Job Descriptions for Whole Family Work

Foundations supporting whole family work can support grantees in identifying roles and competencies needed to successfully implement program and policy work and can also draw from job descriptions and competencies for foundation staff who may directly engage in the work.

Currently seven states have 2Gen coordinators; in the Women’s Funding Network policy cohort, each fund had staff dedicated to whole family work, and more than 10 organizations in the Ascend Network have explicit roles for 2Gen leaders and staff. Important considerations for roles with Whole Family, 2Gen responsibilities include:

Resources include:

 A matrix of roles and responsibilities for a range of whole family work.

 Sample 2Gen coordinator posting for the state of Colorado.

Sample 2Gen senior management role for United Way of Central Indiana.