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Executive Director for Achieve Palm Beach County

West Palm Beach, FL

Relocation expenses: Not paid

CEO/President/Executive Director
Full time
5 - 10 years of experience
Bachelor's Degree

Published on 18 Jan 2019

Expires on 18 Jan 2019

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Executive Director for Achieve Palm Beach County

Our Mission

To ensure that everyone in Palm Beach County has access to the basics: a quality education, a place to live, financial stability, good medical care, and enough to eat.

Our Vision

To be the community focal point to improve lives in Palm Beach County. 

Our Guarantee

Giving to United Way of Palm Beach County is the best way for you to make a difference in our community. Every gift made to United Way of Palm Beach County is considered an investment in our community, one whose impact will be multiplied when combined with others.  

Guiding Principles and Values

The following are guiding principles and values that describe who we are, what we believe and how we behave. It is a combination of who we are today and who we are striving to become: a community leader, collaborative partner, and solutions provider.

Caring: We are about people helping people. We care deeply about the individual lives that are changed with the help of United Way. We care about improving the overall quality of life in the communities we serve. United Way stands for helping, hope and optimism.

Inspiring: Our style of leadership is to encourage and motivate. Others in the charitable community are inspired by our spirit and actions. Our aim is to guide and empower them.

Innovative: We are the leader and catalyst for change in the business of caring. We do not rest on our laurels. We look for approaches that have not yet been taken. We explore alternatives and seek new ways to solve community problems.

Approachable: We understand the importance of being accessible and empathetic to all those we serve. Our local presence and our intimate understanding of community help us build lasting partnerships. We believe great results come from working together.

Trustworthy: United Way sets high standards for its conduct. We must always be above reproach. The contributions that donors and volunteers make through United Way are investments in their communities. They trust us to be effective, efficient and good stewards of these investments.

Dynamic: United Way is energetic and passionate. We tirelessly pursue building stronger communities. United Way is vital and resolute – a positive force for change.

Do You Want To Make A Difference?

United Way of Palm Beach County is seeking an Executive Director for Achieve Palm Beach County, a collective impact initiative with the goal of increasing post-secondary access and completion among high school students.  UWPBC is a high performing organization offering competitive compensation and a fantastic benefits package and serves as the backbone agency for this great initiative.  For more information, visit

The ideal candidate to lead Achieve Palm Beach County will be an effective, thoughtful executive tasked with ensuring that all students are provided support and resources to help them frame and achieve post-secondary and career goals.  This position requires the ability to build consensus and facilitate collaboration and sustainable relationships with diverse individuals, groups, organizations and communities; an ability to create and implement a fund development plan and successfully move a diverse group of people toward a common vision.  Excellent strategic, organizational, analytical and communication skills required.  High visibility position with an opportunity to make a significant impact in the community.    

Bachelor’s Degree required, Master’s degree preferred and a minimum of five years of executive level management experience and a dedicated commitment to education and educational attainment. Nonprofit management experience is preferred.

Interested?  Email a cover letter and resume with reference code 2UW2019to by January 18, 2019.  EOE