Careers

Title: UWGG VISTA

Reports to: Director of Community Impact

About United Way of Greater Greensboro: UWGG connects our community for the common good by focusing on education for children and youth, family financial stability and access to healthcare. United Way of Greater Greensboro offers relevant solutions to social issues through community partnerships so that every person has access to opportunities for a better quality of life. UWGG has recently adopted addressing poverty in Greater Greensboro as the main focus for the organization.

Position Summary:
A United Way of Greater Greensboro VISTA will become part of our team and have a prominent role in our work towards breaking the cycle of poverty in our community. The VISTA will serve as coordinator of a pilot program to create a place based/co-located services model in our community that supports family financial stability and children’s success in school.

Key Responsibilities:
Expand partnerships with new and existing partners. VISTA will serve as coordinator in the execution of our place based pilot strategy. VISTA will coordinate and manage all activities to include the recruitment of direct service and collaborative partners and the implementation of the client intake process needed to execute the plan. Additionally, the VISTA will be responsible for the collection of data and the evaluation of program results.

Other Responsibilities:
• Align work with United Way of Greater Greensboro Strategic Plan
• Be an active team member of the Community Investment and Impact department
• Attend team/staff meetings as requested
• Other duties as assigned

Experience Requirements:
Experience in program development, volunteer recruitment and relationship management preferred. Candidate should work well with a team and independently and have the ability to research and extract data and be able to prepare and present reports using the information. Candidate should possess strong communication and leadership skills and be able to meet multiple deadlines throughout his/her year of service. Candidate should be self motivated, innovative and dedicated. Candidate should be able to manage multiple relationships and personalities on a daily basis. Flexibility in work hours is essential to the success of this candidate. Candidate should have a valid driver’s license and insurance in addition to their own transportation.

Educational Requirements:
B.A. or B.S. Degree Required

Interested applicants MUST apply through the Americorps VISTA portal

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