Employment Opportunities

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United Way of Olmsted County (UWOC) is a community change organization that fights for the education, health, and financial stability of every person in our community. United Way fights to erase divisions, bridge divides, and right inequities. We connect people with resources that change lives and transform our community.  Please see our opportunities below if  you are interested in working or volunteering with us. 

United Way of Olmsted County is an equal opportunity employer. Individuals who share lived experiences with the people and communities we serve are strongly encouraged to apply. We intentionally do our best to eliminate bias and remove barriers that may limit other applicant pools. UWOC encourages applications from individuals of all races, genders, ages, and abilities.

For any questions please contact Pam Wright at PamW@uwolmsted.org.


Board of Director Position 

The United Way of Olmsted County Board of Directors is seeking candidates to begin a three-year term in Fiscal Year 2024 (April 1, 2024 - March 31, 2027). Directors may serve up to 2 consecutive three-year terms.

Join the UWOC Board of Directors if you work and/or live in Dodge, Fillmore, Olmsted, and Winona counties. UWOC is committed to recruiting candidates who represent the diversity of our region, contributing a variety of personal and professional expertise to support our mission. 

To apply:

  • Read the full Board of Director Position Description.
  • Please indicate your interest by completing this form.
    • Candidates are asked to share information about their interest in serving, as well as submit a resume or link to LinkedIn profile.

Applications must be completed by January 31, 2024 to be considered for nomination. All submissions will be reviewed by the Nominating Committee, and applicants will be notified in February whether they have been selected for further interview.

Please contact Emily Johnston with any questions: EmilyJ@uwolmsted.org or (507)287-2002.

Please read the Board of Director Position Description before applying.


If you'd like to get more involved with our work, please visit our volunteer opportunities page.

If you are interested in volunteering your time and talents to United Way of Olmsted County while pursuing educational credit, we respond to inquiries received three months before typical semester start dates. Please send a resume, a description outlining what type of experience you’re hoping to gain, and scheduling considerations to impact@uwolmsted.org by the following dates: 

  • Fall semester volunteer placement: June 1st 
  • Spring semester volunteer placement: October 1st 
  • Summer semester volunteer placement: February 1st  

Our ability to provide a meaningful volunteer experience depends on staff capacity, project availability, and mission alignment. If you submit an inquiry, you can expect to hear from staff within two weeks of the dates listed above to coincide with typical semester schedules.