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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!
Accountant – Full-time
United Way of the Midlands is a great place to work. You see it in our people and the relationships they have with each other, our volunteers, donors and our community. United Way of the Midlands has served the Omaha-Council Bluff community for over 95 years. Working on behalf of thousands of donors, UWM’s focus is to serve those living in poverty – helping our most vulnerable neighbors stand strong and work toward independence.
The Accountant I position will be responsible for the accounting of direct service programs of the United Way of the Midlands. Prepares weekly disbursements for utility and rent assistance programs, ensures files are complete and maintained as needed, works with utilities and landlords to process payments and secures proper documentation, handles accounts payable duties, and assists accounting personnel.
Grant Accountant – Full-time, grant-funded
The Grant Accountant performs the accounting and financial service functions for programs funded by grants or special revenue. These functions include preparing financial projections and budgets, actual v. budget reporting, reviewing/monitoring of individual grants and transactions for compliance with private, local, state and federal fund requirements, billing and collections, journal entries, and financial grant reporting including preparation of reports for granting authorities. Position may also be required to verify budget proposals for grant applications.
The position will also answer inquiries from external auditors and federal, state and local agencies concerning grant information and to effectively communicate complex financial issues to employees, administrators, auditors, the general public and granting agencies.
JAG NE Middle School Career Specialist
JAG NE believes people are more powerful than circumstances. Tapping into that power at key crossroads – teaching youth to find it and use it – can change the trajectory of their lives. JAG NE provides mentoring, academic tutoring, job training and placement for students with multiple barriers; activities which improve graduation rates, helps students access living-wage employment, and establishes long-term self-sufficiency. Programming is delivered in partnership with local school districts, during the school day, for credit, using an evidence-based model created by the national Jobs for America’s Graduates (JAG) program. The model operates in three primary domains: graduation, workplace skills, and postsecondary transition, each with specific strategies.
The JAG NE Middle School Career Specialist will be responsible for a program within a chosen middle school in the Omaha Public School District.
Marketing Intern – Part-time
We are looking for an enthusiastic marketing intern to join our marketing department and provide creative ideas to help achieve our goals. You will have administrative duties in developing and implementing marketing strategies. As a marketing intern, you will collaborate with our marketing and communications team in all stages of marketing needs. Your insightful contribution will help develop, expand and maintain our marketing channels. This internship will help you acquire marketing skills and provide you with knowledge of various marketing strategies. Ultimately, you will gain broad experience in marketing and should be prepared to enter any fast-paced work environment.
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.