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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Birmingham, AL 35232-0189

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Current Opportunities

Tutoring Partnership Coordinator – BG 206

Position Summary: Provide oversight and management of the day-to-day activities and direct services of the Tutoring Partnership program, which links college and university students to serve as tutors to K-12 students. Coordinate outreach strategies for tutor recruitment among local colleges and universities. Coordinate with local school districts to facilitate tutor placement, training, and support. Assist in evaluating and monitoring program impact through data-analysis and evaluation. Represent United Way at community events and relevant stakeholder meetings to promote the Tutoring Partnership program. Bachelor’s degree required. Experience working with education or social service agency preferred. Background in volunteer management or project management preferred.

Ryan White Education Coordinator – OP213

Position Summary: Works with the eligibility and education manager to develop, coordinate, and post training schedules, planning content along with subject matter experts, and using a variety of training delivery modalities (in person, virtual, and hybrid models) to deliver and facilitate training sessions for stakeholders across the state. Collee degree in education, health education, social work or related field.

Meals on Wheels Delivery Driver (Part-Time) – MOW315

Position Summary: Each driver is responsible for assisting in meal preparation, packing and loading delivery vehicles with meals, and maintaining the MOW kitchen. Driver will be responsible for driving meals to delivery pick up sites as needed well as delivering meals to recipient homes within Jefferson County. High school education or GED.

Community Services Response Specialist 

Position Summary: Provide excellent customer service and accurate information and referral to persons who seek community resources through the UWCA 2-1-1 Response Center. Social work or related degree in a human services field with 2 years experience preferred.

Tax Assistance Site Coordinator (Seasonal) – CI280

Position Summary: 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. Bachelor’s degree preferred and/or 5-10 years professional work experience. Experience training and supervising volunteers, and professional experience with financial skills preferred.

Bold Goals Partnership Coordinator – BG205

Position Summary: Develop and implement strategies for enhancing the impact of the Bold Goals Coalition through coordinating and providing administrative support for active coalition groups, supporting 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.

Alabama Cares/Homemaker and Personal Care Specialist, Area Agency on Aging of Jefferson County – AAA262

Position Summary: Coordinates Information, Assistance, Counseling, Respite and Supplemental Services to assist Caregivers with the duties involved in taking care of their loved ones and provides additional support for the Older Relatives as Caregivers (ORC) program (50% of time). Coordinates homemaker and personal care services to assist Part B clientele with the duties involved in remaining independent in the home (50% of time). Bachelor’s degree preferably in behavioral or human services. Minimum of 2 years of paid social service experience including case management preferred.

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

Position Summary: Coordinates and manages monthly invoicing and reporting for Nutrition, AL Cares and Homemaker/Personal Care programs. Associate’s degree or bachelor’s degree preferred. Minimum two years relevant professional work experience preferred.

Homemaker and Personal Care Specialist, Area Agency on Aging of Jefferson County – AAA272

Position Summary: Coordinates homemaker and personal care services to assist Part B clientele with the duties involved in remaining independent in the home. Bachelor’s degree preferably in behavioral or human services. Minimum of 2 years of paid social service experience including case management preferred.

Market Development Manager (30 hours per week) – RD825

Position Summary: The Market Development Manager (MDM) will 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.

Legacy Gifts Officer – RD850

Position Summary: Responsible for cultivating, soliciting and stewarding endowment gift prospects and donors. Proven fundraising/sales work history. The ability to lead, work in a team setting, and work independently. General and/or working knowledge of estate planning, tax laws, wills, insurance, trusts, etc. Comfort in researching and analyzing large sets of data to identify planned giving prospects. Excellent verbal and written communication aptitude. Capable of handling numerous tasks at once while meeting deadlines. Genuine interest in the mission of United Way. College or associate’s degree required.

Lead Case Manager (Birmingham and Montgomery), Priority Veteran – 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. Master’s degree preferred; military experience preferred; combination of education and experience considered.

Director, Community Service Response Center – CI270

Position Summary: Oversees accessibility and accuracy of Information & Referral (2-1-1) services statewide; ensures that UWCA attains and maintains Alliance of Information and Referral Systems (AIRS) Accreditation; develops and maintains a continuum of referral resources with documented follow-up to assess efficacy of service system in UWCA catchment area and to inform UWCA impact funding strategies. Master of Social Work or related degree, license preferred. 3-5 years supervisory and case management experience preferred.

Coordinator, Aging and Disability Resource Center – CI265

Position Summary: Coordination of UWAAA’s Aging and Disability Resource Center (ADRC), a single point of entry for older adults and people with disabilities who need information and assistance with community resources and access to publicly funded, community based long term care programs. Provides supervision and support to the ADRC staff to fulfill the programmatic mission. Responsible for outreach, coordination with other UWAAA programs, and assessment of individuals to determine program eligibility for UWAAA services. Bachelor’s or master’s degree in social service related field. Minimum of 3 years of progressively responsible administrative and supervisory experience preferably in social services.

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.

Ombudsman, Area Agency on Aging of Jefferson – 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 2 years experience coordinating or administrating a program related to human services. Or any combination of experience or education equivalent to 5 years of experience coordinating or administrating a human service-related program. ** Must be vaccinated for COVID-19.**

Senior Health Insurance Counseling Program Specialist, Part-time (20 hours) Area Agency on Aging of Jefferson County – AAA250

Position Summary: Assist with the provision of health insurance counseling for seniors age 60+. Works directly counseling clients with Medicare related issues, educating the community through workshops, and scheduling Open Enrollment events. Bachelor’s degree (BA/BS) preferred. Minimum 2 years experience in social services preferred.

Long-Term Recovery Case Manager, Temporary, Full-Time Position – CI625

Position Summary: Provide case management to individuals and families to support the Central Alabama Long-Term Recovery efforts. Bachelor’s degree in social work preferred; minimum of 2 years of paid social service experience including case management preferred; ability to communicate (verbally and written) in Spanish a plus.

Priority Veteran Case Manager (Montgomery, Tuscaloosa and Birmingham) – 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.

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.