What Are Some of the Jobs Offered by the United Way?


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The variety of positions offered by United Way's local branches and national headquarters include chief executive officer, chief financial officer, prospect research analyst, resource development manager and data and information specialist. United Way also offers jobs in grant writing, human resources, program coordination, communications, customer relations and many other areas.

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As the world's largest privately funded nonprofit, United Way jobs range from community impact and marketing to fund raising and information technology and from administrative assistance and research to volunteer management and program evaluation. Among the 105 jobs advertised in July 2015 at United Ways across the United States are chief executive officer-Cleveland, Ohio; communications director-New York City; grant writer-Los Angeles, California; and resource development coordinator-Rocky Mount, North Carolina. Current openings with United Way Worldwide in Alexandria, Virginia, include manager of strategy, director of budget and cash management, manager of the emergency food and shelter program, and manager of board development.

The mission of United Way is to mobilize communities around the world to use their power to advance the common good. United Way seeks employees and volunteers who are focused on the mission, committed to building strong relationships, and driven by collaboration and results. United Way works with 2.6 million volunteers to raise five billion dollars a year through its 9.6 million donors around the world.

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