Like us on Facebook Follow us on Twitter

Job Opportunities with
United Way of Lane County

Current Position(s)

Community Impact Program Manager

Reports To: VP of Impact

Position Primary Purpose:  To develop and manage United Way of Lane County’s community investment process in support of UWLC’s strategic focus on ensuring children are prepared for success in school and life. To provide leadership and cross-functional support to the community impact efforts of United Way of Lane County.

This work includes collaborative leadership, agreement building, execution of feasible timelines and budgets, outcomes development, communications, timely effective grant management and reporting, and commitment to the strategies of United Way’s community impact and engagement work.

Primary Functions

  • Manage and facilitate the community investment process while developing and fostering positive, strategic relationships with external human service organizations, governmental agencies, healthcare providers, schools, non-profit agencies, businesses, faith communities, and community organizations.
  • Coordinate and assist in the implementation of periodic progress reports from funded agencies. Monitor compliance and assess the progress of funded agencies.
  • Manage Human Service Forum activities and coordinate bi-monthly meetings
  • Provide a high degree of accuracy, quality, and professionalism in assisting with documents, reports, proposals, and other correspondence.
  • Provide a high degree of accuracy and thoroughness in scheduling meetings, which are sometimes complex in nature.
  • Represent United Way of Lane County at forums, meetings, and other community events.
  • Approach problems with a systems-level perspective, provide feedback and suggest solutions to streamline and add value to process

Secondary Functions

  • Provide responsive, courteous assistance to internal and external stakeholders.
  • Coordinate events, such as receptions, trainings, and special projects.
  • Arrange meeting logistics: prepare handouts, take notes/minutes and publish for timely distribution, and track follow-up or action items generated at meetings.
  • Assist with allocations of funds, research, marketing and public policy work, and developing agreements, protocols, and funding agreements as appropriate.
  • Consistently read and respond to all correspondence, including emails.
  • Perform additional duties as assigned and work in other departments as required.

Previous Experience

One to three years’ experience as noted below


Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent with one to three years’ experience. Preferred experience in project management, grant management or policy analysis.

Demonstrated Abilities

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including proficiency in grammar, spelling, and editing/proofreading.
  • Database and research experience.
  • Positive attitude, strong interpersonal skills and desire to provide excellent customer service.
  • Dependable, flexible and good natured with strong professional work habits.
  • Proficiency using, Microsoft Office Suite and databases is preferred
  • Ability to function well in a fast-paced environment while managing multiple tasks
  • Attention to detail and problem-solving ability with a high degree of accuracy
  • Ability to learn quickly and work independently

POSITION STATUS: Full-time, exempt

BENEFITS: We offer an excellent benefits package, including medical and dental insurance, Life and Group disability plans, tax-deferred saving plan, paid time off, and several other voluntary benefits as described in the United Way of Lane County Personnel Policy Manual.

UWLC encourages women, minorities, persons with disabilities, and representatives of protected classes to apply. EOE/ADA employer.


To Apply: Submit an electronic cover letter, résumé and references to jkennedy@unitedwaylane.orgon or before Sept 25, 2017.  No phone calls please