|Essential Duties & Responsibilities |
Under the direction of Senior Vice President, Strategic Initiatives and Community Planning:
-Supports Public Policy efforts on the Human Services, Ready to Learn, Ready to Earn (RTL/RTE) committees, and other committees as needed.
-Identifies, researches, monitors, and advocates key local and / or regional public policy issues, performs analysis on organizational priority issues, develops strategy, convenes discussions and provides issue advocacy leadership and community education as appropriate.
-Leads development of the annual Public Policy agenda for UWCI and the Legislative Breakfast.
-Mobilizes Public Policy Subcommittee, UWCI Board members and companies, other volunteers, agency representatives and other external constituencies for action in support of public policy agenda.
-Provides staff support for UWCI's Public Policy Subcommittee.
-Authors or facilitates the development of policy reports, issue papers, op-eds and outreach materials.
-Conducts a regular program of information dissemination including communication through newsletters, email action "alerts" and social media.
-Conducts workshops and seminars as appropriate.
-Alerts and advises agencies on critical issues.
-Participates on the IaUW Public Policy committee.
-Cultivates and maintains relationships with policymakers.
-Serves as a registered lobbyist with the state on behalf of UWCI and complies with all registration
-Participates in and coordinates with statewide/national efforts including Indiana Association of United Ways, Indiana Coalition for Human Services, the Children's Coalition of Indiana and United Way Worldwide.
-Develops and monitors department budget.
-Helps promote a cooperative spirit within the organization and among internal and external United Way participants.
-Performs other duties as assigned.