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Community Impact Coordinator

Columbia, SC

Relocation expenses: Not paid

Full time
3 - 5 years of experience

Published on 13 Aug 2021

Expires on 13 Aug 2021

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Community Impact Coordinator


The Community Impact Coordinator will support volunteer Councils and Committees as assigned in all elements of UWM's Community Impact work to include grant management, program research, budgeting/accounting support, management of databases, volunteer support and management of special initiatives.


Administrative Support

  • Administrative support to include meeting coordination, written correspondence, meeting minutes, and volunteer management for Financial Stability Council, Health Council, and Partnership Committee (each meet approximately four times per year).
  • Coordinate reviews of agency applications to federal funding sources.
  • Administrative support to Blueprint for Leadership program including maintaining class rosters, sending meeting invites, and assisting with final graduation event planning (two sessions per year).
  • Entering volunteer data into Stratus Live database.

Special Project Management

  • Coordinate Storytellers speaker scheduling, manage communication with outside campaign speaker events, and track speaker participation in Stratus Live.
  • Coordinate Homeless Coalition Board and Committee meetings with preparation of meeting materials and volunteer support.
  • Support SC Eye Care Initiative with documentation of patient payments, follow-up with partner that schedules exams and optometrist offices as required, and process eligible reimbursement to patients upon request.
  • FamilyWize discount prescription drug cards are available to community partners and update information on project as needed. These and other requested brochures are made available for email, pickup and/or mailing.

Grant Management

  • Prepare reports and financial expenditure data and program compliance for grants where UWM is grantee.
  • Review, track, and follow-up on reports submitted to UWM.
  • Prepare accounts payable and accounts receivable transactions on various grant programs.

Other Essential Duties

  • Manage special projects and initiatives as assigned.



  • Excellent organizational, interpersonal, communication (oral and written) skills.
  • Proficiency in Excel and MS Office family of products.
  • Ability to manage various aspects of grants, special projects, and initiatives.
  • Candidates must consistently demonstrate the ability to work independently as a member of an impact team.
  • Ability to prioritize projects and manage time effectively.
  • Ability to develop positive interpersonal and working relationships with various publics, including, volunteer networks, UWM staff, human services organizations, schools, faith-based organizations, funders, and supporters.
  • Develops and maintains rosters, calendars, filing systems and ensures accuracy, confidentiality, and consistency of filing systems.
  • Database analysis skills including demonstrated ability to write reports and build queries.


  • Bachelor's degree or relevant education and experience in related field.
  • Grants development/management.
  • Non-profits, government, foundation, boards, volunteer management, and/or United Way experience.