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Alexandria, VA
201 to 500 employees
Nonprofit Organization
$50 to $100 million (USD) per year
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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United Way President and CEO Brian A. Gallagher
Brian A. Gallagher
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    Current Employee - Program Associate in Deer Park, NY
    Current Employee - Program Associate in Deer Park, NY
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    I have been working at United Way part-time (Less than a year)


    You do great work for communities


    People working here can be a little stubborn for positive change to perform better

    Advice to Management

    Be open to be more flexible to change

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United Way Interviews

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    Special Events Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer
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    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.

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

  • UW Tarrant County has a vision of their home as a place where children, individuals and families thrive, where neighbors care for each other and where people willingly share the responsibility of ensuring a safe and healthy place for all.


    Our goal is to improve our community by addressing the issues of education, income & health, which are the underlying causes that affect most other areas. We have a 10-year strategy to improve Tarrant County by partnering with organizations to reach milestones we call BOLD GOALS.

  • The United Way of Greater LA has assisted in creating some important ballot measure victories in the last 6 months. Two measures designed to create more affordable housing have passed since November and one, intended to delay work, has failed

    Some Measure H supporters remain cautious as late ballots are tallied

    Homeless-services advocates on Wednesday cautiously celebrated the apparent victory of Measure H, a quarter-cent sales tax increase that would fund housing and support for thousands of people currently living on the streets.

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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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