CARES Community Funding Coordinator – Short-Term

By September 25, 2020 No Comments

Website United Way California Capital Region

Description, Compensation and Benefits:

Project Objectives
  • Administer the expenditure of $4.6 million in County of Sacramento CARES Act funds to support families.
  • Provide monetary assistance to Sacramentans whose level of crisis have been amplified by the coronavirus pandemic. This includes those who are isolating due to positive test of COVID-19.
  • Work with the 14 identified nonprofits to identify families in need of support.
  • Disbursement of Financial Assistance funds to families/individuals designated by the Collab partnership.
  • Develop infrastructure for expenditure of funds through partnership with the Family Independence Initiative and provide regular reports on fund status.
  • Partner with the Family Independence Initiative to connect families to the UpTogether platform to promote social capital and resilience beyond a one time allocation of funds.

Qualifications and Job Requirements:

CARES Community Funding Coordinator Roles & Responsibilities

This is a short-term, contract, position from October 2020 – March 2021 with a total compensation of $25,000.

Reporting to the United Way California Capital Region Director of Impact, the CARES Community Funding Coordinator oversees the day to day administration of this initiative.

Duties include:
  • Assist in the development of eligibility criteria for families seeking fund support
  • Liaise with the Family Independence Initiative (FII) to create Relief Fund landing page to facilitate easy application process for funds that includes technical support for families and participating nonprofits
  • Track relevant data including demographics and use of funds
  • Conduct bi-weekly check-ins with 14 nonprofit partners
  • Provide monthly reports on fund status
  • Other duties as assigned
Desired Skills & Experience:
  • Possesses understanding and experience of Sacramento non-profits and community-based organizations that support families
  • Passion for helping children and families increase quality of life
  • Ability to work with diverse workgroups and serve communities with diverse economic, social, racial, and cultural backgrounds
  • Must have high level of interpersonal skills to handle sensitive and confidential situations. Position continually requires demonstrated poise, tact and diplomacy
  • Strong written and verbal communications skills; Must be able to interact and communicate with individuals at all levels of the organization
  • Ability to wear many hats and flexibility to adapt to continuous changes; Work requires continual attention to detail in composing, typing and proofing materials, establishing priorities and meeting deadlines.
  • At least (2) years of administrative experience; Must have at least high school diploma or GED; BA/BS degree preferred
  • Must have strong knowledge of a variety of computer software applications in word processing, spreadsheets, database and presentation software (MSWord, Excel, Access, PowerPoint)
  • Possession of or ability to obtain an appropriate valid driver's license and insurance

Application Instructions:

Please send a resume and cover letter to Kula Koenig, [email protected].