Careers

Regional Disaster Services Manager

  • Full-time Exempt Position
  • Reports to the Regional Director, Butte & Glenn Counties
  • Salary range is $55,000 to $59,000, commensurate with background and experience
  • Position is based in Chico, CA or Redding, CA. Company does not pay relocation expenses.

Job Summary

Working with and under the direction of Regional Director, Butte & Glenn Counties, the Regional Disaster Services Manager will administer disaster relief, recovery and preparation activities throughout United Way of Northern California’s nine-county region: Butte, Glenn, Lassen, Modoc, Plumas, Shasta, Siskiyou, Tehama and Trinity. The position will oversee disaster recovery initiatives and supervise employees engaged in disaster relief and recovery programs. Eligible candidates must have experience working in the field of disaster recovery and be able to think strategically about addressing multiple disasters within the region.

Principal Job Responsibilities

  • Oversee design and implementation of disaster recovery initiatives on behalf of United Way of Northern California.
  • Supervise employees engaged in disaster relief and recovery programs.
  • Maintain professional relationships with key disaster partners within the region, including VOADs and LTRGs, and other coordinating entities with regional disaster impact, such as American Red Cross, Salvation Army, and Catholic Charities.
  • Ensure United Way participation in any Long Term Recovery Group or similar disaster response collaborative.
  • Facilitate meetings of United Way’s Wildfire Fund Committee in collaboration with committee Chair.
  • Develop outreach systems to increase access to emergency resources for community residents impacted by a disaster.
  • Ensure that equity is a key consideration in all of our disaster work.
  • Represent disaster response perspective and needs at United Way committee meetings as needed.
  • Establish key indicators of program success and provide monthly status updates on the indicators.
  • Assist the Grants Manager in pursuing revenue opportunities to sustain disaster programs.
  • Ensure efficient and accurate delivery of approved funding requests.
  • Submit reports as required by funders.
  • Create positive relationships with UWNC staff based in Redding, Chico, and other locations within UWNC region.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Key Skills, Attributes and Competencies Desired

  • Passion for community service, and for UWNC’s mission to fight for the education, income and health of all residents, and to be there in times of crisis.
  • Compassionate; enjoys working with, and helping, service providers and clients.
  • Ability to work independently as well as within teams; collaborative spirit.
  • Willing to engage in challenging conversations around equity in service delivery.
  • Knowledgeable about the disaster recovery landscape in Northern California.
  • Adaptable to frequent change in structure and goals.
  • Tolerance for ambiguity.
  • Comfortable creating processes and ensuring consistent application of guidelines.
  • Goal oriented; outcomes driven.
  • Able to engage with and relate positively to diverse audiences.
  • Critical thinker and clear communicator; good presentation skills.
  • Poised and resilient.
  • Strong verbal skills.
  • Mathematical aptitude.

Qualifications

  • Minimum Bachelor’s degree, or equivalent work experience, in health and human services, business administration, public administration or related fields.
  • Minimum three years’ experience in the non-profit field, or in government or private-sector work that intersects with social issues.
  • Comfortable supervising staff across multiple sites.
  • Experience providing direct service during and after a disaster.
  • Proven track record of working with multiple agencies or entities to accomplish mutual objectives.
  • Able to organize and manage data for multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Knowledge of regional social service issues and agencies.
  • Bilingual / bicultural a plus.
  • Possession of a valid driver license and reliable transportation in an insured vehicle.

Although this position primarily involves work in an office setting, it will likely require traveling throughout the nine-county region for meetings and to coordinate disaster response efforts. Occasional work at night, staying overnight at disaster response locations, and work on weekends may be required.

UWNC offers medical, dental and vision benefits; 11 paid holidays per year; vacation and sick benefits.

Employment is contingent upon submission to background checks.

United Way of Northern California is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

11/6/2020

To apply for this position, send your resume to Larry Olmstead at lolmstead@norcalunitedway.org.


