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Community Impact Coordinator

Columbia, SC

Relocation expenses: Not paid

Associate
Full time
3 - 5 years of experience

Published on 13 Aug 2021

Expires on 13 Aug 2021

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Community Impact Coordinator

POSITION SUMMARY

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.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

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.

REQUIRED & PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

Required

  • 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.

Preferred

  • 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.