The United Way of Monongalia and Preston Counties is seeking a qualified Community Impact Director

Looking for an opportunity to work at a dynamic organization that makes an impact in your community? Look no further. The United Way of Monongalia and Preston Counties is seeking a qualified Community Impact Director to manage its community impact strategies, fund distribution process, and agency and community relations by working with volunteers, organizations, and local community members.

Essential Responsibilities:

Community Impact Management

  • Lead the assessment and implementation of the United Way’s community impact model.
  • Oversee community impact programs including the Family Resource Network, Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library, and Warming Hands and Hearts Heating Fund.
  • Secure grant income and in-kind resources to finance community impact strategies.
  • Manage a grant portfolio to support community impact strategies.
  • Manage special events to support community impact programs.
  • Serve as a community resource on services and needs of the community.

Fund Distribution Management

  • Provide staff leadership in planning and directing all aspects of the annual Citizens’ Review Process, including program outcome measurement work.
  • Recruit high-caliber community volunteers to serve on Citizens’ Review Committee.
  • Explore and recommend alternative fund distribution models for consideration.

Agency Relations Management

  • Manage relationships with local nonprofit agencies to ensure a positive, mutually supportive environment for addressing the most pressing needs of the community.
  • Promote collaboration among United Way partners and other stakeholders that will promote better outcomes for residents.
  • Create capacity building and networking opportunities for partner agencies.
  • Provide educational opportunities and individual consultations to agencies on topics related to non-profit management.
  • Assist partner agencies in the preparation of grant requests, outcome measurement strategies, and other areas of work as requested or as time permits.

Other Duties

  • Provide information and referral for persons seeking services.
  • Represent United Way at community meetings, agency events, and local coalitions/tasks forces.

Essential Skills:

  • Strong knowledge of and experience working with non-profit organizations.
  • Experience analyzing and using data to inform and improve program performance and outcomes.
  • Grant writing experience and successes.
  • Ability to build and retain quality relationships with business and community leaders.
  • Ability and desire to work effectively with professionals and volunteers from diverse backgrounds who have variety of competencies.
  • Strong team skills and proven capacity to initiate and manage complex projects.
  • Excellent communication skills including listening skills, written and oral communication skills, facilitation skills, and presentation skills.
  • Solid technical and analytical skills.
  • Ability to work independently and in a group setting.
  • Ability to effectively meet deadlines and handle multiple priorities.
  • Track-record of setting and meeting goals.
  • Creative in problem-solving.
  • Flexibility to attend evening and/or weekend events.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office applications and data base management experience.

Behavioral Expectations:

  • Represent United Way positively, professionally, courteously, and effectively.
  • Integrate United Way’s business strategies by building positive internal and external relationships.
  • Maintain confidentiality regarding personnel and organizational information.
  • Model the United Way Code of Ethics at all times.

Job Type: Full-time

Required education:

  • Bachelor’s

Required experience:

  • nonprofit management, community planning, or social work: 3 years

United Way of Monongalia and Preston Counties 278C Spruce Street Morgantown, WV 26505-7500 Phone: (304) 296-7525 Fax: (304) 296-6370 Email: unitedway@unitedwaympc.org

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