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United Way of Cache Valley Job Openings:

Utah 211 Specialist

Part-Time – $16.00/hr

Summary of Work:

Utah 211 is a statewide information and referral service available to clients 24 hours, 7 days a week. Utah 211 builds partnerships on the local and statewide level with a mission to empower clients with information to make a meaningful impact in their lives. The statewide Utah 211 team works to identify gaps in services and partners closely with leaders throughout Utah to identify needs within local communities.

The 211 Specialist will manage the Utah 211 Program at United Way of Cache Valley and oversee resource database and partnerships in the Cache Valley service area. Additionally, the 211 Specialist will work to ensure that individuals and families in Cache and Rich Counties have access to updated information and get connected to health and human resources. Guided by the United Way of Cache Valley (UWCV) Strategic Plan, the 211 Specialist will develop Utah 211 partnership opportunities and help organizations more fully utilize the 211 information and referral services (phone, web, app, email, chat, and text) to serve individuals and families in need.

The 211 Specialist will work in close collaboration with United Way of Salt Lake (UWSL), United Way of Northern Utah, United Way of Central and Southern Utah along with other United Ways in Utah to ensure statewide alignment and brand stewardship.

 

 Key Responsibilities:

 Responsibilities to UWCV:

  1. Resource Database Management-
    1. Coordinate with the Database Director hired by United Way of Salt Lake to maintain 95% integrity or more per quarter with the approximately 120 resources in the service area, which consists of Cache and Rich counties.
    2. Communicate with partner organizations to periodically update database listings.
    3. Work with other Resource Specialists statewide to develop and maintain quality database standards that are outlined by the Alliance of Information and Referral Systems (AIRS).
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  1. Build and strengthen partnerships in the community of Cache Valley on the value of Utah 211.

 

  1. Foster a collaborative relationship with service providers, partners, and non-profit agencies.
  2. Connect and build relationships with the community, build understanding of the community, community needs and service gaps, uphold community voice to inform how Utah 211 can best serve the local community
  3. Educate stakeholders and the general public about Utah 211’s role and services through presentations, training sessions, social media and newsletter content, and other means.
  4. Develop and maintain relationships with municipalities, county departments, schools, and other community-based organizations in order to disseminate information, create collaborative efforts, and bring awareness to the resources and tools of Utah 211.

 

  1. Attend meetings, conferences, and workshops related to Utah 211 management in order to learn new information and to develop working relationships with other 211 specialists.
  2. Serve as Utah 211’s Public Information Officer (PIO) during times of local emergencies and facilitate annual Utah 211 disaster and emergency training for UWCV staff.
  3. Support UWCV departments, events, and initiatives through collaborative efforts; attending regular department meetings and engaging in Day of Caring, volunteer, and outreach efforts for Cache County.

 

 Responsibilities to Statewide Utah 211/UWSL:

  1. Connect directly with service providers and update all records for the region at least annually, ~30 service providers per quarter. Quarterly achieve 95% data integrity of these service providers and resource details assigned to UWCV with detail-oriented guidance that is current and aligned with database style standards as set forth by a provided style guide.
  2. Keep a pulse on seasonal services for the UWCV coverage area and update provider records accordingly. Seasonal services could include tax programs, holiday services, back to school drives, and others as needed.
  3. Perform monthly statewide service provider audits with the statewide Utah 211 database team for accuracy and style alignment.
  4. Track all completed and ongoing outreach and partnership efforts using the statewide tracking system. Document specific details that outline the impact of outreach efforts and provide quarterly metrics and updates for statewide reporting through SharePoint, Google Sheets, and asana.
  5. Track interactions with the public when I&R services are provided in the Utah 211 database using the required process and procedures.
  6. Support Utah 211 disaster response information coordination and efforts within the state and nationally by working with the other PIOs.
  7. Participate and support Utah 211 database, outreach, leadership, and Steering Council meetings.
  8. Complete other duties as assigned based on 211 program evolvement.

 

POSITION REQUIREMENTS

  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Detail-oriented with the ability to plan, manage, and follow through on multiple projects
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and PowerPoint) and experience using database programs.
  • Excellent interpersonal and problem-solving skills
  • High standards of professional ethics and conduct
  • Able to do limited in state and out of state travel, and occasionally work evenings or Saturdays.

 

 MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s degree in social or human services or communication field OR equivalent directly related experience preferred
  • Knowledge about database functions
  • Familiarity with the functions of Health and Human Service agencies
  • Experience training and/or working with volunteers
  • Attitude, Behaviors, and Character Competencies

 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • 211 and United Way experience
  • Information and referral service experience
  • Marketing and awareness campaign experience
  • Partnership building experience
  • Bi-lingual English/Spanish

 

 PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

The employee must have the ability to lift, carry, push and/or pull objects weighing up to 20lbs.

