Vice President, Community Impact – Burlington, ON

  • Full Time
  • Burlington
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United Way Halton & Hamilton

Category: Other

Posting number 4546966

Job Title:

Vice President, Community Impact


United Way Halton & Hamilton


Burlington , ON

Job Reference:


Closing Date:

June 11, 2021

United Way Halton & Hamilton is seeking a Vice President, Community Impact to provide leadership, support, and stability to the high-functioning Community Impact team and UWHH as a whole.

United Way Halton & Hamilton (UWHH) is a privately-funded non-profit that creates solutions to build stronger communities, including improving education, strengthening financial stability, and making communities healthier. Every day, UWHH has a profound impact on their community by ensuring an essential network of programs and services work together to achieve lasting, positive change. No other organization has the same depth, reach, and history of making such a profound difference in the life of others.

Reporting to the President & CEO, The Vice President, Community Impact will be responsible for leading and guiding the organization’s impact and strategic initiatives through cross-functional, interdepartmental capacity building and strategic relationship building. This role will also foster long-term partnerships with other funders, government, and agencies to future-proof the organization through an innovation lens, in addition to overseeing organizational strategic projects, such as the Social Innovation Lab, Financial Empowerment Program, Behavioural Insights projects, among others.

The VP, Community Impact will lead the organization’s impact planning process to ensure the organization is on track with its current strategic directions, and drive continuous improvement in the efficiency and effectiveness of the Community Impact team and its underlying processes. This individual will also be expected to work closely with donors to secure funding and oversee the departmental budget to invest into community programs.

The current Community Impact team is well established and has adjusted extremely well to the COVID-19 pandemic conditions.

UWHH strives to foster a workplace that reflects the diversity of the community it serves and welcomes applications from all qualified candidates. UWHH is also committed to developing an inclusive, barrier-free selection process and work environment. Please advise if you require any accommodation measures to ensure you will be interviewed in a fair and equitable manner. Information received relating to accommodation requests will be treated with confidentiality


University degree in related discipline or equivalent relevant experience

Minimum of 7-10 years of progressively responsible positions in leadership and results-based management

Deep knowledge of collective impact as a model of collaboration and community engagement, from strategy formation to execution

Demonstrated skill and comfort in building relationships with board members and government and community agency leaders

Strategic thinker, with a passion for putting resources where their impact will generate strong and scalable results

Experience building, leading, and mentoring staff

Excellent judgment and creative problem-solving skills, including contract negotiation and conflict resolution

Excellent writing, editing, verbal, and presentation skills

Strong budgeting and analysis skills

Experience serving on andor working with nonprofit boards


If you believe you can make a strong contribution as the Vice President, Community Impact, submit your resume in confidence to Lisa Cefali – Partner, Executive Search & Strategic development at [email protected] quoting #213132.

If you would like more information about this role, please visit http:bit.lyUWHH-VPCI or contact Lisa at 204-934-8833.

Quote Job Reference: 213132

Posted 2021-05-17