Colorado Nonprofit Association

Community Impact Manager

Job Title: Community Impact Manager

Posting Timeframe: September 14, 2023   – open until filled

Position Type: Exempt (40 hours per week)

Salary Range: $52,000 – $55,000 annually, depending on experience and education.  

What it’s like to work at United Way

Are you a person who thrives on change and a fast-paced environment? Is passionate about making a difference in our community? Believes and practices equity by intentionally including everyone in society? If so, then you’ve come to the right place. You’ll be part of a nimble team that adapts to meet the needs of our community and makes impactful change where all people feel valued, safe, and have the opportunity to thrive.

We believe equity is achieved when systemic, institutional, and historical barriers based on race, gender, sexual orientation, and other identities no longer predict socioeconomic, education, and health outcomes.

United Way is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to the ethics of diversity and belonging. We strongly encourage applicants from historically excluded groups to apply. If you feel your skills, and more importantly your passions align with our mission, we encourage you to apply even if you don’t meet 100% of the posted qualifications.


Scope of Position

The Community Impact Manager will support and manage UWLC’s grantmaking processes and research best practices that support equitable and relationship-oriented data infrastructure. The Community Impact Manager will engage with community partners to foster a culture of trust-based philanthropy and learn from community to create more equitable systems and policies, build more effective and efficient social sector, and foster a more connected community. 


Key Responsibilities

  1. Grants Administration: Manage grantmaking processes, including contract management, budget and report monitoring, internal tracking, and other technical assistance.
  2. Data and Evaluation: Support data collection processes that promote participatory evaluation and data sharing infrastructure. 
  3. Learning Culture: Research and implement emerging best practices to ensure continuous improvement and effectiveness of community impact initiatives.
  4. Communication and Facilitation: Facilitate community grantmaking processes and serve as the primary point of contact for community partners.
  5. Community Partnerships and Trust Building: Engage with community members and partners to build trust and foster trust-based relationships that inform community impact processes and promote power shifting.
  6. Collaboration and Teamwork: Collaborate with cross-departmental teams to advance community impact efforts.


Preferred Qualifications

  1. Experience: Demonstrated experience in community-based grant making facilitation and administration. Community engagement and/or relationship building experience is highly desired. This role must also demonstrate experience in, or a strong passion, for systems change work.
  2. Commitment to Mission: Genuine passion for the non-profit sector and alignment with the organization’s mission and values and committed to equity.
  3. Knowledge: Expertise with full cycle of grantmaking and administrative processes.
  4. Relationship Building: Proven ability to build and maintain strong relationships with individuals and organizations. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills are essential.
  5. Team Collaboration: Demonstrated ability to work effectively within a team environment, collaborating with colleagues and stakeholders to achieve shared goals. Supervisory experience is a plus.
  6. Technology Proficiency: Proficient in using grantmaking software applications and survey tools are desirable. Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite and SharePoint is expected (proficient in Excel). 



We are committed to maintaining a safe and healthy workplace for all employees. UWLC employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID unless they have received an exemption due to a medical condition.