Careers

Careers at United Way of Central Alabama

Working to Help Others

Are you looking for a new, rewarding career? United Way of Central Alabama offers unique job opportunities that enable you to help others. See our latest opportunities below:

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Mail Resume

Mail a resume, including job number, to:

United Way of Central Alabama, Inc.
Human Resources
Job #:
P.O. Box 320189
Birmingham, AL 35232-0189

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Email resume to:

resumes@uwca.org
Please include job number in subject line.
Please send .pdf, .doc or .docx files only.

Resumes can be faxed to:
205.458.3351

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Current Opportunities

Agency Relations Coordinator – IM 216

Position Summary: Work to help promote the UWCA values and build positive relationships with agencies.  Assist in planning and coordinating professional development training. The Agency Relations Coordinator will seek and identify additional benefits to enhance the relationship with agencies. Conduct agency visits throughout the UWCA 6 county footprint and assists in the overall VAT process.  

Education/Experience: Bachelor’s degree required.

 

Community School Coordinator – Fairfield City Schools – IM 226

Position Summary: The Community School Coordinator works with school staff, community partners, and United Way program staff to plan, develop, implement, and sustain a Community School approach to providing programs and services to students, families, and community members.  The Community School Coordinator works with Fairfield City School staff and community partners to enhance social services and academic supports for students, facilitates active family and community engagement, promotes access to key community resources, and leverages resources to build the capacity for Community Schools within Fairfield.  The Community School Coordinator will be based within a Fairfield City School location.    

Education/Experience: Bachelor’s degree required, with focus in Education or Social Services preferred.  

 

Community School Coordinator – Fairfield City SchoolsIM 227

Position Summary: The Community School Coordinator works with school staff, community partners, and United Way program staff to plan, develop, implement, and sustain a Community School approach to providing programs and services to students, families, and community members.  The Community School Coordinator works with Fairfield City School staff and community partners to enhance social services and academic supports for students, facilitates active family and community engagement, promotes access to key community resources, and leverages resources to build the capacity for Community Schools within Fairfield.  The Community School Coordinator will be based within a Fairfield City School location.   

Education/Experience: Bachelor’s degree required. Desired candidate will have a minimum of 1 year of experience with an emphasis on early childhood education.

 

Digital Content Coordinator – MKT 280

Position Summary: United Way of Central Alabama, Inc. is looking for a creative and enthusiastic Digital Content Coordinator to join our Marketing and Communications team. Working under the Director of Digital Marketing, the ideal candidate will have experience in creative writing and content development to bring our communications strategies to life across various outreach and promotional channels.

Education/Experience: Bachelor’s degree required. Experience working with copywriting and digital content.

Please Note: Please attach samples of original work with a resume and/or links to a current portfolio. Resumes submitted without examples will not be considered.

 

Director of Business Development, Annual Campaign – RD 134

Position Summary: Assists in planning, organizing, directing and evaluation of fundraising activities for United Way’s annual campaign and manages and coaches assigned campaign staff. Has specific oversight of business development.

Education/Experience: Graduation from college required. 2-5 years at United Way or other fundraising organization, social service agency or in commerce industry is required. Staff supervision and/or team management preferred. Sales and/marketing experience helpful.

 

Early Childhood Education Specialist – CI 440

Position Summary: Develops improvement plans for participating Success By 6 childcare sites; coordinates and conducts support activities of sites; trains and coordinates site volunteers; assists with program evaluation; assists with implementation of Help Me Grow program; performs related duties as assigned throughout footprint of UWC.

Education/Experience: Bachelor’s degree in early childhood, education, social work, public health, or related human services field required.  Minimum of 1 year experience with emphasis on early childhood. Experience in leading trainings and providing technical assistance preferred.

 

Grant Manager – CI 420

Position Summary: Responsible for federal and state grant management, compliance, and writing activities. Collaborates with VP of Development & Compliance on grant writing and management of funding from other sources.

