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. Below you will find United Way job openings which are located in Cedar Rapids.

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 Job Openings

Sr. Manager, Donor Engagement & Workplace Campaign

The Sr. Manager, Donor Engagement & Workplace Campaign contributes to the achievement of UWECI’s mission and vision by maximizing revenue through leading the development, implementation, and management of targeted strategies to grow the annual, multi-million-dollar campaign and year-round initiatives to increase overall contributions. This position is responsible for ensuring the success of the workplace giving campaign and year-round giving, developing and executing programs designed to augment UWECI’s fundraising and relationship management strategies, and analyzing data. Includes, but is not limited to, workplace giving campaign, new business solicitations, developing year-round giving programs, donor recognition, managing grants, sponsorships, and other strategies designed to build giving relationships with new and existing donors.

To apply please submit your resume and cover letter to

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Community and Volunteer VISTA

To better recruit volunteers and build capacity for community service, we are hiring a Community Volunteer VISTA through AmeriCorps to work in our five county region of Benton, Cedar, Iowa, Jones, and Linn. This position will act as a catalyst for community change through volunteer relationship building, recruitment, management, and retention for our rural and diverse communities.

To apply please submit your resume and cover letter to

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Community Resource & Volunteer Engagement Specialist – Linn County

UWECI is seeking a relationship-oriented and community-focused individual to join our team as a Community Resource & Volunteer Engagement Specialist for Linn County! This individual will build relationships with community partners, volunteers, and local officials to create a county-wide culture of volunteerism and make it easy for members of our community to get involved. This role is responsible for placing volunteers with opportunities that fit their interests, implementing mission-driven programs and strategies, and effectively communicating the importance of volunteering in Eastern Iowa. This role reports to the Senior Manager of Community Resource & Volunteer Engagement.

To apply please submit your resume and cover letter to

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Full-time benefits

  • Health insurance (with flexible spending or health savings account)
  • Employee paid life insurance
  • Employee paid long-term disability
  • Voluntary insurance benefit options
  • Employee assistance program
  • Dental and vision insurance
  • Retirement plan with match
  • Vacation time
  • Volunteer time
  • Sick leave time
  • Bereavement leave
  • Ten paid holidays per year
  • Free parking
  • Employee recognition activities
  • Business casual attire
  • Training and development opportunities
  • Payroll direct deposit

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