Community Impact Staff Specialist

Join Our Team

United Way is committed to doing right, right here, and if it’s important to you to make a difference in Berks County this may be the position for you.

Join a team that is driven by leading positive community impact and building strong relationships. To support this work, we are looking for a part-time team member who is a well-organized proactive professional who will demonstrate passion for the mission of United Way and play an integral administrative role supporting efforts to address the community’s toughest issues.

What does it take to succeed in this position?

  • Exceptional communication skills
  • Customer-focused experience
  • Adaptive to new technologies/databases
  • Attention to detail and the ability to take initiative in problem solving

Do you want to learn more? These are the key responsibilities assigned to the role:

  • Lead grantee accountability process which includes review of vital documents such as financial statements to ensure good stewardship of dollars invested.
  • Coordination of multiple volunteers assisting in the accountability process
  • Support with reviewing and summarizing grant applications and follow-up documentation in grant management process
  • Provide community-facing representation of United Way and Ready.Set.READ! at various community meetings and other outreach events
  • Utilize a variety of tools and databases to schedule meetings, events and surveys
  • Assist with information and referral requests and greeting and supporting visitors

We are looking for an individual possessing:

  • At least a high school diploma or equivalent plus four years of related experience, OR at least an associate degree plus 2-3 years of related experience
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and/or database usage
  • Highly desired: experience with community outreach or accounting, financial experience

A few more details about us:

  • At United Way of Berks County, you will work with amazing, compassionate, dedicated …and fun… people!
  • Our office is modern and new, with comfortable work spaces and collaborative areas.
  • The office is connected directly to a covered parking garage, and it is located in Reading, across from the GoggleWorks Center for the Arts and the R/C Reading Movie Theatre.

If you believe your skills and experience are the right fit for this position, here’s how to apply:

Interested candidates can apply via Indeed or send resume to: with the subject line: Community Impact Staff Specialist.

United Way of Berks County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Job Type: Part-time

Pay: $20.00 per hour

Expected hours: 20 per week


  • Dental insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Flexible schedule
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Retirement plan
  • Vision insurance


Monday to Friday

Weekends as needed

Work Location: In person