Entries by Megan McCue

Community Impact Manager, Meeting Basic Needs (Pittsburgh)

The Community Impact Manager, Meeting Basic Needs will work in strategic and creative partnership with Community Impact leadership (including PA 211 Southwest) to manage a dynamic portfolio of grants, issues and community-focused initiatives, with a special emphasis on United Way’s Meeting Basic Needs portfolio. The Manager will play a critical role in building community partnerships to create meaningful community change and work collaboratively to achieve United Way of SWPA goals. The Manager will also provide end-to-end grant management, from discovery of community need, to selection of funded partners, and reporting of results. Bachelor’s degree or equivalent with at least five years working in human services or related field required; master’s degree and experience writing grants, proposals, applications and reports preferred.

211 Data and Technology Assistant (Pittsburgh)

Similar to 9-1-1, 211 is a nationally recognized, easy to remember phone number that quickly and effectively connects people in need with resources. In the case of 211, the connections are to human services and community resources tailored to meet caller needs. The 211 Data and Technology Assistant will focus on the technology side of the 211 system: managing the Workforce Management System (assisting the 211 Contact Center with staffing), managing the three regional websites and automated reporting, as well as assisting the database team with any RTM (information & referral/client tracking software) issues or serving as a backup when it comes to resource updates or on-call issues. The position will start as temporary, with the goal of becoming a regular, full-time position. Bachelor’s degree or equivalent with relevant experience required.

211 Disability Resource Specialist (Pittsburgh)

Similar to 9-1-1, 211 is a nationally recognized, easy to remember phone number that quickly and effectively connects people in need with resources.  In the case of 211, the connections are to human services and community resources tailored to meet caller needs. The Disability Resource Specialist will focus on the needs of individuals seeking disability-related resource referrals and provide a higher level of individualized care.  The person in this role not only ensures that responses to inquiries are completed timely and according to established service and quality standards, but also provides basic case management and personalized follow-through. Bachelor’s degree and two years of experience in social work, health and human services, or related non-profit experience required.

Community Impact Operations Director

The Community Impact Operations Director is a newly created position that will play a critical role in United Ways Community Impact strategy, including PA 211 Southwest. As a senior member of the Community Impact (CI) group, the Director will lead a team responsible for internal operations and aligning organizational strategy with execution. Other key responsibilities will include overseeing budgeting, fund allocation processes, tracking and reporting on outcomes, and creating effective funding proposals consistent with United Ways branding, messaging, and strategic direction. A bachelor’s degree or equivalent with strong writing skills and experience with program management and implementation, budget management, and administrative and team leadership required.

Processing Specialist I (Pittsburgh)

The Processing Specialist I will collaborate with the donor relations team and corporate partners to build and manage successful workplace campaigns and client relationships. They will manage a portfolio that will include local and national workplace campaign accounts and will be responsible for the timely and accurate management of overall online pledging set-up, processing of pledges, and customer support. This requires strong computer aptitude with the ability to easily learn new programs, databases, and procedures in an ever-changing and fast-paced environment. The Processing Specialist I will understand and adhere to the organizations data management policy and procedures and will assist with data clean-up projects. Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Computer Science or related fields, or equivalent combination of education and experience required.

NEW BUSINESS LEAD / CORPORATE ENGAGEMENT MANAGER (Pittsburgh Office)

United Way of Southwestern PA is seeking an organized and enthusiastic nonprofit professional with strong fundraising, customer service, organization, and logistics skills to join our team. The New Business Lead / Corporate Engagement Manager will develop new business leads and strategies that result in establishing corporate and employee engagement with United Way. They will be responsible for creating and executing a fundraising plan that will generate revenue from new business opportunities. Additionally, they will be responsible to increase revenue and maintain relationships with existing corporate partners and individuals within their assigned portfolio building on the United Way culture already established. A bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of education and experience with three to five years of outside account management, sales presentations skills, fundraising and volunteer management are required.