Current Openings

DEVELOPMENT ASSOCIATE

PRIMARY OBJECTIVE:

Working under the direction of the Chief Development Officer, the Development Associate (DA) will work with companies to enhance existing relationships and secure new business partners. This position involves ongoing communication with company representatives, delivering compelling presentations to drive engagement, and securing increased support from individual and corporate donors.

ACCOUNTABILITY: Chief Development Officer

POSITION STATUS: Full-time, Hourly, Non-exempt

OVERALL RESPONSIBILITIES:
Campaign Account Management
• Plan, organize, and manage the annual United Way of Central New York donor campaign for a portfolio of approximately 75 – 100 corporate and/or non-profit accounts.
• Provide expertise and direction to company representatives on ways to run a successful giving campaign. Manage the development and coordination of activities within assigned accounts, including volunteer recruitment and support, setting objectives, executing strategies for strengthening performance to maximize revenue, and analysis of results.
• Assist in the development and implementation of a year-round strategic campaign and stewardship program responsible for cultivating and enhancing workplace giving and building sustaining relationships with existing and prospective employers, organizations, and employees.

Seek New Accounts and Develop New Opportunities for Revenue
• Develop new opportunities for revenue and grow the donor base.
• Cultivate and develop relationships with individuals and employers to raise and leverage both financial and non-financial resources to achieve goals, including identified benchmarks for increased participation and giving levels.
• Prospect high potential and new business accounts/donors and stay current on information regarding companies (mergers, acquisitions, lay-offs, new hires) and individuals (promotions, etc.).
• Management/Organization/Planning
• Maintain a current understanding of, and be able to articulate, United Way of CNY’s community impact model, initiatives, focus areas, activities, and results.
• Continuously update campaign, donor, and prospect information in database.
• Implement or assist with special projects; involvement with boards and committees as assigned.
• Monitor and remain up to date on United Way Worldwide events/issues and the local non-profit climate.

POSITION QUALIFICATIONS:
Bachelor’s Degree and/or a minimum of three years relevant work experience preferred.

EXPERIENCE, SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE:
• Proven ability to engage and deepen relationships with donors/clients. Skilled in relationship building, recruitment, and working with volunteers.
• Critical thinking, strong organizational skills, and creative approaches to problem solving.
• Highly skilled in organization, execution, and management of multiple projects.
• Awareness of, and respect for, diversity, equity, and inclusion.
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills including public speaking.
• Ability to work with individuals from all levels and backgrounds, to work well independently as well as part of a team, and to work in a fast-paced environment.
• Strong Microsoft Office skills. Must have the ability to learn new and/or customized software. Knowledge and expertise using customer relationship management systems a plus.
• Must possess a valid driver’s license and have unrestricted use of a reliable automobile.
• Must have received, or be willing to receive, COVID-19 vaccination prior to start date.
The Organization

United Way of Central New York is an innovative and collaborative nonprofit organization that drives solutions to the most pressing human service community needs in the region. Through our advocacy and relevant leadership, we provide options for impactful giving, and we fund programs and initiatives that help create a thriving community. Our engaged staff, board, volunteers, donors, and partnerships distinguish us as a trusted champion for positive change. We are guided by our values of compassion, empowerment, collaboration, leadership, and inclusion.

We work to ignite the spirit of community collaboration, giving, and civic engagement to improve lives in Central New York.

We believe in the promise and importance of creative thinking, strategic leadership, and strong collaborations to help bring about change.

This job description is not an exclusive statement of the responsibilities of the position. Other appropriate duties may be required.

TO APPLY

Please send detailed cover letter and résumé to resumes@unitedway-cny.org.

Résumés accepted until the position is filled.

United Way is an equal opportunity employer. Diverse applicants are encouraged to apply.

Data Specialist (HMIS)

HMIS DATA SPECIALIST, HOUSING & HOMELESS COALITION,

UNITED WAY OF CENTRAL NEW YORK

Primary Objective

United Way of Central New York is seeking an HMIS Data Specialist to complete data entry and data oversight on behalf of the Housing and Homeless Coalition of Central New York (HHC). HHC is a coalition of agencies and stakeholders which acts as the U.S. Dept. of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD) Continuum of Care (CoC) for Onondaga, Cayuga, and Oswego Counties, dedicated to reducing, preventing, and ultimately ending homelessness in all forms.

Overall Responsibilities

  • Enter and update client level data in the Homeless Management Information System (HMIS)
  • Run reports and correct data to ensure system data quality.
  • Provide technical assistance to agencies regarding their data quality needs.
  • Assist in the data management of the Coordinated Entry system.
  • Facilitate trainings, oversee training process, and update training materials.
  • Attend and facilitate community meetings, representing the HHC’s data team.
  • Assist with Help Desk ticket system; triage tickets & answer questions

Accountability: HMIS Administrator

Position Status: Full-time, Non-exempt

Position Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred or equivalent experience, and experience with data entry and correction, usage of HMIS a plus.
  • Experience and demonstrated skills in organization and management of multiple projects simultaneously with the ability to set priorities and meet deadlines.
  • Proven ability to work with individuals from all levels and backgrounds; recognizes and values diversity; process information with consideration for cultural sensitivities.
  • Proficient with MS Windows Office Suite; must have the ability to learn new and/or customized software.
  • Ability to work with flexibility and independence.
  • Ability to work overtime if necessary.
  • People with lived experience and expertise of homelessness are strongly encouraged to apply.

Skills / Capabilities

  • Experience and demonstrated skills in organization and management of multiple projects simultaneously with the ability to set priorities and meet deadlines.
  • Experience and ability to coordinate meetings, conduct training, and work with coalitions.
  • Proven ability to work with individuals from all levels and backgrounds; recognizes and values diversity; process information with consideration for cultural sensitivities.
  • Proficient with MS Windows Office Suite; must have the ability to learn new and/or customized software.
  • Ability to work with flexibility and independence.
  • Excellent verbal interpersonal skills for telephone and in-person communication.
  • Strong oral and written English language skills for effective communication using excellent spelling, grammar, and writing skills. Must be able to carefully proof own work.
  • Ability to work overtime if necessary.
  • Must have received, or be willing to receive, COVID-19 vaccination prior to start date.

The Organization

United Way of Central New York is an innovative and collaborative nonprofit organization that drives solutions to the most pressing human service community needs in the region. Through our advocacy and relevant leadership, we provide options for impactful giving, and we fund programs and initiatives that help create a thriving community. Our engaged staff, board, volunteers, donors and partnerships distinguish us as a trusted champion for positive change. We are guided by our values of compassion, empowerment, collaboration, leadership, and inclusion.

Our mission is to improve lives in the region by mobilizing the caring power of the community. We believe in the promise and importance of creative thinking, strategic leadership and strong collaborations to help bring about change. Our intention is to help make measurable progress in improving the lives of others.

TO APPLY

To apply, please send detailed cover letter and résumé to resumes@unitedway-cny.org.

Résumés accepted until the position is filled.

United Way is an equal opportunity employer. Diverse applicants are encouraged to apply.

United Way of Central New York is an equal opportunity employer. Diverse applicants are strongly encouraged to apply.

Please note: We welcome resumes from qualified candidates applying for specific open positions, but we do not retain unsolicited resumes submitted for general consideration. We ask candidates to apply separately for each position for which they would like to be considered.

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