Careers at United Way of Central Alabama

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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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United Way of Central Alabama, Inc.
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P.O. Box 320189
Birmingham, AL 35232-0189

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Current Opportunities

Case Manager, Meals on Wheels – MOW310

Position Summary: The Case Manager is primarily responsible for assessing eligibility of homebound seniors 60 years of age and older in Jefferson County for participation in the Meals on Wheels program. Master’s degree in social work, counseling, or related field preferred.

Community Initiatives Volunteer & Project Manager – CI291

Position Summary: Responsible for coordinating the volunteer services and internships in community initiatives. Works closely with the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program, State Health Insurance Assistance (SHIP) program, the Priority Veteran program and other community initiatives programs to promote volunteer opportunities and recruit and screen volunteer prospects. Maintains a professional and cooperative working relationship with other agencies and community stakeholders. Works with project coordinator to provide administrative support for department. Bachelor’s degree required. Volunteer coordination or management experience required. Experience in an office support role preferred. Minimum five years relevant professional work experience preferred.

Community Service Receptionist (Part-time) – OP215

Position Summary: The Receptionist is responsible for providing customer service, greeting, and some administrative support in an efficient and effective manner to the Community Services department and Crisis Center, Inc.

CSRC Resource Database Specialist (Part-time) – CI295

Position Summary: Will assist in the development and maintenance of the 2-1-1 community services resource database, will provide case management and process temporary financial assistance requests, and serve as backup to the 2-1-1 call center.

Digital Marketing Manager – M200

Position Summary: Responsible for developing innovative digital marketing and communications strategies to create awareness, engage prospective audiences and drive response based on defined objectives.

Director of Data Evaluation – BG400

Position Summary: This position will be the lead staff responsible for the analysis, management, integration, alignment and reporting of data in the Community Impact department. This includes designing, implementing, and supporting all data planning, management, analysis, visualization and presentation.

FHE Specialist  – CI285

Position Summary: Responsible for all case management services of assigned clients through the Financial and Housing Counseling program. Develops, coordinates and/or facilitates consumer financial workshops, one-on-one counseling and provides outreach for FHE programs.

Market Development Manager (30 hours) – RD830

Position Summary: Oversee all aspects of United Way Hands On (uWho) Fundraising and Media Outreach.  The MDM will work extensively with corporate decision makers developing corporate partnerships to engage their employees in the community through volunteering as well as generating revenue for uWho’s days of service and events. The MDM will be responsible for managing and organizing event logistics, participant recruitment and working with event committees to assure a well-organized and noteworthy event. The MDM will identify, research and write grant proposals to secure foundation, corporate and public funding and provide follow-up reports as required.

Meals on Wheels Kitchen Aide – MOW316

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. High school education or GED.

Nutrition Specialist (Part-Time), Area Agency on Aging Jefferson County – AAA211

Position Summary: Provide support for the United Way Area Agency on Aging (UWAAA)’s Senior Nutrition program.  Responsible for local site visits, data entry and monthly reporting related to Title III C-1 programs. Associate’s degree or bachelor’s degree preferred. Minimum two years relevant professional work experience preferred.

Ombudsman, Area Agency on Aging of Jefferson County – CI262

Position Summary: The mission of the Office of the Long-Term Care Ombudsman is to enhance the quality of life, improve the level of care, protect individual right and promote the dignity of each Alabama citizen who is housed in a long-term care facility. Alabama’s Long-Term Care facilities include nursing, assisted living and specialty Care Assisted Living Facilities, as well as Board and Care. Ombudsman, solve complaints on behalf of long-term care residents using a network of trained and certified ombudsmen. The Ombudsman establishes productive liaisons with senior organizations, advocacy groups and cooperative associations that impact the lives of long-term care residents. The office is mandated by the federal Older Americans Act (42USC3058g) and the state enabling statue Alabama Act 85-657. Oversight for the ombudsman is provided by the State Long-Term Care Ombudsman. A Bachelor’s Degree in social work, public administration, behavioral or social sciences, or a related degree in human services; and two years’ experience coordinating or administrating a program related to human services. Or any combination of experience or education equivalent to five years of experience coordinating or administrating a human service-related program.

Priority Veteran Case Manager (Montgomery and Huntsville) – PV405

Position Summary: Provide “Housing First” case management for very low income veterans and veteran families who are homeless or facing eviction. Bachelor’s degree in social work preferred; military experience preferred; combination of education and experience considered.

Priority Veteran Health Care Navigator (Huntsville and Montgomery) – PV401

Position Summary: Provide services that include connecting homeless or at-risk Veterans to VA health care services or other community-based health care services. Work collaboratively with Veterans, Priority Veteran Case Managers, and VA Medical Center (VAMC) staff to ensure appropriate health care coordination. Bachelor’s degree in social work, license preferred. 2 years’ experience in a healthcare or social services area of practice. Veteran status and knowledge of VAMC preferred.

Priority Veteran Outreach Specialist – PV430

Position Summary: Serve as the specialist for all Priority Veteran outreach activities and landlord recruitment. Bachelor’s degree in social work, counseling, or a related field; military experience preferred, combination of education and experience considered.

Priority Veteran Shallow Subsidy Specialist – PV500

Position Summary: Provide “Housing First” case management for low-income veterans and veteran families who would benefit from Shallow Subsidy assistance to achieve permanent stable housing. Bachelor’s degree in social work preferred; military experience preferred; combination of education and experience considered.

Program Director, Early Education Initiatives – CI300

Position Summary: Responsible for coordinating Success by Six and Help Me Grow Initiatives.

PV Lead Case Manager – PV425

Position Summary: Provide accountability, administrative and supervisory oversight for Case Managers at the assigned site. Maintain quality and productivity controls and maintain staff/site performance benchmark goals.

Relationship Manager – RD808

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. Bachelor’s degree required.

Senior Vice President Community Impact SS100

The Senior VP leads our strategy and leads the organization’s execution of an ambitious strategic plan which focuses UWCA’s considerable resources on underserved communities in our six-county region.  Serves as a member of the organizations Senior Management Team. The position oversees our community investments of almost $30 MM annually through both traditional member agency allocations and multiple strategic grant making processes as well as a robust collective impact strategy and data team.

Tax Assistance Site Coordinator (Seasonal) – CI280

Assist VITA Director with oversight of program operations for Volunteer Income Tax Assistance, including volunteer development, direct supervision of volunteers and site operations, and ensuring volunteer compliance with IRS requirements, and with Covid-19 safety protocols.


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.