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Director of Community Impact

Ocala, FL

Relocation expenses: Not paid

Full time
3 - 5 years of experience
Bachelor's Degree
$41,000 to $50,000 per year

Published on 3 Jun 2020

Expires on 3 Jun 2020

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Director of Community Impact

United Way of Marion County is seeking a Director of Community Impact to oversee our diverse array of program funding, direct services and community collaborations.


DATE:                                     May 2020

POSITION TITLE:                 Director of Community Impact

REPORTS TO:                       President


  • Serves as the lead staff support for achieving goals related to the UWMC Community Impact by providing leadership and engagement opportunities. This includes representing United Way in the community through direct involvement with community groups and social service agencies, community building initiatives and community events.  It also includes public speaking about United Way services.


  • Manage the continuous planning and implementation of the Focus Areas/Visions/Target Issues/Objectives/Strategies as developed by the Board of Directors and the Vision Councils.   Identify and engage businesses, volunteers and community resources.


  • Research and collect community-level indicator data from a variety of sources to assist with Community Impact Performance measurements to track baseline trends related to community indicators and UWMC initiatives.


  • Direct all aspects of the community investment process, contract management and reporting procedures for funded partners.


  • Provide leadership and management of the organizations direct service efforts.


  • Oversee all outside grant contract reporting obligations to ensure timely and accurate submission of required reports.


  • Manage staff within Community Impact department including grant funded positions.


  • Staff Lead for coordinating 2-1-1 resources including the supervision of the 2-1-1 Marion County Liaison.


  • Responsible for developing and monitoring community impact budgets.


  • Responsible for managing the Emergency Assistance Fund.


  • Responsible for United Way representation in networks supporting Community Impact goals (i.e.: Children’s Alliance, Success by 6, etc.).


  • Oversee Management of EFSP/FEMA for Marion County.


  • All other duties as assigned.




  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred in social work, or business or related field.



  • At least three years of management and supervisory experience, including project management experience.  Previous work performed as staff or volunteer for human service organizations is preferred.


Knowledge & Skills:

  • Leadership experience, knowledge of a community's social service systems, how to use consensus in decision-making, effective writing skills, public speaking and presentation skills, computer (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), volunteer management, staff management and supervisory experience, budgeting experience, team-building.  Working knowledge of the history of social services development and trends, and of the components of operation of non-profit agencies.