United Way of the Lower Mainland Community Impact Planner Contract in Lower Mainland, BC

United Way of the Lower Mainland

Branch Lower Mainland BC CA

Community Impact Planner
Lower Mainland, BC

Demonstrated grant development, fund distribution, outcome measurement and monitoring skills. Community Impact Planner,….

Full-time Position:

Community Impact Planner,

TEMPORARY – 1 year

Reporting to:

Director of Social Impact – Community Investment & Impact



Closing Date:

February 3, 2017 at 4:00 pm

Competition: C-2017-03

United Way has been changing people’s lives for the better since 1930! We help kids be all they can be, move families from poverty to possibility and build stronger communities. Across Metro Vancouver we help make our community better. We are a social change engine powered by research, partnerships and public support.

We are seeking a Community Impact Planner with the Community Impact and Investment (CII) Department.

Under the oversight of a Director, Planners manage United Way’s granting process, support outcome evaluation and provide significant input into United Way’s investments. Planners are responsible for developing and maintaining strong external relationships by connecting with communities and keeping up-to-date on emerging knowledge and social issues. Planners are required to have a working understanding of the policy context and research related to their portfolio. Planners also forge strong working relationships within United Way, supporting the needs of the resource development and marketing and communications departments by providing information, analysis and human interest stories.

Duties And Responsibilities

This position works with the Director on two specific areas of responsibility:

Refining strategies for investments in Lower Mainland communities in keeping with United Way’s focus on local community impact. Experience with early years development, BC’s education system and/or after-school programming, poverty reduction and food security, and community development is important, as is knowledge of the nonprofit sector, current research and best practice programming.

Working closely with agencies, staff and local committees in specific communities to support UWLM’s Community Impact agenda. Experience and skill in building high-level relationships with agency and public partners in a local context are essential.

Also see a detailed job description on our website: www.uwlm.ca/careers

Qualifications & Skills

  • Bachelor’s degree in social sciences or related discipline plus 5 years directly related experience or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
  • Demonstrated grant development, fund distribution, outcome measurement and monitoring skills.
  • Strong organizational, analytical, reporting and time management skills.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

Please email your resume and letter of interest to [email protected] by February 3, 2017 at 4:00 pm.

or proceed with Standard Application Form.

Employment Type: Freelance
Location: Vancouver, BC, CA
Posted on: 2017-01-25
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