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

Loaned Executive

United Way of East Central Iowa (UWECI) is seeking individuals to work in temporary positions (mid-August through late November) during the annual campaign. Loaned Executives’ responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Planning, organizing, and completing employee and corporate campaigns
  • Building relationships and engaging volunteers to increase the effectiveness of the campaign and broaden UWECI’s reach
  • Conducting research and regularly providing reports and updated information

This role requires strong written and verbal communication skills and demonstrated ability to be organized and flexible, identify trends, and understand priorities to implement work accordingly.

In addition to networking opportunities with area executives and leaders in various industries, participants in the LE program will gain the following: Stronger sense of health and human service needs in our community; increased ability to work independently while participating with a team to achieve one common objective; improved project management skills; and improved oral and written communication skills.

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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, applicant must send cover letter, resume, and three professional references (name, title, and contact information) to

Screening of applicants will begin as applications are received.

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