Working at United Way means making a difference. Everyday.

 We bring together companies, nonprofits, schools, churches, government agencies, labor unions and individuals to tackle specific community issues in the areas of health, education, financial stability and basic needs. The work you do here doesn’t just do good in the community, it’ll leave a lasting impact on your heart.

What We Do


Mission-Focused: The United Way Professional’s top priority is to create real social change that leads to better lives and healthier communities. This competency drives their performance and professional motivations.

Relationship-Oriented: The United Way Professional understands that people come before process and is astute in cultivating and managing relationships toward a common goal.

Collaborator: The United Way Professional understands the roles and contributions of all sectors of the community and can mobilize resources (financial and human) through meaningful engagement.

Results-Driven: The United Way Professional is dedicated to shared and measurable goals for the common good including creating, resourcing, scaling, and leveraging strategies and innovations for broad investment and impact.

Brand Steward: The United Way Professional is a steward of the brand and understands his/her role in growing and protecting the reputation and results of the greater network.


We value our staff by providing the following benefits to eligible employees:

  • Competitive compensation
  • Health, pharmacy, dental and vision insurance
  • Flexible spending plans
  • 403(b) matching retirement plan
  • Vacation Leave
  • Sick Leave
  • Life Insurance


211 Database Manager


United Way 211 is a free, confidential service that can connect people via phone, email, or text who are in crisis to a wide range of resources and services across Kansas (not just United Way funded partners). We don’t just “patch people through” to agencies. We dig deep to understand . . . [Read More]

Director of Leadership Gifts


Responsible for identifying, cultivating, and expanding individual donor relationships across United Way of the Plains’ portfolio. Ensures the development and execution of comprehensive relationship management strategies and the achievement of assigned growth, retention, participation, and revenue goals for the individuals within assigned portfolio. Tailors and executes the initiatives necessary to . . . [Read More]

Collective Impact Manager – Health


The successful candidate for this position is one who thrives on solving challenging problems, balances empathy and pragmatism, and is looking to define what the next generation of health related impact programs can look like while simultaneously maintaining laser focus on our mission. The position requires a change agent who . . . [Read More]

Associate Director of Philanthropy


Do you appreciate a commitment to something larger than yourself? Are you passionate about helping others no matter who gets the credit? Are you visible in the community and have the interpersonal skills required to build strong relationships? If you have the professional experience that can demonstrate “yes” to all . . . [Read More]

Community Engagement Coordinator


The successful candidate for this position is one who thrives on solving challenging problems, balances empathy and pragmatism, and is looking to provide meaningful engagement opportunities for community volunteers and United Way of the Plains supporters while maintaining laser focus on our mission. This position requires a strong leader who . . . [Read More]

The United Way of the Plains is committed to providing Equal Opportunity in Employment, to all applicants and employees regardless of race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, military status, veteran status, handicap, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by law.