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United We Fight, United We Win: Consider a Career with United Way

At United Way of Central Maryland, we have a community of employees who strive to do their best and recognize the value of our mission and the teamwork necessary for success. Working at United Way means making a difference. It means getting involved and having a vested interest in your community. We are seeking committed professionals who want to use their skills and experience to create opportunities for others.

United Way of Central Maryland is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to the principle of diversity and strive to be representative of the community that we serve.

Current Job Openings

Senior Relationship Manager (Harford County)

Description:

United Way of Central Maryland (UWCM) has a mission to improve people’s lives by mobilizing the caring power of our communities. Not only do we help people in crisis, we go much deeper. We take aim at the root causes of the toughest problems facing our community. We are looking for a dedicated, motivated fundraising professional to help us in the important human service efforts we conduct across central Maryland. By joining our relationship management team, you will help enhance one of the largest charitable fundraising campaigns in the area by building strong relationships with campaign coordinators and prospective stakeholders. Your fundraising role will entail acting as both an ambassador and advocate for UWCH, which includes relationship management, volunteer recruitment/development and community engagement. You will manage workplace fundraising campaigns by developing and implementing campaign strategies using consultative selling to produce successful outcomes. Your role will involve providing world-class customer service to our campaign coordinators as well as assisting and managing high-level executive volunteers. You will be actively involved in strengthening and improving our fundraising efforts by adding your creative ideas and suggestions in support of our internal team and external customers. This is a challenging and rewarding role as thousands of your neighbors in need will be counting on your success. .

Requirements:

Bachelors degree with a minimum of 4 years related experience with emphasis on demonstrated performance in fundraising, nonprofit administration, volunteer management and special events. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, managing a portfolio of workplace fundraising campaigns, coordinating special events and volunteer engagement activities, public speaking, data analysis, writing, and community engagement. . Must be able to work independently, possess excellent interpersonal skills, presentation and speaking skills. Must be able to handle multiple priorities, problem solve and maintain a professional demeanor at all times. Must be computer literate in Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook and possess a valid Maryland driver’s license. Successful candidate will live in or be able to easily commute to our Harford County office and be responsible for Harford and portions of Baltimore Counties. Candidate will be required to attend occasional monthly meetings and report in to manager located in our main Montgomery Park Baltimore office.

 

Apply to rob.dubeau@uwcm.org

Project Manager, Older Adult Services Hub / Health Program Officer

SUMMARY:  This is a full-time position.  This staff person holding this position will serve two roles as outlined below.

Project Manager, Older Adults Services Hub (60%)

United Way of Central Maryland (UWCM) and the Baltimore City Health Department (BCHD) have formed an exciting partnership to create an integrated client management system that will enhance care coordination, service delivery and outcomes for older adults in Baltimore City. This groundbreaking system which will integrate the 2-1-1 Maryland United Way Helpline (2-1-1) with Maryland Access Point (MAP), will allow the tracking of services to individuals, stem duplication of efforts, support efficient referrals and follow up, and foster interconnections among partner agencies. We are seeking an experienced Project Manager who will shepherd the development and implementation of this innovative public/private venture.

This position is a unique opportunity for a highly organized and strategic thinker to help build an innovative system for service delivery that could serve as a model for other public/private system partnerships locally and nationally.  This position will directly manage the development and implementation of an older adult services hub over the course of a two-year period.  The position will be housed at United Way of Central Maryland but will also work very closely with the Baltimore City Health Department’s Department of Aging. The position will support both the work of the Older Adult Services Hub (Project) Leadership Team and the Project’s Steering Committee.

Health Program Officer (40%)

This person holding this position will also serve as United Way of Central Maryland’s Health Program Officer. United Way has identified good health as one of the building blocks to a better life. Over the next year, United Way will be working to establish a new set of strategies to support health for individuals and families in Central Maryland. The Health Program Officer will work with United Way staff, volunteers and partner agencies to better understand the current landscape of health services, identify where low-income residents are facing unmet needs, and inform investment in research-based strategies that will address these needs and support positive health outcomes.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

Project Manager, Older Adult Services Hub

  • Design and develop project plans including objectives, strategies, and tactics to meet goals, working in partnership with subject matter experts leading complex cross-functional efforts.
  • Build project plans in a project management tool, maintain up-to-date information, and produce regular reporting for Project Leadership Team, Steering Committee and UWCM senior management.
  • Track progress and drive work to completion in partnership with project leaders, often taking on a leadership role.
  • Work collaboratively with all levels of staff, often under limited direction.
  • Coordinate periodic Project Leadership Team and Steering Committee meetings including meeting preparation, communications and follow-up.
  • Support and monitor other staff/consultants working on project elements (project evaluation, research, data system integration, etc.).
  • In partnership with the 2-1-1 and MAP Directors, develop protocols and policies for the Older Adult Services Hub.
  • Work with MAP to facilitate, monitor and track activities related to Federal Financial Participation (FFP) reimbursement model.

