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

Campaign Specialist

A Campaign Specialist (formerly known as Loaned Executive) is an individual who is appointed by his/her employer or hired by United Way of East Central Iowa (UWECI) through sponsorship dollars, to assist in the implementation of the annual workplace campaign for approximately three months (late August-November). With guidance from Resource Development staff, a team of Campaign Specialists will create and implement innovative fundraising strategies, volunteer engagement opportunities, and top-of-the line cultivation and stewardship best practices to assist corporate partners and other stakeholders in running successful workplace campaigns.

To apply please submit your resume and cover letter to

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Community Resource & Volunteer Engagement Specialist – Benton County

Create a county-wide culture of volunteerism where it is easy for a community member to accelerate change to improve their community through the development and implementation of strategies that effectively and efficiently leverage community resources and volunteerism.

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)
  • Employer paid life insurance
  • Employer 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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