• Full Time
  • HRM

Website United Way Halifax

United Way Halifax is a for-impact organization that brings donors, volunteers, and partners together to create lasting social change. We believe everyone matters and deserves to belong, be safe, and live a life of their choosing. To help, United Way Halifax alleviates and reduces local poverty by funding, partnering, convening, and advocating for solutions. United Way Halifax is part of a federated movement of 70 United Ways across the country.

The staff at United Way Halifax takes pride in bringing together people who have a range of experience, talents, and backgrounds. Our staff share a passion for the place we call home and bring many different skills and strengths to the work we do. Guided by our values of respect, trust, collaboration, adaptability, compassion, and equity, we provide a supportive and flexible work environment filled with opportunity, support, balance, and laughter.

Reporting to the Director, Social Impact Strategy, the Social Sector & Investment Manager is responsible for leading and managing United Way Halifax’s efforts to build capacity across the social impact sector through facilitation, strategic collaboration, investments, relationship building, and measurement. They lead and manage the investment support team and work collaboratively with the Social Impact Strategy team and organization to advance our strategic priorities.

The key responsibilities of the role include:

Drive sector capacity building by facilitating and implementing the organization’s neighbourhood hubs strategy and by conducting regular outreach, consultation, and check-ins with sector leaders.
Manage and innovate investment work by implementing the organization’s funding framework, seeking opportunities for alignment and collaboration with partners, and bringing an equity lens to process and relationships.
Build strong relationships with community organizations and leaders, government contacts, and equity-deserving groups to leverage resources within and across communities.
Support measurement and reporting by supporting data collection, analysis, and report creation for external partners.
Our ideal candidate gets stuff done! They are energized by new opportunities and innovation, and at the same time have a strong aptitude for detailed project and process management. They can think creatively, work independently, effectively manage and support people, and solve problems in an ever-changing environment. They are interested in social justice and have demonstrated experience working in community on issues of poverty.

Additional Qualifications:

5-7 years of progressive experience related to community development, the social sector, and poverty solutions work.
People management experience, including delegation, support of direct reports, and performance management.
Strong project planning and organizational skills.
Proven experience practicing collaborative leadership, including a strong track record of building productive working relationships with a variety of external parties, partners, and internal departments/clients.
Strong Office 365 skills, including comfort with SharePoint and advanced knowledge of Excel and database programs.
United Way Halifax is committed to a comprehensive compensation package including salary, pension contribution, health and dental benefits, generous vacation time, professional development and training, flexible work hours and location, and parking/transit pass. Salary range for this position starts at $61,500 per year. If you have questions about the role or compensation package, please contact Lucy Lanni at jobs@unitedwayhalifax.ca or 902-461-3064.

If this sounds like you, let us know by sharing your resume and cover letter outlining why you could be the right fit for United Way Halifax and this role. Submit your application to jobs@unitedwayhalifax.ca by April 17, 2023 (9:00AM AST).

United Way Halifax deeply values equity and is committed to ensuring our staff community reflects the diversity of the wider community. We welcome applications from African Nova Scotian people, Indigenous peoples, racialized people, women, persons with disabilities, persons of varied sexual and gender identities, and others with the skills and knowledge to productively engage with diverse communities. United Way Halifax seeks to maintain its commitment to inclusion and equity and recognizes that increasing the diversity of our staff supports this objective.

During the recruitment process, applicants have the right to request an accommodation. Applicants invited to participate in an assessment process (such as an interview or testing) and who require accommodation should discuss their needs in advance of the assessment.

Working with us
Our staff are a diverse, committed team, dedicated to their community and to our values of trust, respect, compassion, adaptability, collaboration, and equity. We’re dedicated to providing an inclusive and supportive workplace, opportunities for professional development and growth, and meaningful work that makes a difference in our community. Like a family, we celebrate each other’s milestones and pitch in to help one another when all hands are needed.

If you share our values and are looking for a career where you can help changes lives every day, join us! We encourage applications from candidates of all backgrounds, including those in need of accommodations.

To apply for this job email your details to jobs@unitedwayhalifax.ca.