The United Way of El Paso County is an independent, locally governed and community-supported nonprofit agency that is focused on identifying and making a measurable change in four areas: Education, Basic Needs, Health and Financial Stability through funding, advocacy, creating collaborative partnerships, and developing volunteer resources. The organization, which has been in El Paso for more than 95 years, focuses on creating long-term, lasting change to make El Paso a better community for everyone. United Way also serves as the manager/fiscal agent for the city, county and state employee campaigns.
Unite and mobilize the El Paso community around focused effort that:
- connects our most vulnerable to basic needs,
- closes educational achievement gaps,
- promotes lifelong financial stability for all El Pasoans,
- and connects people with opportunities to give, advocate, and volunteer.
El Paso County is the premier multi-cultural community in which to raise a family.
OVERVIEW OF RESPONSIBILITIES
The Community Engagement Coordinator supports the mission of United Way of El Paso County (UWEPC) by developing strategies to grow and enhance affinity groups; leading community partnerships and service learning opportunities; and supporting workplace giving efforts.
KEY RESPONSIBILITIES/ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
Community Partnerships and Service Learning
- Manage and lead community partnership and service learning opportunities:
- Collaborate with UWEPC Community Impact and Resource Development teams to identify and coordinate corporate engagement opportunities;
- Oversee online volunteer portal, Volunteer El Paso and coordination with local partners to ensure the site is used to its full potential;
- Plan and execute volunteer recognition and “thank you” efforts.
CROSS FUNCTIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Manage a portfolio of workplace giving accounts in cooperation with Resource Development.
- Work effectively with other teams at United Way to provide appropriate support and value to partners. Leverage relationships to create additional opportunities with other organizations and individuals.
Bachelor’s degree in subjects related to public relations, communications, marketing, or social services, plus two years of volunteer or work experience and/or an equivalent combination of education and experience related to the duties of the position.
Must be able to work a flexible schedule with the possibility of early morning, evening, and weekend work.
UNITED WAY CORE COMPETENCIES FOR ALL STAFF
● Mission-Focused: Catalyze others’ commitment to mission to create real social change that leads to better lives and healthier communities. This drives their performance and professional motivations.
● Relationship-Oriented: Understands that people come before process and is astute in cultivating and managing relationships toward a common goal.
● Collaborator: understands the roles and contributions of all sectors of the community and can mobilize resources (financial and human) through meaningful engagement.
● Results-Driven: Dedicated to shared and measurable goals for the common good; creating, resourcing, scaling, and leveraging strategies and innovations for broad investment and impact.
● Brand Steward: Steward of the brand and understands his/her role in growing and protecting the reputation and results of the greater network.