with an ability to relate with a diverse group of individuals or organizations in an effective manner
  • Ability to think strategically with proven, strong ability to execute on plan in a timely basis
  • Ability to take initiative and be creative in thinking and solutions
  • Organized and able to plan and think strategically
  • High-energy individual who takes initiative with a positive outlook who can manage ambiguity and change
  • Ability to achieve expectations of position key accountabilities effectively and a strong desire and aptitude to be part of a team environment
  • Confident and self-aware, able to work positively with others
  • Maintains a positive, solutions-focused approach
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office tools
  • Proficiency with ANDAR 360 and/or other fundraising software application strongly preferred
  • Undergraduate degree required
  • Previous experience working with databases, data problem research and complex query development
  • Expert knowledge of Excel and Word applications and competence in the use of information technology
  • Must have a valid driver’s license, reliable vehicle, provide proof of insurance, own a mobile phone and be able to travel throughout Denton County as required to fulfill the duties of the position
  • Must pass criminal background check
Please send cover letter and resume to Kristin Jones, Director of Resource Development at Kristin@UnitedWayDenton.org

Eviction Prevention Specialist

Reports to: Director of Financial Initiatives

Status: Temporary, Non-Exempt - Full Time OR Part Time - immediate through September 30, 2022 or end of program

Description: United Way of Denton County serves as the trusted partner to private foundations and all levels of government for administration of eviction prevention programs and other temporary aid provided via the nonprofit/social services sector. A significant portion of these partnerships is the efficient provision of multiple sources of housing and utilities aid to prevent eviction and utility shutoff due to the financial impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.

This is a flexible in-office or virtual position, adhering to strict COVID-19 health & safety procedures.

  • Support daily operations and continuous improvement of UWDC’s eviction prevention program screening and applications
    • Guide and manage walk-in eviction prevention clients at UWDC's office
    • Screen households who have lost income due to the COVID-19 pandemic and are seeking assistance with housing and/or utilities
    • Gather necessary application documentation from households and vendors
    • Submit applications through online portals and spreadsheets for review
    • Secure Form W-9’s and other necessary payment documentation
    • Communicate outcomes to households, case managers and/or vendors as needed
    • Submit check requests and prepare vouchers for approved payments
    • Prepare and submit regular data reports to TDHCA
  • Document processes and train additional staff and interns as needed to assist in the screening and application process
  • Complete other duties as assigned related to UWDC’s eviction prevention programs
  • Spanish language proficiency highly desired
  • Undergraduate degree and/or relevant experience assisting individuals and families in crisis
  • Must be highly organized, detail-oriented, self-motivated, a strong communicator, and able to manage multiple projects and priorities
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office365 tools
  • Social work or grant administration experience desired
  • Position subject to background check
Multiple positions open until filled. Please send cover letter and resume to Teddy Yan, Director of Financial Initiatives at Teddy@UnitedWayDenton.org

 


 

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