Working for United Way

Thank you for your interest in working for United Way of East Central Iowa. Our mission is to “unite the caring power of communities to invest in effective solutions to improve people’s lives.” Employees in our organization work with donors, volunteers, corporate partners, and nonprofit organizations to bring our mission to life.

United Way of East Central Iowa is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, gender, religious beliefs, age, disability, sexual orientation, or any other basis protected by federal, state, and local fair employment practice laws.

United Way of East Central Iowa positions available

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Full-time benefits

  • Business casual attire
  • Defined contribution plan
  • Dental insurance
  • Employee appreciation events
  • Flexible spending account
  • Free parking
  • Funeral leave
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Long-term disability
  • Payroll direct deposit
  • Personal days
  • Pleasant work environment
  • Sick leave time
  • Ten paid holidays per year
  • Vacation time
  • Volunteer time

Youth Achievement AmeriCorps positions available

Temporary Full-Time positions (12 months)

Title: Elementary Tutor – Youth Achievement AmeriCorps (Cedar Rapids, IA)
Description: We have several open positions at local Cedar Rapids elementary schools. Youth Achievement AmeriCorps is a team of 15 AmeriCorps members who serve in local schools, focusing on K–3 literacy skills, enrichment programs, and early literacy programs. This position provides one-on-one tutoring and small group support to students who need extra help achieving their reading goals. Individuals serve full-time (1,700 hours or approximately 35–40 hours per week) during the course of a year at their respective placement sites.
Apply: Applications accepted until December 31, 2015 or until all positions are filled. Click here for application instructions and job description.

AmeriCorps benefits

  • Deferment for qualified student loans
  • Education award of up to $5,730
  • Health coverage
  • Living allowance ($12,530 pre-tax annually, paid bi-weekly)

Minimum requirements

  • 18 years of age
  • Bilingual in Spanish preferred but not required
  • College degree preferred but not required
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