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

Community Resource & Volunteer Engagement Specialist – Benton County

Create a county-wide culture of volunteerism through engagement and connection with nonprofits and volunteers to positively impact our community through volunteer opportunities. Work as part of a collaborative team to foster and develop volunteerism throughout United Way of East Central Iowa’s five county service area. Office is in Vinton, applicants are not required to be a resident of Benton County.

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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