EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

United Way of Santa Barbara County is making a difference in your local community, and so can you! United Way focuses on improving education, financial stability, and health for Santa Barbara County children, families, and seniors. If you join us, you will develop your career with a team of dedicated professionals.

We are committed to a diverse working environment and are proud to be an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer.

CURRENT OPENINGS

Immediately Hiring

Job Title: Development Manager

Reports To: President & CEO

Status: Full Time, Exempt

Job Purpose:

Manage development-focused efforts in partnership with individuals, corporations, and foundation-based relationships. Assist with the UWSBC organizational and community goals by performing duties personally, in partnership with staff members, volunteers, or others.  Works cross-functionally with Community Impact and Finance departments.

Click here for the full job description.  To apply, please email mgutierrez@unitedwaysb.org with a copy of your resume and the job title in the subject line. 

Job Title: Development Executive

Department: Development

Reports To: Workplace & Corporate Supervisor

Status: Non-Exempt, Full Time

Prepared Date: October 2022

Job Purpose:

Support UWSBC’s Development Department by assisting in the successful implementation and completion of projects, events, and programs. Under general guidelines, improve fundraising results on behalf of United Way of Santa Barbara County by using fundraising techniques to build relationships with volunteers and employees within local organizations.  

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Job Title: Emergency Rent Assistance Program Assistant (COVID-19 Response/ Bilingual)
Reports To: Vice President, Strategic Partnerships
Status: Non-Exempt, Temporary

Overview of Responsibilities:

The Program Assistant will support the Emergency Rent Assistance Program (ERAP) as assigned by United Way’s Vice President, Strategic Partnerships. The ERAP is intended to prevent homelessness by providing rent assistance to residents who experienced a loss of income due to coronavirus, also known as COVID-19. Program applicants at or below 50% AMI will be prioritized for assistance and offered additional housing counseling services. Qualifying residents will be those who already reside in permanent housing and have been timely paying monthly rent up to March 13, 2020.
The Program will provide rent and/or utility subsidy, for qualifying households who cannot pay rent or utility expenses because of a loss or reduction of income due to COVID-19. Qualifying households are eligible to receive, up to a total of 18-months of rental and or utility assistance. Payments will be made directly to the owners or managers of the rental units or utility companies on behalf of the tenants.

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To apply, please email your resume to jobs@unitedwaysb.org with the title of the position in the subject line. 

Job Title: United for Financial Empowerment-  VITA Site Coordinator
Department: Community Impact
Reports To: Vice President
Status: Part Time

Job Purpose:

During the tax season from February 1, 2023 to April 16, 2023 the VITA/United for Financial Empowerment Initiative provides free income tax preparation for low-to-moderate income working families.  The Site Coordinator directs the activities of IRS-certified volunteer tax preparer sites at the Carpinteria VITA tax site. The Site Coordinator is responsible for overseeing the daily procedures of their assigned VITA site including but not limited to quality review, volunteer outreach, scheduling, management and customer service.   

Duties:

  • Provides support to the general oversight and management of the VITA site.
  • Attends trainings for volunteer tax preparers during the month of January.
  • Completes training for ITIN application support. The Site Coordinator will be required to assist clients with ITIN applications.
  • Assists with the opening and closing of sites. Ensures adequate supplies are available at all times at sites, including publications, posters, quality review forms, and intake sheets, and that volunteers receive Quality Alerts.
  • Ensures that all volunteer tax preparers working at the site have been IRS trained and certified.
  • Ensures that all site and volunteer forms are completed and submitted to Site Coordinator/Internship Instructor as required.
  • Answers volunteer questions in a professional manner.
  • Ensures that volunteers are performing in a professional manner both with accuracy and customer service.
  • Checks all returns that are prepared by volunteers for completeness and accuracy.
  • Supports the site activities to assure that volunteers and customers have a positive experience. 
  • Ensures that signed form 8879 and all required documentation is completed for each tax client. 
  • Completes all e-file for each tax return completed that day.
  • Follow-up with rejected tax returns within 48 hour window of submission.
  • Represents the program, agency and participant needs to funders, employers, and the community at large in a positive manner.
  • Performs Quality Review for each tax return before submitted to the IRS.
  • Provides quality customer service at all times to partners and clients.
  • Will communicate any challenges/success or issues with United Way in a timely manner.

 

Requirements:

  • At least 2 years experience preparing and filing taxes
  • Must pass the Advanced VITA tax preparer exam before site opens
  • Exceptional Organizational Skills

 

Qualifications:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills and/or abilities required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the described functions.

Language Skills:

Ability to communicate clearly. Spanish is desired.

 

To apply, please email your resume to jobs@unitedwaysb.org with the title of the position in the subject line. 