Health Program Officer

  • Research other local United Way’s and their strategies around the building block of Health.
  • Research and compile data around health needs in central Maryland.
  • Hold convenings (individual and group) to gain stakeholder input.
  • Develop and present recommendations (to staff leadership and Board members) for United Way of Central Maryland’s health strategy.
  • Create a written document outlining finalized health strategy.

 

This job description summarizes the general nature and level of work performed by the employee assigned to this position. It should not be construed as an exhaustive list of all required duties, responsibilities and skills. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable disabled individuals to perform the essential functions of the job.

 

EDUCATION/REQUIREMENTS:

Requirements:

  • Minimum requirements include Bachelor’s degree with at least three years of advanced-level project management.
  • Precise project manager who is solution-oriented, results-oriented, and data driven.
  • Strategic thinker and communicator.
  • Flexible and adaptable leader, comfortable with managing change and coaching others.
  • Relationship builder and collaborator with a servant leader mindset.
  • Expert multi-tasker who skillfully manages competing priorities.
  • Demonstrated computer skills (proficiency in Microsoft Office with an emphasis in Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint).
  • Demonstrated excellence in oral and written communication.

Additional knowledge/experiences that are a plus:

  • Strong knowledge of / experience working with health care systems.
  • Strong knowledge of / experience working with information and referral systems.
  • Strong knowledge of / experience working with the older adults service network in Maryland.
  • Strong knowledge of challenges facing older adults in Baltimore City.
  • Experience working with older adult service provider network in Baltimore City.
  • Knowledge of / experience working with data collection software integration.
  • Project Management Certification, MBA, and/or MA/MS in Organizational Development or similar field are highly desirable.

 

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume via email to:

United Way of Central Maryland
Attention: Human Resources
1800 Washington Boulevard, Suite 340
Baltimore, MD 21230
Email: hrrecruiting@uwcm.org

Child Development Specialist

About United Way of Central Maryland:

United Way of Central Maryland (UWCM) is the organization that unites and engages our communities with the passion, commitment and resources to improve people’s lives. We fight for family stability by helping families obtain the necessities for a better life: education, employment, housing and health. The United Way Ben Franklin Center for Community Schools, a program of UWCM, seeks to build and strengthen the communities of Brooklyn and Curtis Bay through the community schools’ strategy at Benjamin Franklin High School at Masonville Cove.  This strategy includes providing wraparound services to students and families to support their educational and economic goals.  The United Way Family Center provides early childhood education as well as behavioral interventions to infants and toddlers as well as their young parents.  Adult education and job readiness programs are also provided to equip community members with the skills and tools to fully participate in the job market.

What You’ll Be Doing:

We are seeking a prompt, dependable well-organized team player as our Child Development Specialist to be responsible for the daily planning, management and supervision of the classroom and children.  You will serve as the manager on duty when the Family Center Director and Family Services Coordinator are not on site, and consult with them prior to implementing any programmatic/daily decisions.  This is a full-time, 12-month position.  During the summer, you will also support the Workforce Development Coordinator with community outreach.

Your responsibilities will include: programmatic planning and oversight of the childcare portion of the Family Center in accordance with MSDE licensing standards, and conducting ongoing instructional training for all child care staff to ensure proper care and developmental opportunities for the program’s children. You will assist with enrollment inquiry tours, marketing presentations and new client intakes; participate in the hiring and training of program staff; ensure the Center maintains fidelity to established model and that MSDE licensing standards are maintained daily.

You will also provide direct childcare as needed; participate in implementing infant mental health and parent child attachment interventions; implement and ensure child developmental assessments are conducted in a timely manner; assist in the selection, formulation, and dispersion of materials related to child development; counsel families and individuals on topics pertaining to child development and parenting in concert with Family Services Coordinator; and maintain accurate client files and ensures daily participant documentation is complete.

You are responsible for reporting participant output and outcome measures quarterly for funder reports/needed, and for home visits to reinforce/support parenting skills as needed.

Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree in Child Development, Early Childhood Education or related field from an accredited institution preferred.  Associate’s degree in Early Childhood Education or related field from an accredited institution required for provisional hire. Experience with childcare or early childcare education program. Experience facilitating family involvement activities.

What’s in It For You?

