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: Emergency Rent Assistance Program Assistant (COVID-19 Response/ Bilingual)
Reports To: Vice President, Strategic Partnerships 
Status: Non-Exempt, Temporary
Start: September, 2021

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 1, 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. 

EXPERIENCE/POSITION REQUIREMENTS
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred, however, three years of experience working in social services, with a strong knowledge base of local resources will qualify.
  • The ideal candidate must have a clean driver’s license
  • Bi-Lingual applicants are encouraged to apply.

NOTE: This is a temporary position.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES/ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
  • Support the ERAP Program Coordinator with applicant communication and award processes for the County Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP).
    • Serve as the first point of contact with members of the public who call or walk-up to UWSBC office
    • Provide direct clerical, administrative, and professional support to the ERAP Program staff
    • Respond to all applicant inquiries regarding application/award status, application process, eligibility requirements etc.
    • Communicate with landlords as needed to ensure payments are received and applied as stated in award letters.
    • Assist with all aspects of award mailings.
    • Coordinate check pickups with applicants and partner agencies.
    • Respond to partner issues, applicant questions and challenges in a thoughtful and professional manner.
    • Work with internal UWSBC staff to deliver reports, statistical data and analysis in a timely manner.
    • Work independently, as well as part of a team.
    • Maintains confidentiality of clients, programs, agency and United Way of Santa Barbara County.
    • Translate all printed and digital materials into Spanish.
    • Other duties as assigned.

For full job description, CLICK HERE

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

Job Title: United Learning Center Classroom Aid 
Reports To: Director of Strategic Partnerships
Status: Part-Time
Start: Immediately 

OVERVIEW OF RESPONSIBILITIES

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 grades 1st - 12th 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 wellbeing of students at all times.
  • Make recommendations for learning plan modifications to ULC manager based on the individual needs of the student.
  • 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.
  • Other duties as assigned.  
QUALIFICATIONS
  • Some college/university experience
  • Exceptional Organizational Skills
  • Two years related experience
  • Experience with after school program

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 speak, write, or understand Spanish is required. Ability to read, analyze, and interpret scientific, technical or business journals, financial reports, and legal documents. Ability to respond effectively to inquiries or complaints from customers, peers, subordinates, top management, or other members of the business community.

Computer Skills

Ability to use word processing, spreadsheet, and database applications. Ability to learn various software programs. 

Certificates, Licenses, and Registrations

Valid driver's license preferred. 

Ability to establish a schedule of work activities and proper focus on priorities.
Strong follow-up skills and a firm approach to communicating expectations to colleagues and/or volunteers
Ability to carry out procedures to ensure work is completed error-free.
Excellent writing skills, verbal skills (including public speaking), interpersonal skills, team-building skills.
Ability to communicate effectively, orally, and in writing, with many levels of employees of various disciplines within various departments and all other internal and external contacts.
Ability to be flexible in changing daily workload priorities as directed.
Ability to coordinate and synchronize multiple projects.
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Ability to handle restricted, confidential, private, or personal information.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT

The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an
employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk; hear; sit: and use hands to finger, handle or feel.
The employee is frequently required to use one or both hands repetitively; grasp simply and lightly, and grasp with one hand only. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; use both hands repetitively; grasp firmly with both hands; push and/or pull; use both hands with fine dexterity; reach overhead with hands and arms; climb or balance; use stairs; stoop, kneel, bend, or crouch; lift and/or move up to 25 pounds; and walk on uneven ground and between buildings. Normal 20/20 vision ability (with corrective lenses, if needed) is required by this position. The noise level in the work environment is usually somewhat quiet.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT

United Way of Santa Barbara County (UWSBC) has the unique and positive vision that "in our community, everyone has a hopeful future." Since 1923, UWSBC has served Santa Barbara County community through funding, volunteer development, and utilizing its own unique initiatives and partnerships that involve dozens of local non-[profit and public sector agencies. UWSBC's local community-driven Power of Partnership priorities help children, families & seniors with a focus on Education, Income, and Health. 

For full job description, CLICK HERE

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

Job Title: United Learning Center Tutor
Reports To: Director of Strategic Partnerships
Status: Part-Time
Start: Immediately 

OVERVIEW OF RESPONSIBILITIES

United Way of Santa Barbara County (UWSBC) has an exciting new opportunity that will support our goals for the 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 grades 1st - 12th grades. This individual will work with parents teachers and customers to ensure quality instruction and excellent customer satisfaction.

