Careers and Internships 2018-07-10T16:18:14+00:00

OUR CAREERS

Life is short – work somewhere awesome!

United Way of Southwest Virginia is proud to employ dedicated, skilled professionals from a variety of backgrounds, who are all committed to fighting for the health, education, and financial stability of every person in Southwest Virginia.

We offer competitive salaries and benefits, and we’re committed to fostering an inclusive, supportive, and fun work environment for all of our team members.

Director of Childhood and Youth Success

Full-time | Abingdon, VA

United Way of Southwest Virginia (UWSWVA) seeks a Director of Childhood and Youth Success to further United Way’s Community Impact work in the area of Education.  The Director will supervise both the Youth Success and Childhood Success Department Managers which all educational team staff report to.  The Director will oversee program delivery and work in conjunction with the President and Chief Executive Officer for data collection, program evaluation, grant reporting and grant compliance.  The Director furthers UWSWVA’s impact in the area of education through long-term strategic planning, partnership development, and community engagement around UW’s education priorities.  The Director provides technical assistance to community partners and guidance for resource development in the area of education.  The Director oversees education program development and implementation.  The Director communicates to internal and external audiences about education priorities, initiatives and successes and leads advocacy efforts for education initiatives.

Bachelor’s Degree or higher from accredited four-year college or university required; five (5) or more years of progressively responsible experience in an educational, nonprofit or social service organization is required.

Click here to download the full job description for the Director of Childhood and Youth Success position.
Click here to download our employment application to apply for this position.

Manager of Youth Success

Full-time | Abingdon, VA

United Way of Southwest Virginia seeks a Manager of Youth Success to further United Way of Southwest Virginia’s impact in the area of education through youth success. Reporting to the Director of Education, the Manager of Youth Success will manage, coordinate and deliver United Way of Southwest Virginia’s youth strategy with community partners in addition to the Ignite Program initiative focused on providing youth with tools for success in the areas of career planning, life skills curriculum, and hands‐on learning. The Manager of Youth Success supervises the team in the Youth Success Department which includes the Program Coordinators for the Ignite Program initiative.

Bachelor’s Degree or higher from accredited four‐year college or university required; three (3) or more years of supervisory experience required and experience in an educational, nonprofit or social service organization preferred.

Click here to download the full job description for the Manager of Youth Success position.
Click here to download our employment application to apply for this position.

If you share our vision of a United community whose people achieve their fullest potential, we encourage you to apply for any jobs listed above by sending your completed application and resume to jobs@unitedwayswva.org.

OUR INTERNSHIPS

We do not currently have any openings, but feel free to email your resume to jobs@unitedwayswva.org.

OUR COMMUNITY’S CAREERS

There are no openings currently listed here, but thank you for your interest.