Reports to: Vice President, Community Impact
Department: Community Impact
Date: August 14, 2014
Reporting to the Senior Vice President of Community Impact, United Way California Capital Region’s Community Impact Program Officer-Financial Stability is responsible for assuring the successful development and implementation of community investment strategies that provide real, measurable benefits to the regional community and position United Way as the most effective option for donors who want to address local health and human services needs. United Way uses a collective impact approach, engaging multiple key stakeholders across a wide range of issues to catalyze and implement these community change strategies. The Program Officer also is responsible for providing oversight, staff support and facilitation of the United Way Financial Stability Impact Council and the Sacramento Assets & Opportunity Network. The Program Officer is responsible for developing and maintaining the working relationships with the representatives of nonprofit agencies and other interested volunteers who participate on the Impact Councils and the Sacramento Assets & Opportunity Network. The Program Officer helps to recruit volunteers from the community—both lay people and subject matter experts—to serve on these Impact Councils and local Assets & Opportunity Network. The Program Officer uses consensus management to help the Council and Network clearly define investment priorities and proposals and focus on strategies with measurable outcomes. Ultimately, the Program Officer is responsible for ensuring that Impact Council fulfills not only the needs of the community, but also the desires of donors for investments that have real impact.