 

 How to Apply:

Email a cover letter, resume, and references to Jimmy Birman, [email protected]

Salary/Pay- $16.25 an hour for 1 year with 211 Utah State Grant

Benefits- Mileage/Travel Reimbursement, Professional Development

Hours: Part-Time or 20 Hours a Weeks

Location: Hybrid of Logan, UT and remote

Closing Date: October 14, 2021

Community Resource Director

Part-Time – $19.00/hr

Summary of Work:

The part time Community Resource Director would be responsible and oversee our community resources department. UWCV provides the following programs for the community: 211 Utah, and EveryDay Strong. 211 Utah supports the community by providing a resource finder. EveryDay Strong is starting up in the Cache County School District this upcoming school year 2021/2022. This is a new, proactive approach to fighting anxiety and depression in our youth. Along with supporting this program, the Community Resource Director will help raise funds for UWCV’s upcoming campaign to support its 15 community non-profit partner agencies.  The Community Resources Director will also be responsible for overseeing our volunteer programs as well.  The Community Resource Director will also help support the Executive Director with Grant Writing capabilities that include local city and county, state, and federal

 

 Key Responsibilities:

  1. Help, Plan, Support, Promote, and Implement UWCV’s Annual Day of Caring Event happening on September 9, 2021 and again for the following year.
  2. Help, Plan, Support, Promote, and Implement UWCV’s Fundraising Campaign- “Get Involved”
  3. Oversee the 211 Utah Outreach Program by overseeing our 211 Utah Specialist and by supporting database updates, along with building relationships with our service providers. This individual will also be responsible for any outreach events we do with this area.
  4. Oversee the EveryDay Strong Program with the Cache County School District
  5. Oversee the volunteers for UWCV and its 15 community non-profit partner agencies.
  6. Assist and Support the Executive Director in Grant Writing Capabilities throughout the year.

 

POSITION REQUIREMENTS

  • Strong written and oral communication skills, some knowledge of grant writing
  • Detail-oriented with the ability to plan, manage, and follow through on multiple projects
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and PowerPoint) and experience using database programs.
  • Excellent interpersonal and problem-solving skills
  • High standards of professional ethics and conduct
  • Able to do limited in state and out of state travel, and occasionally work evenings or Saturdays.

 

 MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s degree in business, human services, or social work or equivalent directly related experience preferred
  • Knowledge about grant writing
  • Experience training and/or working with volunteers
  • Attitude, Behaviors, and Character Competencies
  • Marketing and awareness campaign experience
  • Partnership building experience

 

 PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

The employee must have the ability to lift, carry, push and/or pull objects weighing up to 20lbs.

 

 How to Apply:

Email a cover letter, resume, and references to Jimmy Birman, [email protected]

 Salary/Pay- $19.00 an hour for 1 year with the Utah Economic Grant

Benefits- Mileage/Travel Reimbursement, Professional Development

Hours: Part-Time or 25 Hours a Weeks

Location: Hybrid of Logan, UT and remote

Closing Date: October 14, 2021

Volunteer with Your Local United Way

United Way of Cache Valley has on-going volunteer opportunities for the following areas:

  • Community Impact Coordinator
  • Fundraising and Donor Coordinator
  • Day of Caring Volunteers

Looking for a great opportunity to do your internship?

Please contact Jimmy Birman at [email protected]

Invest in Your Community & Volunteer

The Cache Valley Volunteer Center was created to provide service opportunities for individuals, groups and agencies in our community and is a tool to help those who want to share volunteer opportunities.

Sponsored by AmeriCorps Seniors & Sunshine Terrace Foundation

Title: Adults 55+ Needed to Provide Companionship to Home-bound Seniors

Description: We need friendly volunteers 55 and older that like to visit with others, have a good listening ear, and are willing to spend an hour a week conversing with a lonely aging member of our community. You will have a flexible, personalized schedule to you and your assigned resident. Your emotional, physical, and social well-being will be boosted as you help others! You are matched with a resident based on personal interests and preferences to help start the relationship off well. You may transition into phone call visits if local COVID-19 guidelines change, if desired by both you and your assigned client. Volunteers must pass a background check and attend an orientation before accessing client personal information (name, phone number, address). Point of Contact: P: 435-760-4472 E: [email protected]sunshineterrace.org

 
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Global Village Gifts Volunteers Needed:

 
Global Village Gifts (located at 53 E 100 N in Logan) is in need of volunteers. We are a Fair Trade not-for-profit organization committed to the Fair Trade principles of paying a living wage, no child labor, working in a safe environment, men and women paid equally, etc. As a member of the Fair Trade Federation, we support artisans from Third World countries who are employed with the goal of improving their standard of living. As a Global Village Gifts volunteer you would work the store register, interact with customers, display new items and teach community members about fair trade. Volunteers are asked to commit to at least six hours a month, typically in two or three hour shifts. Our mission would be impossible without the support of our volunteer staff. Please visit us at the store or online at globalvillagegifts.org or email Linda Bettinger at [email protected].  Thank you for considering volunteering with us.
 

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