Job Posting – Community Impact Director, Tygart Valley United Way

Job Title: Community Impact Director 

Reports to: Chief Executive Officer 

Status: Full time / Exempt 

Office Location: Main Office- Fairmont, WV

Purpose of Position: 

Serves as lead professional staff for management of fund distribution process, agency relations  activities and community impact programming, including, but not limited to, West Virginia 2-1-1, Flipside Afterschool, and VITA. This position also manages United Way’s VolunteerHQ program.

Skills and Abilities:
• Has extensive knowledge of human service program evaluation and outcome measurement.

• Has grant writing experience and successes

• Possesses knowledge of community social services or demonstrated ability to gain such knowledge

• Ability to build and retain quality relationships with business and community leaders

• Possesses strong project management skills

• Has excellent communication skills, both verbal and written

• Has general knowledge of Microsoft software, including Excel and Word.

• Ability to perform with minimal supervision

• Ability and desire to work with professionals and volunteers from diverse backgrounds who have variety of competencies

• Strong team skills and proven capacity to initiate and manage complex projects.

• Ability to recruit and motivate volunteers

Essential Job Responsibilities: 

Fund Distribution Management 

• Provides staff leadership in planning and directing all aspects of the annual  Community Review Process, including program outcome measurement work.

• Recruits high-caliber community volunteers to serve on Community Review Committee. 

• Brings agency issues and deficiencies to the attention of the Executive Director  and appropriate volunteer leadership.

Community Impact Management

• Oversee community impact programs including West Virginia 2-1-1,  MyFreeTaxes, VITA, Grandfamilies, Outerwear Collections, Born Learning Trails,  Flipside, and food drives.  

• Help manage special events created or developed in support of community  impact programs/initiatives. 

• Obtain grant income and in-kind resources to assist in financing community  impact objectives.

Agency Relations Management 

• Works to provide educational opportunities and individual consultations to  agencies on topics related to non-profit management. 

• Serve as a community resource on services and needs of the community. 

• Develop support programs to assist partner agencies in the preparation of grant  request forms, outcome measurement strategies, as well as other areas of work,  as requested or as time permits.  

• Help establish partnerships and collaborations to improve the quality, efficiency  and effectiveness of social service programs.  

• Manage relationships with the region’s nonprofit agencies to ensure a positive,  mutually supportive environment of partnership in addressing the most pressing  needs of the community. 

• Be a visible representative of United Way among donors, member agencies and  the general public. 


• Coordinates specific events and public relations efforts to promote volunteerism.

• Provides information and training to businesses desiring to develop workplace  volunteer programs and to religious/civic organizations with new or existing  programs. 

• Serves as the lead staff member for web training and volunteer management  system. 

• Works with Executive Director to develop goals, objectives, and evaluation  strategies to achieve program mission. 

• Coordinates volunteer recognition events as needed. 

• Works with Fairmont State University as lead United Way staff member on  volunteerism and student service projects.  


• Position supervises two full-time Program Managers and one AmeriCorps  member

Other Duties 

• Provides information and referral for persons seeking services. 

• Present on United Way’s behalf at community presentations and workplace  campaign presentations. 

• Assist with annual fundraising campaign as needed.  

• Represents United Way on various community committees and collaborations.

• Other duties as assigned by the CEO

Behavioral Expectations: 

• Represents United Way positively, professionally, courteously and effectively.

• Assists or takes on new tasks to help United Way achieve its mission.

• Integrates United Way’s business strategies by building positive internal and external  relationships. 

• Maintains confidentiality regarding personnel and organizational information.

• Models the United Way Code of Ethics at all times.

Education and Experience: 

• High school diploma or equivalent is required.  

• Undergraduate degree is highly preferred.  

• Candidates with extensive applicable experience in non-profit or volunteer management,  public administration, or business administration may be considered.  

• A minimum of three years professional experience is required.

Job Type 

• Full-time, Exempt  


• Range: $42,000 – $46,000 


• Three weeks of paid Personal Time Off (PTO) 

• $300/month toward healthcare coverage if needed through our plan with Highmark  BCBS of West Virginia 

• Voluntary benefits, including dental, life, vision, retirement through our plans with  Equitable and Colonial Life 

Ways to Apply 

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