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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!
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 16-November 19, 2021 (not eligible for benefits).
Director, Community Impact – Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
The Director, Community Impact – Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) is responsible for leading UWM’s efforts in the development and implementation of a DEI Fund to drive community impact. The Director acts as UWM’s ambassador in developing, maintaining, and promoting positive long-term relationships with nonprofit agencies, volunteers, supporters, donors, related community organizations and the public at large. This individual will define the DEI priority areas for UWM community investments, engage with other stakeholders supporting DEI work in our community, and manage the DEI grant making process to fund programs and organizations that align with UWM DEI priorities.
Additionally, the director leverages UWM partnerships across the nonprofit business sectors to support individuals and organizations seeking to elevate their DEI efforts. In doing so, the director is responsible for securing funds to support initiatives, in consultation with UWM’s donor engagement and grant writer. In addition to external engagement, this person serves as the in-house expert for UWM’s internal DEI efforts in cooperation with human resources.
Executive Assistant –CIA and Finance & Administration
The Executive Assistant provides high-level administrative support to allow the SVP, Community Impact & Analytics and SVP, Finance and Administration to focus effectively on the leadership of their departments. Provides liaison between the Senior Vice Presidents and department directors, volunteer committees and community stakeholders. Provides excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work well with outside constituents, key volunteers and internal stakeholders. Works as an integral member of both departments by handling information requests, coordinating events and meetings. Performs administrative functions such as preparing correspondence, receiving visitors, arranging conference calls, scheduling meetings and taking minutes.
Senior Manager, Digital Strategy
We are looking for someone who is a go-getter, team player and hungry individual 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 is an experienced data-driven professional and who is seeking to grow in a challenging environment, work on a fast-paced, smart and energetic team. This person will be responsible for driving business growth by providing analytical insights to improve digital engagement, segmentation, targeting and online fundraising.
AmeriCorps VISTA - 211 Helpline Coordinator
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.
AmeriCorps VISTA - Donor Engagement Coordinator
We are recruiting a VISTA Donor Engagement Coordinator to help United Way of the Midlands develop and expand diversified funding streams to help UWM fight poverty in the Omaha-Council Bluffs metro area. Towards this goal, the VISTA will conduct research on partners and potential partners who could support UWM’s efforts. This project will also focus on increasing our capacity to steward relationships with supporters and grow these relationships through increased communication and creating opportunities for supporters and potential supporters to volunteer.
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.
AmeriCorps VISTA - Marketing Specialist
Come support United Way of the Midlands’ Marketing Department. We are looking for someone who is a go-getter, team player and hungry individual 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. The VISTA Marketing Specialist must be able to demonstrate team leadership while embodying a can do spirit, humility and servant mentality.
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.