Duties
  • Provide one on one (1:4) and group tutoring in accordance with individual student plans and goals.
  • Proficient in all Power Reading tools including program manipulation and data analysis.
  • Make recommendations for learning plan modifications to ULC manager based on the individual needs of the student.
  • 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.
  • Develop and deliver final reporting and student progress reports to parents and ULC Manager.
  • Work with ULC Manager to develop, modify and execute weekly lesson plans and goals.
  • Prepare supplemental materials for tutoring sessions.
  • Provide ULC manager with accurate student account activity and information for tracking purposes.
  • Maintain a safe and positive learning environment.
  • Other duties as assigned. 
QUALIFICATIONS
  • Some college/university experience
  • Exceptional Organizational Skills
  • Two years related experience
  • Experience with after school program
  • Certified in the Orton Gillingham methods of literacy instruction

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 speak, write, or understand Spanish is required. Ability to read, analyze, and interpret scientific, technical or business journals, financial reports, and legal documents. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and policy and procedure manuals. Ability to prepare and present presentations and conduct effective meetings. Ability to respond effectively to inquiries or complaints from customers, peers, subordinates, top management, or other members of the business community.

Computer Skills

Ability to use word processing, spreadsheet, and database applications. Ability to learn various software programs. 

Certificates, Licenses, and Registrations

Valid driver's license preferred. 

Valid driver’s license preferred.
Ability to establish a schedule of work activities and proper focus on priorities.
Strong follow-up skills and a firm approach to communicating expectations to colleagues and/or volunteers
Ability to carry out procedures to ensure work is completed error-free.
Excellent writing skills, verbal skills (including public speaking), interpersonal skills, team-building skills.
Ability to communicate effectively, orally and in writing, with many levels of employees of various disciplines within various departments and all other internal and external contacts.
Ability to be flexible in changing daily workload priorities as directed.
Ability to coordinate and synchronize multiple projects.
Ability to handle restricted, confidential, private, or personal information.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT

The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk; hear; sit: and use hands to finger, handle or feel. The employee is frequently required to use one or both hands repetitively; grasp simply and lightly; and grasp with one hand only. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; use both hands repetitively; grasp firmly with both hands; push and/or pull; use both hands with fine dexterity; reach overhead with hands and arms; climb or balance; use stairs; stoop, kneel, bend, or crouch; lift and/or move up to 25 pounds; and walk on uneven ground and between buildings. Normal 20/20 vision ability (with corrective lenses, if needed) is required by this position. The noise level in the work environment is usually somewhat quiet.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT

United Way of Santa Barbara County (UWSBC) has the unique and positive vision that "in our community, everyone has a hopeful future." Since 1923, UWSBC has served Santa Barbara County community through funding, volunteer development, and utilizing its own unique initiatives and partnerships that involve dozens of local non-[profit and public sector agencies. UWSBC's local community-driven Power of Partnership priorities help children, families & seniors with a focus on Education, Income, and Health. 

For full job description, CLICK HERE

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) seeks a F/T Development Executive (DE) to provide relationship management for various fundraising efforts. The DE will manage a portfolio of up to 75 workplace relationships and partner in a number of general fundraising efforts. The ideal candidate will be a passionate, energetic, team-oriented individual with a BA and 3+ years of fundraising experience. The DE will increase UWSBC’s exposure and help advance its mission. Ideal candidate will be a highly organized and self-driven individual with a demonstrated track record in fundraising and the ability to multitask and manage multiple deadlines. Excellent oral and written skills required. Intermediate skill w/ MS Office, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint required. Experience with databases desired. Compensation package is competitive. Email resume with cover letter to: Marina Gutierrez, mgutierrez@unitedwaysb.org.

COMMUNITY IMPACT 

Job Title: Community Impact Associate
Department: Community Impact
Reports To: Director of Strategic Partnerships
Status: Non-exempt, Full time

