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Join us and together we’ll do great things! With our help, families throughout the Bay Area have broken out of the cycle of poverty.

Current Openings

Business Pathway Intern

LOOKING FOR A SUMMER INTERNSHIP?
Apply for the Business Pathway Sumer Internship Program!
The Business Pathway Internship Program is an amazing opportunity for youth 16-24 to work with companies from various industries in San Francisco. The internship program will provide support with building a resume, enhancing your career, and strengthening your professional network.

OVERVIEW:
Companies from various industries will provide internships for youth between the ages of 16-24. Internships will be 8 weeks long from June – August 2018. This is an exciting opportunity for you to build your resume, enhance your career, and strengthen your network!

INTERNSHIP DATES:
June 18th-August 10th, 2018 (8 weeks)
20 hours per week

DEADLINE TO APPLY:
April 20th, 2018

As an intern, you will:
• Gain valuable work experience with top corporate employers
• Develop a workplace project
• Attend weekly professional development workshops
• Connect and collaborate with other San Francisco youth
• Build new professional skills

Who you are:
• 16 – 24 years old
• Located in the Bay Area from June to August
• Highly organized
• Detail-oriented
• Eligible to work in the U.S. for any employer

Salary: $15.00 Hourly, Non-Exempt

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. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, and ability to adjust focus.

UWBA does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender (including actual or perceived gender, and gender identity), sexual orientation, age, marital status, medical condition, religious affiliation, veteran status, national origin, citizenship status, mental or physical disability, or any other characteristic protected by applicable state, federal or local law. UWBA will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in the manner consistent with the requirements of the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance. If you need a reasonable accommodation in order to apply for a job, please let us know. If the reason you need an accommodation is not obvious, we may ask for documentation confirming your functional limitations.

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For more information contact Elise Washington:  ewashington@uwba.org  |  415-808-4221

Youth Workforce Specialist

Department: Equity Team
Reports to: Director, K12
Classification: Union Support
Closing Date: Open until filled

Overview: 

The United Way Bay Area (UWBA) is leading a network of corporations, government agencies, nonprofits, and individuals to create lasting change for Bay Area residents and families.  With a history that spans over 90 years and programs that tackle the issue of local poverty from every angle, UWBA is uniquely positioned to mobilize and motivate all sectors of the community toward the vision of ending the cycle of poverty.

As UWBA responds to cultural shifts in the workplace, fundraising, and digital communications, it is guided by core values of innovation and results-driven creativity. Through a variety of existing and emerging initiatives, UWBA seeks to both strengthen and reimagine its work at all levels in order provide more and better opportunities for struggling Bay Area residents.

 

The Opportunity:

The Youth Workforce Specialist is an excellent opportunity to contribute to meaningful and lasting change for youth in the Bay Area. We are seeking an individual with strong facilitation, relationship-building, and project management skills. Knowledge of the local nonprofit and educational landscape and exceptional analytical skills is a plus. As a member of UWBA’s Equity team, this individual will position clients for success by working with youth-serving organizations to develop, deliver, and assess effective programming on an ongoing basis.

Successful candidates will have experience with youth workforce programs and/or collaborations involving the private and public sectors; have excellent written, verbal, public speaking, and other communication skills; have a commitment to social change and helping move people out of poverty; have experience in program design and implementation, collecting and analyzing data to inform program performance; and have facility with basic office software as well as database systems.

This is a full-time, 37.5 hour per week support union position.

