Employees in our organization work together and with donors, volunteers, our board of directors, corporate partners and area nonprofit organizations to bring our mission to life.

United Way of Central Iowa is an equal opportunity organization committed to diversity in its contractual relationships.  It is the policy of United Way not to discriminate against any applicant on the basis of race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, legally protected disabilities or veteran status.

Employment Benefits

We offer competitive pay and the following benefits for regular full time positions:

  • Health Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Life Insurance
  • Short and Long Term Disability
  • 401(k) With Match
  • Paid Time Off for Illness, Vacation and Holidays
  • Paid Time Off for Volunteering
  • Wellness Initiatives
  • Tuition Assitance
  • Computer Purchase Program
  • On-Site Exercise Room
  • On-site Cafeteria
  • Free Parking
  • Centrally Located
  • Respectful Work Environment
  • Casual Attire
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Employee appreciation events

Current Opportunities: 

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  • Research Associate, Community Impact Services
    The Research Associate supports and advances the United Way of Central Iowa mission of improving lives by researching, gathering, and coordinating relevant community data for the organization’s advocacy and strategic use.
    This position reports to the Community Impact Services Director and works closely with fellow research team members and support Community Impact leads. Strong technical skills with experience in interpreting a variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and experience in effectively dealing with several abstract and concrete variables is required.
  • Peer Support Specialist, Central Iowa Works (Contract Opportunity)
    United Way of Central Iowa and its’ Central Iowa Works initiative has developed a program Central Iowa Returning Citizen/s Achieve (CIRCA) that ensures individuals leaving incarceration have the skills necessary to secure long-term employment and is currently seeking a contract Peer Support Specialist.
    The Peer Support Specialist will coordinate and facilitate groups, offer individual support, learn to effectively tell their story, connect to community resources, advocate for individual treatment, and maintain professional boundaries. The contractor must have their own computer as this opportunity is remote.

*Indicates this position is a Contract Work Opportunity with United Way of Central Iowa. These are non-employee, non-benefited positions that are available for a finite period of time.