JOB PURPOSE

Provide support services to the Director of Strategic Partnerships and the Community Impact department to complete projects as assigned.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Assist in the planning and execution of all Community Impact programs.
  • Assist with all aspects of the Fun in the Sun (FITS) program including but not limited to the development and oversight of the FITS schedule, maintaining enrollment records, managing supplies etc.
  • Maintain accurate inventory of all Kindergarten Success Institutes (KSI) Home Play Learning Kits.
  • Support all functions of the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program including volunteer recruitment, communications, trainings, maintaining records and site inspections.
  • Process routine inquiries, contacts or information for the purpose of relaying or obtaining information.
  • Assist in the coordination and execution of special events and functions including, meetings, trainings, awards presentations, press conferences.
  • Create, draft, update, and edit reports, letters, proposals, invitations, fliers or other assigned materials in accordance with prescribed procedures.
  • Assist in the outreach and coordination of various partners within the community.
  • Conduct outreach and coordination for volunteers, engaging them with various CI programs and volunteer opportunities.
  • Conduct simple research operations using various resources including electronic, print and telephone and compile reports.
  • Be a welcoming presence when interacting with partners, donors, prospects, and volunteers, maintaining a professional demeanor at all times.
  • Represent United Way of Santa Barbara County as a highly professional organization in all internal and external interactions.

Additional Duties:

  • Be able and willing to fill in for interns or unexpected absences.
  • Other duties as assigned
QUALIFICATIONS & REQUIREMENTS

Education and Experience

An associate’s degree or four-year college degree desired.

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 read, analyze, interpret business documents, financial reports, and legal documents. Ability to write reports, compelling stories, and business correspondence. Ability to respond effectively to inquiries or complaints from customers, peers, subordinates, top management, or other members of the business community. Bilingual is a plus.

Mathematical Skills

Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.

Computer Skills

Ability to use word processing, spreadsheet, and database applications. Ability to use MS Outlook, Word, Excel at intermediate level or better; MS Access and/or PowerPoint and Publisher at beginner level or better. Ability to learn and use Andar. Ability to learn various other software programs.
 
Certificates, Licenses, and Registrations

Valid driver’s license.

Desired Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
  • Ability to manage workload to meet deadlines.
  • Ability to prioritize and multi-task on multiple projects under tight deadlines. Ability to perform under strong workloads and high expectations.
  • Ability to establish a schedule of work activities and proper focus on priorities. Strong follow-up skills.
  • Ability to carry out procedures to ensure work is completed error-free. Excellent writing skills, verbal skills, interpersonal skills.
  • Meticulous attention to detail.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, orally and in writing, with many levels of employees of various disciplines within various departments and all other internal and external contacts.
  • Ability to maintain stable performance under pressure.
  • Ability to participate as a team player to coordinate grant projects.
  • Ability to take initiative and utilize innovative techniques and ingenuity in preparing grant requests.
  • Ability to develop, write and implement strategic plans and provide necessary documentation to support grant requirements. Ability to travel to meetings and professional seminars.
  • Ability to be flexible in changing daily workload priorities as directed. Ability to plan, prioritize and synchronize multiple projects.
  • Ability to gather, analyze, and evaluate a variety of date.
  • Ability to handle restricted, confidential, private, or personal information. Ability to drive a car and possess a valid driver’s license.
  • Ability to use various office machines such as personal computer, FAX, copier, and telephone. Ability to provide transportation.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS & WORK ENVIROMENT

The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk; hear; sit: and use hands to finger, handle, or feel. The employee is frequently required to use one or both hands repetitively; grasp simply and lightly; and grasp with one hand only. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; use both hands repetitively; grasp firmly with both hands; push and/or pull; use both hands with fine dexterity; reach overhead with hands and arms; climb or balance; use stairs; stoop, kneel, bend, or crouch; lift and/or move up to 25 pounds; and walk on uneven ground and between buildings. Normal 20/20 vision ability (with corrective lenses, if needed) is required by this position.  The noise level in the work environment is usually somewhat quiet.

Organizational Background

United Way of Santa Barbara County (UWSBC) has the unique and positive vision that "in our community, everyone has a hopeful future." Since 1923, UWSBC has served Santa Barbara County community through funding, volunteer development, and by utilizing its own unique initiatives and partnerships that involve dozens of local non-profit and public sector agencies. UWSBC's local community driven Power of Partnership™ priorities help children, families & seniors with a focus on Education, Income and Health.

 

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

Fun in the Sun - Summer Positions / Temporary

Job Title: Fun in the Sun Site Coordinator

Supervisor: Director if Strategic Partnerships

Location: Santa Barbara, Goleta, Carpinteria, Santa Ynez, Guadalupe

Status: Part time to Full time, Seasonal, Non-exempt

Hours: June 14th -July 30st, 2021

 

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.

