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Join our team!
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.

Senior Vice President, Marketing & Communications

UWM’s Mission: To UNITE our community’s CARING SPIRIT to build a STRONGER tomorrow.

The Senior Vice President, Marketing & Communications is a critical role at United Way of the Midlands (UWM) overseeing the agency’s brand management and helping lead the strategic direction for the organization. Reporting to the President/CEO, this individual is responsible for the development and execution of the overall communication and marketing strategy for United Way and programs the organization administers including JAG Nebraska, 211, Goodfellows, among others. The SVP is accountable for positioning UWM as a proactive catalyst for community change and for directing the development of all external communications tailored to a variety of target audiences including current and prospective donors, community and business leaders, elected officials, media and more.

Director - Community Impact

As an organization that has been around for 98 years, United Way of the Midlands (UWM) has maintained a long-standing commitment to addressing social injustice by serving the underserved and partnering with other organizations that are striving to create a more equitable community. We are diligently working to learn more about the experiences of different communities and to strive for inclusivity and equity so individuals and families can lead the best lives possible.

The Director, Community Impact is responsible for leading UWM’s efforts in addressing the basic needs, education and financial stability challenges of those living in poverty. The director acts as UWM’s ambassador in developing, maintaining, and promoting positive long-term relationships with nonprofit agencies/providers, volunteers, supporters, donors, related community organizations and the public at large. The director defines the priority issues and serves as the primary grant officer for UWM community investments and special initiatives within basic needs, education and financial stability. 

Manager - NE 211 Helpline

As an organization that has been around for 98 years, United Way of the Midlands (UWM) has maintained a long-standing commitment to addressing social injustice by serving the underserved and partnering with other organizations that are striving to create a more equitable community.  We are diligently working to learn more about the experiences of different communities and to strive for inclusivity and equity so individuals and families can lead the best lives possible.

The Manager, NE 211 Helpline is responsible for the overall management, and organization of the helpline staff. This person will inspire and lead the team members by example as well as assess their work and give them feedback to maximize performance.

AmeriCorps VISTA - Volunteer Engagement Coordinator

We are recruiting a VISTA Volunteer Engagement Coordinator to amplify the impact of UWM by building our capacity to leverage community volunteers. Come support United Way of the Midlands’ Volunteerism and help leverage 3,500 annual community volunteers to impact poverty. Create meaningful change by strengthening volunteer cultivation, recognition, retention and management.  

Our ideal candidate will be service oriented, a team player, dependable, have the ability to work on several projects or tasks simultaneously and fit in to our fun 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 the Omaha-Council Bluffs metro.

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