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

Training & Organizational Development Coordinator/HR Generalist

We are currently looking for a Training and Organizational Development Coordinator to help us build capacity in several key areas.

This position with United Way of East Central Iowa will:

  • Coordinate organization-wide professional and personal development training opportunities for employees
  • Implement concepts to maintain employees engagement
  • Execute diversity and inclusion strategies
  • Assist with Human Resources task including onboarding and compensation/benefits

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

Please send resume and cover letter to and put the job title in the subject line of your email.

Youth Achievement AmeriCorps Positions

Half-time and full-time positions available for August 21, 2017 start date.

Are you looking for a position that will positively impact youth in Cedar Rapids? Have you considered mentoring elementary or middle school children?

Your position with Youth Achievement AmeriCorps will include:

  • Engaging children during the school day through tutoring and mentoring
  • Enriching students’ lives through increasing their self-value
  • Providing support and guidance to help students reach academic and personal success
  • And much more!


If you want to learn more about the Youth Achievement AmeriCorps program or apply for a position, please contact John Spanczak, LMSW, at

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