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Position Title:  Communications Assistant

Reports to:   Director of Marketing & Communications

Posted:   January 2017

FLSA Status:   non-exempt

Position Summary

United Way of York County is seeking a motivated individual to provide support for all Marketing and Communications initiatives.  This individual must be able to demonstrate a commitment to United Way’s mission and be an active ambassador for the organization.


Key Responsibilities

Specific Duties:


1.       Gain understanding of United Way goals, philosophies, brand standards, and communication techniques.

2.       Assist in publication bidding, design, editing/proofreading, and production of all communications and marketing materials, press releases and electronic newsletters.

3.       Aid in target marketing initiatives and cultivation of new audiences related to campaign growth.

4.       Lend support in regular social media updates including Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn as well as additional emerging media to be determined.

5.       Maintain updates and fresh content to UWYC website and oversee online event registration.

6.       Maintain up-to-date email lists for electronic newsletters and track reports through Constant Contact.

7.       Work closely with Community Impact and Resource Development teams to stay current on their needs and secure content for materials.

8.       Assist in the planning and logistics for special events.


Other Duties:

  1. Serve as back-up to the front desk to provide coverage as needed. 
  1. Perform other administrative duties, as time permits.

Educational and Other Requirements


Degree in Marketing, Communications or related field.  Experience with design software preferred.



Be able to show writing examples and design work if applicable. 



o   Demonstrated reliability and positive work habits.

o   Excellent computer skills.

o   Strong interpersonal skills.

o   Strong oral and written communication skills.

o   Able to work quickly with a high level of accuracy.

o   Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously.

o   Strong knowledge of all Microsoft Office programs.

o   Knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite software a plus.


Interested candidates should contact Nicole Shaffer at

Position Title:  Youth Court Alliance Coordinator

Reports To: Youth Court Alliance Director

Date:  October 10, 2016

FSLA Status: Non exempt


Position Summary


The Youth Court Alliance Coordinator, a full time grant funded position, will be responsible for supporting the Youth Court Alliance Director with all implementation of the Youth Court Alliance Program in York County.


Key Responsibilities


1.       Program planning, development and implementation skills.

2.       Manage volunteers and program implementation for the Youth Court Alliance in Youth Court Alliance sites in York County.

3.       Support development and implementation of the Youth Court Alliance into Northeastern High School.

4.       Maintain and organize individual files for all youth court members.

5.       Collect data required for proper evaluation of program.

6.       Work with Youth Court Alliance Director in supervising internship program.

7.       Maintain confidentiality of all program related materials, clients, and cases.

8.       Resource Development

9.       Assure the integrity of projects funded with public and private funds.

10.   Track all program expenses to ensure grant funds are spent within budgetary guidelines.

11.   Communication and Public Education

12.   Assist in the development of the community annual report.

13.   Educate the community, stakeholders, business leaders, and families about community supports surrounding education


The above requirements are representative of minimum knowledge, skills, and abilities.  To perform this job successfully, the individual will possess the ability and aptitude to perform each duty proficiently, and comply with the United Way of York County’s policies and procedures, as outlined in the Employee Handbook.




Educational and Other Requirements


1.       BA or BS degree required in education, behavioral or social sciences, criminal justice, organizational development, or related degree.

2.       Excellent written and oral communication skills in English and Spanish.

3.       Minimum of 2 years of experience in program implementation. This can include 2 years of consistent volunteer experience with one program.

4.       Ability to work effectively with all types of people and organizations.

5.       Ability to recruit, train and supervise work of volunteers and interns.

6.       Demonstrated reliability and positive work habits.

7.       Excellent written and oral communication skills.

8.       Experience with data collection and writing grant reports.

9.       Fully proficient in the use of Microsoft Office 2010 (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook).

10.   Knowledge of early childhood education issues and K-12 curriculum.

11.  Capable of multi-tasking and working under pressure.

12.  Possess a valid driver’s license and have access to and the ability to drive a motor vehicle.

13.  Able to pass background checks.

14.  Must have 100,000/300,000 automobile insurance coverage.



Please send cover letter and resume by email or mail to:

Sara Gray-Bradley

United Way of York County

800 East King Street

York, PA. 17403



Resumes and Cover Letters will be accepted until the position has been filled. 

Internship Opportunities

Dates:  Flexible
Position Title: Youth Court Alliance Intern
Organization: United Way of York County
Hours: 250 hours required. 
Compensation: $2,000 stipend
Reports to: Youth Court Alliance Director

Purpose of Position: To provide administrative and program support for the Youth Court Alliance program. Assist with trainings, conduct intake meetings, exit interviews and completion meetings with Youth Court Alliance families.

Job Description


1.       Compile data and maintain files for the Youth Court Alliance program.
2.      Provide routine reports to the Youth Court Alliance Director.

Program Development

1.       Assist with the recruitment and retention of student volunteers.
2.       Oversee Youth Court Alliance hearings at William Penn High School.
3.       Oversee Youth Court Alliance hearings at Hannah Penn and Ferguson.
4.       Provide Intake and Exit Interviews, and completion meetings, with Youth Court Alliance families.
5.       Follow up with Youth Court Alliance assignments to report on status toward completion.
6.       Discuss additional student needs, unrelated to academic work, to the Youth Court Alliance Director who will then link students with appropriate resources.
7.       Assist with the planning of events for Youth Court Alliance.

Technical Assistance

1.       Help manage and train community partners and Youth Court Alliance members, helping to implement the Youth Court Alliance.
2.       Attend Truancy Task Force Meetings.
3.       Attend community events to help promote truancy prevention.
4.       Provide feedback on ways the Youth Court Alliance could improve.
5.       Assist Community Initiatives on programs related to the betterment of youth.


1.       Assist Community Initiatives on programs related to the betterment of children and youth.
2.       Other responsibilities as assigned.

Minimum Job Requirements:
Pursuing a Bachelor’s or Associate’s Degree.


1.       Comfortable working with children and high school aged youth.
2.       Preferably bilingual.
3.       Must know how to use Microsoft Word and Excel.  Must be willing to learn how to use additional databases.
4.       Patience.
5.       Must be able to multi-task and prioritize.
6.       Confidentiality required.
7.       Able to pass a background check.
8.       Ability to relate well to a variety of people, to work quickly and collaboratively.
9.       Ability to be a constant role model and mentor.
10.   Must have reliable transportation and be able to travel. Reimbursement will be provided.
11.   Must have after school availability.

To Apply Please Contact:

Elizabeth Ernst
Youth Court Alliance Director
800 E King Street
York, PA 17403

For more information:

For more information on Youth Court Alliance, please visit




For information regarding internship opportunities, please contact United Way of York County at (717) 843-0957 or email United Way here.