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Careers at United Way

Lead the movement to make Northeast Florida Stronger.

We believe our continued success depends on the full and effective utilization of diverse, qualified employees and volunteers. We provide equal employment and volunteer service opportunities for all qualified employees, applicants and volunteers without regard for age, race, ethnicity, gender, religion, sexual orientation or physical or mental ability. We strive to create a workplace that reflects the communities we serve and where everyone feels empowered to bring their authentic selves to work in order to.

Current Openings

Employment Opportunities

Director of Tocqueville

Posted: 9/9/22

This is a fundraising position within the United Way of Northeast Florida Resource Development team responsible for the achievement of revenue and engagement goals associated with the growth and development of Tocqueville giving. The position works to build relationships with and provide engagement opportunities for Tocqueville donors ($10,000+) aligned with United Way’s focus areas and initiatives.

Salary Range: $72,000 – $82,000

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Head of Major Gifts and Planned Giving

Posted: 9/7/22

The Head of Major Gifts and Planned Giving will lead the implementation of an Anniversary Campaign while concurrently leading $100,000+ giving and a developing asset-based planned giving program. By creating a robust strategy and action plan, will help transform how United Way engages the community and individuals in support of the impact agenda. The ideal candidate will have demonstrated experience in leading capital campaigns, driving 6+ figure giving, and a working understanding of current and deferred asset based planned gifts. This leader will personally carry a portfolio of invested supporters, while growing the pipeline for future significant support within the highest levels of the Tocqueville Society.

Salary Range: $90,000 – $100,000

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Crisis and 988 Director, Community Impact/211

Posted: 9/7/22

This Crisis & 988 Director is responsible for assisting in the management and leadership of the 988/Lifeline program, including directly supervising the 988 Team Leads and Specialists answering 988 calls. This position facilitates new hire on-boarding and training, and will provide coaching, mentoring, and consultation to 988 staff thereafter. They will be responsible for performing a monthly review of call recordings, assisting in direct service needs, including providing coverage and on-shift consultation to Crisis & 988 Specialists and Team Leads, identifying trends in metrics and maintaining the 24/7/365 staff schedule. This position works collaboratively with leadership in reviewing policy, procedures, training, and business practices to ensure compliance with funder contractual obligations and accreditation standards.

Salary Range: $79,000 – $89,000

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Full Service Schools Secretary

Posted: 9/9/22

Provides clerical support to the Full Service School Coordinator and other personnel assigned to the Full Service Schools (FSS) site.

Hourly Range: $14 – $16.69

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Assistant, Volunteer and Community Engagement

Posted: 7/25/22

This position manages administrative needs for the Volunteer and Community Engagement (VCE) team, including but not limited to database management and reporting, volunteer management and reporting, supporting signature volunteer events, and facilitating volunteer project logistics for corporate campaigns.

Hourly Range: $16.80 – $21.63

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Vice President, Community Impact and Strategic Investments

Posted: 9/20/22

The Vice President of Community Impact and Strategic Investments is an entrepreneurial, innovative and visionary leader responsible for the organization’s design, implementation and management of a dynamic, and equitable impact and investment platform to support the

Salary Range: $120,000 – $135,000

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Assistant, Marketing and Communications

Posted: 9/22/22

The Marketing and Communications Assistant will provide administrative support to the marketing and communications team, assisting in the planning, implementation and monitoring of efforts to enhance United Way of Northeast Florida’s reputation and resources.

Hourly Range: $16.80 – $21.63

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Accounting Specialist

Posted: 9/28/22

The Accounting Specialist will process financial transactions (i.e. pledges, contributor designations, receivable payments, disbursements to agencies and vendors, general ledger accounts and functional distribution of expenses) to maintain accurate financial data.

Hourly Range: $19.23 – $21.63

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Internship Opportunities

Junior Data Analyst

Analyst will work closely with leaders and members of the Information Technology (IT) team to execute data analysis and maintenance.

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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

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.

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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.