We're always looking for people who want to join United Way's mission to advance education, financial stability, and healthy living in Henry County & Martinsville, Virginia. United Way is a global network known for providing long-term career opportunities. All of this adds up to an incredible amount of work that impacts 48 million people every year.
We are a local United Way: meaning we are just one individual branch of a world-wide network that includes more than 1,000 other local organizations in 40 countries.
Although locations, geographies, and local cultures vary, every community needs leaders who are willing to raise their hand and advance United Way's mission. If you are interested in joining our United Way staff, please check out the listings below.
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The VISTA will work with United Way to initiate the West Piedmont Data Quality Program that will act as a critical element of growing and expanding the coalition’s efforts to reduce poverty through targeted homeless prevention and rapid rehousing. The goal of this project is to ensure accurate and up-to-date data is in the Homeless Management Information System (HMIS) and to build a process to sustain the data quality.
Applicants for this position should be self-driven and highly motivated individuals with a passion for serving communities and a love of data and information. Applicants must enjoy working with a variety of people and personalities and enjoy creating sustainable processes.
Applicants should have reliable transportation.
A college degree is not required but is desired; alternatively, 3+ years of related work experience could suffice.
The position includes a biweekly stipend of $877.66 and also includes healthcare benefits (or allowance if have insurance), childcare allowance, 10 days PTO and 10 days sick, as well as major holidays. At the end of completing the 1-year assignment, the member is awarded a $6,895 education grant which many Schools of National Service will match. Additionally, members are given non-competitive eligibility for federal employment opportunities. (If a member is over 55, the education grant can be passed on to other family members.)
Young and older adults in transition make great VISTAs, e.g., students completed some college but need a break or a chance to determine what they want to do, degreed students searching for that future path, end of career individuals transitioning, committed citizens that want to contribute to their communities and can take on a full-time job.
Application Deadline is October 6, 2023
United Way of Henry County & Martinsville is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, creed, disability, veteran status, advanced education, marital status, age, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin or ancestry, genetic information, and other legally protected characteristics, in accordance with applicable laws. If you need a reasonable accommodation because of a disability for any part of the employment process, please e-mail us at email@example.com to provide the nature of your request and your contact information.