What you’ll do:

  • Manage the performance of grantee partners serving young people through our youth workforce and family stability initiatives, offering support and technical assistance as necessary. This includes leading regional workshops and training, maintaining and developing new partnerships with school districts and workforce organizations, and working with direct service staff to aid in the implementation of new and existing locations.
  • Develop, coordinate and/or support the delivery of workforce services to youth and young adults. Services focus on fostering awareness and understanding of careers that lead to self-sustaining wages, connecting individuals to employment or work experience, increasing financial literacy, and accessing mentorship and networking opportunities.
  • Work closely with the K12 Specialist and K12 Director to develop the implementation of internship programs including Business Pathways, an 8-week internship program through UWBA corporate partners with professional development seminars.
  • Provide training and support to UWBA corporate and community partners to successfully develop and implement youth workforce programming including internships, fellowships, technical training programs, etc.
  • Represent UWBA in coalitions and partnerships with community-based organizations, businesses, labor leaders, and elected and appointed officials
  • Conduct, or share research on youth workforce and education best/current practices, services, programs
  • Work closely with leadership and other departments to support fundraising, events, communication, individual engagement efforts, volunteerism, and grant reporting
  • Other tasks, duties and special projects as assigned.

 

Who you are:

  • 3-5 years of related professional experience in community-based organizations, youth workforce programs, educational institutions, grantmaking organizations, or other related agencies.
  • Ability to communicate and work effectively and diplomatically with nonprofit, community, labor professionals and leaders as well as corporate executives in all settings
  • Dedicated to learning, researching, and advocating for new practices to better support effective program design and implementation
  • Excellent project management and organizational skills.  Rapid, thorough, and accurate implementation of specific projects and tasks required.  Meets deadlines and completes tasks with a high degree of accuracy and dependability.
  • Self-motivated, detail oriented, and excellent proofreading skills
  • Ability to work collaboratively and maintain positive work relationships with staff, volunteers, and persons contacted in the course of work.
  • Team player, flexible and able to work with humor and grace under pressure.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint), database and CRM software (Salesforce, ETO), or other online resources and applications.
  • Access to a car, valid California Driver’s License with car insurance and a clean driving record are conditions of initial and continued employment. Flexibility and mobility to travel to off-site locations within or outside of San Francisco as needed.
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred but not required.

 

Salary: $50,000 – $54,000 Salary Exempt

 

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. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, and ability to adjust focus.

UWBA does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender (including actual or perceived gender, and gender identity), sexual orientation, age, marital status, medical condition, religious affiliation, veteran status, national origin, citizenship status, mental or physical disability, or any other characteristic protected by applicable state, federal or local law. UWBA will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in the manner consistent with the requirements of the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance. If you need a reasonable accommodation in order to apply for a job, please let us know. If the reason you need an accommodation is not obvious, we may ask for documentation confirming your functional limitations.
Please include salary requirements in cover letter.

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Development Officer – Stewardship & Operations

Overview: 

The United Way Bay Area (UWBA) is leading a network of corporations, government agencies, nonprofits, and individuals to create lasting change for Bay Area residents and families.  With a history that spans over 90 years and programs that tackle the issue of local poverty from every angle, UWBA is uniquely positioned to mobilize and motivate all sectors of the community toward the vision of ending the cycle of poverty.

As UWBA responds to cultural shifts in the workplace, fundraising, and digital communications, it is guided by core values of innovation and results-driven creativity. Through a variety of existing and emerging initiatives, UWBA seeks to both strengthen and reimagine its work at all levels in order provide more and better opportunities for struggling Bay Area residents. 


The Opportunity:

United Way Bay Area is looking to hire a Development Officer – Stewardship & Operations to administer the gift acknowledgement process for all donors, directly steward and facilitate all team members’ stewardship of leadership level donors, provide other operational support, and directly manage and engage with a portfolio of corporate accounts and individuals therein.

This position reports to the Vice President of Individual Giving, and is a vital member of the Development Team whose focus is on raising over $37 million per year through workplace employee giving campaigns, corporate sponsorships and grants, major gifts, institutional funding, direct mail, donor services and special events. These combined activities generate thousands of gifts each year and this position fulfills a critical role in the delivery of thoughtful and timely stewardship of the donors UWBA relies upon in order to transform lives in the Bay Area.

