Director, Community Building United Way of Calgary and Area is the largest non-government source of funding for human care and community support programs in Calgary. United Way works with its community partners to build sustainable solutions for the future, while providing services today to improve the lives of people when they need it most. United Way has an immediate opening for a permanent full time Director, Community Building. The successful candidate will oversee United Way’s investments in the community and build strong relationships with key community partners. The Director, Community Building is skilled at managing change processes and people, and has a deep passion for social change. Key Accountabilities Lead change processes Work with multiple stakeholders to develop strategies that create community impact and social change Lead and facilitate volunteer committees through strategy development and investment decision making Build the capacity of organizations and the community to advocate for social change Liaison and work with other divisions within the organization to contribute to being a community impact organization Knowledge and Skills Ability to dream, vision and lead change management Ability to analyze and synthesize large amounts of information Able to lead staff teams in an interdisciplinary environment, to work collaboratively with multiple stakeholders and build strong relationships with agencies, businesses and governments Excellent interpersonal skills and facilitation skills, including tact, maturity and sensitivity to individuals and conditions in different cultural and organizational contexts Experience in volunteer management and a strong record of working successfully with volunteers Excellent oral, written, research and evaluation skills with demonstrated strong presentation skills Familiar with contract management and the human services community Experience and Qualifications Graduate degree in a relevant discipline and at least five years experience in a senior management position Experience in leading change management initiatives, leading high profile projects, working with senior volunteers Passion for social change The United Way of Calgary and Area is one of the most dynamic, driven and rapidly evolving organizations in Calgary, and a leader among peer organizations in Canada. We offer a salary and benefits package that is competitive within the not-for-profit sector in Calgary, and is an equal opportunity employer. For more information about United Way, visit our website at www.calgaryunitedway.org. For consideration please reply, in confidence, prior to 4:00 p.m. on Friday, February 8, 2008 to: Human Resources United Way of Calgary and Area Suite # 600 1202 Centre Street SE Calgary, AB T2G 5A5 Fax: (403) 355-3135 E-mail: email@example.com We thank all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for this position, however, only those being considered will be contacted. No phone calls please.
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