Job Title: Community Impact Associate
Job Description: Community Impact Associate – Full-time position
United Way Centraide North East Ontario (UWCNEO) is currently seeking a well-connected, experienced Community Impact Lead to join our dynamic team of do-gooders. The Community Impact Associate is a newly created position within the organization that will enhance community partnerships and develop social programs that support the needs of people in the communities in Northeast Ontario.
Working from our Sudbury office and reporting to the Governance and Partnership Manager, the Community Impact Associate will develop and support strong external relationships with community organizations, support agencies through the application for funding and reporting processes, conduct, evaluate, and report on research, deliver 211 outreach and promotion, develop, and coordinate public forums and workshops and identify and create programs to address community needs.
The Community Impact Associate is responsible for strengthening the bond between community agencies and UWCNEO.
• Link individuals to community resources through the promotion of 211 services, while building relationships with agencies, ensuring information is accurate and up to date and 211 is fully utilized in the development and delivery of social programs.
• Facilitate partnerships with community agencies, municipalities, and groups. Meet with agency leads to understand issues and report back to UWCNEO.
• Conduct, gather, evaluate, and present research and statistics on social issues and needs of the communities we serve.
• Connect agencies with resources through the coordination of Funders Forums, ED Meetings, Round Table discussions, workshops, etc.
• Connect with new and existing community partners to inform them on funding streams available and details of the funds.
• Advise and collaborate with potential partners to achieve UWCNEO’s Community Impact Strategy, aligning applications from agencies with the mandate and funding objectives of UWCNEO.
• Advise applicants and Supported Partners on UWCNEO processes, practices, and timelines as needed.
• Oversee the web-based application system, documenting all Community Impact activities in CRM database.
• Participate in application review and reporting processes for funding streams as assigned
• Support Board and Committees as required.
• Facilitate and support ongoing development of Supported Partner meetings to increase community connection and collaboration to maximize community impact.
• Plan, develop and deliver UWCNEO programs and initiatives that address social needs of our communities, in coordination with other community agencies.
• Supervise program volunteers as assigned.
• Participate in the development of short and long-term planning initiatives of the organization.
• Other duties as assigned.
• Understanding and commitment to the mission, vision, and programs of UWCNEO.
• Strong interpersonal skills.
• Ability to effectively manage multiple priorities and to creatively solve problems.
• Exceptional organizational skills.
• Meticulous attention to detail.
• Ability to communicate effectively with stakeholders and to make presentations to individuals and organizations.
• Ability to work both independently and effectively on teams with both internal and external partners and volunteers.
• Be culturally sensitive and communicate well with people from all backgrounds.
• Ability to work a flexible work schedule with some evenings and weekend work required.
• Willingness to undergo a criminal record check and vulnerable sector record check.
• University or college degree in social services, program development and coordination, mental health and addictions, education, or related experience.
• Three to five years experience in a social service/program setting.
• Strong knowledge of community social services and programs, and the needs and issues of different social groups.
• Experience working with volunteers.
• Strong computer skills and experience working in a database is preferred.
• Bilingualism (French/English) will be considered an asset.
• Valid driver’s license, regular access to a reliable vehicle and ability and willingness to travel.
For almost four decades, United Way Centraide North East Ontario/Nord-est de l’Ontario has been a part of the social fabric that connects and mobilizes our community. Our strength is bringing people together and improving community conditions. Our efforts span the entire North East District of Ontario as we address complex issues, invest in the most impactful programs, and advocate for our most vulnerable citizens.
What we offer:
Competitive wage, excellent benefits plan, participation in CAAT Pension Plan, and paid vacation.
The Community Impact Associate will work 35 hours a week with the hours being flexible to meet the needs of the program. A typical work week is from Monday to Friday 8:30 to 4:30.
Application deadline: July 15, 2022
Email applications and cover letters to: [email protected]
Although UWCNEO thanks each applicant for their interest, only those chosen for an interview will be contacted.
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Company Information: United Way Centraide North East Ontario/Nord-est de l’Ontario has been a part of the social fabric that connects and mobilizes our community. Our strength is bringing people together and improving community conditions. Our efforts span the entire North East District of Ontario as we address complex issues, invest in the most impactful programs, and advocate for our most vulnerable citizens.
Posting Date: 06/28/2022
Closing Date: 07/15/2022
Contact Phone Number: 7055603330
Contact Email: [email protected]