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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.

Graphic Designer

Our marketing team is looking to add a highly creative graphic designer who can take conceptual ideas and create visual representations, both in print and electronic media. With the story we have to share, we see graphic design as visual storytelling that engages, informs, and inspires.

Our ideal candidate will have expert knowledge of current design software and be skilled with every step of the design process from concept to the final deliverable. Collaboration with other team members within the department and/or across the organization is critical for success in this role. It’s a fast-paced position requiring attention to detail and strong time management skills on multiple projects and brands.

VISTA - Marketing Specialist

Do you have a creative mind and a love for writing? Come support United Way of the Midlands’ Marketing Department and help build awareness of what UWM does. We are looking for someone who is a go-getter, team player and interested in being part of an organization who is striving to make this community a place where we all can grow and thrive. This candidate will contribute to the creation and execution of meaningful, engaging and memorable work and events.

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

ERAP Program Community Resource Specialist

As an organization that has been around for almost 100 years, United Way of the Midlands (UWM) has maintained a long-standing commitment to addressing social injustice by serving the underserved and collaborating 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 ERAP Program Community Resource Specialist responds to calls, emails and texts from individuals in need of rental assistance through the second round of (ERAP) Emergency Rental Assistance Program.

Manager, Corporate Relations

The United Way of the Midlands is looking for a Manager of Corporate Relations, an individual with strong relationship building skills.  An individual who enjoys working with and for the community in improving ideas with employee fundraising, special fundraising events as well as applying for available grants and/or proposing for sponsorships for events within the community. The Manager, Corporate Relations needs to understand the role of UWM within our community, the trends effecting the residents most in need, and the role for UWM donors in supporting those needs. This is an excellent opportunity for a highly motivated, detail-oriented candidate who aspires to utilize their accounting knowledge in the non-profit sector.

Community Ambassador

The Community Ambassador program brings individuals from across the community together to support the United Way of the Midlands’ (UWM) fundraising campaign – a community-wide effort that engages individuals and corporations.  Funds raised through the campaign are invested in a circle of supports that impacts poverty and creates lasting change in our community.

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. This is a full time, temporary position working up to 40 hours/week from August 15-November 10, 2022 (not eligible for benefits).

 

211 Database Curator

Nebraska 211 (NE211) is the single, comprehensive source for health and social service information for the entire state of Nebraska and southwest Iowa. The Database Curator will be responsible for oversight and maintenance of a portion of the Community Resource Directory. Follow processes that assure accuracy, consistency, integrity, and timeliness of the database. Evaluate data management practices and recommend system enhancements.

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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