 

What you’ll do:

Donor Stewardship / Gift Acknowledgement

  • Initiate the gift acknowledgment procedure via Salesforce to generate personalized thank-you letters for donations received
  • In collaboration with the VP of Individual Giving, ensure thank-you letters are updated annually to refresh tone and reflect current messaging
  • Utilize high school intern to fulfill standardized processes to efficiently facilitate applicable functions

Operations

  • Issue Personal Giving Account (PGA) checks semi-monthly to their receiving agencies
  • Issue PGA statements and reminders PGA holders carrying an unspent balance
  • Participate in the strategic planning and vision for information management utilizing Salesforce CRM, including ongoing evaluation of systems to streamline operations and donor engagement
  • Maintain standard operating procedures for gift and acknowledgement processing, donor information tracking, list management, reporting and queries, and record retention
  • Assist with donor and corporate research as needed
  • Advocate Salesforce usage within the department and across the organization

Workplace Campaign Account Management

  • Develop strategy for a portfolio of 5-7 assigned workplace accounts and establish, in cooperation with management, measurable goals and objectives to meet organization goals
  • Manage appropriate training/resources, manage timelines, provide direct support, i.e., speaking engagements, event facilitation, etc. for each account
  • Maintain on-going relationships with key leadership and donors in each assigned account
  • Conduct face to face visits with a portfolio of leadership donors and steward year-round
    Identify, cultivate, solicit and steward new prospects and infiltrate accounts for additional new business opportunities outside of campaign season
  • Accurately forecast, monitor and prepare progress reports on assigned accounts
  • Work closely with Marketing and Finance/Pledge Processing Teams to promote and set up appropriate technology tools to ensure results for all accounts are properly submitted and recorded
  • Provide high level, quality customer service by maintaining positive and proactive relationships with accounts and individuals; maintain thorough communication logs in Salesforce
  • Cultivate ongoing relationships with account representatives, donors, and prospective donors to identify philanthropic interests and enhance their knowledge and support of UWBA
  • Promote and/or collaborate with the Volunteer, Event and/or Affinity Group Teams to provide targeted opportunities for individuals and corporate employee groups to engage directly with UWBA programs and our mission
  • Manage “campaign-in-a-box” accounts through targeted communications, outreach and on rare occasions in-person meetings
  • Partner with Development senior leaders to execute departmental events and projects as needed

 

Who you are:

  • Two-three years’ experience in a similar position; administrative experience required; donor relations and direct fundraising experience desirable
  • Advanced oral and written communication skills, including comfort with public speaking and the ability to write and edit letters and reports
  • Advanced expertise in using the entire Microsoft Office suite, including the ability to create letter and picture-perfect correspondence
  • Advanced knowledge in the use of a relational database (Salesforce experience is a plus)
  • Ability to construct accurate donor profiles using research tools
  • Ability to effectively interact with people in high level executive positions and to effectively interface with their designees
  • Ability to manage and maintain donor information and communications in a confidential and professional manner
  • Ability to manage simultaneous tasks and customer relationships
  • Understanding of how to effectively manage ongoing donor relationships
  • Ability to work with autonomy and manage own time without supervision
  • Outstanding customer service skills
  • Four-year college degree or equivalent work experience

 

Salary: $48,000.00 – 54,000.00 Salary Non-Exempt

 

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. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, and ability to adjust focus.

UWBA does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender (including actual or perceived gender, and gender identity), sexual orientation, age, marital status, medical condition, religious affiliation, veteran status, national origin, citizenship status, mental or physical disability, or any other characteristic protected by applicable state, federal or local law. UWBA will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in the manner consistent with the requirements of the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance. If you need a reasonable accommodation in order to apply for a job, please let us know. If the reason you need an accommodation is not obvious, we may ask for documentation confirming your functional limitations.
Please include salary requirements in cover letter.

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Resource Specialist (211)

Department: 211
Reports to: Vice President, Program Operations
Classification: Non-Exempt Union Support
Closing Date: Open until filled

Overview:
The United Way Bay Area (UWBA) is leading a network of corporations, government agencies, nonprofits, and individuals to create lasting change for Bay Area residents and families. With a history that spans over 90 years and programs that tackle the issue of local poverty from every angle, UWBA is uniquely positioned to mobilize and motivate all sectors of the community toward the vision of ending the cycle of poverty.

