Description

Compensation Type: Hourly wages
Job Type:
Full Time
Temporary/Seasonal

Pay Range: $1,466 per month
Organization's Mission: At United Way, we value our team and are united in our mission to improve lives by mobilizing the powering care of communities around the world to advance the common good.
Organization's Race, Equity, Diversity, & Inclusion Statement and Work: United Way of Utah County has a vision for a stronger Utah County, one in which every person is respected, every voice is heard, and every community thrives. We value the diversity of our community and are devoted to an environment of inclusivity. We are committed to health, education, and financial stability for all. We stand firmly against racism and violence in any form and are committed to promoting a culture of safety, kindness, respect, and love.
Position Summary: Program Description: As an initiative of United Way of Utah County, Help Me Grow Utah is a free statewide family information helpline designed to promote the optimal development during pregnancy and early childhood by:

linking families to information and community resources related to child development and parenting
providing personalized care coordination
creating and facilitating partnerships within the community to improve the availability and quality of services for families


Position Description: The Volunteer and Donations Coordinator is primarily responsible for increasing awareness of HMGU through children’s activity kits. Kits should help children in different areas of development, including communication, gross motor, fine motor, problem solving, personal-social, and social-emotional. This includes:

Researching developmental activities and creating instruction sheets for volunteers to put together activity kits.
Recruiting volunteers in a variety of ways—businesses, churches, clubs, schools, individuals, etc.
Managing and supporting volunteers. Build and maintain ongoing volunteer relationships.
Collecting and organizing donations.
Community coordination – distributing these kits to partners to share with families and children.
Attending community events to share activities directly with families and children and help them become aware of HMGU.
Other duties as assigned.

Work Schedule: Position can be based in either Murray or Provo, UT. Typically Monday-Friday, 8:30 AM – 5:00 PM. Some early mornings, evenings, and Saturdays required for community events and meetings.

Physical Activity: In the course of performing this job, the incumbent typically spends time sitting, walking, standing, listening, speaking, writing and operating a personal computer. Occasionally, he/she will be required to drive an automobile to attend meetings or events within the community. Occasionally, he/she is expected to lift and carry office records and supplies up to 15 lbs. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential duties of the job.

Application deadline: February 10, 2023
Primary Responsibilities: Minimum Requirements:

Community outreach, child development, volunteer management, or nonprofit experience preferred
Excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills
Valid Utah Driver’s License and access to a personal vehicle for use during work hours (mileage reimbursable)
Willingness to commute to Murray, UT and Provo, UT for periodic meetings
Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite with the ability to learn new software applications and databases
Proficient English and Spanish verbal and written skills preferred
Desired Qualifications: he Ideal Candidate: The ideal candidate will possess a passion for supporting families and promoting the healthy development of children. They will possess superior interpersonal skills and must feel comfortable approaching, interacting, and teaming with volunteers and community partners. The candidate should carry themselves with a great degree of professionalism and feel comfortable public speaking in front of small audiences. Additionally, they will be a self-starter who is hard-working and thorough. Spanish skills preferred, but not required.
Benefits / Why Work With Us: Benefits and Compensation: The United Way AmeriCoprs VISTA program offers:

A monthly stipend of $1,466
An education award of $6,495 to pay educational expenses or a cash award of $1,800 upon completion of one year of service
Healthcare benefits
Settling-in allowance of $750 for members relocating more than 50 miles
Rent assistance
Non-Competitive Eligibility (NCE): Earn federal non-competitive eligibility, giving you an edge in the federal hiring process.
Child Care: You may be eligible to receive a child care benefit if you have children under the age of 13.
A team-oriented environment with professional development and training opportunities.
How to Apply: How to Apply: Please email a cover letter and resume to Jodi West at jodiw@unitedwayuc.org
Closing Date: 02/10/2023
Location: Provo, UT

Information

Organization Website: Visit website
Contact: Jodi West
Email: jodiw@unitedwayuc.org
Phone: 8013742588