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

VISTA positions available

Reading into Success VISTA Position

The person in this position will bring creativity, innovation, and strategic thinking as they help the Reading into Success Coordinator expand the capacity of more than 20 partners working together to increase the number of children reading proficiently. Projects will include assisting schools with attendance strategies, expand the Volunteers in Proficiency (VIP) reading program, work with the Public Library VISTA on One 2 Read 2018, along with day to day coordination of projects. Familiarity with Microsoft Word and Excel, attention to detail, and ability to work independently and communicate with members from across the community needed.

If you want to learn more about this RiS VISTA position, please contact Laura Columbus, at or apply here.

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