Careers - United Way of Central Alabama

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

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resumes@uwca.org
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Resumes can be faxed to:
205.458.3351

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Current Opportunities

Community Engagement Coordinator – BG100

Position Summary: Develop and implement strategies for enhancing the impact of the Bold Goals Coalition through coordinating and managing active coalitions, building new coalition efforts in priority geographic areas, representing the Coalition and United Way at community events and relevant stakeholder meetings, and creating opportunities for community and public engagement with the Bold Goals Coalition and United Way.

Education & Experience: 

  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field
  • Successful experience in group facilitation, volunteer management and community problem solving.
  • Willingness to continually grow and develop knowledge of local organizations and potential partnerships.
  • Eagerness to learn about and grow community knowledge of United Way and partner agencies.
  • Ability to organize and supervise collaborative efforts involving multiple volunteers, companies, and donors.
  • Ability to motivate self and others.
  • Strong professional verbal and written communication skills.
  • Must be able to demonstrate competency in word processing and Power Point applications, and a working knowledge of excel and database management.

Community Data Coordinator – BG301

Position Summary: The Community Data Coordinator will be the primary support for the Director of Data and Evaluation and the VP of Allocations & Grants in the review, analysis, integration, and reporting of data in the Community Impact department. This includes support for data planning, analysis, visualization, and presentation. A critical piece of the position is supporting efforts to review, organize, and analyze grant reported data and synthesize it for use in community planning and communication purposes. The Community Data Coordinator will work closely with internal departments and external partners on multiple initiatives to communicate results. Successful candidates will demonstrate the ability to communicate and successfully work with diverse individuals and groups.

Education & Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field
  • Strong knowledge and expertise managing data systems and
  • Strong data analysis and visualization skills and Expert skill with Excel and other data programs, including analytical software.
  • Experience with data systems integration strongly
  • Experience with education and social services data, including external data sources, strongly
  • Demonstrated ability to create processes and systems, identify and initiate continuous
  • Ability to thrive in a collaborative, mission‐driven
  • Strong attention to detail and ability to work with a high degree of
  • Evidence of organizational ability and ability to successfully complete assigned
  • Excellent technology skills including MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook).
  • Experience with Community Force grant management system preferred, but not

COVID Response Specialist, (temporary, full-time) – CI272

Position Summary: Provide intensive, wraparound services and support to individual in Jefferson County impacted by COVID 19. Provide community outreach on the available program services and develop relationships with local health departments, hospitals, senior living facilities, etc.

Education & Experience: Bachelor’s degree in social service or medical field preferred. Minimum two years relevant professional work experience preferred.

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.

Education & Experience: Bachelor or Master Degree in Social Work, Counseling, or social service related degree with 3+ years experience in case management preferred. Housing Counseling experience preferred.

Early Childhood Education Specialist – CI299

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 UWCA.

Education & Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in early childhood, education, social work, public health, or related human services field.
  • Knowledge and experience in early childhood development
  • Experience in training and skills development
  • Interpersonal and leadership skills
  • Organizational skills
  • Excellent written and oral communication
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Computer proficiency utilizing Microsoft programs, Internet

Help Me Grow Care Coordinator – CI 303

Position Summary: The Help Me Grow Care Coordinator provides care coordination functions, which assist families and providers to understand the services available through early childhood development and behavioral networks including, the early intervention system, early special education programs, special health care needs programs, and makes referrals to these programs as appropriate. The care coordinator handles calls related to the health, development, behavior and learning of children, and supports families by providing information and education on these topics, researching and making referrals to services, and providing continued support, advocacy and follow up as needed. Care Coordinator handles telephone cases, documents case information, mails information packets, and networks with staff and all community-based providers.

Education & Experience: Bachelor’s degree in child development, social work, public health, or related human services field preferred. At least 1 year work experience in child development, social work, public health, or related human services field.

FSP Specialist – Family Stability Services – CI 304

Position Summary: Responsible for all case management services of assigned clients through the Family Stability Services program. Develops, coordinates and/or facilitates consumer financial workshops and provides outreach for FSP programs.

Education & Experience:

  • Bachelors or Masters degree in Social Work, Counseling, or social service related degree with 3+ years experience in case management preferred.
  • Experience in counseling/case managing high risk populations
  • Excellent computer skills to include Microsoft and database

Digital Content Coordinator – M250

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.

Responsibilities:

  • Assist in the development, planning and executing of content
  • Write, proof and edit content for multiple channels, e.g. social media, email, print or web
  • Work with in-house creative, partners and agencies to research, edit, and gain approval of promotional materials describing community need
  • Willingly provide and receive feedback from various stakeholders to determine direction/tone
  • Update United Way website and other digital properties as needed
  • Explore and maintain awareness of emerging trends to assist in expanding digital footprint across mediums.
  • Collaborate with team members to expand content development to expand strategy

Qualifications:

  • College degree related to Marketing, Communications or Journalism is preferred
  • Must provide writing samples demonstrating strong abilities
  • Experience with Microsoft Office, WordPress, Salesforce Marketing Cloud, Canva or Adobe Express preferred
  • Keen organizational skills with attention to detail, accuracy, and deadlines
  • Familiarity with reporting tools such as Google Analytics and in-app social analytics a plus
  • Ability to learn new tools, technology and be a self-starter
  • Interest in emerging digital trends

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

Priority Veteran Case Manager (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.

Education & Experience: Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work preferred; military experience preferred; combination of education and experience considered.

Priority Veteran Program Specialist (Huntsville and Montgomery ) – PV100

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.

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.

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

Lead Program Specialist PV555

Position Summary: Provide accountability, administrative and supervisory oversight for Program Specialists. Ensure referrals for Health Care Navigation are assisted in overcoming barriers to healthcare and Shallow Subsidy clients maintain stable, affordable housing. Maintain quality and productivity controls and maintain staff/site performance benchmark goals.

Education & Experience: Bachelor’s degree required; Master’s degree preferred in health or social service-related field; military experience preferred; combination of education and experience considered

Responsibilities: 

  • Provide client-centered supervision to specialists to ensure veterans and veteran families’ needs are thoroughly assessed in order that they may achieve housing stability.
  • Review and approve all specialists’ documentation including certification, recertification and case closure.
  • Facilitate weekly supervision meetings to review status of cases, the development of Housing Stability Plans, appropriate referrals, and interventions
  • Ensure clients referred for Health Care Navigation are assessed for environmental stresses and supports, the impact of physical, emotional and mental health, and disability on functioning
  • Ensure consistent contacts are maintained with VA, hospitals, clinics, Vet Centers, Jobs programs and community agencies.
  • Ensure case referrals are assigned within program timelines and completed accurately.
  • Review and approve referrals for Health Care Navigation and Shallow Subsidy for appropriateness, completeness and accuracy.
  • Review and compare supporting documentation and data entries to ensure consistency and accuracy.
  • Review Temporary Financial Assistance requests for accuracy and supporting documentation of need and submit corresponding purchase orders.
  • Maintain up to date knowledge of grant regulations and program policies and provide technical assistance to staff as needed.
  • Monitor and ensure achievement of monthly Continuous Quality Improvement goals.
  • Ensure relationships with community partners across assigned counties are developed and maintained.
  • Resolve client complaints under direction of Supervisor
  • Actively manage a caseload of approximately 15 veterans and/or veteran families to address healthcare needs and achieve permanent housing stability
  • Maintain SOAR Certification

Senior Vice President Community Impact SS100

Position Summary: 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.

Education & Experience: Bachelor’s Degree required, Master’s degree preferred (MPA, MSW and MBA). Minimum of five years experience in related field.

 

 

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.