United Way of Central Florida

UWCF Announces New Prosperity Director Position

News Release
July 2, 2013

Contact:  Scott Lonsberry, Manager & Analyst, Community Projects, 863-648-1500 x241


Polk, FL – United Way of Central Florida and the Florida Prosperity Partnership are currently seeking applications for a Prosperity Director, a new position created during the 2013-2014 grant allocation process at United Way of Central Florida. The position will be responsible for planning and developing community tools such as local credit counseling, money coaching, budgeting, and savings services for low and moderate income workers.

“Families need a place to turn for help learning skills to stabilize their income,” said Scott Lonsberry, Community Projects, at United Way of Central Florida. “There is a real need for these services in our community, and we need someone who can coordinate the various agencies to make sure these needs are met.”

The Prosperity Director for United Way of Central Florida is new to the 2013 grant cycle, and is a collaboration with the Florida Prosperity Partnership. The program will support one full-time employee. The intended result of the Prosperity Director program is to advance financial stability by helping people of moderate means attain the skills they need to save for emergencies and achieve financial assets.
The ideal candidate will have a BA, and work experience in financial services, volunteer management, or promotions. Computer literacy is required, and the ability to work independently is important, as is the ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers and the general public.

For more information about the Prosperity Director Position, visit www.uwcf.org. Qualified applicants may submit their resume to: PolkDirector@FloridaProsperityPartnership.org. The application deadline is July 17th.


United Way of Central Florida has been serving our local community for more than 30 years by understanding local needs and driving lasting change to build better lives and stronger communities. For more information about UWCF, visit www.uwcf.org or call 863-648-1500.

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