United Way of Berks County helps people in need, addresses our county’s critical issues and makes our community a better place for everyone. Our work is rooted in those fundamental principles, and through our unique ability, we bring the right mix of people and organizations together to create lasting changes throughout Berks County.
Our work is centered on raising and distributing funds invest in 50+ local health and human service programs, as well as tackling our community’s key issues and working towards solutions in the areas of Education, Health, Financial Stability and Safety Net Services. We help give kids the right start and achieve greater successes; we work with families to become financially stable; promote healthy lifestyles: and help those most in need
OVERVIEW OF RESPONSIBILITIES
Provide administrative support with ongoing agency partner collaboration and relationships, Oakbrook Collective Impact Council (OCIC), United Way of Berks County’s Annual Investment process, Ready.Set.Read!, and overall support to the CI team.
KEY RESPONSIBILITIES/ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
Supports Community Impact Department, supports the Annual Investment Process, assists the SVP with administration of the local Emergency Food and Shelter Program National Board restricted federal grant and also supports Community Impact Department use of organizational database.
High School diploma or equivalent plus 4 years of related experience, or Associate degree plus 2-3 years of related job experience.
Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing these duties employee is frequently required to sit, walk, talk, and hear. Employee is regularly required to stand, reach, stoop, handle and/or lift up to 10 pounds. Occasionally employee will need to lift, move, and handle items up to 25 pounds. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals to perform the essential functions of the position.
Travel: Regular travel to attend meetings, events, or conferences/trainings within the County of Berks and occasionally outside of the county and/or state is expected. Travel is primarily local during the business day, although some evening, out-of-area and overnight travel may be required. Please note during COVID-19 Pandemic, such travel is currently on hold.
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:
As applicable: Valid driver’s license, state mandated automobile insurance and reliable transportation or access to reliable and available transportation.
Expected Hours of Work: This position is expected to adhere to the core hours. However, this position occasionally requires overtime and weekend work.
Other duties as assigned
UNITED WAY CORE COMPETENCIES FOR ALL STAFF
● Mission-Focused: Catalyze others’ commitment to mission to create real social change that leads to better lives and healthier communities. This drives their performance and professional motivations.
● Relationship-Oriented: Understands that people come before process and is astute in cultivating and managing relationships toward a common goal.
● Collaborator: understands the roles and contributions of all sectors of the community and can mobilize resources (financial and human) through meaningful engagement.
● Results-Driven: Dedicated to shared and measurable goals for the common good; creating, resourcing, scaling, and leveraging strategies and innovations for broad investment and impact.
● Brand Steward: Steward of the brand and understands his/her role in growing and protecting the reputation and results of the greater network.