As UWBA responds to cultural shifts in the workplace, fundraising, and digital communications, it is guided by core values of innovation and results-driven creativity. Through a variety of existing and emerging initiatives, UWBA seeks to both strengthen and reimagine its work at all levels in order provide more and better opportunities for struggling Bay Area residents.

The Opportunity:
The primary function of the Resource Specialist is to develop and administer the processes for strengthening and maintaining the iCarol database by working closely with CBO partners to add and maintain programs via targeted outreach and vetting of existing records. The Resource Specialist will work with the 211 Team to identify gaps and needs in available resources and will independently coordinate targeted external outreach. These efforts will increase caller satisfaction due to the increase in resources and accurate data available to call specialists, and will assist with grant, program and organization goals. This position is based in the San Jose office.

What you’ll do:

  • Develop and maintain the resources in our two iCarol databases through formal verifications and daily updates and/or maintenance
  • Assess gaps/needs of the Database, assess programs that need/should be in the database
  • Coordinate and implement technical assistance and training for Agency Partners on database updates and verification process
  • Provide operational oversight of database volunteers
  • Implement program strategies to ensure that database meets all resource standards set by CPUC, AIRS and as directed by the Program Manager
  • Maintain data integrity, protocols, guidelines, and maintenance plans
  • Provide troubleshooting and problem solving support to partners and staff
  • Actively work towards gaining AIRS certification
  • Update referral directories, specialized resource guides, and other materials and assisting in their promotion, distribution and communicating those updates to staff, external partners and other stakeholders
  • Provide customer support to both internal departments and external organizations that may include the development of specialized resource lists, mailing labels, etc.
  • Report for duty in the event of a special project or disaster, in order to assist 211 meet its goal to provide accurate, up-to-date disaster-related information to the community
  • Duties may include recruiting, training and coordinating volunteer participation in delivering 211 services, including taking calls
  • Generate accurate monthly analytical reports for all 6 counties
  • Analyze data for trends and share with 211 Team

Who you are:

  • Knowledge of the scope and activities of public and private health and social service agencies, faith-based organizations and public assistance programs in the Bay Area, statewide and nationally.
  • Experience with data gathering techniques including oral interviews to compile resource information.
  • Demonstrated ability to troubleshoot, solve problems and improve systems.
  • Detail oriented with excellent proofreading skills.
  • Strong technical facility with Microsoft Office, databases, and other software systems, Salesforce experience preferred.
  • Ability to attend functions, meetings and activities outside of normal work hours as needed.
  • Must have access to a car, active driver’s license and car insurance

Education:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work, Public Policy, Public Administration, Business, Communications or related field desirable
  • Two years of work experience in human services such as nonprofit, public administration and/or community research
  • At least one year work experience specifically in Information and Referral is desirable

Salary: $52,000 to $55,000 (Salary Non-Exempt)

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. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, and ability to adjust focus.

UWBA does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender (including actual or perceived gender, and gender identity), sexual orientation, age, marital status, medical condition, religious affiliation, veteran status, national origin, citizenship status, mental or physical disability, or any other characteristic protected by applicable state, federal or local law. UWBA will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in the manner consistent with the requirements of the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance. If you need a reasonable accommodation in order to apply for a job, please let us know. If the reason you need an accommodation is not obvious, we may ask for documentation confirming your functional limitations.

Please include salary requirements in cover letter.

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Program Associate (Community Investment Team)

Department: Community Investment Team
Reports to: Vice President, Program Operations
Classification: Union Support
Closing Date: Open until filled

Overview: 

The United Way Bay Area (UWBA) is leading a network of corporations, government agencies, nonprofits, and individuals to create lasting change for Bay Area residents and families. With a history that spans over 90 years and programs that tackle the issue of local poverty from every angle, UWBA is uniquely positioned to mobilize and motivate all sectors of the community toward the vision of ending the cycle of poverty.

