Administrative Coordinator II (Former Employee), Wichita, KS – February 21, 2013
Pros: trusted that i would get the requested job done
Cons: did no micro manage
typical day at work - slow had o set personal daily goals for self what you learned - how far reaching Unite Way is management your co-workers -knowledgeable the hardest part of the job - was not having enough to do the most enjoyable part of the job - was the customer contact in the overall client base
Nurses Aide, taking care of a patient in which he was bed ridden and could not do anything for himself.
Sales Representative (Former Employee), Wooster, OH – January 30, 2013
Pros: the assurance of a job well done.
Cons: no benefits
Complete care of the patient, cooking and feeding him, Complete care of the Laundry, light housekeeping, Using a lift to take him in and out of bed, Short walk in a wheelchair, if the weather permitted in the afternoon before putting him back in bed. I learned what it was like for a person whom was very active, (like my husband), to never be able to – more... communicate or do anything for himself. Co-workers, there were none. The hardest parts were using the lift to put him in his wheelchair and out of bed, and to see what a good and active man so helpless. The most enjoyable part, I guess was being able to help and care for the patient, and being there for his wife, Whom loved and cared for him. – less
Customer Service (Former Employee), Sarasota, FL – January 9, 2013
Pros: free lunches
Cons: not being able to help every call
the work day consisted of anwereing phone calls from people that needed assistance with rent, utilities, food and medical care. I learned to be able to refer clients to other agencies of assistance. Management was nice and helpful with any questions I had. Co-workers were nice. The hardest part of the job was having to tell the caller that there were – more... no funds available. the most enjoybale was when we were able to help a family with food and money for rent. – less
Administrative Assistant (Former Employee), Shelby, NC – November 12, 2012
A typical day at work was making sure payroll was done correctly and all mileage was accounted for. I learned how to do payroll. Management was firm put great to work for. My co workers were the best. The hardest part of the job was during campaign season. Making sure we had all the letters out and had the correct address and letter in each envelope.
Never met such a hard working group of devoted people
Director (Former Employee), Elizabeth City, NC – August 28, 2012
Unted Way. what can I say other than "Great group of local business people with lots of heart for those in need. I really enjoyed working with this group. I wish them lots of good fortune in the future.
Operations Manager, Community Investment (Current Employee), New York, NY – August 20, 2012
Pros: the relationships you build
Cons: extremely fast paced
Very fast paced day to day activities and a lot of collaborative work and continuous communications. I've learned to work independently as well as with a team. Working here has helped me develop skills that allow me to handle high volume work loads, manage relationships internally/externally at various levels and across different sectors, trouble shoot – more... and provide resolution, manage various data systems, use several micro soft applications with high proficiency, and to be adaptable even under the most strenuous circumstances. – less
Volunteer Income Tax Assistant (Former Employee), Modesto, CA – July 5, 2012
Pros: free lunches
Cons: the work was a trial by fire
I loved being able to volunteer and work for my country. Also, it was great to know that I was helping people without charge to them so all they had to worry about was waiting for their returns or paying their taxes.
Director Assistant (Former Employee), Buffalo,NY – June 28, 2012
A typical day at United way was always busy. The day started off with filing records from the previous day. Recording the pledges into the computer system. Recording the amounts that was giving for donations. After all the records was entered into the system. The Directed and I worked closed together. I had to write and send thank you letters out to – more... many corporation. I also entered information into spread sheets for the director. The hardest part of my job was making sure that the donations matched the amount on the folder to the amount in the system to the amount that was actually donated. That was the hardest part and the most enjoyable. Just to be apart of an organization that shows you everyday that people do care and we can make a difference was a GREAT experience. – less