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

Quality Programs

  • Oversees day-to-day operations of the Fun in the Sun site.
  • Ensures all COVID-19 Public Health and CDC safety guidelines are adhered to and practiced routinely at the sites.
  • Responsible for accurate record keeping including but not limited to, COVID cleaning check lists, temperature and symptom log for participants and staff, attendance, medical etc.
  • Ensures that the program and education goals set forth by FITS partners are met.
  • Ensures that staff follows the planned schedule prepared by United Way/FITS partners.
  • Responsible for overall supervision of site and oversee care of equipment and supplies.
  • Leads the site team in coordinating special events, program and Family Fun Nights.
  • Responsible for ensuring the site is safe, clean and appropriate for children.
  • Attends and presents at parent orientations and other informational meetings.
  • Welcomes all volunteers and partners to the site in a friendly and professional manner.
  • Ensures all staff and children follow FITS safety procedures.
  • Responsible for maintaining a staff to youth ratio of 1:12 (1:6 near a body of water).
  • Supervises participating youth as assigned.
  • Is familiar with developmental needs and interests of each age level.
  • Creates a positive environment that provides for learning a variety of skills.
  • Oversees the condition of site as a whole, takes preventative measures to avoid damage, and reports damages immediately.

 

Staffing

  • Responsible for supervision of site staff and CITs as it relates to general FITS job performance (e.g., attendance, attitude, relationship with children and staff, following staff policies).
  • Responsible for conducting weekly staff meetings with all Program Leaders.
  • Reviews weekly activity calendars for all Program Leaders.
  • Works with Program Leaders if assistance is required.
  • Encourages Program Leaders to use supplies provided for daily activities and projects.
  • Substitutes for Program Leader in the event of an absence.
  • Reviews weekly timesheets from Program Leaders, checks for accuracy and submits to the Director of Strategic Partnerships for approval.

Reporting & Communication

•    Responsible for keeping accurate attendance records.
•    Responsible for submitting up-to-date records of children.
•    Confers regularly with Director of Strategic Partnerships concerning problems, concerns, needs and unusual circumstances.
•    Responsible for the inventory of supplies at end of summer.

General

  • Is familiar with United Way’s Fun in the Sun policies and procedures.
  • Attends ALL staff meetings, trainings and workshops.
  • Informs the Fun the Sun Coordinator of any program changes.
  • Assists other program staff with special events.
  • Responsible for notifying and reporting any problems or concerns of parents and/or children to the Director of Strategic Partnerships.
  • Is a positive role model for children and their families.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
  • Attends a paid, 3-hour debriefing session at the end of the program (August).
QUALIFICATIONS & REQUIREMENTS
  • Associates or Bachelors Degree with courses in education, recreation, psychology or sociology preferred.
  • A minimum of two years work experience as a classroom teacher, youth in a camp or structured program setting. Credentialed teacher preferred.
  • Some experience in supervision, administrative duties, and community relations.
  • Experience and ability to work with youth and adults from diverse cultural, racial, and socio- economic backgrounds.
  • First Aid and CPR training required.
  • Background check, child abuse index, and HR documents must be completed before working with children.

General Skills

  • Exceptional organizational skills.
  • Some experience supervising others.
  • 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 speak, write, or understand Spanish is desired.

Computer Skills

  • Ability to use word processing, spreadsheet, and database applications. Ability to learn various software programs.

Certificates, Licenses, and Registrations

  • Valid driver’s license preferred.
  • Ability to maintain stable performance under pressure or opposition
  • Ability to be flexible in changing daily workload priorities as directed.
  • Ability to coordinate and synchronize multiple projects.
  • Ability to conduct a significant amount of planning activities for self and others.
  • Ability to guide and delegate tasks to others.
  • Ability to take initiative and make decisions within company guidelines.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS & WORK ENVIROMENT
  • The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk; hear; sit: and use hands to finger, handle or feel. The employee is frequently required to use one or both hands repetitively; grasp simply and lightly; and grasp with one hand only. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; use both hands repetitively; grasp firmly with both hands; push and/or pull; use both hands with fine dexterity; reach overhead with hands and arms; climb or balance; use stairs; stoop, kneel, bend, or crouch; lift and/or move up to 25 pounds; and walk on uneven ground and between buildings. Normal 20/20 vision ability (with corrective lenses, if needed) is required by this position.