Community Impact Manager

  • Full Time, Exempt
  • Reports to the Community Impact Director
  • Salary $50,000+
  • Job is based in Redding, CA; company does not pay relocation expenses

Job Summary

The Community Impact Manager assists the Community Impact Director in designing and implementing strategies that mobilize the caring power of the community to improve lives in Northern California. A core responsibility will be managing and coordinating health insurance enrollments through funding provided by the Community Impact Health Enrollment Navigators Project through the state Department of Health Care Services. This involves reaching goals for outreach, enrollment and retention for both Covered California and Medi-Cal. The Community Impact Manager will collaborate closely with 2-1-1 and grant partners to fulfill all grant requirements and will assist the Community Impact Director in management of other aspects of the Community Impact portfolio, which include financial stability programs such as workforce training and free tax preparation, as well as grants to agencies whose work aligns with the mission of United Way of Northern California (UWNC).

Principal Job Responsibilities

  • In collaboration with stakeholders, develop and implement a grant management/oversight process for grants administered by UWNC Community Impact Programs, primarily in the Health Enrollment Navigator Project.
  • Disseminate information regarding programs and resources. Work with UWNC marketing and outreach teams to ensure our programs are known and publicized throughout the community.
  • Work in coordination with the Community Impact Director and act as primary point of contact for all parties to ensure appropriate reports are filed, monitoring/tracking requirements are being met, extensions are filed, and established controls are in place to ensure all grant requirements are being met.
  • Monitor grants, resolving accounting and reporting issues as necessary. Prepare budget--- versus---actual status reports for use by Director as requested. Identify issues, concerns and 2 problems and communicate those as needed with the Director and with funders.
  • Provide guidance regarding the allowability of costs to be charged to grants. Review all reimbursement requests for appropriateness and ensure compliance with established administrative and financial policies, procedures, and sound business practices.
  • Review appropriateness of transactions and budget reallocations against funding source guidelines. Assure compliance with federal purchase and contract requirements.
  • Prepare annual federal indirect cost rate and manage all communication related to requesting, receiving and implementing the federally approved rate.
  • As needed, write or review funding applications.
  • As needed, prepare budgetary estimates and justifications.
  • Ensures programs are reaching and serving diverse audiences and closing equity gaps.
  • Train and supervise field staff. Generate maintain and update procedure manuals.
  • Assist the Director in implementing other Community Impact programs as needed.
  • Attends meetings and training as required.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Key Competencies Required

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Self-starter, organized, analytical and very detail oriented.
  • Ability to work and think independently and to provide unique insights/ideas.
  • Strategic analysis; gathers and uses data effectively.
  • Goal oriented; outcomes-driven.
  • Collaborative.
  • Personable; builds and maintains relationships.
  • Able to engage with and relate positively to diverse audiences.
  • Good negotiator.
  • Manages time well; ability to multi-task.
  • Strong project management skills.
  • Clear thinker and communicator.
  • Effective presenter.
  • Poised and resilient.
  • Passion for community service.

Qualifications

  • Minimum Bachelor’s degree, or equivalent work experience, in health and human services or related fields.
  • Minimum three years’ experience in the non-profit field, or in government or private-sector work that intersects with social issues.
  • Experience coordinating or managing grant-funded programs.
  • At least one year of supervisory experience.
  • High computer proficiency including strong knowledge of Microsoft Suite and of web-based meeting tools.
  • Proven track record of working with multiple agencies or entities to accomplish mutual objectives.
  • Knowledge of regional social service issues and agencies a plus.
  • Bilingual / multilingual a plus.
  • Able to work on a keyboard comfortably through an eight-hour shift.
  • Able to lift to 15 up to pounds.

United Way of Northern California is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Benefits at UWNC include health insurance, life insurance, a retirement savings program, and 11 paid holidays each year.

Employment at UWNC is contingent on submission to background checks.

To apply for this position, send your resume to Larry Olmstead at lolmstead@norcalunitedway.org.