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Working at United Way means making a difference. Everyday.

 We bring together companies, nonprofits, schools, churches, government agencies, labor unions and individuals to tackle specific community issues in the areas of health, education, financial stability and basic needs. The work you do here doesn’t just do good in the community, it’ll leave a lasting impact on your heart.

What We Do
United Way employees volunteer on MLK Day with Habitat for Humanity.


Mission-Focused: The United Way Professional’s top priority is to create real social change that leads to better lives and healthier communities. This competency drives their performance and professional motivations.

Relationship-Oriented: The United Way Professional understands that people come before process and is astute in cultivating and managing relationships toward a common goal.

Collaborator: The United Way Professional understands the roles and contributions of all sectors of the community and can mobilize resources (financial and human) through meaningful engagement.

Results-Driven: The United Way Professional is dedicated to shared and measurable goals for the common good including creating, resourcing, scaling, and leveraging strategies and innovations for broad investment and impact.

Brand Steward: The United Way Professional is a steward of the brand and understands his/her role in growing and protecting the reputation and results of the greater network.


We value our staff by providing the following benefits to eligible employees:

  • Competitive compensation
  • Health, pharmacy, dental and vision insurance
  • Flexible spending plans
  • 403(b) matching retirement plan
  • Vacation Leave
  • Sick Leave
  • Life Insurance


Director of Leadership Gifts and Planned Giving

Reports to: President and CEO


A philanthropist is defined as a person or company “who makes an active effort to promote human welfare” usually by a donation of time, money, expertise, experience or skills. Anyone can be a philanthropist, and we believe that the spirit of philanthropy runs deep in south central . . . [Read More]

Vice President of Philanthropy


Do you appreciate a commitment to something larger than yourself? Are you passionate about helping others no matter who gets the credit? Are you visible in the community and have the interpersonal skills required to build strong relationships? Are you a skilled communicator and master storyteller adept at building emotional . . . [Read More]

Community Services Manager

Do you want to help meet the tangible needs of nonprofits? Thrive on building relationships with a variety of audiences? Enjoy working in a fast-paced, active role? If so, apply to join the United Way team as Community Services Manager. In this role, you will assist with the daily operation . . . [Read More]

The United Way of the Plains is committed to providing Equal Opportunity in Employment, to all applicants and employees regardless of race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, military status, veteran status, handicap, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by law.