214-826-3470 or 817-334-0228 expert@cnmconnect.org
United Way of Tarrant County Published: April 27, 2018
Fort Worth
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Position Summary

The Vice President, Community Investment directs, coordinates and supervises volunteer-driven community initiatives, processes and activities and integrates them with the mission of the organization in consultation with the Community Investment division. The Vice President, Community Investment manages cross-functional activities with other divisions to maximize our efforts.


Supervisor Relationships: The Vice President, Community Investment manages 3-5 staff members and the VITA program.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Accountable for coordination and integration of United Way’s planning processes and other program development efforts as may be required by SVP/CI and set out in annual work plan
  • Provide primary staffing and develop innovative strategies for implementing and measuring use of United Way funds in the community around a target issue
  • In coordination with SVP/CI, develop and execute any relevant Community Initiatives in support of the strategic plan for the Community Investment Division
  • Provide exceptional customer service to both internal and external stakeholders
  • Work in close concert with Development staff and ensure all program initiatives are coordinated in advance
  • Additional duties as assigned


Essential Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

To perform this job successfully, the individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required.

  • Must be eligible to work in the United States (No Sponsorship)
  • 5+ years of experience with progressive responsibilities in a community organization/mobilization and capacity building, interagency, and intergovernmental relations
  • Strong computer skills in MS Office (Word, Excel, Power Point, Outlook) and analytical software
  • Effective communications skills (written and verbal)
  • Must have strong interpersonal skills, maturity and good judgment and be capable of communicating with a diverse range of individuals
  • Demonstrated ability to work with diverse community segments, volunteers, groups, individuals, and professionals
  • Strong organizational and follow-through skills and energy for working with diverse, concurrent planning activities as evidenced by letters of reference from former supervisors and volunteer leaders


Educational Requirements:

  • Master degree in Social Work, Urban Planning, Public Administration or related discipline preferred


Additional Requirements:

  • Valid Texas driver’s license and reliable transportation


Personal Skills and Attributes:

  • Excellent leadership, team building, interpersonal and time management skills
  • A high energy, results-oriented leader and must be a self-starter with little supervision required
  • An individual with the utmost professional and personal integrity
  • Outstanding collaboration skills through effective communication
  • Business savvy with the ability to engage, influence, access risk, issues and priorities
  • Personal values consistent with United Way mission

Work Hours:

  • Monday-Friday 8-5PM (flexible hours)
  • May require some evenings, weekends for special events


Apply here: https://unitedwaytarrant.org/careers/

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