Staff opportunities

At United Way of Dane County, we’re dedicated to recruiting the most talented and passionate individuals who want to help achieve our mission and vision. And we take pride in building a team that reflects the diversity and vibrancy of our community!

We know that for Dane County to reach its fullest potential, we must engage and involve diverse communities in decision making, leadership and action to achieve equitable outcomes in education, financial stability and health. We honor differences and create spaces for all voices to find common ground in building one community.

Interested in joining United Way and becoming a part of a positive and collaborative work environment?

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 challenges and opportunities are not the same as they were five, ten, 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 backgrounds and 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
  • Flexible Spending Plan: Health Care, Childcare, Transportation, Parking
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Pension Plan
  • Life Insurance
  • Disability Insurance
  • Paid Vacation
  • Paid Sick Leave
  • Personal Leave
  • Holiday Pay
  • Hybrid Work Environment for most positions


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

  • 2059 Atwood Avenue
  • Madison, WI 53704


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

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