Volunteer Engagement Manager (2)

Website United Way of Central Alabama

The Volunteer Engagement Team at United Way (UW) provides premiere volunteer opportunities for companies, individuals, and families throughout the six-county central Alabama region. Volunteers are matched with meaningful opportunities at United Way and local non-profit partners in need of volunteer assistance, or with custom-designed volunteer projects through United Way Hands On (uWHO).

Responsibilities for the Volunteer Engagement Manager (2) include implementing fundraising strategies to support the work of the Volunteer Engagement Team. This manager will work with UW’s Marketing team on digital fundraising campaigns and to produce social media posts and the uWHO newsletter content. The manager will work with Public Relations to create and distribute press releases and other external and internal communications.

This position will coordinate with team members to ensure seamless operations that lead to successful volunteer projects. This position with ensure clear communications with corporate volunteer groups. This position is the primary keeper of all website content and will keep it fresh. This manager will provide training as needed to inform users on volunteer management software.

Knowledge and Skills

Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Proven ability to coordinate projects and activities that involve a cross section of people including UW staff and volunteers. Excellent computer skills including Microsoft office products and relevant software to manage volunteer projects.

Education and Experience

Bachelor’s degree preferred; non-profit experience is desired; experience raising money for nonprofits and/or working in resource development and an understanding of nonprofit development issues and strategies is a plus; successful experience with volunteer management and community problem solving is also desirable.

Working Conditions

This position requires the ability to work when volunteers are available, and projects are scheduled. Managing time wisely and judiciously is needed to balancing field work and office responsibilities.  Volunteer projects are normally scheduled on weekdays, but weekend and nights are part of the ongoing community demand.  During times of crisis and emergencies extended work hours are expected.  Must be willing to work overtime and travel as needed.  Must be able to lift 50lbs.


Valid Alabama driver’s license, reliable transportation, proof of automobile insurance to commensurate with state law, background checks to include but not limited to criminal record and drug screening.

To apply for this job email your details to resumes@uwca.org