What do you do in that position?
I am responsible for supporting Heart of Missouri
United Way’s (HMUW) resource development director by managing components of resource
development solicitation, including research, database management, sponsorship
solicitation and event management. I also assist the community engagement and volunteer
coordinator in planning and implementing corporate and community volunteer
projects and outreach events. While overseeing resource development
administrative duties, I work closely with HMUW’s finance department to ensure
accurate pledge and gift processing. I also am responsible for researching and
maintaining awareness of current and emerging fundraising techniques and
prospects in areas of group, corporate and individual solicitation.
How is that experience?
have greatly enjoyed my time with the Heart of Missouri United Way so far. It
is a great place to work!
What have you learned?
Each day I am
challenged to grow and develop, not only as a leader but as a person. There is
so much to learn from the staff and volunteers. Each day is a new day to
What Grossnickle Career Services Center resources did you utilize?
I used the
Grossnickle Career Services Center while pursuing my undergraduate degree to
assist me in creating my resume and cover letter, beginning my job search, and
overall, the initial preparation for my future career. I also took
advantage of CCNet, career fairs, workshops and speed networking, among other
resources—anything I could to assist me in my job search.
What would you tell other students about your experience with the Grossnickle Career Services Center?
would encourage students to check out all the opportunities and programs the
Grossnickle Career Services Center offers. I did my very best to take full
advantage of these resources, and they greatly assisted me in my job search. I
walked into interviews feeling more prepared, ahead of the game even. I knew
the materials I had submitted to my future employer were professional, which
gave me confidence. Don’t miss your opportunity! Check out the Grossnickle Career
Services Center and let the staff help you reach your goals in finding the
right career for you.