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Is it important to you to work on behalf of those in need? Do you want to work for a nonprofit organization with a 90+ year history of creating lasting change? You’ve found the right place!

 

We’re looking for individuals who want to make a difference in the greater Omaha-Council Bluffs metropolitan area and are committed to ensuring thousands of local kids and families get the services they need to be successful. You can be a part of that change by joining the United Way of the Midlands team. Apply today!

Open Positions

Please email your resume and cover letter to resume@uwmidlands.org with position applied for in subject line.

Coordinator, Community Response

Full-time

The Coordinator, Community Response works with the Community Impact and Analytics directors to coordinate United Way of the Midlands (UWM) response to immediate needs in the community as a result of a natural disaster and/or prolonged state of emergency, such as the COVID-19 worldwide pandemic.  The coordinator will serve as the liaison with non-profit agencies, emergency response agencies, long-term recovery agencies, and federal, state, and local government emergency response, public health, and other related agencies.

Information & Referral Specialist, 211 Helpline

Full-time

Do you want to be a part of a dynamic team and helping those in your community access the resources they need? Come join United Way’s 2-1-1 Helpline Team. 2-1-1 is an Information & Referral Helpline providing referrals to non-profit, health and human service agencies to people in need.  Across the state of Nebraska and parts of Iowa, our mission is to connect people in need to resources that can help.

Reporting to the Helpline Supervisor, our ideal candidate will be service-oriented, a team player, dependable, have the ability to work on several projects or tasks simultaneously and fit into our fun environment. The Information and Referral Specialist will perform varied administrative duties for the Helpline Supervisor and answer inbound information and crisis calls from individuals in need of assistance. This position is 40 hours a week with rotating weekends and evenings.

Community Ambassador

Full-time, temporary

Please email Mindy Lerum-Bieck at mlerum@uwmidlands.org with your resume and cover letter to apply for this position. 

Community Ambassadors serve as an extension of UWM’s Donor Engagement team during the campaign, ensuring thousands of people have the opportunity to engage with UWM and the community. They work directly with corporate contacts to plan and implement fundraising efforts within partnering businesses. Who makes a good candidate?

  • Talented individuals with a passion for working with the community.
  • Individuals interested in strengthening their skills in fundraising, sales, public speaking, networking and professional development.
  • Individuals committed to working with UWM to impact the cycle of poverty.

AmeriCorps VISTA - Donor Engagement Coordinator

Full-time, temporary

The VISTA member will create and implement development strategies that are data-driven and utilize technology to enhance UWM’s donor engagement. In addition, they will work with our corporate partners, strengthen our donor base, and help businesses execute effective corporate philanthropy. The VISTA member will have the opportunity to integrate innovative donor engagement analytics and reporting into UWM’s annual fundraising campaign and work with Campaign Cabinet members to identify lessons learned and best practices.

AmeriCorps VISTA - 211 Helpline Coordinator

Full-time, temporary

Come support United Way of the Midlands’ 211 Helpline to strengthen outreach and awareness of 211 services and improve the operational capacity of 211 to adopt and utilize new technologies such as texting and app development and management. Together, these efforts will increase the number of people in Nebraska who are able to find the help they need, ultimately creating stable families and advancing social and economic mobility for people living in or at-risk of poverty.

Why Work in Omaha?

Ranked as one of the top 10 “Best” small American cities to live in, Omaha is a progressive, family-friendly community that offers rich cultural and entertainment amenities, an entrepreneurial business climate and welcoming neighborhoods. United Way of the Midlands has been a proud member of the Greater Omaha community since 1923, thanks to the support of local donors, volunteers and companies dedicated to making our community a strong one. Learn more about things to do in Omaha.

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