Careers

Title: Marketing & Development Coordinator (Part-Time)

Reports to: Senior Vice President, Marketing & Development

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Hours: Part-Time/Estimated 20-25 hours per week

Hourly Rate: $19 - $21 per hour

Position Overview:
Are you a motivated individual seeking hands-on experience with a reputable nonprofit? United Way of Northern Nevada and the Sierra (UWNNS) is seeking a part-time Marketing & Development Coordinator to support in creating impactful marketing materials, managing donor databases, identifying grant opportunities, and coordinating volunteer activities. This role is open to both students seeking internship credit and non-students seeking hands-on experience in the nonprofit sector. Join us to make a significant impact in our community and gain valuable skills for your future career.

Essential Responsibilities:

Marketing Production:
- Assist in the creation and distribution of marketing materials, including newsletters, social media posts, flyers, and email campaigns.
- Use Canva to develop visual assets such as flyers, infographics, banners, and social media graphics.
- Coordinate logistics for marketing events and campaigns, including setup, execution, and follow-up.
- Collaborate with the marketing team to ensure consistent branding and messaging across all platforms.
Administrative Support:
- Provide administrative support to the Senior Vice President, Marketing & Development and other team members.
- Organize and maintain digital and physical files related to marketing and development activities.
- Schedule and coordinate meetings, appointments, and travel arrangements as needed.

Donor Database Management:
- Update and maintain the donor database with accurate and current information.
- Input new donor information, track donations, and generate reports as needed.
- Ensure data integrity and confidentiality of donor information.

Grant Identification and Research:
- Conduct research to identify potential grant opportunities from foundations, corporations, and government entities.
- Assist in gathering and organizing information required for grant proposals.
- Maintain a database of grant prospects and submission deadlines.

Volunteer Management:
- Assist in coordinating volunteer activities and managing volunteer communications.
- Help recruit, train, and schedule volunteers for various events and programs.
- Maintain accurate records of volunteer hours and contributions.
- Tabling at community events to generate volunteers and volunteer opportunities

Qualifications:
- Bachelor’s degree in marketing, communications, nonprofit management, or a related field preferred, but relevant experience will be considered. Students and seekers of internship credit will be considered.
- Previous experience in marketing, sales, or an administrative role is preferred.
- Proficiency in Canva is required. Experience with Notion and Salesforce is preferred.
- Strong written and verbal communication skills.
- Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
- Ability to manage multiple tasks and priorities effectively.
- Self-motivated, proactive, and able to work independently and as part of a team.
- Passion for nonprofit work and commitment to UWNNS’s mission.
- Spanish speaking is a plus.
- Valid driver's license and reliable transportation for occasional travel within the region.

Physical Requirements of the Job:
- While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit for up to 3.5 hours, speak clearly, and hear callers when answering the phone. The employee must be able to travel off-site to collect content with team members and stakeholders. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and the ability to adjust focus. Reasonable accommodations will be provided. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit for extended periods, use a computer, and communicate verbally.
- Occasional lifting and carrying of materials weighing up to 25 pounds may be required.

Application Process:
To apply for the Marketing & Development Coordinator (Part-Time) position, please submit your resume, a cover letter detailing your qualifications and interest in the role, and any relevant design portfolio samples to ravyn.smith@uwnns.org. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until the position is filled. United Way of Northern Nevada and the Sierra is an equal-opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. We encourage individuals from underrepresented groups to apply.

 

 

Title: Program Manager, United Readers
Reports to: AmeriCorps Director
FLSA Status: Exempt

Hours: 40 hours

Revision/Effective Date: April 2024

Note: Grant funded position with a start date of April 29, 2024 (earliest)

Salary Range: $48,000 to $55,000

            (Health, Dental, Vision, and Retirement Benefits available)

 

 

JOB SUMMARY

 

The Program Manager, United Readers supports and advances United Way of Northern Nevada and the Sierra’s (UWNNS) mission to unite communities to improve lives. The United Readers program supports students’ foundational literacy and math skills. This position will collaborate with the AmeriCorps Director and United Readers team to oversee the program, grant, and AmeriCorps members including the handling of critical confidential data. This position’s primary responsibilities are to recruit, train, develop, and manage United Readers AmeriCorps members serving in regional elementary schools. This is a grant-based position and continuation of employment is dependent on continuation of program funding.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

 

RECRUITMENT, TRAINING, AND RETENTION

  • Lead the development and execution of strategic member recruitment, training, and retention plans
  • Review applications, conduct screener calls, schedule and lead candidate interviews, and manage the organization of pre-onboarding tasks and files
  • Maintain consistent communication with candidates and ensure compliance with pre-onboarding grant and program requirements
  • Organize and lead all member training throughout the school year
  • Collaborate with staff to schedule professional development and member experience sessions and resources for members
  • Develop and utilize a data tracking system for recruitment, training, and retention efforts analysis including the garnering of member feedback

MEMBER MANAGEMENT

  • Conduct member school site visits and member observations as assigned
  • Utilize observation tools to develop and provide member feedback
  • Evaluate assigned members at the mid and end point of their service term and meet with members to discuss their evaluations
  • Provide consistent communication and support to members as assigned

