United Way of Central Indiana
  • - Human Resources
  • Indianapolis, IN, USA
  • Full Time

Manager, Street Reach Indy

Development and Communications Department

The Coalition for Homelessness Intervention & Prevention (CHIP)

The Coalition for Homelessness Intervention & Prevention mobilizes, advocates and empowers community collaboration to end homelessness and foster an effective system of homelessness prevention and intervention in the greater Indianapolis area. CHIP board and staff members believe that successful efforts towards ending homelessness require the collective talents, resources, and commitment of the entire Indianapolis community.

Position Summary

The Street Reach Indy Manager will oversee and lead all efforts related to the Street Reach Indy program including fundraising, marketing, volunteer management, and overall vision for the program. The manager will build strong connections and engagement opportunities for businesses in downtown Indianapolis. The position will oversee a fundraising and awareness campaign about ending homelessness in downtown Indianapolis, and will work collaboratively with homeless service providers to assure effective distribution of funds and documentation of outcomes. The Street Reach Indy Manager will oversee the implementation of a panhandling survey three times a year, and maintain active knowledge about panhandling locally and nationally.

Position Duties & Responsibilities

The following statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified.

• Cultivate strong relationships with downtown businesses and groups
• Solicit and secure donations and sponsorships for the Street Reach Indy campaign to end homelessness
• Raise a flexible pot of funds that help secure housing and fund supportive expenses that lead to housing or maintain housing
• Assure effective recognition is provided to sponsors and donors, including thank you letters and other forms of recognition
• Develop messaging and branding for the Street Reach Indy campaign
• Recruit and manage an advisory committee that represents various downtown stakeholders, including businesses, the City of Indianapolis, faith-based groups, and nonprofit homeless providers
• Field community calls from businesses and individuals that call to express concerns about panhandling and visible homelessness in the downtown area
• Collaborate with and keep the Professional Blended Outreach Team updated about available funding and project activities
• Coordinate and conduct an annual panhandling survey three times a year
• Research and maintain an active knowledge base about panhandling locally and nationally
• Educate individuals, businesses and other groups about homelessness with a focus on downtown
• Manage the fund distribution or project management for the funds secured through the Street Reach Indy campaign
• Educate businesses and community members about homelessness, coordinated entry, and opportunities for volunteer engagement
• Track outcomes and create monthly outcome reports
• Provide strong customer service to continuum members, volunteers and others
• Strategically identify problems, causes, and solutions within the CoC


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily and be physically present in the office. The requirements listed are representative of the basic knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience

Bachelor's degree required from a four-year college or university. Two years of experience in relevant field required. Knowledge of fundraising, marketing, nonprofits, community planning, and local supportive services and housing programs for homeless and low income individuals desired.

Position Leader:      Development and Communications Director
FLSA Status:           Full-time, Exempt
Salary Range:          Mid to Upper Forties
Benefits:                  Complete Benefits Package Available

United Way of Central Indiana - Equal Opportunity Employer

Please apply at uwci.org/careers

This position description does not constitute a contract of employment and UWCI may exercise our employment-at-will rights at any time.

This position has been closed and is no longer available.
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