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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.

Senior Vice President, Marketing & Communications

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.

Manager, Corporate and AFL-CIO Relations

This is a hybrid position and thus will serve in a multi-faceted capacity splitting duties and responsibilities between United Way of the Midlands, AFL/CIO, and The Nebraska Center for Workforce Development & Education. Under the direction of the Director, Corporate Campaign Management, they will work closely with the Donor Engagement team, Campaign Managers and workplace employee giving facilitators, and leadership-level volunteers (Campaign Cabinet members). The primary objective is to maintain existing corporate relationships, grow workplace giving efforts through implementation of the use of strong relationships with donors and prospects. Must proactively act to understand the needs of the community and manage associated administrative and database entry requirements. Also responsible for increasing labor support for the United Way of the Midlands campaign, cultivating AFL-CIO/United Way/Nebraska Center for Workforce Development and Education partnerships, furthering current relationships, and fulfilling relationship management responsibilities.

Assistant Vice President, Development

The Assistant Vice President, Development serves as a leader on the Donor Engagement team and works closely with the senior team to identify and solicit prospects, work through sales lifecycle with potential donors and generate revenue for UWM key direct service programs such as JAG Nebraska, 211 and UWM special events. The Assistant Vice President, Development reports directly to the SVP, Donor Engagement and helps cultivate and manage relationships with corporate, government, and other institutional partners. This position will drive prospect management, identify and receive leads, create and maintain functional systems for identifying and tracking prospects/donors to meet current and future fundraising goals.

Senior Manager, 211 Helpline

We are looking for a skilled Senior Manager, NE 211 Helpline who can lead our specialists to better performance and improve service quality in our 24/7 helpline. The Sr. Manager will assist in establishing call center objectives, provide specialists with opportunities to expand their knowledge of services, products, and troubleshooting techniques, analyze call center data, and focus on improving performance and processes in an effort to better support members of our community. You should have exceptional communication, interpersonal, and customer service skills, as well as comprehensive knowledge of organizational policies and offerings.

211 Community Reserach Analyst

As a Community Research Analyst at United Way of the Midlands, you will be responsible for helping drive critical business decisions by analyzing metrics and designing reports. This may include identifying and analyzing data in available resources, creating summary analysis, and recommending improvements for the 211 Helpline. This role is responsible for the development, delivery and maintenance of reporting to support operational objectives.

211 Community Resource Specialist

The Community Resource Specialist I is responsible to respond to individuals in need of assistance through multiple channels of communication.

VISTA - Donor Engagement Coordinator

United Way of the Midlands (UWM) is very pleased to annually invest over $20 million into community programs, but while we are pleased, we know the needs of our community are still great. To help ensure we can continue to support the community and further develop the financial resources needed to do so, we are recruiting a VISTA – Donor Engagement Coordinator to help develop and expand funding streams as we work to fight poverty in the Omaha-Council Bluffs metro area. The VISTA will play a significant role in the administration of the Tocqueville Society, a $7+ million giving society with over 370 members. This work will include leveraging a variety of online resources to research donors and potential donors in order to identify ways to best engage them in our work. In addition to this, the VISTA will leverage technology to help us better execute the corporate workplace campaign, a series of partnerships with many organizations that bring in over $11 million annually, and better engage thousands of volunteers. United Way partners with dozens of nonprofit health and human service agencies and hundreds of local corporations, including many Fortune 1000 corporations. This is an office-based job which is perfect for someone who is meticulous, passionate about the community, growth-oriented, and driven by the opportunity to improve processes.

To learn more about the VISTA program and serve with the UWM, please visit the link below. Click ‘Find an opportunity’ and search for United Way of the Midlands.

https://www.nationalservice.gov/programs/americorps/join-americorps

JAG Nebraska Career Specialist

Jobs for America’s Graduates (JAG) Nebraska is an evidence-based organization that is dedicated to empowering students with the skills and support to achieve success in education, employment, and life.
JAG NE Specialists are teachers and educators, advocates for students, and caring adults and mentors. Our Specialists are responsible for guiding our students through project-based learning experiences for mastery of a minimum of 37 competencies each JAG class. Specialists must be successful in fully implementing the JAG Nebraska model with integrity while supporting our students to navigate life and academia successfully, achieving high school graduation early or on-time and positive outcomes post-graduation.

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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