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At Aloha United Way, we are determined to build a better, more connected community for all. We work efficiently and collaboratively to develop effective solutions to our communities most pressing issues. We believe that each of us has the ability to create significant change in our community and that we have the ability to inspire others to do so as well. 

Our team is the heart and soul of our company and every experience that we provide to our donors, our partner agencies and our community.  Employees are empowered and encouraged to think creatively and outside of the box in all that we do to make a positive impact. We are a place that is continually evolving and where motivated, passionate and caring employee’s thrive.  Our culture embraces people’s diverse perspectives and creates a positive environment where everyone belongs.

If you’re seeking a work environment that values your passion, new perspectives and a desire to make a positive impact in our community, and looking for a place that encourages big thinkers and fresh ideas, then you’re someone we want.  Interested candidates should fill out the employment application and submit it along with your resume and a detailed cover letter to hr@auw.org. We offer excellent benefits to our staff which include:

  • Medical, Vision, Dental, Prescription drug & Flex Spending benefits
  • Group Life & Long-Term Care insurances
  • Short-term & Long-term disability benefits
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Paid Time Off (PTO) Plans -vacation, sick & holidays
  • Civic Duty and Military Leaves
  • Parking or Bus Pass
  • Business Perks & Discounts
  • Tuition Discounts at accredited universities

“Aloha United Way's Mission is to bring resources, organizations, and people together to advance the health, education, and financial stability of every person in our community.  Core Values are the foundation by which we operate.  Employees at Aloha United Way have identified two sets of Values - Accountability/Transparency, Integrity, Respect, Trust & Compassion, and Excellence in Customer Service & Collaborative Solution-Seeking that reflect essential elements necessary for a productive, successful organization and work environment."

 

POSITION: Manager, Community Impact

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PRIMARY PURPOSE: Under the general direction of the VP, Community Impact and Director, Community Impact, designs, implements and manages community outreach, engagement, and collective impact strategies, programs and special projects. Provide assistance to VP, Community Impact and Director, Community Impact and Senior Manager, Grant Administration as needed.
 
ESSENTIAL DUTIES/FUNCTIONS: 
• Manages and facilitates implementation of ALICE collective impact and AUW programming
• Responsible for day-to-day operations of the ALICE initiative and Collective Impact efforts
• Drafts AUW program-related content for website and various internal and external communication
• Conducts detailed research and stays abreast of best practices and changes in areas relevant to Community Impact
• Develops meeting agendas and provides internal and external coordination and facilitation of grantee convenings, community training opportunities and other stakeholder meetings
• Develops strategies for data collection and management, and supports grantee online proposal submission, management, and reporting
• Analyzes and organizes the necessary data for the submission of grant proposals and manages the submission, management, and reporting process.
• Interfaces with grantees and key stakeholders to align Collective Impact efforts and coordinate community training opportunities
• Coordinates, reviews, and develops reports in a timely manner on program activities and expenditures as required by state, federal government or other agencies
• Maintains grantee files and related documentation assuring timely data submissions and responses to initiative information needs
• Develops and maintains database of grantee performance metrics and analyzes and organizes the necessary data to assess grantee performance
• Provides input to the collaborative grant proposal process based on in-depth research and analysis of grant opportunities
• Provides feedback to, and works collaboratively with, grantees to resolve questions and issues and to support grantee and initiative outcomes
• Collaborates with Finance to manage and track program expenditures
• Collaborates with Marketing to increase visibility of ALICE and other AUW community initiatives
• Provides back office administrative support as needed
 
Administrative support for Community Impact: 
• Organizes, prepares, attends, facilitates, and reports on meetings as required.
• Backup support for key department functions as assigned.
• Assists with programs, services and projects as assigned.
• Performs other duties as required.
 
WORKING CONDITIONS:
Indoors in air-conditioned office. Use of own car to attend meetings or functions at off-site locations.
Equipment Use: Frequent use of printers, copiers and other standard office equipment. Frequent use of personal computer and automated telephone system with phone messaging. Occasional use of FAX machine, file cabinets and hand truck.
Work Hours: Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Additional hours will be required on an as-needed basis.

