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Labor Liaison & Community Impact Manager

Enola, PA

Relocation expenses: Not paid

Full time

Published on 11 Dec 2020

Expires on 11 Dec 2020

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Labor Liaison & Community Impact Manager

United Way of the Capital Region

Labor Liaison & Community Impact Manager

The Labor Liaison & Community Impact Manager is responsible for connecting and engaging labor with the community and encouraging partnership between the United Way of the Capital Region and the labor community.

Responsibilities include volunteer coordination, providing assistance to workers and their families, building union volunteer community leaders, supporting United Way fundraising efforts and community advocacy in the areas of health, education, school readiness and basic needs.

United Way of the Capital Region is an equal opportunity employer committed to the principle of diversity with both our employees and volunteers.

Must be a member in good standing of a union affiliated with the AFL-CIO is required, general knowledge of organized labor with specific knowledge and understanding of the local labor movement and its community service programs, knowledge of the local voluntary sector in general, with specific understanding of the local United Way movement, strong communication, administrative and managerial skills and the ability to remain objective, nonpartisan, and professional when representing United Way of the Capital Region.

Work Schedule:  Full-Time exempt position that may include early mornings, evenings, and weekends.

Salary Range:  $45,000 - $56,000 based on experience

Essential Functions:

Volunteer Coordination

  • Coordinate volunteer recruitment, training and mobilization
    • Cultivate collaborative efforts between union and community organizations.
    • Facilitate labor and working family volunteerism and representation in community organizations
  • Develop strategic community service projects that help forward the mission of United Way
  • Provide opportunities and recognition to thank Union members and working families for volunteering

Provide Assistance to Workers and their families

  • Establish union-based programs to educate and help workers, their families, and retirees access information and programs available in the community
  • Provide health and human service connections and supports to dislocated workers and/or workers on strike/lockout

Build Union Volunteer Community Leaders

  • Help support the work of the Harrisburg Region Central Labor Council’s Community Services Committee and the AFL-CIO Community Services efforts. This includes but is not limited to community outreach opportunities, community volunteering, training community labor leaders and providing recognition for outstanding volunteer service
  • Recruit, train and make connections for union volunteers to serve in community leadership roles (like UCAN training)
  • Track union volunteer activities, when information is made available, within our community
  • Promote leadership development and training to increase diversity

Resource Development

  • Coordinate and assist with fundraising for the United Way in organized workplaces
  • Cultivate participation of Unions and community groups in new United Way campaigns
  • Track and set goals for annual Union workplace campaign
  • Follow up and provide recognition for Union volunteers and donors

Community Advocate

  • Coordinate town hall meetings or worker summits around access to health care, school readiness, workforce development and basic needs
  • Provide information to support and address public policy issues related to health and human services