Project Manager, Poverty to Possibility
Volunteer Types: Administration/Office, Writing
Organization types: Community and Social Services
Long term (6 months to a year)
Application Deadline: August 21, 2022
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Reporting to the Senior Director of Community Initiatives, the Project Manager will support the development and execution of strategies related to financial literacy, energy affordability, and employment for persons with disabilities, youth, and Indigenous youth.
This is an excellent opportunity for any professional who would like to work in a team environment, expand their project management and communication skills, and change lives across our region.
This work is in support of United Way’s impact agenda in our community. As an impact United Way, we work to achieve measurable, lasting change for those who need it most. Through various employment initiatives, the community impact team convenes community partners in an opportunity to work together towards common goals while creating a coordinated access point for resources, information sharing, and advocacy.
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How will this opportunity benefit the volunteer?
• Apply and refine the following professional competencies through experience in the non-profit sector: communication, interpersonal, client services, self-management, thinking, and organizational. • Increase knowledge of United Way East Ontario and the social services sector. • Contribute to making our community stronger, healthier, and safer for all. • Network with United Way staff and volunteers.
How will the organization benefit?
• Establishing and managing project plans for the initiatives using UWEO’s project management software (including timelines, deliverables, and budgets). • Hosting weekly or bi-weekly meetings with initiative leaders to update the project plan, inform of any risks to the plans, and adjust timelines/targets as necessary. • Supporting United Way’s various community wide initiatives and their respective stakeholder tables, including Partnering for Success in Youth Employment (PSYE), Indigenous Employment Leadership Advisory Table, and the Employment Accessibility Resource Network (EARN). • Coordinate reporting and meetings with key stakeholders. • Identifying opportunities to increase member engagement across the employment initiatives. • Making recommendations based on findings to improve the stakeholder experience across the employment initiatives. • Supporting the tracking and sharing of data (i.e., participation at events, hiring data). • Supporting ongoing stakeholder relations, including updating membership information. • Providing administrative support for committee meetings and special events as assigned. • Attending United Way and initiative-specific special events and other functions, as required. • Sharing and promoting best practices. • Performing other assigned duties.
Volunteer location:
United Way East Ontario Ottawa Regional Office - 363 Coventry Road, Ottawa, ON K1K 2C5


Carmelina Santamaria
@United Way East Ontario / Centraide Est de l'Ontario
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This position would be great for: Adults, Newcomers to Canada, Person with a disability or medical condition
Number of Positions Available: 1
Good for people interested in: Administration/Office, Writing

Volunteer Considerations

  • Suitable for community service hours
  • Public transportation available
  • This position can accommodate persons with a disability
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