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Position: Manager of Social Services (LCSW) / Assistant Director of Educational Programs
Reports to: Director of Educational Programs
Category: Full Time

Position Description: Through its Education United Afterschool Program, United Way of Westchester and Putnam (UWWP) collaborates with public schools in Westchester’s highest-need communities, aiming to provide essential social and emotional support to the most vulnerable youth. We are committed to fostering safe, successful, and conducive learning environments within schools.

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Position: Spanish-Speaking Intake Specialist
Reports to: Chief Information and Referral Officer
Category: Full Time

Position Description: The Intake Specialist is responsible for receiving, prioritizing, and triaging clients’ service requests including using a prescribed intake process either by phone or in person. The Intake Specialist’s primary role is to assist callers in need of various human services resources.

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Afterschool Teacher’s Aide 

Reports to: Site Coordinator 

Category: Part Time

Position Description: Under general supervision, with considerable responsibility, and according to established guidelines and lesson plans, supervise an assigned group of children. Help to provide the necessary physical and emotional care and conduct developmental activities. Help to develop goals for the children, plan activities and evaluate each child’s progress.  

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Afterschool Youth Leader 

Reports to: Site Coordinator 

Category: Part Time

Position Description: Under general supervision, and according to established guidelines and lesson plans, the Youth Leader engages an assigned group of children in an enriching learning environment that extends and enhances their learning from the school day. The Youth Leader will prove academic assistance and alternative ways of approaching subjects, especially ELA, math, and STEM. The Youth Leader will help to provide the necessary physical and emotional care while carrying out developmental activities. The employee will help develop goals for the children and evaluate each child’s progress.  

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VISTA and Internship Opportunities

AmeriCorps VISTA  

Category: VISTA

Location: White Plains, NY 

Position Description: Help build a future without hunger for families in Westchester and Putnam counties and enhance your leadership, program management, marketing, and fundraising skills. VISTA members will build the capacity and expand programming in our food security initiatives, including the 211 Helpline Resource Database, the Ride United Last Mile Delivery Program, Double Up Food Bucks, and external partnerships.   

 

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211 Internship Program (Call Specialist or Resource Coordinator)

Reports to: Chief Information and Referral Officer
Category: Internship

Location: White Plains, NY 

United Way 211 provides comprehensive 24-hour information and referral phone line in the areas of 12-counties in New York State. 211 is the number to both get and give help. United Way 211 offers free, confidential assistance from trained community information and referral specialists. People call to get information on a wide range of area resources or assistance with basic life needs and personal issues. Typical call topics include food, shelter, financial and legal help, parenting and childcare, elder care, alcohol and other drug abuse, mental health, recreation, crisis intervention, employment and education, domestic violence, volunteer opportunities, child abuse and neglect, health care, and disability. United Way 211 works closely with many of the social service agencies in the service area and maintains a database of over 19,000 programs. The internship program successfully integrates the knowledge and skills of previous social work, human services delivery system courses offering learning experience of professional practice while providing direct information and referral to area residents applying the ethics and values of social work. It is also a great opportunity to learn about the available resources in the service area and find possible service gaps and unmet needs. 

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Marketing and Communications Intern

Reports to: Chief Impact Officer
Category: Intern
Location: Hybrid

Attending United Way events, and tabling sponsored community events
Writing articles, letters, and content for the website, social media, and electronic newsletters.
Attending weekly meetings in person or via Zoom
Prepping for events—printing flyers, gathering marketing tools, other tasks as needed
Photographing events and uploading photos
Live-tweeting/ Instagramming from events, creating content for social media in general
Creating/ updating flyers and other marketing tools
Updating the website
Helping with other community projects

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Graphic Design Intern

Reports to: Chief Impact Officer
Category: Intern
Location: Hybrid/Remote

United Way is looking for a graphic design intern to assist with the will assist in the concept and design of various marketing materials that promote our Agenda for Change and maintain United Way’s brand standards. These include, but are not limited to: brochures, flyers, posters, signs, display boards, billboards, web pages, pledge forms, and other materials as needed. This position can be done virtually if the candidate has Adobe Creative Suite.

Graphic Design Intern Duties and Responsibilities

  • Create and design print and digital materials
  • Adhere to brand guidelines and complete projects according to deadline
  • Retouch and manipulate images
  • Use graphic design software and work with a wide variety of media
  • Collaborate with the Chief Impact Officer to develop design concepts
  • Receive feedback from the Chief Impact Officer and make necessary changes
  • Assemble final presentation material for printing as needed

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Community Impact Intern

Reports to: Director of Community Impact
Category: Intern
Location: Hybrid

A Community Impact intern assists the Impact Department of United Way,
which oversees the organization’s programs and services, in furthering its work
in the areas of education, financial stability, and health throughout the
communities of Westchester and Putnam counties.

  • Communicate with corporate and nonprofit partners
  • Track and inventory the products and the impact they have.
  • Assist in outreach about our programs
  • Identify potential new partners
  • Identify communities that could be better served
  • Identify potential new funding sources
  • Develop new content /activities for our programs
  • Assist in developing a marketing plan for a specific program
  • Position may require working directly with clients in need of assistance

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