United Way of Delaware County: Careers

United Way of Delaware County brings people together from all across the community including government, business, faith groups, nonprofits, the labor movement, and committed citizens, to ask questions, brainstorm solutions and develop a common vision to solve our community’s most pressing problems. United Way of Delaware County values diversity and is an equal opportunity employer.

Job Postings:

Title: Strengthening Families Program Associate

Job Description:

Strengthening Families, a collective impact initiative of United Way of Delaware County, has a part-time Program Associate position open, housed at the Willis Education Center in Delaware City.

The United Way of Delaware County Strengthening Families Initiative seeks to increase the capacity for middle school after-school activities focusing on youth development and mentoring and, also, increasing early childhood social, emotional and behavioral health development opportunities. Comprised of 30+ local social service agencies, government agencies and non-traditional partners, we are working collectively to improve the lives of Delaware County children. The Program Associate supports the ongoing programming of the Strengthening Families initiative through volunteer development, maintenance, support, and recognition.

Job Requirements:

We are seeking someone who has a passion for creating positive community change, and has the organizational and strategic knowledge to create a grassroots volunteer program. This position will work closely with UWDC programming staff including participating in United Way of Delaware County staff meetings and staff development activities. Engaging the community in understanding the SF program via presentations and outreach will accompany the tasks of this position. Due to the fluid nature of both the programs and the position, other duties and tasks may be assigned as necessary. 

Desirable candidates for this position will have a strong preference for working with broad base of community members and organizations; critical thinking skills; creativity; time-management skills, and enjoy working with many different types of people.

To Apply:

For more detailed information see the attached job description.  Please send resumes/CV to Brande Urban, UWDC Director of Collective Impact, burban@uwaydelaware.org.

Title: Director of Philanthropy

Job Description:

The Director of Philanthropy will be responsible for strategically developing and managing a robust individual gifts program with a focus on donors with the capacity to give $10,000 and above in Delaware County. This position will be responsible for identifying, cultivating, stewarding and asking gift prospects, with the goal to raise new revenue to support specific initiatives.

The Director of Philanthropy will work closely with the President and Board of Directors, Vice-President, Director of Corporate Engagement and the Director of Collective Impact, and other team members, as many major gift prospects overlap with other working areas.

Job Requirements:

We are looking for a collaborative team player at the United Way of Delaware County – working closely with leadership to identify key prospects for additional individual engagement. The ability to quickly build trusting relationships with the internal team and the Delaware community is a must. Because the team is small, this person must be nimble and shift with changing priorities. Working knowledge of Delaware County is highly recommended.

This position will create a focus on leadership and major gifts by developing a portfolio of current and prospective donors and foundations with identified revenue and growth goals.  Familiarity with “moves management” is helpful.

To Apply:

For more detailed information please see the attached job description. Please send resumes with cover letter to HR@uwaydelaware.org.

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