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

Senior Manager, Education

United Way of East Central Iowa (UWECI) is seeking a dynamic and energetic individual to lead the Education team. This management position includes, but is not limited to, responsibility for the following:

  • The development of innovative strategies to support positive youth development from birth to work
  • Facilitating outcome-based processes and reporting including, but not limited to, the review process for funded partners, oversight of funding processes, and collecting and aggregating outcome measurement data
  • Engaging key stakeholders, building relationships and networks, and developing and sustaining partnerships
  • Providing leadership to staff and volunteers to move toward community goals

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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

For consideration, candidates must send a cover letter, resume, and three professional references (name, title, and contact information) to

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