Manager of Community Partnerships

Community Foundation for a greater Richmond   RICHMOND, VA   Full-time     Other
Posted on October 4, 2021

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TITLE:                         Manager of Community Partnerships


REPORTS TO:             Vice President of Civic Engagement, Civic Innovations


POSITION DESCRIPTION:   This position supports community organizations and builds the capacity of our region to strategically engage volunteers. This position will offer cross-functional support to other teammates within the division to advance Community Foundation’s (CF) priorities. This is an exempt, full-time position.




  • Lead relationship manager for the CI team – with VP develops volunteer management engagement strategy for nonprofit and community-based organizations
  • Develop and align skills based matching program with organizational strategies to best engage local volunteers in meeting our region’s needs
  • Oversees community partnerships with regional organizations to engage and connect them in our menu of volunteer opportunities (managed, referrals, special events, youth, and corporate)
  • Convenes stakeholders to share best practices and align volunteerism and civic engagement initiatives
  • Develops and is lead project manager of capacity-building training sessions and effective practices workshops for nonprofit agencies in volunteer management (including Service Enterprise, Volunteer Management Training, and topic workshops)
  • Coordinates -- in collaboration with Operations – management of HandsOn website and online database of volunteer postings and contacts
  • Creates and measures program metrics, evaluation, and outcome reporting.
  • Manages program budget
  • Provides speaking engagements about volunteerism to corporate, community, governmental and faith-based organizations, as needed
  • Other duties as assigned



  • A minimum of bachelor's degree required, and a minimum of 5 years relevant work or volunteer leadership experience required; previous leadership experience preferred.
  • Demonstrated desire to address community needs
  • Ability to demonstrate flexibility and drive
  • Comfortable applying independent thinking and resourcefulness
  • Enjoys working in a collaborative environment
  • Friendly and enthusiastic with all internal and external customers
  • Strong project management skills required; attention to detail and strong organizational skills required
  • Strong facilitation and public speaking skills
  • Strong computer literacy in Microsoft Office; ability to quickly learn and use new technology and software
  • Ability to move and lift up to 30 lbs