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Careers at United Way

Lead the movement to make Northeast Florida Stronger.

Current Openings

Employment Opportunities

Donor and Data Services Coordinator

This position supports the collection and management of data used to analyze business functions; the increase in customer satisfaction and retention; and the prevention of redundancies. It is an ambassador for data integrity and customer service that increases customer satisfaction and retention, and improves revenue potential. It coordinates productively with other employees, building ways to improve the quality and timeliness of work.

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Director of Major and Legacy Gifts

As the Director of Major and Legacy Gifts you will design, develop and implement our Major and Planned Giving Programs. You’ll be responsible for identifying, cultivating, and soliciting major and planned gift prospects. An ability to empathize with donors and clearly communicate our mission is critical. You’ll be expected to energize team members and inspire prospects.

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Chief Financial Officer

The Chief Financial Officer is a strategic member of the Leadership Team and as such has joint responsibility for the development and execution of organizational strategy and effectiveness. The role of the CFO is to provide senior leadership to the organization in Financial Stewardship, Planning and Forecasting, Legal Compliance, Contract Management, Governance, Risk Management, Privacy Management and to oversee and lead the Finance, Donor Service, and Information Technology teams and functions.

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AmeriCorps VISTA Disaster Preparedness Coordinator

The Disaster Preparedness Coordinator’s priority is to create disaster resilient communities by increasing preparedness of non-profit partner agencies, individuals and families through volunteer engagement. The Disaster Preparedness Coordinator will empower Jacksonville’s most vulnerable communities through the development and implementation of a community disaster preparedness education program and by training volunteers.

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AmeriCorps VISTA Community Engagement Coordinator

The Volunteer and Community Engagement Coordinator will work to establish strategic plans for volunteer programs related to corporate and community engagement through United Way of Northeast Florida’s emerging Volunteer Center.

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2-1-1 Care Coordinator-MYFLVET

The Care Coordinator works closely with veterans and their families in need of comprehensive support services, and remains involved with those families to ensure services or support have been received. With more than 350,000 active duty, veterans and family members throughout Northeast Florida, the needs of this significant population are many and diverse. Oftentimes, simply providing veterans with referrals to agencies or services is not enough. Through this enhanced level of engagement and support, veterans will achieve greater access and outcomes. The primary responsibility of the Care Coordinator assigned to MYFLVET is to apply the tools developed in his/her own recovery/experiences as well as the philosophy and values of the Florida Peer Network in order to build mutuality with veterans assigned to care coordination.

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2-1-1 Resource Specialist-MYFLVET

The 2-1-1 Resource Specialist develops and administers the processes for strengthening and maintaining the 2-1-1 community database by working closely with community based and veteran-focused organizations to add and maintain programs via targeted outreach and vetting of existing records. With more than 350,000 active duty, veterans and family members throughout Northeast Florida, the needs of this significant population are many and diverse. The 2-1-1 Resource Specialist will work with Call Center Specialists to identify gaps and needs in available resources and will independently research existing resources and coordinate targeted external outreach.

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Volunteer Coordinator-RealSense

The function of this position is to support the volunteer activities of the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) tax program within the Community Impact department, and to provide a connection to the Volunteer and Community Engagement department. Specifically:

  • Ensure the VITA tax program has the volunteer support and engagement required to meet program needs for the tax season
  • Provide leadership to plan, implement and evaluate strategies for volunteer recruitment, training, and retention within the VITA tax program
  • Develop a year-round stewardship plan to align VITA program volunteers with United Way and community volunteer opportunities
  • Serve as the liaison for RealSense and Volunteer and Community Engagement teams

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Internship Opportunities

Marketing and Communications Intern

Accepting application for 2019 semesters. Applicants must be enrolled in a college or university. 

The marketing and communications intern will provide assistance with digital content, event coordination and special projects, as well as other duties as assigned to support the department.

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Creative Services Intern

Accepting application for 2019 semesters. Applicants must be enrolled in a college or university. 

The creative services intern supports the design of United Way’s creative materials, including brochures, fliers, videos and digital presentations in conjunction with the Creative Services Manager and in partnership with other departments ensures consistency with United Way Worldwide’s Branding Guidelines.

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Fellowship Opportunities

Stein Fellowship

This program grants members of United Way’s young professionals group, Atlantic Circle, with the opportunity to build a professional and personal relationship with an established Tocqueville Society member (individuals who give an annual gift of $10,000 or more to United Way) as well as mentor a student through United Way’s Achievers for Life. Apply Here


You can submit a resume at any time to express interest in a position not currently posted.

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We offer competitive health, vision and dental plans to staff and their families. Employees receive up to 30 hours of paid time off per calendar year to volunteer at a 501 (c) 3. New employees can earn up to 10 vacation days and 10 paid holidays within their first year of employment. Depending on the needs of the organization, employees may leave at noon on Fridays, June to Aug. United Way provides comprehensive short- and long-term disability to eligible full time staff at no additional cost. Employees also have the option for voluntary health coverages.

Diversity and Inclusion

We're committed to the richness of diversity in all aspects of our organization and those with whom we partner and serve. Diversity, equity and inclusion are at the heart of what it means to help people live their best possible lives. We're committed to a positive and collaborative work environment where all employees are appreciated for who they are and what they contribute. We value different backgrounds and perspectives, foster teamwork and a collaborative environment, while maximizing the impact of donations entrusted to us.

Equal Employment Opportunity

It is the policy of the United Way of Northeast Florida to provide equal opportunity to all qualified employees and applicants without regard to race, religion, sexual orientation, color, sex, age, disability, or national origin. It is our policy is to employ individuals solely on the basis of qualifications, to recognize each person as an individual throughout the period of employment with our organization, to provide fair and equal treatment for all employees and applicants for employment regardless of their age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, disability, or national origin.