In order for children and youth to succeed and to be happy and healthy, this work must be embraced by ALL of us. One key goal of the Stamford Cradle to Career partnership is to develop self-sufficient young people who will contribute to a strong workforce in the future of the vibrant City of Stamford. Please consider joining us:

  • Become a member of one of our six Community Action Networks
  • Become a champion of our work and expand our partnership
  • Share your feedback and help in the evolution of Stamford Cradle to Career as we grow stronger and more productive
  • Follow us on our social network FacebookTwitter, LinkedIn & Instagram.
  • Invest in the Stamford Cradle to Career partnership and align community investments with our six outcome areas

Please contact us to learn about any of the above opportunities.

Senior Director of Operations, Stamford Cradle to Career (Spring 2024)

Under the supervision of the President of Stamford Cradle to Career, the Senior Director of Operations for Stamford Cradle to Career (SC2C) will plan, direct, coordinate, and oversee operations activities in the organization, ensuring the development and implementation of efficient operations and cost-effective systems to meet current and future needs of the organization. This includes the management of SC2C’s Community Action Networks (CANs) and community engagement work. The position requires finding, cultivating, and maintaining strong relationships with partners from nonprofits, community organizations, Stamford Public Schools, the City of Stamford, local businesses, youth, and families; convening those partners regularly for alignment and planning; and facilitating the development and implementation of action plans to improve educational access for children and families in Stamford. The Senior Director will work closely with the Director of Data, Evaluation, and Learning to plan and execute data strategies for measuring the impact and continuous feedback processes for all CAN initiatives. The Senior Director will also work closely with and support the President with the management of the SC2C Team, overall strategy development, fundraising, communications, and data.

Interested candidates should apply at Applications without a cover letter will not be considered.

Read the full job description and how to apply here.

Communications Manager, Collective Impact (Spring 2024)

The Communications Manager for Collective Impact position is a full-time (37.5 hours/week) position that will play an integral role in the success of the three collective impact organizations supported by the United Way of Coastal and Western Connecticut. Our collective impact organizations work to ensure that all Stamford, Bridgeport, and Danbury children succeed in school, career, and life. Our partnerships include hundreds of active members who align resources to improve the lives of Connecticut children and their families measurably. The Communications Manager will work with staff, volunteer team members, parents, students, and partner organizations to publicize the collective work, activities, and events, while also helping to promote the work of our partners in supporting children and families in our communities. The role of the Communications Manager is to help parents, families, caregivers, educators, and the community at large understand the essential role of Stamford Cradle to Career.

Interested candidates should apply at Applications without a cover letter will not be considered.

Read the full job description and how to apply here.

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