In addition to meaningful and fulfilling work, UWCM offers a comprehensive and competitive compensation package to include: health and welfare benefits, generous paid time-off, 403b w/company match, tuition reimbursement, and flexible work schedules to name a few.

To Apply:

Interested candidates should send their resume along with your salary requirements to hrrecruiting@uwcm.org. No phone calls, please!  Visit www.uwcm.org  to learn more about the difference UWCM is making.

Childcare Lead Teacher

About United Way of Central Maryland:

United Way of Central Maryland (UWCM) is the organization that unites and engages our communities with the passion, commitment and resources to improve people’s lives. We fight for family stability by helping families obtain the necessities for a better life: education, employment, housing and health. The United Way Ben Franklin Center for Community Schools, a program of UWCM, seeks to build and strengthen the communities of Brooklyn and Curtis Bay through the community schools’ strategy at Benjamin Franklin High School at Masonville Cove.  This strategy includes providing wraparound services to students and families to support their educational and economic goals.  The Center provides early childhood education as well as behavioral interventions to infants and toddlers as well as their young parents.  Adult education and job readiness programs are also provided to equip community members with the skills and tools to fully participate in the job market.

What You’ll Be Doing:

We are seeking a prompt, dependable well-organized team player to serve as our Childcare Lead Teacher responsible for the daily planning, management and supervision of the classroom and children.  You will assume the role of the Assistant Child Development Specialist when not on site.  You will consult with the Child Development Specialist or Family Center Director prior to implementing any programmatic/daily decisions.

You will work to provide a warm, nurturing environment, model and encourage appropriate social interactions and assure individual age appropriate activities for each child. You will lead child centered non-directive play within the program; work with the Childcare Specialist in planning lessons, classroom strategies, therapy and educational goals for individuals and groups, and daily care plan; assume responsibility for classroom activities and supervise assistants to assure that that classroom functions are in an orderly manner and a least restrictive environment.

You will develop, plan and prepare instructional aids/materials; assure that all center/classroom paperwork is completed in timely fashion); ensure that appearance, cleanliness and safe environment of the classroom is appropriately maintained; and communicate with parents regarding their child’s progress, needs and concerns. You will be responsible for daily operation oversight when Center Director, Family Services Coordinator and Childcare Development Specialist are not on site.

Qualifications:

AA degree, or equivalent college credits in Early Childhood Education or related Health Care Field required. 90-hour Childcare certificate or equivalent education required; 45-hour Infant and Toddler certificate required. Child Development Associate (CDA) certificate is required within one year of date of hire (unless AA/AS specifically in Early Childhood Education).  CDA credential or higher plus childcare experience. At least 1-2 years’ experience working in a childcare or early learning environment.

Knowledge of normal/abnormal growth and development throughout the age continuum and the ability to provide, assess, interpret, and communicate age-specific data in response to protocols are required. Must possess excellent verbal and written communication skills, and demonstrate a positive attitude throughout the work environment by presenting with a pleasant and positive tone of voice and affect.

You are also required to pursue education or training necessary to perform at the level of competence required to incorporate the hardware, software, technology and ideas relevant to specific job responsibilities.  You may be exposed to such occupational hazards as communicable diseases, blood pathogens, and aggressive or combative program participants.

What’s in It For You?

In addition to meaningful and fulfilling work, UWCM offers a comprehensive and competitive compensation package to include: health and welfare benefits, generous paid time-off, 403b w/company match, tuition reimbursement, and flexible work schedules to name a few.

To Apply:

Interested candidates should send their resume along with your salary requirements to hrrecruiting@uwcm.org. No phone calls, please!  Visit www.uwcm.org  to learn more about the difference UWCM is making.

Child Care Aide

About United Way of Central Maryland:

United Way of Central Maryland (UWCM) is the organization that unites and engages our communities with the passion, commitment and resources to improve people’s lives. We fight for family stability by helping families obtain the necessities for a better life: education, employment, housing and health. The United Way Ben Franklin Center for Community Schools, a program of UWCM, seeks to build and strengthen the communities of Brooklyn and Curtis Bay through the community schools’ strategy at Benjamin Franklin High School at Masonville Cove.  This strategy includes providing wraparound services to students and families to support their educational and economic goals.  The United Way Family Center provides early childhood education as well as behavioral interventions to infants and toddlers as well as their young parents.  Adult education and job readiness programs are also provided to equip community members with the skills and tools to fully participate in the job market.

