November 16 2022 0comment

Open Position – Community Impact Staff

If you are looking for an exciting opportunity to work for a great non-profit organization, doing important work in our community, please consider applying for the Community Impact Staff position at United Way of the Wabash Valley (UWWV).

The Community Impact Staff member is a full-time position responsible for providing a wide range of support activities associated with the planning, coordination and implementation of impact council activities and projects in conjunction with the Community Impact Manager and Impact Councils.  The position works in partnership with volunteers and collaborative partners in implementation of effective community impact activities.

Essential Responsibilities

  • Drive United Way work forward by being the staff liaison for multiple volunteer-led impact councils.
  • Develop and continue a deep understanding of community needs as they relate to the work of United Way and become a convener and collaborator around issues the community is facing.
  • Help develop and execute community grant funding, programs, and initiatives as they relate to assigned impact councils utilizing volunteer committees.
  • Work with other Community Impact staff members to maintain measurements and data related to assigned impact councils.
  • Assist with supporting activities on external grant applications and administration.
  • Provide support to other Community Impact staff on special projects.

Critical Skills & Abilities

  • Communication skills: Able to clearly present information through the spoken or written word; reads and interprets complex information; conveys information effectively; listens well.  Position requires extensive and independent contact/communications with volunteers.
  • Demonstrated analytical skills: Able to gather relevant data using appropriate methodologies and analyze that data in such a manner that valid conclusions and insinuations can be drawn that assist in making important business decisions.
  • Organization and planning skills: Able to manage multiple activities; determines urgency in a meaningful and practical way; creates plans; organizes and schedules people and tasks effectively.
  • Influence and persuasion ability: Able to convince others in both positive and negative circumstances; uses tact when expressing ideas or opinions; presents new ideas to authority figures; responds to objections successfully.
  • Strong project management ability: Able to develop plans that are effective in attaining established goals; garners resources and defines processes to complete project; manages progress and implements mid-stream changes, as needed.

Education and Experience

The successful candidate will possess a minimum of a 4-year undergraduate degree in preferably in a relevant field.  A minimum of two (2) years’ experience in a non-profit human service, community development and/or civic sector-related positions preferred.

Hours and Compensation

  • Full-time (40 hours per week), FLSA exempt position
  • Monthly starting salary range of $3,000 – $3,200 based on candidate credentials and experience
  • The position is eligible for UWWV benefits, vacation and holiday pay

Application Procedures

Please apply by emailing your resume and a cover letter to Abby Desboro, UWWV Co-Executive Director at [email protected].  You may also mail or drop off hardcopies at:

United Way of the Wabash Valley
Attn:  Abby Desboro
100 S. 7th St.
Terre Haute, IN 47807

We would like to hear how your education and experience meet or exceed the requirements of the position. Include in your cover letter your skills and experience in the following areas: teamwork, volunteer management, communication, and community involvement.

We are an equal employment opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Applications will be reviewed upon receipt. Apply early for first consideration.