Thinking about joining the United Way of Dane County family? We are dedicated to recruiting the most talented and passionate individuals who want to help this community in service to our mission and vision.

We take pride in attracting a wide spectrum of talent that reflects the diversity and vibrancy of our community. We are committed to a positive and collaborative work environment where all employees are appreciated for who they are and what they contribute.

What it’s like to Work United

Our employees use their individual strengths to help solve some of Dane County’s toughest challenges by and for the community, alongside our donors, advocates, volunteers and partners.

Dynamic Collaboration

We value different ideas, perspectives and a can-do attitude. Our success requires that all departments work together to ensure that we’re all focused on one thing: serving our community.

Our Talent

Dane County is dynamic, and as it changes, so do we. Our community’s problems are not the same as they were ten, five, or even two years ago. Building social solutions in this type of environment requires a special kind of professional who can keep our momentum going while helping us evolve. We need a team of ambitious, entrepreneurial minds with diverse perspectives who thrive in a challenging, results-focused, growth-oriented setting.


Our salaries are based on merit and performance, plus we offer a full package of competitive benefits, such as:

  • Health Insurance
  • Flex Plan
  • Dental & Vision Insurance
  • Pension Plan
  • Life Insurance
  • Disability Insurance
  • Paid Vacation
  • Paid Sick Leave
  • Personal Leave
  • Holiday Pay


Headquartered in the heart of the Near East Side on Atwood Avenue.


Ready to join a team committed to a Dane County where everyone can succeed in school, work and life? Take a look at some of our many opportunities, below. Or, let us know a little about yourself by submitting resume and cover letter to

Currently Open Positions

Senior Director of Strategic Collaborations

2022 Campaign Fundraising Specialist – Loaned Executive (Limited Term Employee) – Partners in Giving Campaign

2022 Campaign Assistant (Limited Term Employee)