Cedar Valley United Way seeks a driven and innovative professional to provide leadership and coordination for our Community Impact work, including grantmaking and grant administration. This position will lead the implementation of strategies to achieve the goals of collective community impact throughout the Cedar Valley. This position also conducts ongoing community research that targets specific populations as well as the general public to inform the Community Impact process. The Director of Community Impact and Engagement will establish and maintain relationships with donors, volunteers, community members, Community Impact team members, and community partners as well as assist with resource development campaigns. Consistent with the Community Impact model, an ongoing effort will be made with the campaign associates to develop additional revenues and resources in addition to campaign dollars as necessary.

Excellent communication, organization, relationship-building and strategic planning skills are required, as well as the ability to work with diverse groups. A Bachelor's degree and two years' experience in grant administration and developing partnerships and collaborative relationships is preferred. Salary is commensurate with experience and background. Competitive benefit package is included.

Send cover letter and resume to Debbie Roth, President by email to or by mail to Cedar Valley United Way, Attn: Debbie Roth, President, 425 Cedar Street, Suite 300, Waterloo, IA 50701. Screening of applicants will begin July 18, 2022.


Employees are hired based solely on Cedar Valley United Way's personnel requirements and the qualifications of each individual candidate. 

The Cedar Valley United Way will not tolerate nor condone discrimination. It will comply with the spirit and letter of all local, state and federal laws pertaining to employment. Cedar Valley United Way is an equal opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to sex, race, color, religion, ethnic or national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, pregnancy, leave status, veteran status, genetic information and/or any other characteristic or status protected by national, federal, state or local law.