As UWBA responds to cultural shifts in the workplace, fundraising, and digital communications, it is guided by core values of innovation and results-driven creativity. Through a variety of existing and emerging initiatives, UWBA seeks to both strengthen and reimagine its work at all levels in order provide more and better opportunities for struggling Bay Area residents.

The Opportunity:

Questions for you before we begin:

Do you love taxes?
Do you bring up the effective use of tax credits to lift families out of poverty at your family dinner table?
Do you enjoy working with a team of committed and fun-loving professionals working to create greater opportunities for working families in the Bay Area?
Are you looking for a position to use your project management and organization skills to contribute to positive changes in the community?

Earn It! Keep It! Save It! (EKS) is a United Way Bay Area-led program which provides low-income working families with free tax return preparation. The program supports United Way’s goal of breaking the cycle of poverty by ensuring families claim valuable tax credits. The EKS Program Associate is a full-time position which contributes to the effective and successful implementation of this 8-county program and provides strategic program support to the regional program and specific counties.

What you’ll do:

  • Assist EKS Team with program design, implementation, and strategic growth assist in the development and implementation of client and volunteer outreach strategies throughout the region
  • Coordinate logistics and communication for trainings for site coordinators and volunteers; assist with instruction as needed
  • Manage coalitions and provide technical assistance for tax sites in specific counties as assigned
  • Visit sites throughout tax season to ensure compliance with all IRS quality site requirements Cultivate and maintain partnerships with organizations, programs, businesses, local and national partners which support EKS program goals including, but not limited to, community based organizations, municipal and county agencies, and IRS SPEC
  • Cultivate new regional and county level partnerships to expand program’s reach in under-served areas
  • Certify to advanced tax preparer level of the IRS VITA program
  • Support other program components such as our savings initiative, training curriculum development, client and volunteer story collection and tax events
  • Research additional funding opportunities; write grant proposals and grant reports, as assigned
  • Represent EKS at public speaking engagements during the United Way Bay Area workplace campaign and other opportunities throughout the year

 

Who you are:

  • Volunteer Income Tax Assistance experience highly desired
  • Experience with volunteer management and outreach activities highly desired
  • Experience working effectively with diverse populations; knowledge of guidelines to successfully work in a culturally sensitive environment
  • Experience with community building and working in collaborative partnerships with other organizations, agencies, institutions, and entities
  • Demonstrated ability to support collaborative projects – both with internal staff and community based coalitions; Grant writing and fund development experience for public or nonprofit agencies
  • One or more years of related professional work experience in a non-profit, public or human services organization
  • Bachelor’s degree is most desirable; equivalent experience will be reviewed
  • Excellent proficiency in operating computers and various Windows-based software applications (MS Word, Microsoft Office Suite, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to multi-task
  • Experience with Adobe InDesign and WordPress a plus
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Must have own transportation and a California Driver’s License and a satisfactory driving record are conditions of initial and continued employment

 

Salary: $45,000 – $50,000 Non-Exempt

 

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. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, and ability to adjust focus.

UWBA does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender (including actual or perceived gender, and gender identity), sexual orientation, age, marital status, medical condition, religious affiliation, veteran status, national origin, citizenship status, mental or physical disability, or any other characteristic protected by applicable state, federal or local law. UWBA will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in the manner consistent with the requirements of the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance. If you need a reasonable accommodation in order to apply for a job, please let us know. If the reason you need an accommodation is not obvious, we may ask for documentation confirming your functional limitations.

Please include salary requirements in cover letter.

 

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Tax Volunteer (Non-Paid) January – April 15th

Department: Earn It! Keep It! Save It!
Reports to: VP, Programs and Operations
Classification: Volunteer/Intern
Closing Date: Open until filled

Overview: 

The United Way Bay Area (UWBA) is leading a network of corporations, government agencies, nonprofits, and individuals to create lasting change for Bay Area residents and families.  With a history that spans over 90 years and programs that tackle the issue of local poverty from every angle, UWBA is uniquely positioned to mobilize and motivate all sectors of the community toward the vision of ending the cycle of poverty.

