Community Impact Manager, Financial Sustainability - United Way of Greater New Haven

Summary of Opportunity: 

Who We Are Looking For

Are you a passionate advocate for building equitable economic change in our community? Do you come alive listening and learning from community members, and looking for opportunities to help households thrive? Are you someone who sees the urgency in ensuring access to the most basic needs of food and housing? Are you always looking for ways to improve your work and grow your impact? If you answered yes to the questions above, this position may be an opportunity for you to use your talents as a force for good in our community!

United Way is seeking a Community Impact Manager of Financial Stability who is enthusiastic and organized to coordinate efforts to help households meet their basic needs and move them along a path to financial stability. This person will collaborate with multiple community partner organizations supporting existing initiatives to ensure that progress is made towards meeting regional goals. This role will also have the opportunity to build new community-driven initiatives to improve access to financial stability resources.

What You Will Do

  • ●  Design and help implement equitable solutions to increase the financial stability of households in greater New Haven. United Way is committed to driving equitable solutions that improve the lives of every person in the region. You will work closely with community partners and community members to map the landscape of existing programs and identify opportunities to eliminate barriers and improve access to resources across the region.

  • ●  Provide support to reduce the number of households that are food insecure. This position will work with existing food collaboratives, cities, and towns to identify and serve households that are food insecure. The right candidate will be comfortable with viewing and analyzing data to provide suggestions for systems improvement.

  • ●  Identify opportunities and partnerships for innovation and continuous improvement. Are you always thinking about how a process could be improved? The work to meet basic needs and help households thrive is complex and you will be asked to apply critical thinking and creativity to explore opportunities for growth.

● You will work as part of a team. You will report to the Senior Director of Financial Stability. You will collaborate with our Marketing team to tell the story of United Way to ensure that our community understands the work and impact in our community. You will also maintain good working relationships with community, nonprofit and business leaders in the community. And of course, there will be other duties as assigned.

  • Compensation and Benefits

    Compensation includes generous paid time-off, health and dental insurance, and a 403(b)- retirement plan with employer matched contributions. Starting salary will be between $45,000 - $55,000 commensurate with demonstrated skills, experience, and background.

During COVID-19 this position would primarily be working from home, with access to the office as needed.

About United Way

United Way of Greater New Haven brings people and organizations together to create solutions to Greater New Haven’s most pressing challenges in the areas of Education, Health, and Financial Stability, grounded in racial and social justice. United Way is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

How to Apply

Submit your resume and cover letter, telling us about why we should bring you in for an interview to No phone calls, please, but we encourage you to explore to learn more about what we do. The position will remain open until filled.

Open To: 
Graduate Students
Community Members
Opportunity Type: 
Jobs, Internships, Fellowships