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Executive Director

Position Summary:

The Executive Director will be a highly visible face of the United Way of the Crossroads and will represent the organization in the business, donor, nonprofit, government, and United Way communities.  They will provide strategic and innovative leadership to guide the organization on its continued journey of growth, innovation, and community impact.  They will continue to build trust in the United Way’s breadth of community presence, relationships and strategies for community impact, equity, and revenue generation.  They will collaborate with the Board of Directors, corporate and civic partners and community leaders in the active pursuit of resources to support the organization’s strategies in the communities served by the United Way of the Crossroads - Victoria, Goliad, DeWitt, Lavaca, and Gonzales Counties.  They will bring a sincere passion for the United Way’s mission as well as an appreciation for recent momentum built to accelerate community impact.  The Executive Director will passionately guide the evolution of the organization and continue to develop new opportunities to improve outcomes in the community.

Required Skills/Qualifications:

The Executive Director must have extensive experience in the management of organizations of comparable size and mission.  They must possess sufficient expertise on issues relevant to the organization to make well-informed, mission-related decisions, and command the confidence and respect of stakeholders necessary to serve as the leader of the United Way.

  • Executive level leadership/management experience of a nonprofit organization, specifically in the areas of nonprofit administration:
  • Communications
  • Financial Management
  • Strategic Planning
  • Grant-Writing, fundraising, and fund distribution
  • Program Development
  • Evidence-based outcome measurement
  • Volunteer management
  • Grant administration/reporting
  • Board partnership
  • Proven ability to network, develop and maintain relationships with community representatives, business executives, foundation officials, donors, and the media, quickly establishing credibility with community stakeholders
  • Knowledge of community political, social, business, and economic factors
  • Bachelor’s degree required; Master’s preferred
  • Computer proficiency in Windows and Microsoft Office Suite, and databases

Salary range is $65k-$70k.  The Executive Director must live full-time (primary residence) in the service area.  If the selected candidate lives out of area, they will be expected to move to the area within 60 days from date of hire.

Interested parties should send a Cover Letter (including salary requirements and availability), Resume, and contact information for three (3) Professional References via email to no later than Wednesday, September 8th.

Community Navigator (p/t)

The United Way of the Crossroads is seeking two(2) part-time Community Navigators for its Community Connections program. This program is aimed at connecting Crossroads residents from all walks of life, especially in underserved communities, with vital resources (food, housing, financial, etc) through: assistance in navigating health resources; referrals to support services in the community; advocacy and community organizing, and seeking out new resource partners.

The Community Navigators (aka Community Health Workers) will be part-time, hourly positions at $13/hour for 25 hours per week. The positions are currently funded for 13 weeks from date of hire. The ideal candidate will have a high school diploma (or equivalent) and at least two years of work experience in underserved communities, preferably in community health/outreach, health care setting, or emergency/disaster case setting.  Travel to off-site locations within or outside the Crossroads area is required making access to a personal vehicle and a valid Texas Driver's License with car insurance a necessity.

See Full Job Description and Requirements HERE.

Interested parties should send a cover letter and resume via email to  Interviews will be conducted on a rolling basis as qualified applications are received.