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Work at United Way of Treasure Valley

At United Way of Treasure Valley, we believe everyone in our community should have the opportunity to succeed, even if the odds are stacked against them. That's why we unite donors, volunteers, nonprofits, businesses, faith, and government partners all across our valley. It takes a community to change the odds. We’re looking for a new teammate to serve as our Resource Development Coordinator. Join the community!

The Opportunity

It’s more than a job. This is “Mission Control” type work. It’s about coordinating people and things, supporting coworkers, keeping systems working (and looking for better solutions), researching new opportunities and keeping an eye on the present while planning for our next big thing. It’s perfect for a left and right brain thinker who uses data to see what is and what could be, loves working with volunteers and donors, is a master at project management, enjoys a supporting role, and wakes up every day ready to make life better for local children and families. 

How You'll Help

The United Way of Treasure Valley Resource Development Coordinator is responsible for supporting efforts in donor and volunteer cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship as well as helping with special events. You will be the engineer that keeps the resource development team on the track. 

Essential Responsibilities

  • Be the Resource Development team’s pro people connector – coordinate guest speakers and volunteers, research potential donors, feed us opportunities that we can grow into partnerships, tell  us about people we should know and always be thinking a few steps ahead of us so we can do our best.
  • Ensure all the good people that give and volunteer with United Way of Treasure Valley are recognized and thanked in the right way at the right time.
  • Be on the lookout for donors, always and in all ways. 
  • Take part in the fundraising action by owning our lower touch partnerships and helping them grow!
  • Manage our games, goofy stuff and pop-up volunteer activities so local companies can add meaning and lots of fun in their United Way fundraising campaigns.
  • Keep our team on the straight and narrow – keep our donor and volunteer data clean, up to date and ready to report on as needed.
  • Proficiency in creating reports and managing and analyze data.

Qualities

  • Ability to anticipate needs and work proactively
  • Passionate about creating long-lasting community change
  • Ability to work independently as well as part of a team

Skills & Knowledge

  • Attention to detail and problem solving skills
  • Strong relationship building skills along with excellent customer service
  • Highly organized with the ability to self-manage multiple priorities effectively
  • Ability to set and achieve short and long-term goals
  • High degree of personal responsibility and integrity – you must be trustworthy and trustable
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills
  • Positive, collaborative team player; must work well under pressure and be flexible in terms of assignments and hours. Some evenings and weekends may be necessary
  • Ability to work independently as well as part of a team

Computer Skills

  • High proficiency in all Microsoft Office products (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • CRM/database experience. Andar and or Salesforce a bonus!
  • Adobe experience a plus

Education  

  • Undergraduate degree preferred

Other Requirements

  • Ability to provide personal transportation
  • Valid Idaho driver’s license and auto insurance
  • Occasional bending and lifting of heavy materials (must be able to lift up to 25lbs.)
  • Early morning, evening and weekend work will be required from time to time
  • Able to work with or without accommodations

Note: The description given is intended only to provide information about the general nature of the job and is not an all-inclusive list of the job duties, skills or abilities, which may change.

To apply please submit a cover letter explaining why you are an ideal candidate for this position along with your resume to cleblanc@unitedwaytv.org