Education/Experience: Master’s degree in MS, MA, MBA, MPA, or related degree preferred. Minimum three years relevant professional work experience with grant writing experience.

 

Guest Services Specialist – OP 180

Position Summary: The Guest Services Specialist supports the operations of UWCA by being the primary contact for meeting room reservations with external parties, providing administrative support for UWCA team members & external guests regarding meeting rooms, coordinating daily meeting room functions and supporting the facilities team with other needs.

Education/Experience: High School diploma, college degree preferred, and 1-2 years professional experience.

 

Meals on Wheels Kitchen Aide/Driver – MOW 341

Position Summary: The Kitchen Aide is primarily responsible for receiving food from the food vendor, assist in packaging individual meals and clean-up of the kitchen area following meal assembly.

Education/Experience: High school education or GED

 

Meals on Wheels Volunteer Coordinator- MOW 351

Position Summary: Recruits and Coordinates volunteers for the Meals on Wheels program.  Works closely with the program director to identify volunteer needs and recruits, trains, and manages volunteer opportunities for the program. Ensures effective and efficient volunteer operations of the MOW program and maintains a professional and cooperative working relationship with other agencies and the community.

Education/Experience: Bachelor’s degree required. Volunteer coordination experience required. Minimum 2 years relevant professional work experience required.

 

Priority Veteran Eligibility Specialist – PV 450

Position Summary: The Eligibility Specialist conducts client screenings and intakes and provides administrative support for the Priority Veteran program, which offers Homeless Prevention and Rapid Re-housing services to qualifying Veteran families. Position can be housed in one of the three PV offices- Montgomery, Huntsville and Tuscaloosa.

Education & Experience: Bachelor’s degree in social work, or a related field preferred; military experience preferred, combination of education and experience considered.

 

Priority Veteran Eligibility Specialist – PV 460

Position Summary: The Eligibility Specialist conducts client screenings and intakes and provides administrative support for the Priority Veteran program, which offers Homeless Prevention and Rapid Re-housing services to qualifying Veteran families. Position can be housed in one of the three PV offices- Montgomery, Huntsville and Tuscaloosa.

Education & Experience: Bachelor’s degree in social work, or a related field preferred; military experience preferred, combination of education and experience considered.

 

Priority Veteran Housing Specialist – PV 440

Position Summary: Serve as the Housing Specialist for all Priority Veteran outreach activities, housing search and landlord recruitment. Position will be housed in the Montgomery PV office.

Education & Experience: Bachelor’s degree in social work, counseling, or a related field, or experience in real estate/property management preferred; military experience preferred, combination of education and experience considered.

 

Priority Veteran Program Specialist – PV 480

Position Summary: Work with veterans on a variety of issues to assist them in identifying and overcoming challenges to accessing the healthcare system or adhering to recommended health care plans. Provide “Housing First” case management for low-income veterans and veteran families who would benefit from Shallow Subsidy assistance to achieve permanent stable housing.

Education/Experience: Bachelor’s degree in social work, healthcare or similar field required. Master’s degree in social work and license preferred. Veteran status preferred.

 

Relationship Manager – RD 124

Position Summary: Develop and implement strategy for growing campaign revenue, bringing in new accounts, growing existing key accounts and partner relationships and creating opportunities for year-round engagement that align with both donor and United Way objectives.

Education & Experience: Bachelor’s degree required. United Way or other fundraising organization, social service agency, or a background in sales or marketing.

Equal Employment Opportunity Policy

UWCA strongly believes in equal opportunity for all.  In furtherance of this policy, UWCA will continue to recruit, employ, train, promote and compensate its employees without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability, marital status, military status, or any other personal characteristic protected under applicable federal, state, or local law.  In addition, UWCA endeavors to make reasonable accommodations, as required by law, for known and obvious physical and mental disabilities of otherwise qualified employees and applicants unless an accommodation would impose undue hardship on our business.