Mental Demands: Duties require performing a variety of duties applying a wide range of procedures and rules. Continuous to frequent use of analytical skills to review and interpret reports and graphs, with continuous use of attention to detail, concentration, alertness, judgment, discretion and analytical skills for budget proposals, audits, spreadsheets, allocations, schedule of payments, cash flow statements, quarterly reports, revised budgets. Access to and use of confidential data where discretion is of utmost importance. Understand program, agency, community outcomes information and its application in fund distribution.
Physical Demands: Frequent to continuous sitting and talking. Able to reach, stoop, handle and lift 25 lbs when accessing materials from storage and transporting. Frequent handling, fingering, inputting and retrieving information via computer and reports. Must be able to visually check for completion and accuracy, and to retrieve and transmit information.

Communication Demands: Frequent and continuous oral and written communication with internal and external customers to retrieve, clarify, initiate, disseminate, instruct, confirm, verify or recommend actions. Occasional training and giving instructions. Continuous use of writing skill for correspondence, meeting preparation, reports, etc. Proficiency with presentation skills, both one-on-one and publicly, requiring the use of courtesy, tact, and discretion.
 
QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: 
Skills/Knowledge: Ability to interact positively and develop and maintain a level of confidence with community stakeholders. Program management and/or collective impact work required; experience managing grants is desired. Ability to work independently, as well as the ability to actively contribute as a team member. Broad knowledge of grants management, grant writing, and funding sources highly desirable.
Education/Experience: Graduation from an accredited college or university with a degree or major in human services or related field preferred. Minimum of three (3) years of project management experience and/or collective impact work; preferably with a non-profit organization required. Experience in federal grant administration and experience working with multiple subcontractors is desired. Excellent organizational and communication skills and ability to multi-task in a fast-paced, ever-changing environment. Must have a proactive, positive attitude and be comfortable working in a fast paced, growth- oriented environments.
Job Type: Full-time
Salary: $42,000.00 to $48,000.00 /year
 

POSITION TITLE: Director, Community Impact 

PRIMARY PURPOSE: Under the general direction of the Vice President (VP), Community Impact (CI), implements collective impact strategies, manages the process of allocating financial and other resources to the community (e.g. volunteers, gifts-in-kind), supervises CI department staff, and helps design, develop, launch and execute strategies to scale effective and innovative impact strategies.
 
ESSENTIAL DUTIES/FUNCTIONS:
1. Oversees Community Impact  Programs and Manages Impact Councils/Volunteers 
In consultation with the VP, Community Impact, provides leadership to impact councils, committees and CI volunteers.
Works closely with agencies to assist with outcome measurement development.
Manages AUW’s Impact Funding RFP process. 
Collaborates with internal and external stakeholders for the purposes of developing and implementing impact programs, including the ALICE Initiative.
Serve as a leader for data measurements and evaluation, supporting the CI department to make data-driven decisions.
Remains abreast of the research and best practices in the Impact Areas and informs the Community Impact Committee, Safety Net Impact Council, Staff and Board as required.
 
2. Supervises CI department staff 
Manages, leads, and develops Community Impact Associates and Managers, VISTA Fellows, and CI Department intern(s). 
In consultation with the VP, Community Impact, provides recruitment support to include hire, interview and selection of qualified department staff.
Manages employees and team performances; provides new employee orientation; trains or provides adequate training for employees; coaches, counsels and motivates employees; monitors and evaluates employees’ performances; recommends disciplinary action as needed to VP of Community Impact  and Human Resources Director.
 
3. Lead Organizational Efforts to Scale ALICE Initiative
Guides program initiatives and desired collective outcomes and data evaluation.
Supports efforts to improve data collection, analysis, and dissemination. 
Directs preparation for participation in the collective impact process. 

4. Provides Administrative Support for CI Department:
Plans, organizes, coordinates, and directs the AUW volunteer referral website and gift-in-kind program.
Oversees the formulation of operating policies and procedures for the Community Impact Department, and gathering, analyzing and presenting information on community needs.
Assists VP, Community Impact in developing the department’s annual budget, processes, priorities and work plans.
Organizes, prepares, attends, facilitates, and reports on meetings as required.
Communicates information with volunteers, agencies, donors and colleagues.
Develops program and financial documents as required, applying analytical skills where pertinent.

5. Supports Aloha United Way’s grants and foundations program
Seeks grant opportunities from various funding sources to support the organization’s mission, priorities, and strategies.
Coordinates with AUW staff and collaborating agencies to design, prepare, write and submit grant proposals. 
Assists with the implementation of grant-funded projects.
Maintains grants files.
Reports to funders as required.
In collaboration with the Campaign Department, tracks foundation gifts and submits reports as required.
 