As UWBA responds to cultural shifts in the workplace, fundraising, and digital communications, it is guided by core values of innovation and results-driven creativity. Through a variety of existing and emerging initiatives, UWBA seeks to both strengthen and reimagine its work at all levels in order provide more and better opportunities for struggling Bay Area residents.

For more information about UWBA, please visit http://uwba.org.

The Opportunity:

Earn it! Keep it! Save it! Is looking for volunteers. We will provide FREE training to become an IRS Certified volunteer and link you to a local Volunteer Income Tax Assistant site to assist low-income families and seniors in your community. We have over 250 sites throughout eight counties in the Bay Area (Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, Napa, San Francisco, San Mateo, Santa Clara, and Solano).

We are looking for a range of volunteers, the most popular of which is the IRS Certified tax preparer. We also need outreach ambassadors, intake site coordinators, and translators.

To become a tax preparer extra certification is required. We offer three day courses across the Bay Area starting in January. Candidates can also self-certify on Link and Learn.

Outreach ambassadors help us spread the word about our program to potential VITA sites, volunteers, and partners.

We have some sites that are interested in partaking as an intake site. Intake sites are tax sites that accept tax returns and upload them to a cloud to be prepared at a designated preparation site. They need a volunteer to accept the tax filers documents and coordinate this program at their space.

To learn more about our volunteer roles see here: http://earnitkeepitsaveit.org/volunteer/

 

Who you are:

  • Someone with great translations skills – not required (but needed for all languages)
  • Able to commit to volunteering for a 4 hour shift each week at minimum.
  • Site operation hours vary by site, but each volunteer is asked to commit to volunteer regularly.

 

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. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, and ability to adjust focus.

UWBA does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender (including actual or perceived gender, and gender identity), sexual orientation, age, marital status, medical condition, religious affiliation, veteran status, national origin, citizenship status, mental or physical disability, or any other characteristic protected by applicable state, federal or local law. UWBA will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in the manner consistent with the requirements of the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance. If you need a reasonable accommodation in order to apply for a job, please let us know. If the reason you need an accommodation is not obvious, we may ask for documentation confirming your functional limitations.

 

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Accounting Supervisor

Department: Finance & Gift Processing
Reports to: Vice President/Controller
Classification: Management
Closing Date: Open until filled

Overview:
The United Way Bay Area (UWBA) is leading a network of corporations, government agencies, nonprofits, and individuals to create lasting change for Bay Area residents and families. With a history that spans over 90 years and programs that tackle the issue of local poverty from every angle, UWBA is uniquely positioned to mobilize and motivate all sectors of the community toward the vision of ending the cycle of poverty.

As UWBA responds to cultural shifts in the workplace, fundraising, and digital communications, it is guided by core values of innovation and results-driven creativity. Through a variety of existing and emerging initiatives, UWBA seeks to both strengthen and reimagine its work at all levels in order provide more and better opportunities for struggling Bay Area residents.

The Opportunity:
The Accounting Supervisor manages the work of two finance staff members. In this newly created position, the successful candidate will focus on ensuring that all United Way Bay Area (UWBA) revenue, donor designations, and expenses are recorded in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and United Way Worldwide (UWW) standards. S/he will be accountable for the following areas of the finance department portfolio:

  • UWBA Community Impact project accounting
  • Bi-weekly trade payable check runs
  • Reconciliation of investments
  • Semi-monthly payroll and related journal entries
  • Timely and accurate production of financial reporting
  • Preparation of fixed asset and depreciation schedules

 

What you’ll do:

