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13 Aug 2021

Full-Time Impact Project Associate

United Way of Central Indiana – Posted by katwal Indianapolis, Indiana, United States

Job Description

 Impact Project Associate

Impact Team


Safeguarding our team members is an important part of how we ensure our continued work in the communities we serve. As a condition of employment, UWCI requires all new hires to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, barring an approved exemption. All UWCI team members will need to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by October 19, 2021, barring an approved exception.


We partner to design, support and grow systems that accelerate financial stability and upward mobility for individuals and families living in or near poverty and striving for a brighter future. Our vision is that Central Indiana will be a community where children, individuals and families thrive; neighbors care for each other; and we are proud of all our residents’ quality of life.


We pursue this vision in all we do as we ask our community to give, advocate and volunteer. We believe that vision can only be achieved if pursued with shared values, and therefore place great emphasis on building a team that will pursue this vision together with ICARE. This is an exciting time to be part of United Way of Central Indiana’s team as we embark on a new strategic framework that fosters innovation, builds community partnerships, and integrates across traditional functional areas.



Position Summary

United Way of Central Indiana recognizes that the key to success is a strong and cohesive team that works through shared values to achieve our mission. The Impact Associate is responsible for supporting a portfolio of projects around UWCI’s strategic Impact goals. This includes supporting external trainings, events, engagement, and coordination of community stakeholders affiliated with programs or initiatives, in addition to managing short-term projects that support overall efforts, collaboration, and synergy across Impact Team initiatives.


Position Duties & Responsibilities

The following statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed.  They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified. 

  • Manage and Implement components of various ongoing Impact initiative and programs across multiple strategies, while working collaboratively with both internal and external stakeholders.
  • Provide project administration to support for short-term and long-term Impact initiatives, programs, and community investments.
  • Support the convening of community stakeholders by managing the logistical details including material preparation, meeting preparations, and coordination with the internal team.
  • Develop presentation materials such as slide decks, summary reports, and talking points for different audiences.
  • Collaborate closely within the Impact Team to meet strategic goals, while also collaborating with fundraising and marketing teams to meet organizational goals.
  • Model our values through proactive leadership that is visible in daily behaviors.
  • Provide exemplary customer service and engagement when communicating with, and managing volunteers, community-wide stakeholders and partners.
  • Performs special assignments and other work, on an as-needed basis



To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential job function satisfactorily. The requirements listed are representative of the basic knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required.  Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  The individual in this role must display the highest level of integrity and confidentiality. United Way also values innovative thinking, and a successful candidate will be a self-starter who can work within the team to achieve goals and objectives.  The individual should have effective communication skills, attention to detail and organization, flexibility, adaptability and the ability to multi-task and be open-minded in a fast-paced environment. The individual will also maintain knowledge of trends in his/her area of responsibility and review literature to understand key issues.

  • Must have the ability to work independently with little-to-moderate oversight, while providing consistent and complete communication to ensure internal stakeholders are informed and engaged.
  • Must have the ability to effectively work simultaneously across multiple projects, in multiple environments.
  • Preferred project administration or support experience.
  • Must manage time efficiently, prioritize responsibilities, and be willing to assume responsibility while working independently with minimal supervision.
  • Must communicate with and prepare other team members, stakeholders and volunteers for various roles and responsibilities.
  • Must be able to manage data within general and volunteer management-specific applications.
  • Must be able to plan, develop, implement, follow-up, and evaluate successful projects.



Education and/or Experience

  • Undergraduate degree preferred or significant equivalent and relevant work experience in project administration or management in nonprofit, customer service, membership services, or other related areas.


*Work experience may substitute for education requirements on a case-by-case basis.

Core Competencies

United Way of Central Indiana’s team is evaluated on the following core competencies:

  • Inclusion
  • Courage
  • Accountability
  • Respect
  • Excellence
  • Job Knowledge
  • Thriving in Change


Position Leader: Senior Director Basic Needs or Senior Director Family Opportunity         

Position Leads: N/A

FLSA Status:  Full-time, EXEMPT

Salary Range:  Market

Benefits:  Complete Benefits Package Available


Equal Opportunity Employer

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This position description does not constitute a contract of employment or a guarantee of any terms or conditions of employment. UWCI employees are employed on an at-will basis. In addition, nothing in this position description restricts UWCI’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this position at any time.

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Job Types: Full-Time.

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