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 Director supports the mission of El Paso United Community Assistance Center by leading management of staff, operations, partnerships, and outreach.
KEY RESPONSIBILITIES/ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
Direction of Center
Provide coordination and oversight of all response program-related activities including advocacy, clinical support, consultation, referrals, and direct care to survivors of mass violence/crimes who are victims, family members, responders, witnesses, volunteers, and the affected community at large.
- Supervise Center staff, including the development and tracking of performance plans and time allotment.
- Provide strategic focus for the employee team, including encouraging collaboration between initiatives and partners.
- Maintain working knowledge of the status of programs, engagement, and initiatives to fully participate and provide status updates, when necessary.
- Seek and maintain strong community partnerships with local service providers and potential supporters.
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Bachelor’s degree in subjects related to health and human services, non-profit or organizational management, public relations, communications, marketing, or social services, plus five years of work experience and/or an equivalent combination of education and experience related to the duties of the position. At least three years of supervisory experience.
Knowledge of the non-profit sector is essential. Skills in grant-writing, grant management, personnel management, program management, and/or volunteer engagement are desired.
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.