United Way of Santa Barbara County (UWSBC) has an exciting new opportunity that will support our goals for United for Literacy initiative. UWSBC has launched the United Learning Center for individuals and students in need of academic intervention, support, and growth in literacy. The individual we are looking for will support students with their homework and deliver high-quality enrichment activities to school-aged children in grades 1st - 6th grades. This individual will work with parents teachers and customers to ensure quality instruction and excellent customer satisfaction.

Duties:

  • Provide supervision to up to 23 students.
  • Provide homework help and deliver enrichment activities in small groups.
  • Ensure the safety and well-being of students at all times.
  • Make recommendations for learning plan modifications to ULC manager based on the individual needs of the students.
  • Ensures all cleaning and sanitation protocols specific to Covid-19 as set forth by the Public Health Department and the CDC are strictly adhered to at all times.
  • Prepare supplemental materials for enrichment sessions.
  • Maintain a safe and positive learning environment.
  • The position is Monday-Thursday from 2-6 pm, with prep time on Fridays.
  • Up to 20 hours per week
  • Other duties as assigned.

Job Type: Part-time

Salary: From $17.00 per hour

Schedule:

  • 4-hour shift
  • Monday to Friday

Click here for the full job description.  To apply, please email jobs@unitedwaysb.org with a copy of your resume and the job title in the subject line. 

Fun in the Sun | Summer Positions 

Location: Santa Barbara, Goleta, Carpinteria, Santa Ynez, Guadalupe
Status: Full time, Seasonal, Non-exempt
Hours: June 13th -July 29st, 2022

General Summary: 

UWSBC provides Fun in the Sun, a summer learning and enrichment program at six sites throughout Santa Barbara County serving 350 youth and their parents annually. The Fun in the Sun program curriculum and activities directly address summer learning loss which disproportionally impacts students from lower resource communities. Fun in the Sun is designed to improve academic outcomes and provide a safe, supportive and nurturing environment for its participants and families. The Site Coordinator supervises site staff and manages all functions of the site.

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To apply, please click here or email your resume to jobs@unitedwaysb.org with the title of the position in the subject line. 

Location: Carpinteria, Santa Barbara, Goleta, Santa Ynez Valley, Guadalupe
Status: Full time, Seasonal, Non-exempt
Dates: June 13th-July 29th, 2022

General Summary: 

UWSBC provides Fun in the Sun, a summer learning and enrichment program at six sites throughout Santa Barbara County serving 350 youth and their parents annually. The Fun in the Sun program curriculum and activities directly address summer learning loss which disproportionally impacts students from lower resource communities. Fun in the Sun is designed to improve academic outcomes and provide a safe, supportive and nurturing environment for its participants and families. The Assistant Site Coordinator supports site management in the supervision of site staff, students and logistics of the overall program.

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To apply, please click here or email your resume to jobs@unitedwaysb.org with the title of the position in the subject line. 

Job Title: Fun in the Sun Program Leader
Supervisor: Site Coordinator
Status: Part-time, Seasonal, Non-exempt
Dates: June 13th-July 29th, 2022

General Summary:

UWSBC provides Fun in the Sun, a summer learning and enrichment program at six sites throughout Santa Barbara County serving 350 youth and their parents annually. The Fun in the Sun program curriculum and activities directly address summer learning loss which disproportionally impacts students from lower resource communities. Fun in the Sun is designed to improve academic outcomes and provide a safe, supportive, and nurturing environment for its participants and families. The Program Leader supervises up to 13 students at a time and leads a variety of academic and enrichment activities. The Program Leader will participate in the planning of lessons and activities while ensuring that all students remain in a positive, safe, and supportive environment.

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To apply, please click here or email your resume to jobs@unitedwaysb.org with the title of the position in the subject line. 

Job Title: Fun in the Sun Site Aide/Lunch Bunch Representative
Supervisor: Fun in the Sun Site Coordinator
Location: Carpinteria, Santa Barbara, Goleta, Santa Ynez Valley, Guadalupe
Status: Varies, Seasonal, Non-exempt
Hours: June 13th-July 29th 2022; 20 hours a week

General Summary: 

During the summer months from June to August, UWSBC provides Fun in the Sun, a summer learning program at several sites throughout Santa Barbara County. Fun in the Sun program activities are educationally based to help prevent economically challenged and academically at-risk students from losing academic skills gained from the school year. The Site Aid supports the Site Coordinator and the Assistant Site Coordinator in the management of all site activities, procedures, and policies. The Site Aide will lead the daily Lunch Bunch activity, facilitating a positive and engaging experience for both volunteers/donors and students. Site Aids will provide support to the site management in all aspects of the program (i.e. snack distribution, child supervision, and field trips).

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To apply, please click here or email your resume to jobs@unitedwaysb.org with the title of the position in the subject line. 

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