Job Openings at BUW

Director of Community Impact


Reports to: President/Chief Executive Officer

Supervises: Community Impact Program Manager & Interns

Exempt status: Full-time, Exempt


Summary of Position

The Director of Community Impact (DOCI) designs, implements, evaluates, and continuously improves the programmatic activities for Berkshire United Way (BUW). The DOCI works collaboratively with nonprofits, schools, volunteers, and community leaders to improve community conditions in the Berkshires, with particular focus on outcomes in early childhood education, positive youth development, and economic mobility. Impact work focuses on strategic initiatives, community education and engagement, advocacy, and grant making. This senior staff position serves as a community leader with expertise in facilitating community change and an understanding of the theory of change for BUW’s three priority areas. The DOCI is knowledgeable about the two-generational approach in family supports, is committed to advancing diversity, equity, and inclusive practices, and provides overall leadership, vision, and execution of strategies that result in sustainable community change.

The DOIC provides internal leadership for the program staff and supports all the Community Impact committees. This position is responsible for ensuring that BUW has the infrastructure to lead community change and manage the organizations grant making and programmatic activities. The DOIC serves as an external leader and is responsible for articulating our community impact work and engaging partners in our collaborative efforts. While the primary responsibility is for community impact goals, the DOIC actively contributes to the resource development efforts and the overall goals of BUW. The DOIC serves on the leadership team and plays an important role in alignment of services and strategies, and in the creation of a collaborative culture.

Please send cover letter, resume, and three references to Candidates will be considered on a rolling basis. This position will remain open until filled. EOE.