What You’ll Be Doing:

We are seeking a prompt, dependable team member to serve as a Child Care Aide who will complete tasks as assigned by the Center Director, Child Development Specialist, Family Services Coordinator and/or Child Care Lead Teacher.  You will provide a warm, nurturing environment, model and encourage appropriate social interactions and assure individual age appropriate activities for each child. Your primary duties include: participating in the implementation of trauma informed, attachment-based activities/model (e.g. Circle of Security, Circle time; NCAST taping, etc.); leading child centered non-directive play with children; preparing and assisting with the daily care of infants and toddlers with feeding, diapering, toileting, hand washing, sleeping and playing; assisting individual children and small groups with developmentally appropriate activities, classroom strategies and therapy.

You will also help prepare instructional aids and materials for classroom activities; assist the Child Care Lead Teacher in completing required classroom/center paperwork and ensure that the appearance, cleanliness and safe environment of classroom is appropriately maintained.

Qualifications:

Minimum of a high school diploma/GED, 90-hour child care certificate (or equivalent education) and previous child care experience. You may be exposed to such occupational hazards as communicable diseases, blood pathogens, and aggressive or combative program participants.

You must be able to: perceive the nature of sounds at normal speaking levels with or without correction; receive detailed information through oral communication and make discriminations in sound; have visual acuity to determine the accuracy, neatness and thoroughness of the work assigned; bend, squat and lift up to 35 lbs.; travel to and from different locations and sites in the greater Baltimore area; have manual dexterity sufficient to perform various keyboard functions and be physically present at the assigned job site.

What’s in It For You?

In addition to meaningful and fulfilling work, UWCM offers a comprehensive and competitive compensation package to include: health and welfare benefits, generous paid time-off, 403b w/company match, tuition reimbursement, and flexible work schedules to name a few.

To Apply:

Interested candidates should send their resume along with your salary requirements to hrrecruiting@uwcm.org. No phone calls, please!  Visit www.uwcm.org  to learn more about the difference UWCM is making.

Administrative Assistant

About United Way of Central Maryland:

United Way of Central Maryland (UWCM) is the organization that unites and engages our communities with the passion, commitment and resources to improve people’s lives. We fight for family stability by helping families obtain the necessities for a better life: education, employment, housing and health. The United Way Ben Franklin Center for Community Schools, a program of UWCM, seeks to build and strengthen the communities of Brooklyn and Curtis Bay through the community schools’ strategy at Benjamin Franklin High School at Masonville Cove.  This strategy includes providing wraparound services to students and families to support their educational and economic goals.  The United Way Family Center provides early childhood education as well as behavioral interventions to infants and toddlers as well as their young parents.  Adult education and job readiness programs are also provided to equip community members with the skills and tools to fully participate in the job market.

What You’ll Be Doing:

We are seeking a prompt, dependable well-organized team member as our Administrative Assistant to support the Center by ensuring efficient and timely operations of the office to enhance the work of the organization. This is a part-time, 12-month position.  You will report directly to the Center Director, and collaborate with the Deputy Director, Workforce Development Coordinator, Child Development Specialist, and Family Services Coordinator.

You will provide comprehensive office support (phone, fax, email, filing, preparation of correspondence, invitations, and notes, managing the delivery of documents between the Center and main office, greeting visitors and maintaining conference rooms and reception area), and develop office systems and protocols including program supply orders, tracking student attendance data, and assisting with other program data tracking as needed.

You will support program staff in event planning (coordinating tours of the Center, developing and maintaining the schedule for on-site meeting rooms, sending invitations and reminders, location set-up, food and refreshments); in meeting planning (scheduling meeting rooms, location set-up, preparation of agendas and other documents, taking minutes).  You will also support the Center Director in managing the Center’s budget by tracking expenditures and attending budget meetings.

You will manage the referral and intake process for the early childhood education program; following up on referral calls, scheduling on-site tours, completing initial paperwork and coordinating intakes with Family Services Coordinator, Child Development Specialist and Guidance Office staff. You may be required to execute other specific projects.

Qualifications:

High school diploma and a minimum 1-3 years of office administration experience required, Bilingual (English and Spanish speaking) highly preferred. Current driver’s license and access to a vehicle preferred. Excellent computer skills in word processing, database management, and electronic communication software; ability to organize and prioritize multiple tasks; ability to demonstrate cultural competence; flexible; good communication skills; high level of ownership and responsibility and an understanding of the larger vision of the Family Center and Community Schools strategy.

What’s in It For You?

In addition to meaningful and fulfilling work, UWCM offers a comprehensive and competitive compensation package to include: health and welfare benefits, generous paid time-off, 403b w/company match, tuition reimbursement, and flexible work schedules to name a few.

To Apply:

Interested candidates should send their resume along with your salary requirements to hrrecruiting@uwcm.org. No phone calls, please!  Visit www.uwcm.org  to learn more about the difference UWCM is making.