Job Title: Director of Community Impact
Reports to: Chief Executive Officer
About Us: United Way of Clallam County (UWCC) advances the common good by creating opportunities for a better life for all. Our focus is on Education, Income, and Health – the building blocks for a good quality of life. We recruit people and organizations who bring the passion, expertise, and resources needed to get things done and have worked for over 65 years to improve community conditions in Clallam County. Through a variety of efforts, including an annual workplace fundraising campaign, fund distribution activities, community assessments, and cross-sector collaborations United Way of Clallam County encourages others to give, advocate, volunteer and LIVE UNITED.
Our Mission and Goals
• To strengthen our communities by enhancing the ability of people to live safe, healthy, and productive lives
• To remain the premier fundraising group in our community for human service needs
• To work with the community to provide leadership in meeting human service needs
• To help people give to our community
• To be a constructive voice for human service needs in Clallam County
Purpose of Position:
The Director of Community Impact will lead United Way of Clallam County’s partnership with and support of nonprofit/human service agencies to advance our strategic focus of addressing community needs, including:
- Access to safe & affordable housing,
- Support for strong and secure families and safe/nurturing environments,
- Access to lifelong learning to ensure a strong workforce,
- Advance efforts to create more equitable outcomes for our priority populations.
United Way of Clallam County prioritizes impacting ALICE families (Asset Limited, Income Constrained, Employed), and organizations that serve the following communities:
- American Indian or Alaska Native [AI/AN], Asian, Black, or African American [Black], Hispanic or Latino, multiracial, and Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander [NH/PI].
- Under-represented and/or underserved populations including, but not limited to people living with physical and cognitive disabilities and LGBTQ+ people.
- Remote areas of Clallam County.
This position works closely with resource development, operations, marketing and communications staff and with all UWCC staff and departments; businesses; donors; nonprofit agency partners; community service groups; government agencies. This position is connected to and engaged with peer Local United Ways and United Way Worldwide colleagues for continuous learning, growth and consideration of new ideas.
This position requires flexibility to work primarily between the hours of 9:00 AM and 5:00 PM with some non-traditional hours and some travel throughout Clallam County. Working remotely is an option. Salary range is $53,000-$60,000 per year. Benefits include a Simplified Employee Retirement Plan, 100% employer-paid healthcare for employee, reimbursable wellness incentives and a cellphone stipend.
KEY RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES
- Direct overall community investment process and evaluation activities including, but not limited to provide support for organization/grantee relationship development; facilitate collaboration between community programs, assist in capacity building and training of community programs leadership and review and give feedback on all strategic and/or grant related documentation
- Cultivate and maintain positive, collaborative relationships with impact partner organizations; enhance their effectiveness through technical assistance, evaluation, consultation, resource sharing and assisting with collaborative efforts serving as liaison and staff support to community groups that forward the community impact agenda.
- Support resource development and fundraising by providing stories of impact to marketing/communications, participating in workplace fundraising campaign planning and activities, and cultivating relationships with current and prospective donors.
- Collaborate effectively with United Way staff to develop programs/partnerships that attract public and private investments to sustain the work of this program and its programs.
- Create opportunities for partners and donors to learn more about the intersection of diversity, equity and inclusion and United Way’s Community Impact goals.
- Represent United Way of Clallam County at forums, meetings, and other community events.
- Identify opportunities to participate in community organizations, committees, and councils that will lead to the realization of United Way’s Community impact goals and increase community awareness of our work and brand.
- Stay current and provide updates on knowledge of economic issues locally, statewide, and nationally including programmatic trends, promising practices, and public policy, Identify and promote financial stability related public policy/advocacy engagement opportunities.
- Develop and implement innovative activities to address gaps in services related to education, financial stability, and health.
- Plan, implement, and manage community trends/asset and priorities identification process, including year-round data/trend collection.
- Strengthen partnerships to further collaboration building to address the community’s most pressing needs and greater community level condition change.
- Work with President and CEO to determine training topics of interest.
EDUCATIONAL PREREQUISITES: Bachelor’s degree social welfare, public policy, nonprofit management, or related field plus five years of increasingly responsible work in a relevant human service field, or a master’s degree and two years of experience, or a comparable combination of education and work experience.
• Able to demonstrate highly developed communication, organization, and planning skills
• Developed technical and analytical skills
• Entrepreneurial and innovative thinking
• Ability to present information and data in written, electronic, and oral forms
• Ability to plan and manage multiple tasks
• Proficient with Microsoft Office applications
• Must have the use of a reliable vehicle for transportation to outside meetings
PHYSICAL AND MENTAL DEMANDS:
• Requires time away from the office, traveling by car, walking to appointments, and taking stairs
• Requires the ability to multi-task between workplace campaign, individual giving, meetings, special events, and strategic thinking
• Requires a normal amount of typing and data entry for customer relationship management
• Requires presence during noncore hours and a consistent relationship building attitude
• May lift materials of 25-50 lbs.
The statements made herein are intended to describe the nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel.
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.