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.
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.
- Provide information and referral for persons seeking services.
- Represent United Way at community meetings, agency events, and local coalitions/tasks forces.
- 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.
- 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
- 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: firstname.lastname@example.org
Do you know the Basics of Alzheimer’s? This free community workshop is an introduction to the fundamentals of Alzheimer’s disease and is designed to help families and caregivers gain a better understanding of warning signs, diagnosis, risk factors and much more. Join us in Barboursville, WV, on June 29 at 12pm at The Village at Riverview for a presentation of the Basics of Alzheimer’s.
July 15th during the annual MedExpress Kids Day
Saturday, July 15, 2017
Kids will take over downtown Morgantown from 10am – 2pm on Saturday, July 15th during the annual MedExpress Kids Day organized by Main Street Morgantown. Kids of all ages will learn about safety, play games, make crafts, and receive free goodies from area businesses.
Ronald McDonald House Charities will be participating in this outdoor event with corn hole, bubble and frisbee giveaways, and information about our Charity and how to get involved.
Volunteers will be needed for two shifts from:
9:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
11:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Volunteer tasks will include:
- Unloading and setting up of RMHC table before the event
- Monitoring and assisting children with the corn hole activity
- Passing out giveaways and prizes
- Assisting with questions about RMHC
- Tearing down of the table after the event is over
|Interested in a Shift?
Please contact volunteer coordinator, Sara Blevins, at 304-322-2073 or email@example.com.
Saturday, September 23rd, 2017
Free One-Day Bereavement Camp for children, ages 6-14, and the adults who love them.
Camp Caring is a one day camp held to support children and teens in WV that have lost a loved one in recent years. Focusing on large and small group activities, the Camp empowers each child to be able to express their grief and successfully cope with the feelings of loss and trauma.
Camp Caring runs optional concurrent sessions for the
adult(s) in the child’s life. The purpose is that each family member is individually strengthened and supported so that the entire family can move forward together to a place of new normal.
To Refer A Child, or to Volunteer:
(Applications may be downloaded)
The restaurant chain will kick off its Hometown Edge fundraising program at three Primantis Bros. locations – Morgantown, Clarksburg, and Wheeling – in May and June. The first event will be held at the Morgantown Primantis Bros. on Monday, May 22, from 5-6 p.m. Coach Huggins will be there to talk with fans and discuss his fund.
Coach Huggins will also attend the Clarksburg Primantis Bros. event on Tuesday, May 23, at 8 p.m. and the Wheeling Primantis Bros. event on Monday, June 12, at 4 p.m.
At each of these events, Coach Huggins will hand out Hometown Edge cards. Every time Primanti Bros. customers use a Hometown Edge card at any of the three participating restaurants in West Virginia, 10 percent of the purchase will be donated to the Norma Mae Huggins Cancer Research Endowment Fund. The program will run for one year.
Mountains of Hope
Mountains of Hope is West Virginia’s Comprehensive Cancer Coalition. Mountains of Hope is comprised of more than 200 health care professionals, volunteers, cancer survivors, and community advocates from across the Mountain State. Coalition members meet on a quarterly basis in the Charleston area and work together to implement the goals and objectives outlined in our state’s ambitious comprehensive cancer plan. Mountains of Hope is the author of the WV Cancer Plan.
The four founding members of Mountains of Hope are the American Cancer Society (ACS), West Virginia Breast and Cervical Cancer Screening Program (BCCSP), and the West Virginia Comprehensive Cancer Program (WVCCP).
Mountains of Hope Membership Application
Health Promotion and Chronic Disease
350 Capitol Street, Room 514 Charleston, WV 25301-3715
Ph: (304) 356-4193 Fx: (304) 558-1553