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Why choose United Way of Northwest Michigan?

United Way of Northwest Michigan is an established and highly respected nonprofit in northwest Michigan and the United Way Worldwide network. Employees at UWNWMI have a passion for the organization’s mission and community impact work and strive to create a positive, inclusive, and welcoming work environment.


Essential Accountabilities (include but not limited to)

  • Learn and understand United Way of Northwest Michigan mission, vision, values, and community impact agenda.

  • Work with community organizations, UWNWMI Staff, UWNWMI Board of Directors and advocates on items around UWNWMI’s Impact Areas of Education, Financial Stability and Health.

  • Coordinate with other staff to promote volunteering throughout the region with UWNWMI’s Northwest Michigan Volunteer Center.

  • Represent UWNWMI in community meetings and community collaborations relating to Community Impact projects and initiatives.

  • Seek out and respond to strategic opportunities that leverage UWNWMI’s presence and create an impact on the northwest Michigan region.

  • Manage Emergency Food & Shelter Program for community constituents. (Including but not limited to; database management, seeking of matching funds, meeting administration, reporting and all correspondence)



  • Relationship Skills: Ability to establish and maintain good rapport and relationships with community members, leaders, advocates and volunteers.

  • Communication Skills – Verbal: Ability to send tactful and appropriate verbal messages and listen to others’ response to convey information. Includes the ability to present information to both individuals and groups in a meaningful and engaging manner.

  • Communication Skills – Written: Ability to write concise and clear letters, reports, articles, and emails, including proofing and editing work.

  • Decision Making: Ability to evaluate data and information and select an effective suitable course of action using sound judgment.

  • Project Management: Ability to plan, organize, direct, and control tasks to meet specific goals.

  • Analytical Skills: Ability to develop information and raw data into meaningful conclusions.

  • Tactful Demeanor: Demonstrate a high level of ability to show consideration and avoid giving offense in dealing with others.

Please submit Resumes and Cover Letters to staff@unitedwaynwmi.org by Noon on July 9, 2021.

United Way is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, skin color, gender, national origin, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity, physical or mental abilities, genetic information, pregnancy, disability, age, family or marital status, veteran status or other characteristic protected by applicable local, state, and federal laws.