Organizational Background

United Way of Santa Barbara County (UWSBC) has the unique and positive vision that "in our community, everyone has a hopeful future." Since 1923, UWSBC has served Santa Barbara County community through funding, volunteer development, and by utilizing its own unique initiatives and partnerships that involve dozens of local non-profit and public sector agencies. UWSBC's local community driven Power of Partnership™ priorities help children, families & seniors with a focus on Education, Income and Health.

 

For full job description, CLICK HERE

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

Job Title: Fun in the Sun Assistant Site Coordinator

Supervisor: Director if Strategic Partnerships

Location: Santa Barbara, Goleta, Carpinteria, Santa Ynez, Guadalupe

Status: Full time, Seasonal, Non-exempt

Hours: June 14th -July 30st, 2021

 

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.

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

Quality Programs

  • Aids the Site Coordinator in overseeing day-to-day operations of the Fun in the Sun site.
  • Manages the Counselors in Training (CITs) program.
  • Helps to ensure that the program and education goals set forth by FITS partners are met.
  • Helps to ensure that staff follows the planned schedule prepared by United Way/FITS partners.
  • Supports team in coordinating special events, program and Family Fun Nights.
  • Helps to ensure the site is safe, clean and appropriate for children.
  • Ensures all COVID-19 Public Health and CDC safety guidelines are adhered to and practiced routinely at the sites.
  • Supports the Site Coordinator with accurate record keeping including but not limited to, COVID cleaning check lists, temperature and symptom log for participants and staff, attendance, medical etc.
  • Helps to confirm all staff, CITs, and children follow FITS safety procedures.
  • Responsible for maintaining a staff to youth ratio of 1:12 (1:6 near a body of water).
  • Supervises participating youth as assigned.
  • Welcomes all partners and volunteers to the site in a friendly and professional manner.
  • Is familiar with developmental needs and interests of each age level.
  • Helps to create a positive environment that provides for learning a variety of skills.
  • Assists the Site Coordinator to oversee the condition of site as a whole, takes preventative measures to avoid damage, and reports damages immediately.

 

Staffing

  • Assists the Site Coordinator in supervision of site, staff, and CITs as it relates to general FITS job performance (e.g., attendance, attitude, relationship with children and staff, following staff policies).
  • Responsible for helping Site Coordinator conduct weekly staff meetings with all program leaders.
  • Helps review weekly activity calendars for all Program Leaders.
  • Works with Program Leaders if assistance is required.
  • Encourages Program Leaders to use supplies provided for daily activities and projects.
  • Substitutes for Site Coordinator or Program Leader in the event of an absence.
  • Helps collect weekly timesheets from Program Leaders and check for accuracy.

Reporting & Communication

  • Responsible for keeping accurate attendance records.
  • Responsible to maintaining accurate, daily records of COVID safety/cleaning procedures including cleaning schedules, temperature and symptoms check,
  • Responsible for submitting up-to-date records of student attendance, COVID checks, contact info etc..
  • Confers regularly with Site Coordinator and the Director of Strategic Partnerships concerning problems, concerns, needs and unusual circumstances.
  • Responsible for the inventory of supplies at end of summer.

General

  • Is familiar with United Way’s Fun in the Sun policies and procedures.
  • Attends ALL staff meetings, trainings and workshops.
  • Informs the Fun the Sun Project Manager of any program changes.
  • Assists other program staff with special events.
  • Responsible for notifying and reporting any problems or concerns of parents and/or children to the Director of Strategic Partnerships.
  • Is a positive role model for children.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
  • Attends a paid, 3-hour debriefing session at the end of the program (August).
QUALIFICATIONS & REQUIREMENTS
  • Associates or Bachelors Degree with courses in education, recreation, psychology or sociology preferred.
  • A minimum of two years work experience as a classroom teacher, youth in a camp or structured program setting. Credentialed teacher preferred.
  • Some experience in supervision, administrative duties, and community relations.
  • Experience and ability to work with youth and adults from diverse cultural, racial, and socio- economic backgrounds.
  • First Aid and CPR training required.
  • Background check, child abuse index, and HR documents must be completed before working with children.

General Skills

  • Exceptional organizational skills.
  • Some experience supervising others.
  • 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 speak, write, or understand Spanish is desired.

Computer Skills

  • Ability to use word processing, spreadsheet, and database applications. Ability to learn various software programs.

