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Vice President, Initiatives & Public Programming

  • United Way of Metro Chicago
  • Chicago, IL
About United Way of Metro Chicago

The vision of United Way of Metro Chicago is to create a stronger, more equitable Chicago region where all residents have access to the resources they need to thrive. The goal is to ensure all individuals and families can meet their basic needs and work alongside neighborhoods to reverse the effects of decades of systemic racism and disinvestment to improve health, education, and financial outcomes.

United Way does this through Partnerships, Neighborhood Networks, Regional Recovery and the United Neighborhoods Equity Fund. United Way Metro Chicago brings together businesses, government, nonprofits, and agency and community leaders to deliver funding, resources, and expertise to nonprofit organizations across greater Chicago. Additional information about United Way of Metro Chicago can be found here.

The Opportunity

Reporting to the President and CEO, the new Vice President, Initiatives and Public Programming will serve as a key thought partner for the senior team. They will collaborate on strategies that amplify impact and build greater public awareness of the work needed to create a stronger, more equitable Chicago region.

The Vice President, Initiatives and Public Programming also will have key responsibility for the United Way of Metro Chicago’s efforts to leverage and develop civic leadership capacity in our region. A core focus of the Vice President, Initiatives and Public Programming’s portfolio will include special initiatives, including overseeing the successful launch and operation of the new 2-1-1 human services system in Chicago and Cook County.

Read and download full Position Profile here.