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Updated June 27, 2022

Manager of Donor Relations

UWSWA is hiring a Manager of Donor Relations to develop, retain and significantly grow the level of financial support and commitment to UWSWA. The individual will maintain and develop relationships with key constituents at various levels within assigned company and individual accounts as well as identify viable opportunities for additional involvement with UWSWA. The manager works closely with constituents to plan, organize and implement fundraising campaigns and other United Way activities to ensure a successful, stronger and sustained commitment. In addition, the individual will aggressively identify, recruit and develop new business prospects to ensure continued campaign growth.

Candidates will have Bachelor’s degree or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Strong communication, public speaking, relationship-building, and fundraising/sales experience. A minimum of 3-5 years of work experience is required as well as proficiency in the Windows operating system, MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, the Internet, have reliable automobile, a valid driver’s license, automobile insurance, and reside in Mobile County. This is a non-exempt position.

Download the job description – UWSWA Manager Donor Relations Job Description

Interested candidates should email their resume to by July 15, 2022.

The Basics Program Manager

UWSWA is launching an early childhood development program called The Basics. The Basics aims to eliminate the learning gap for many children in our community.

Ideal candidates will reside in Mobile County and have a minimum of 3-5 years of work experience that aligns with this position’s requirements. Experience in community organizing, social services, public health, and/or early childhood education. A background of progressive leadership experience in a nonprofit management or education and demonstrated knowledge of collective impact principles. Bachelor’s degree preferred. Interested candidates should email their resume to by July 15, 2022.

Download the job description – 22-The Basics Program Manager Job Description

For more information about The Basics, visit

United Way of Southwest Alabama is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

United Way of Southwest Alabama (UWSWA) hires qualified personnel based upon the individual’s skills, ability, experience and achievements. All employment decisions, including but not limited to, recruitment, hiring, promotion, training, layoff or recall are made without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, handicap, veteran status, or other covered characteristics in accordance with applicable Federal Laws. Any incident that an applicant or employee believes involves discrimination or harassment should be brought to the immediate attention of the Chief Professional Officer or the chair of the UWSWA Human Resources Committee.

United Way of Southwest Alabama Diversity Policy

United Way of Southwest Alabama (UWSWA) recognizes and appreciates the unique contributions of diverse individuals and organizations in all aspects of our work. We know that by bringing diverse individuals and viewpoints together and by centering the needs of community members, we can collectively and more effectively support opportunities for a better life for all.

The United Way of Southwest Alabama recognizes and acknowledges the centrality of racism, enslavement, and exploitation to our regional history. We fully acknowledge the detrimental effects of all types of discrimination including that related to race, ethnicity, color, religion, creed, age, sex, national origin or ancestry, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, and status as a qualified disabled or handicapped individual. We publicly and wholeheartedly denounce all notions of supremacy and will constantly seek unity in every area of the organization.

UWSWA takes the broadest possible view of diversity, going beyond visible differences, to affirm the spirit of all individuals, including the realities, background, experiences, skills, and perspectives that make each person who they are. Engaging the power of diverse talent and partners results in innovative solutions necessary to address complex issues. We understand that these practices will not happen organically, so we will make every effort to be intentional, relentless, and steadfast in assuring that we are equitable and inclusive in our staff, board and community decision making. We acknowledge that embodying this stance requires a willingness to listen with humility, to reflect with courage, and to abandon some traditional ways of knowing, relating, and organizing that impact people negatively.

Diversity and inclusion are at the core of what it means to LIVE UNITED.

*Updated April 2021

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