Career Opportunities at Valley United Way

Valley United Way is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to the development and support of its human resources to achieve its mission and objectives. Staff members not only enjoy the resources of Valley United Way, but also the national networking and human resources support offered by United Way of America.

If you are interested in a position at Valley United Way, please submit your resume by e-mail, letter 54 Grove Street, Shelton, CT 06484), or fax (203) 926-1368 (No calls, please)

Current Opening:

Organization: Valley United Way
Campaign Assistant (Temporary)
15-20 hours per week - September 3 to November 26
$12-$15 based on experience

Job Description
Valley United Way is seeking a dynamic, outgoing, and motivated person to join our campaign team for the fall to assist with our Annual Community Campaign. This person will provide support for all aspects of Valley United Way’s fundraising efforts, including but not limited to, in-office support for the Director or Resource Development, cultivation and relationship management with corporate accounts, and recruitment of new business donations. The position also requires hands-on work in distributing campaign materials, site visits, and pledge form collections. Desired candidate will be friendly, professional, energetic, and a fast learner.

Required Skills
• Must have a high school diploma. Associate’s degree preferred.
• Experience in fundraising, resource development, customer service or sales required.
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
• Must be comfortable asking for donations via phone, mailings, and face to face.
• Experience with non-profits preferred
• Proficiency with Microsoft Office
• Ability to learn data entry
• Valid driver’s license and access to vehicle required

Specific Duties
• Assemble and deliver campaign materials
• Assistant with researching new business targets
• Maintain and update campaign files and records
• Assist in mailing appeal letters
• Deliver donation requests to local businesses
• Make phone calls to assist in acquiring donations from local businesses
• Gain a working knowledge of Valley United Way and its partner agencies
• Assist Director of Resource Development in day to day tasks regarding campaign

Please send resume and cover letter to:

Valley United Way
54 Grove Street
Shelton, CT 06484
Attention: Resource Development
Or email Sara at
Deadline to submit is Wednesday, August 14, 2013

No phone calls please!

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