  • Working with the Vice President/Controller and the Lead Accountant, execute month-end and year-end close; deliver all internal, board, and external financial reporting.
  • Supervise and review bi-weekly A/P check runs, verify proper approvals and ensure accurate booking of expenses to cost centers as well as to appropriate G/L accounts.
  • Review and approve financial transactions, including deposits, disbursements, accruals, journal entries, and supporting reconciliations.
  • Prepare monthly reconciliation of UWBA investment accounts.
  • Direct preparation of semi-monthly payroll, act as payroll backup.
  • Conduct payroll and revenue orientation for new hires.
  • Assure overtime, vacation payouts and PTO accruals are calculated correctly.
  • Approve and verify entry of all PCFs, PAFs, salary and benefit changes, garnishments, and 401(k) loans, coordinating with Human Resources to ensure seamless information flow.
  • Prepare payroll journal entries and monitor periodic update of benefits rates.
  • Monitor systems, workflows, and procedures to ensure timely, accurate customer billings.
  • Advise Vice President/Controller regarding developing issues. Recommend solutions.
  • Collaborate with Vice President/Controller in the design, implementation, and enforcement of internal controls for the purpose of preserving and protecting UWBA assets and insuring the accurate recording and reporting of transactions.
  • As delegated by the Vice President/Controller, prepare work-papers and schedules for the annual and periodic audits, inclusive of workers’ compensation audit.
  • Actively partner with the Vice President/Controller and the COO in the annual budget and forecasting process.
  • Participate in cross-functional teams focused on innovation and improvement of company-wide processes and collaborative efforts.
  • Augment existing departmental expertise by becoming a subject matter expert in all financial systems and in Salesforce–act as department Salesforce champion.

 

Secondary Responsibilities:

  • Review and approve recording of receipts; monitor revenue streams to ensure appropriate revenue recognition.
  • Review and approve all revenue and donor designations-related journal entries to the general ledger and subsidiary ledger accounts.
  • Oversee preparation of and approve all month-end and year-end receivable, revenue and donor designations account reconciliations.
  • Develop and maintain direct relationships with vendors and donors to optimize collection of receivables and ensure timely payments to vendors, grantees, and designated charities.
  • Other special projects and responsibilities as assigned.

 

Who you are:

  • B.A. or B.S. in Accounting or commensurate experience.
  • 5 or more years of overall work experience demonstrating progressively greater responsibility.
  • 3 or more years of supervisory experience.
  • 2 or more years of payroll experience.
  • Superior customer service skills.
  • Crisp, clear, and diplomatic writing and oral communication skills.
  • Proven success in learning new software platforms and applications.
  • Excellent project and time management skills.
  • Nonprofit and Salesforce experience will be considered a significant plus.

 

Salary: $75,000.00 – 85,000.00 Salary Exempt

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. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, and ability to adjust focus.

UWBA does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender (including actual or perceived gender, and gender identity), sexual orientation, age, marital status, medical condition, religious affiliation, veteran status, national origin, citizenship status, mental or physical disability, or any other characteristic protected by applicable state, federal or local law. UWBA will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in the manner consistent with the requirements of the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance. If you need a reasonable accommodation in order to apply for a job, please let us know. If the reason you need an accommodation is not obvious, we may ask for documentation confirming your functional limitations.

Please include salary requirements in cover letter.

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Marketing Intern

Department: Marketing
Reports to: Marketing Manager
Closing date: Open until filled

Overview:

The United Way Bay Area (UWBA) is leading a network of corporations, government agencies, nonprofits, and individuals to create lasting change for Bay Area residents and families. With a history that spans over 90 years and programs that tackle the issue of local poverty from every angle, UWBA is uniquely positioned to mobilize and motivate all sectors of the community toward the vision of ending the cycle of poverty.

As UWBA responds to cultural shifts in the workplace, fundraising, and digital communications, it is guided by core values of innovation and results -driven creativity. Through a variety of existing and emerging initiatives, UWBA seeks to both strengthen and reimagine its work at all levels in order provide more and better opportunities for struggling Bay Area residents.

For more information about UWBA, please visit http://uwba.org .

