How You Can Join The Movement
You can help to prevent homelessness, help families prevent the loss of a vital utility service, support people in housing transition, and educate and empower people in crisis.
Here are some of our current volunteer vacancies and requirements:
Intake Volunteer - bilingual a bonus
The volunteer will receive written referrals from local social service agencies and calls from individuals seeking assistance. The Intake volunteer opens cases, makes referrals to additional agencies when needed, and grants emergency financial assistance. Intake Volunteers work with potential clients seeking information about the community and/or government services for help with housing, clothing, food, childcare, dental care, medical care, financial counseling, job counseling, etc. Volunteer must work on-site for confidentiality reasons and will only work with clients primarily by telephone and fax. Resource and on-the-job training is provided.
The Grant Writer will, under the general supervision of the Program Manager, perform a variety of technical writing and research tasks that generally involves moderate responsibility and complexity. The volunteer will assist the Program Manager with duties related to identifying applicable grants, researching qualifications of grants, proposal writing, and program evaluation.
Data Entry Assistant
Volunteer Data Entry Assistants will, under the general supervision of the Program Manager, perform a variety of data entry and technical work that generally involves moderate responsibility and complexity. The volunteer will have duties related to data entry of client cases for Grant reporting and application needs. Data entry will be conducted using Microsoft Access. Other special projects may arise, depending on the skills and interests of the volunteer. Volunteer Data entry Assistants must work on-site for confidentiality reasons.
- print all checks in a timely manner;
- assure that FICA and state withholding payments are made on time;
- prints monthly financial statements and other financial reports;
- prepares the UMAN annual budget for review by the Board of Directors;
- arranges for the annual financial review for UMAN;
- assures Form 990 and personal property tax forms are submitted in a timely manner to the State of Maryland.