OTHER DUTIES/FUNCTIONS:
Attends meetings and special events as required.
Provides training and orientation for various constituencies.
Performs other duties as required.
 
WORKING CONDITIONS:  
Indoors in air-conditioned office. Use of own car to attend meetings or functions at off-site locations.  Valid driver’s license and access to independent transportation required. 
 
Equipment Use: Frequent use of printers, copiers and other standard office equipment. Frequent use of personal computer and automated telephone system with phone messaging.  Occasional use of FAX machine, file cabinets and hand truck.
 
Work Hours:  Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.  Additional hours will be required on an as-needed basis.
 
QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:
Skills/Knowledge: Ability to interact positively and develop and maintain a level of confidence with community stakeholders.  Some financial background preferred. Ability to work independently as well as the ability to actively contribute as a team member.  Broad knowledge of grants management, grant writing, and funding sources highly desirable. 
 
Education/Experience:  The ideal candidate has some database management experience. Experience with standard Microsoft software applications required.  Graduation from an accredited college or university with a degree in social work, human services, public administration, public health, or related field required. Master’s degree preferred (MSW, MPH or MBA).  A minimum of five (5) years of experience in a social/human services agency, or non-profit management experience, or eight (8) years of administrative experience in program management, or any combination of education and experience which provides the knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the major duties of this position.  Four (4) years of supervisory experience required.  Facilitation skills desired.  Strong leadership skills and ability to motivate others in a team environment preferred.  
 
CORE COMPETENCIES:
Managing Self:
Integrity/Honesty: Behaves in an honest, fair, and ethical manner. Shows consistency in words and actions. Models high standards of ethics.
Interpersonal Skills: Treats others with courtesy, sensitivity, and respect. Considers and responds appropriately to the needs and feelings of different people in different situations.
Continual Learning: Assesses and recognizes own strengths and weaknesses; pursues self-development.
Resilience: Deals effectively with pressure; remains optimistic and persistent, even under adversity. Recovers quickly from setbacks.
Oral Communication: Makes clear and convincing oral presentations. Listens effectively; clarifies information as needed.
Written Communication: Writes in a clear, concise, organized, and convincing manner for the intended audience.
Flexibility: Is open to change and new information; rapidly adapts to new information, changing conditions, or unexpected obstacles.
Problem Solving: Identifies and analyzes problems; weighs relevance and accuracy of information; generates and evaluates alternative solutions; makes recommendations.
 
Managing Programs, Projects, and/or Services:
Team Building: Inspires and fosters team commitment, spirit, pride, and trust.  Facilitates cooperation and motivates team members to accomplish group goals.  
Customer Service: Anticipates and meets the needs of both internal and external customers. Delivers high-quality products and services; is committed to continuous improvement.
Technical Credibility: Understands and appropriately applies principles, procedures, requirements, regulations, and policies related to specialized expertise.
Accountability: Holds self and others accountable for measurable high-quality, timely, and cost effective results. Determines objectives, sets priorities, and delegates work.  Accepts responsibility for mistakes. Complies with established control systems and rules.
Decisiveness: Makes well-informed, effective, and timely decisions, even when data are limited or solutions produce unpleasant consequences; perceives the impact and implications of decisions.
Financial Management: Understands the organization’s financial processes. Prepares, justifies, and administers the program budget. Oversees procurement and contracting to achieve desired results. Monitors expenditures and uses cost-benefit thinking to set priorities.
Creativity / Innovation: Develops new insights into situations; questions conventional approaches; encourages new ideas and innovations; designs and implements new or cutting edge programs/processes.
Partnering: Develops networks and builds alliances; collaborates across boundaries to build strategic relationships and achieve common goals.
 
Managing People:
Human Capital Management: Builds and manages workforce based on organizational goals, budget considerations, and staffing needs. Ensures employees are appropriately recruited, selected, appraised, and rewarded; takes action to address performance problems. Manages a multi-sector workforce and a variety of work situations.
Leveraging Diversity: Fosters an inclusive workplace where diversity and individual differences are valued and leveraged to achieve the vision and mission of the organization.
Conflict Management: Encourages creative tension and differences of opinions.  Anticipates and takes steps to prevent counter-productive confrontations. Manages and resolves conflicts and disagreements in a constructive manner.
Developing Others: Develops the ability of others to perform and contribute to the organization by providing ongoing feedback and by providing opportunities to learn though formal and informal methods