Certificates, Licenses, and Registrations

  • Valid driver’s license preferred.
  • Ability to maintain stable performance under pressure or opposition
  • Ability to be flexible in changing daily workload priorities as directed.
  • Ability to coordinate and synchronize multiple projects.
  • Ability to conduct a significant amount of planning activities for self and others.
  • Ability to guide and delegate tasks to others.
  • Ability to take initiative and make decisions within company guidelines.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS & WORK ENVIROMENT
  • The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk; hear; sit: and use hands to finger, handle or feel. The employee is frequently required to use one or both hands repetitively; grasp simply and lightly; and grasp with one hand only. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; use both hands repetitively; grasp firmly with both hands; push and/or pull; use both hands with fine dexterity; reach overhead with hands and arms; climb or balance; use stairs; stoop, kneel, bend, or crouch; lift and/or move up to 25 pounds; and walk on uneven ground and between buildings. Normal 20/20 vision ability (with corrective lenses, if needed) is required by this position.

Organizational Background

United Way of Santa Barbara County (UWSBC) has the unique and positive vision that "in our community, everyone has a hopeful future." Since 1923, UWSBC has served Santa Barbara County community through funding, volunteer development, and by utilizing its own unique initiatives and partnerships that involve dozens of local non-profit and public sector agencies. UWSBC's local community driven Power of Partnership™ priorities help children, families & seniors with a focus on Education, Income and Health.

 

For full job description, CLICK HERE

To apply, please 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

Location: Santa Barbara, Goleta, Carpinteria, Santa Ynez, Guadalupe

Status: Part time, Seasonal, Non-exempt

Hours: June 14th -July 30st, 2021

 

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 manages a group of Fun in the Sun Scholars (grades 3-8) and Counselors in Training (grades 10-12).

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Is familiar with United Way and Fun in the Sun program policies and procedures and supports the programs’ goals and objectives.
  • Manages direct oversight of one group of FITS Scholars (grades 3-8) and Counselors in Training, or CITs (grades 10-12), as well as supportive oversight of all site’s scholars.
  • Experience with positive youth behavior management methods.
  • Plans and delivers quality and balanced programs for youth, as assigned.
  • Attends all meetings and trainings.
  • Confers regularly with Site Coordinator and team.
  • Adheres to all COVID related cleaning, social distancing and in person instruction guidelines and requirements.
  • Provides Site and Assistant Site Coordinator will information needed to complete surveys, compile data and maintain accurate records for staff and students.
  • Cleans classroom spaces, supplies etc. on a regular basis as requested by the Site Coordinator.
  • Prepares the room or space for class each day and having all supplies ready for planned activity.
  • Ensures a positive experience for scholars and families and maintains positive relationships with program staff, partners and program participants.
  • Other relevant office or on-site work as needed.
  • Helps administer the FITS pre- and post- evaluations in week 1 and 6.
  • Represents the program, agency and participant needs to funders, employers, and the community at large in a positive manner.
  • Other duties as assigned.
QUALIFICATIONS & REQUIREMENTS
  • Associates or Bachelor’s degree is preferred; some college with courses in education acceptable.
  • A minimum of two years work experience with children in a classroom, camp, or structured program setting.
  • Experience and ability to work with youth and adults from diverse cultural, racial, and socio- economic backgrounds.
  • Bilingual strongly preferred.
  • First Aid and CPR training required before the start of the program.
  • Background Check and HR documents must be completed before working with children.

Language Skills

  • Ability to speak, write, or understand Spanish is desired.

Certificates, Licenses, and Registrations

  • Valid driver’s license preferred.
  • Ability to maintain stable performance under pressure or opposition.
  • Ability to be flexible in changing daily workload priorities as directed.
  • Ability to coordinate and synchronize multiple projects.
  • Ability to conduct a significant amount of planning activities for self and others.
  • Ability to guide and delegate tasks to others.
  • Ability to take initiative and make decisions within company guidelines.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS & WORK ENVIROMENT
  • The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk; hear; sit: and use hands to finger, handle or feel. The employee is frequently required to use one or both hands repetitively; grasp simply and lightly; and grasp with one hand only. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; use both hands repetitively; grasp firmly with both hands; push and/or pull; use both hands with fine dexterity; reach overhead with hands and arms; climb or balance; use stairs; stoop, kneel, bend, or crouch; lift and/or move up to 25 pounds; and walk on uneven ground and between buildings. Normal 20/20 vision ability (with corrective lenses, if needed) is required by this position.

