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Affinity Groups Coordinator

United Way of Northern Utah
Ogden, UT

Relocation expenses: Negotiated

Full time

Published on 14 Apr 2021

Expires on

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Affinity Groups Coordinator


The Affinity Groups Coordinator AmeriCorps VISTA will support the resource development staff to cultivate cooperative, productive relationships with United Way’s mission-focused donor groups. He/she will help develop the systems to ensure the mission of United Way of Northern Utah is reflected in the groups’ activities.


Essential Function 1: Program Development and Implementation

  • Develop and implement donor engagement strategies for mission-focused donor groups to deepen their engagement with United Way of Northern Utah.

Essential Function 2: Affinity Group Communications

  • Communicate clearly, regularly and effectively with members of each affinity group, and with resource development staff to build coordination, teamwork, enthusiasm and a sense of common purpose.

Essential Function 3: Management of Volunteer Projects

  • Provide guidance and direction for volunteer projects selected by affinity group steering committees to support the mission of United Way of Northern Utah.

Essential Function 4: Coordination of Engagement Events

  • Develop, plan and implement strategic, data-driven, branded, mission-focused affinity group events that recognize, steward and further cultivate current donors, volunteers and prospects, increasing their engagement with the organization.




  • Work in conjunction with select members of Resource Development, to identify potential donors and solicit donations where appropriate.
  • Collaborate with the Resource Development team to conceive and produce collateral for the annual fundraising campaign as assigned.
  • Assist with both internal and external TUW communication tasks as assigned.
  • Serve as a Resource Development representative on internal project teams as needed.



High school diploma required. Preferred candidate is one that is working towards a Bachelor’s degree in Communications & Marketing; People, Politics, or Society preferred OR has 1-2 years of project management experience.


  • Previous experience managing and training volunteer teams
  • Established relationships with influential members of the Northern Utah area preferred
  • Proven track record of work with, in, and around diverse cultures and populations


  • Highly motivated agenda setter
  • Able to thrive in a high-performance culture that requires proven results and accountability
  • Ability to inspire and motivate others
  • Demonstrated project management skills and ability to balance competing priorities
  • Ability to recognize hurdles/obstacles and to broker collaborative problem-solving and issue resolution
  • Ability to be flexible and adapt to changes in workflow
  • Excellent time management skills with ability to track multiple projects and meet deadlines
  • Ability to work under pressure, adapt to change and solve problems
  • Comfortable at times being a team of one
  • Superior written and oral skills with emphasis in public speaking
  • Proven success in planning and implementing events
  • Strong proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite


AmeriCorps is a national network of programs that address critical community needs in our nation.  Through AmeriCorps VISTA, you can make a tangible difference. Become an AmeriCorps VISTA at the United Way of Northern Utah. AmeriCorps VISTA is a national program where community members have the opportunity to serve in local nonprofits for one year helping to eliminate poverty. In return for service, members receive a living allowance, a healthcare allowance, and other benefits.


During their 10-month term of service, AmeriCorps members are to complete a total of 1200 hours of service and receive a monthly living allowance. At the end of their term of service, members receive an education award to use toward payment of student loans or upcoming college/university/technical school tuition, fees, and/or books. If the member is over the age of 55, they may gift their education award to a child or grandchild. All members can receive forbearance of payments on current student loans.

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