PROGRAM MANAGEMENT

  • Maintain and update member files, program policies, standard operating procedures, and resource documents
  • Collaborate to develop and implement National Service Day plans and volunteer experience initiatives
  • Lead program data monitoring for accuracy and assist with data analysis
  • Assist with grant compliance and reporting
  • Attend professional development and training opportunities

COMMUNITY IMPACT

  • Commitment to understanding all UWNNS Community Impact programming
  • Collaborate to develop the strategic plan and outcomes of UWNNS programs
  • Collaborate to design and implement UWNNS initiatives
  • Collaborate with leadership to advocate for policies related to UWNNS focus areas

 

OTHER DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Effectively represent UWNNS in the community
  • Communicate UWNNS and program mission, values, and goals effectively
  • Understand current educational, social, and community issues
  • Prioritize diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging in all tasks and projects
  • Perform other duties as assigned

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

  • Bachelor’s degree in Education or related field OR 3 years of significant similar program experience
  • Preferred experience in project and data management and analysis, recruitment, retention, and leading and engaging others in learning

SKILLS REQUIRED OR PREFERRED

  • High-level organization, attention to detail, and project management skills
  • Knowledge of standard office technology, including Microsoft Office and Google Suite
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to work both independently and collaboratively in a team
  • Have reliable transportation, valid driver’s license, and auto insurance
  • Must successfully pass a background check

 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS OF THE JOB: 

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit for up to 3.5 hours, speak clearly, and hear callers when answering the phone. The employee is occasionally required to move throughout the office to perform office duties. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and the ability to adjust focus. Reasonable accommodation will be provided.

TO APPLY:

Send a cover letter and Resume to Krystal Nevada at krystal.nevada@uwnns.org. Although the position is listed on several recruitment sites, the applicant must “apply” by sending their cover letter and resume to the email address above. Application review begins immediately and will continue until the candidate is selected.

 

 

Title: Program Coordinator, United Readers           
Reports to: Program Director, AmeriCorps
FLSA Status: Exempt

Hours: 40 hours

Revision/Effective Date: 05/2024

Note: Grant funded position with a start date of June 24, 2024 (earliest)

Salary Range: $38,000 to $45,000

            (Health, Dental, Vision, and Retirement Benefits available)

 

 

JOB SUMMARY

 

The Program Coordinator, United Readers supports and advances United Way of Northern Nevada and the Sierra’s (UWNNS) mission to link the community’s will and resources to improve lives. This position’s primary responsibility is to work with the Program Director to support and expand the implementation of UWNNS’s AmeriCorps United Readers program which provides area schools with trained AmeriCorps mentors who develop the foundational skills of students. The position will execute a variety of administrative tasks and handle critical and confidential data. This is a grant-based position and continuation of employment is dependent on continuation of program funding.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

 

PROGRAM AND PROJECT MANAGEMENT

  • Provide project and program management support to Program Director
  • Assist with member recruitment, selection, enrollment, onboarding, training, support, and exit from the program
  • Maintain confidential member files and process program paperwork e.g., member timesheets, leave requests, and reimbursements
  • Assist with the development and maintenance of policies and standard operating procedures
  • Review member weekly tasks and prepare reports to appropriate staff and stakeholders
  • Collaborate with program staff to ensure successful data collection and analysis
  • Support the United Readers team with grant compliance and reporting
  • Assist with the development and implementation of program communication, marketing, and evaluation

 

COMMUNITY IMPACT

  • Commitment to understanding the full span of UWNNS Community Impact programming activities
  • Works with UWNNS team in the development of strategic plan and outcomes of UWNNS programs
  • Collaborate with UWNNS Team to design and implement UWNNS initiatives
  • Collaborate with UWNNS Leadership to advocate for policies related to UWNNS focus areas

 

OTHER DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Effectively represent UWNNS in the community by engaging and maintaining contacts with local organizations, businesses, and individuals
  • Clearly communicate the organization’s mission, values, and resource development opportunities
  • Clearly communicate the program’s mission and goals
  • Develop an understanding and stay current with educational, social, and community issues
  • Provide support for family and community training and engagement
  • Other duties as assigned

 

EDUCATION REQUIRED OR PREFERRED

  • High School diploma or GED required
  • Bachelor’s degree in Education or related field preferred

 

EXPERIENCE PREFERRED

  • Experience with project management
  • Experience managing data collection and reporting
  • Experience leading and engaging others in learning

 

SKILLS REQUIRED OR PREFERRED

  • High-level organization and project management skills
  • Knowledge of standard office technology, including Microsoft Office and Google Suite
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to work individually and as a team member
  • Detail-oriented
  • Have reliable transportation, current driver’s license, and auto insurance
  • Ability to pass a background check

 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS OF THE JOB: 

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit for up to 3.5 hours; speak clearly and hear callers when answering the phone. The employee is occasionally required to move throughout the office to perform office duties. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and ability to adjust focus. Reasonable accommodation will be provided.

 

TO APPLY:

Send Cover Letter and Resume to Krystal Nevada at Krystal.Nevada@uwnns.org. Application review begins immediately and will continue until the candidate is selected.