Organizational Background

United Way of Santa Barbara County (UWSBC) has the unique and positive vision that "in our community, everyone has a hopeful future." Since 1923, UWSBC has served Santa Barbara County community through funding, volunteer development, and by utilizing its own unique initiatives and partnerships that involve dozens of local non-profit and public sector agencies. UWSBC's local community driven Power of Partnership™ priorities help children, families & seniors with a focus on Education, Income and Health.

 

To apply, please 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 14th-July 31th 2021; 30 hours a week

GENERAL SUMMARY:

During 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 supervise and lead some activities with students.

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

Quality Programs

  • Supports the Site Coordinators and Assistant Site Coordinators in overseeing day-to-day operations of the Fun in the Sun sites.
  • Helps enforce and adhere to all COVID-19 health and cleaning regulations as defined by the CDC and Public Health Department.
  • Helps to ensure that the program and education goals set forth by FITS partners are met.
  • Helps to ensure that staff follows the planned schedule prepared by United Way/FITS partners. Supports Site and Assistant Site Coordinators in coordinating special events, program and Family Fun Nights. Helps to ensure the site is safe, clean and appropriate for children.
  • Helps to confirm all staff, CITs, and children follow FITS safety procedures.
  • Responsible for maintaining a staff to youth ratio of 1:12 (1:6 near a body of water).
  • Supervises participating youth as assigned.
  • Helps to create a positive environment that provides for learning a variety of skills.
  • Assists the Site Coordinator to oversee the condition of site as a whole, takes preventative measures to avoid damage, and reports damages immediately.
  • Helps administer the FITS pre- and post- evaluations in week 1 and 6.
  • Organizes Lunch Bunch set-up and check-in.
  • Meets and greets volunteers at check-in.
  • Ensures volunteers comply with program policies.
  • Ensures a positive experience for volunteers and maintains positive relationships with program staff and program participants. Answers volunteer questions in a professional manner.
  • Represents the program, agency and participant needs to funders, employers, and the community at large in a positive manner.
  • Customer service delivery at the highest most, positive level.
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • Works with Group Leaders if assistance is required.
  • Helps collect weekly timesheets from Group Leaders and check for accuracy. 

General

  • Is familiar with United Way’s Fun in the Sun policies and procedures.
  • Attends ALL staff meetings, trainings and workshops.
  • Assists other program staff with special events.
  • Responsible for notifying and reporting any problems or concerns of parents and/or children to the Director of Strategic Partnerships.
  • Is a positive role model for children.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
QUALIFICATIONS & REQUIREMENTS
  • Associates degree or some college preferred OR related experience in education, experience with youth.
  • Experience and ability to work with youth and adults from diverse cultural, racial, and socio-economic backgrounds.
  • Bilingual strongly preferred.
  • First Aid and CPR training required.
  • Background check, child abuse index, and HR documents must be completed before working with children.

Language Skills

  • Strong communication skills. Ability to respond effectively to volunteer both in written and spoken form. Ability to speak conversational to advanced Spanish is a plus.

Computer Skills

  • Ability to use word processing, spreadsheet, and database applications. Ability to learn various software programs.

Certificates, Licenses, and Registrations

  • Valid Driver’s License and reliable transportation
  • Ability to maintain stable performance under pressure or opposition.
  • Ability to be flexible in changing daily workload priorities as directed.
  • Ability to coordinate and synchronize multiple projects.
  • Ability to conduct a significant amount of planning activities for self and others.
  • Ability to guide and delegate tasks to others.
  • Ability to take initiative and make decisions within company guidelines.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS & WORK ENVIROMENT
  • The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk; hear; sit: and use hands to finger, handle or feel. The employee is frequently required to use one or both hands repetitively; grasp simply and lightly; and grasp with one hand only. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; use both hands repetitively; grasp firmly with both hands; push and/or pull; use both hands with fine dexterity; reach overhead with hands and arms; climb or balance; use stairs; stoop, kneel, bend, or crouch; lift and/or move up to 25 pounds; and walk on uneven ground and between buildings. Normal 20/20 vision ability (with corrective lenses, if needed) is required by this position.

Organizational Background

United Way of Santa Barbara County (UWSBC) has the unique and positive vision that "in our community, everyone has a hopeful future." Since 1923, UWSBC has served Santa Barbara County community through funding, volunteer development, and by utilizing its own unique initiatives and partnerships that involve dozens of local non-profit and public sector agencies. UWSBC's local community driven Power of Partnership™ priorities help children, families & seniors with a focus on Education, Income and Health.

 

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