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United Way Overview

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Alexandria, VA
201 to 500 employees
1887
Nonprofit Organization
Non-Profit
$50 to $100 million (USD) per year
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The United Way network contains 1,800 independent and autonomous organizations located in approximately 40 countries. Each United Way sets its own priorities. Generally speaking, United Ways envision a world where all individuals and families achieve their human potential ... Read more

Mission: Each United Way has its own mission, based on its strategic priorities and the direction set by its independent board. The best source of information on the United Way in which an individual is interested is that organization's individual website. Generally ... Read more

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    I have been working at United Way full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great work-life balances and very generous paid time off policies.

    Cons

    It is a small workplace so advancement is difficult.

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United Way Interviews

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    Interview

    One phone interview that lasted about 20 to 30 minutews. One final in-person interview that probably lasted the same amount as the first, with an offer at the end.

    Interview Questions

    • Any marketing experience? Name a challenging work situation.   Answer Question
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Company Updates

  • United Ways benefit hugely from the many VISTAs who work with us across the country. March 4 -11, is AmeriCorps week. Please urge your legislators to protect national service. http://glassdoor.com/slink.htm?key=vQvX9

    Contact Congress - Voices for National Service

    A recent article in The New York Times reported that AmeriCorps may be on a list of federal programs proposed for elimination in the Administration's fiscal year 2018 budget, which will be sent to Congress in a few short weeks.

  • UWs Pride themselves on working hard, doing good, and having fun. Here's one example of how --the United Way Bay Area Valentine's Day Dessert Contest! http://glassdoor.com/slink.htm?key=vQ5wa

    UWBA Valentine's Day Dessert Contest.pdf

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United Way Awards & Accolades

  • United Way of Southeastern Michigan - The Gallup Great Workplace Award, Gallup, 2016
  • United Way of the Bay Area - Most Admired CEOs for the Bay Area - Anne Wilson, San Francisco Business Times, 2014
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