Asset Building Coordinator

Philanthropy · Concord, New Hampshire
Department Philanthropy
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Mid-level

Granite United Way’s Vision is to be the preferred way people work together to build a community that values its collective responsibility to care for each other.  All employees at Granite United Way are integral to our ability to achieve our mission. Performance of the job duties outlined below will enable us to follow through on our promises to the communities we serve.


Granite United Way's commitment to advancing the common good in communities throughout New Hampshire draws power from the social determinants of health model, with an understanding that factors related to clinical care, healthy behaviors, community safety, economic stability and educational achievement are clear predictors of how long we live and how well we live. Granite  United Way serves as “host agency” for three regional public health networks in NH: Capital Area Public Health Network, Carroll County Coalition for Public Health, and South Central Public  Health Network. In addition, Granite United Way provides leadership and support for multiple statewide efforts in partnership with the State of NH, including the Recovery Friendly Workplace Initiative, COVID-19 Response Efforts, and the 211NH/Doorway Program.


If you are seeking a rewarding career in a collaborative working environment, you’re in good company! Granite United Way offers competitive compensation, exceptional benefits, flexible schedules and opportunities for advancement. Granite United Way embraces diversity and inclusivity, and encourages our team to pursue professional and personal goals. Live United is not just a credo here, it is our culture. UNITED is the way forward.

 

SUMMARY: We are looking for a skilled, resourceful and collaborative colleague to provide program support to the Asset Building Strategies Initiative and administrative support for the Merrimack County Region of GUW, located in Concord, NH.   This cross-cutting position includes duties throughout GUW’s geographic territory as well as specific to the operation of the Merrimack County Region office.  These organization-wide responsibilities will include building on established efforts to provide services to low-and-moderate income individuals and families, including coordination of financial education, free income tax preparation and other efforts to improve the financial stability of this audience and the building of their financial assets.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

 

Asset Building Strategies:

  • Establish and maintain productive relationships with clients, donors, volunteers and partner agencies;
  • Coordinate financial education programs in collaboration with partners that will include logistics and presentations;
  • Operations of the VITA (Volunteer Income Tax Assistance) program including site logistics, volunteer recruitment, assist in volunteer training and providing necessary documentation to IRS;
  • Promote the Earned Income Tax Credit and other tax benefits as part of year-round outreach efforts;
  • Sit in where appropriate on committees related to Asset Building, such as statewide and local asset building coalitions, and workforce development and social service collaboratives;
  • Seek new funding and monitor existing grant funding to support the ABS initiative.

 

Administrative Duties:

  • Provide professional, responsive and appreciative customer service to all donors, vendors and colleagues, respond and direct inquiries as appropriate under the supervision of the Area Director;
  • Provide a variety of administrative support for the Merrimack County Region office, including but not limited to preparing training materials, ordering office supplies, mail distribution, assist in organizing meetings (in person or remotely).

 

EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS REQUIRED:

  • Associates Degree or Prior Experience a plus;
  • Prior experience in event planning and fundraising for non-profits preferred;
  • Demonstrated proficiency managing multiple tasks and adjusting to changing priorities;
  • Critical thinking and attention to detail;
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office software, database management;
  • Comfort with different software applications
  • Ability to follow written and oral instructions;
  • Excellent oral and written communications skills;
  • Ability to travel within GUW service area as required.

 

ENVIRONMENT:

This position is based in a general office environment that is clean, well-lighted, environmentally comfortable, free of fumes or airborne particles, and only minimally exposes employees to office supplies limited to those relative to copier equipment.  While most duties will require physical presence in the office, some remote work is possible.

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  • Location
    Concord, New Hampshire
  • Department
    Philanthropy
  • Employment Type
    Full-Time
  • Minimum Experience
    Mid-level