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Thank you for your interest in United Way of Massachusetts Bay! Each and every person who works for United Way shares a common bond: the desire to improve the quality of life for as many people as possible in the communities across Eastern Massachusetts. Are you interested in making a difference? Browse our list of open positions and submit your resume today!

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Director, Community Impact - Children & Youth01/21/15

United Way seeks an experienced human services professional to join the Children & Youth impact area team within United Way’s Community Impact division. This position will work with staff, volunteers, partner organizations, funders and volunteers to implement strategies focused on positively changing outcomes for children and youth. This is a dynamic position with the opportunity to work cross-functionally within the organization as well as to represent United Way externally, through:
• Project management
• Relationship management
• Content area expertise in children & youth
• Data management and operations
• Volunteerism and fundraising efforts  read more »

Director Development, Merrimack Valley01/21/15

The Director of Development will act as an integral part of a team that spends the majority of his/her time in the field interfacing with stakeholders and prospects in order to achieve the resource development goals of United Way, with a focus on the Merrimack Valley and surrounding areas. The Director is charged with growing and strengthening our relationships with a select group of organizations, Employee Campaign Managers (ECMs), individual donors, and executive leaders, in order to expand United Way’s presence throughout the region. These relationships are meant to inspire greater and more consistent involvement with us, and result in greater generosity of time, influence, and money. The Director will work with the Senior Directors, as well as the VP of Individual and Corporate Giving to develop and carry out a plan for his/her assigned area of responsibility, which includes using all United Way donor acquisition models (workplace campaigns, leadership outreach and events, community engagement etc.) and working with volunteers to leverage resources. The Director has shared responsibility for the team’s revenue goals and annual plan and will focus his/her attention on establishing and building strong donor and corporate relationships, identifying and creating new partnerships, and other related duties.  read more »

Director, Marketing Planning and Events12/23/14

The Director, Marketing Planning and Events is the operational hub of the marketing team. She/he will assist in the creation of marketing strategies and plans that: 1) increase United Way’s donor and volunteer engagement and 2) support the Development and Volunteer Engagement teams’ fundraising and volunteer strategies and events. The Director will lead strategy into execution and successfully develop timetables and manage projects to completion on-time and on-budget. Consistent branding and insuring proper messaging to various target audiences will also be an important component of this role.  read more »

Volunteer Action Center VISTA (Portsmouth, NH)12/22/14

The VISTA will work to engage volunteers to ensure children, particularly those from low income families, enter kindergarten ready to succeed! VISTA members receive a weekly stipend, an education grant at the end of their service year, and other benefits. The time commitment from April 2015 – April 2016.  read more »

Volunteer Engagement Manager12/22/14

The Manager will lead the relationships and logistics associated with implementing a number of United Way’s volunteer opportunities, from one-offs across the organization, affinity groups, and ongoing opportunities. The manager position will be integral to the growth and concept creation of volunteer engagement activities. This role will work closely with community organizations, keeping a direct connection to the work they are doing.  read more »