The Opportunity:
UWBA seeks a marketing intern (unpaid position) to assist in the execution of the organizational marketing and communications plan. This is an unpaid internship available for a college student or a recent graduate who is looking to bolster their portfolio and enthusiastic about social impact work. The marketing intern assists in all departmental efforts that drive the organizational mission. We offer a flexible schedule and request a 15- 20 hours per week and a three to six month commitment.

 

What you’ll do:

Knowledge and Abilities

• Excellent communication skills with the ability to confidently and clearly communicate information verbally and in writing

• Experience with social media tools

• Strong project management skills

• Proficiency in MS Suite and internet research

• Volunteer experience preferred, although not required

 

Responsibilities

• Provide overall marketing support for UWBA campaigns

• Write editorial for blog posts, social media, and electronic communications

• Generate digital content, ie. interview and photograph participants, volunteers, staff, etc.

• Assist in organizing department systems and processes

 

Who you are:

• Ability to work both independently and as a team member

• Sense of humor, strong work ethic and willingness to get the job done

• Proficient written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills to foster a collaborative and cooperative work environment and maintain good working relations at all organizational levels

• Excellent proofreading skills

• Able to maintain confidentiality of sensitive information and use good judgment

• Must possess a calm demeanor, especially under pressure

• Enthusiastic self -starter

• Academic background in marketing, communications, business, or journalism preferred

• Team player, flexible schedule, and punctual

• Demonstrated passion for social impact programs preferred

• Seeking an individual looking to enhance their current portfolio

 

Education:

• Current college student or a recent graduate

• Academic background in marketing, communications, business, or journalism preferred

 

Salary: $0

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. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, and ability to adjust focus.

UWBA does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender (including actual or perceived gender, and gender identity), sexual orientation, age, marital status, medical condition, religious affiliation, veteran status, national origin, citizenship status, mental or physical disability, or any other characteristic protected by applicable state, federal or local law. UWBA will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in the manner consistent with the requirements of the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance. If you need a reasonable accommodation in order to apply for a job, please let us know. If the reason you need an accommodation is not obvious, we may ask for documentation confirming your functional limitations.

To Apply:
Email your cover letter, resume, and 1-2 writing samples to: Tamara Orozco, Marketing Manager, torozco@uwba.org

Benefits

Eligible employees and dependents (including domestic partners) can enroll in one of three medical plans, as well as dental and vision, as well as a 401(k) plan with automatic employer contribution. We also offer vacation, sick, personal days, and 10 calendar holidays off. Our employees have access to a variety of benefits discounts, among them are Long Term Care Insurance and Pet Insurance. Want to learn more? Apply today!

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William White

Director of Policy and Government Affairs

“Since poverty is such a multi-faceted issue, working here gives me the chance to work on a wide range of issues including access to health care, affordable housing, wages, tax policy, and many more.”

Gezche Graves

Program Manager for Earn It! Keep It! Save It!

“The best part about working for United Way is getting to engage with hundreds of volunteers and partners that are equally passionate about expanding our work in the community.”

Maria Nguyen

Senior Director of Grants and Contracts Compliance

“I chose to work with UWBA primarily because of the wonderful programs the organization provides to the community.”

Dan Aldrich

Development Officer

“I decided to work with a nonprofit because I didn’t want to say I spent my life selling widgets.”

Lynda Tolley

Workplace Engagement Officer

“It truly takes a village to lift others. It’s important to remember where you came from and to honor those that came before you—by giving back you can honor those who have helped you succeed.”

SnackMan

Superhero & Snack Distributer

"The great people at United Way fight poverty, and I fight hunger! Together, we will defeat these hindersome adversaries!"


We put the fun in fundamentally changing lives.

From diversity celebrations to our annual Souptacular cookoff to surprise goodies delivered by our own UWBA superhero Snackman, we create a welcoming and warm work environment where colleagues become friends, and all employees can thrive—from our newest hires to our most seasoned veterans.