Work at United Way

Thank you for your interest in work at United Way of Treasure Valley. The following position(s) is(are) available immediately:

President & CEO

Donor Engagement Coordinator 



Do you desire to make a lasting impact within our community? The United Way of the Treasure Valley is seeking a dedicated local leader to champion impactful initiatives within our area. If you're driven about making a difference and fostering relationships in our community, we invite you to apply.

About United Way of Treasure Valley

The next leader of United Way of Treasure Valley (UWTV) will join a vibrant, highly trusted, and respected organization in our community. UWTV is recognized as a thought and action leader working collaboratively with a wide variety of stakeholders to improve and stabilize the lives of the area’s most vulnerable residents.
Nearing our 100th Anniversary, UWTV works closely with our business and corporate community, nonprofit organizations, individuals, and elected officials to identify, align and advance strategies and programs that create measurable change in our region.
Housed in Boise, Idaho the organization serves 11 counties in Idaho and two in Eastern Oregon. This broad and diverse area represents more than 40% of the total population of the region.

Position Summary: The President & CEO of the United Way of Treasure Valley, establishes and delivers the vision of a community where all individuals and families achieve their potential through education, health and financial stability using the collective impact model. The President & CEO is the Chief Mobilizer; they leverage the power of relationships and networks, and work across private, public, and corporate sectors to improve conditions in the community. They possess a high level of broad business and management skills and are effective at both building positive culture and generating resources and financial support for the organization. They are dedicated to shared and measurable goals for the common good – creating, resourcing, scaling, and leveraging strategies for broad investment and impact. The President & CEO is the steward of the brand and understands their role in growing and protecting the reputation of UWTV. They are responsible for building trust in UWTV and its relevance in the community. They value networking and strive to leverage United Way’s breadth of community presence, relationships, and strategy.

The key responsibilities of this position include:

  • Community Impact: Lead efforts to increase United Way of Treasure Valley's impact on the community, working with stakeholders to craft and deliver strategies for success
  • Resource Development: Drive fundraising and revenue generation efforts, cultivating relationships with donors and prospective partners to secure financial support
  • Strategic Leadership: Provide strong direction in policy formulation and interpretation, partnering with the Board and senior leadership team to set organizational goals and strategies
  • Organizational Management: Build and lead a high-performing team, ensuring alignment and collaboration to achieve organizational results. Maintain accountability for operational and fiscal integrity, supervising key positions, managing organizational spending, and prioritizing inclusiveness and diversity
  • Board Partnership: Serve as a voting member of the Board of Directors, providing critical thought leadership and strategic guidance in planning, organizing, and directing the operations of the organization
  • Community Engagement: Engage with key community stakeholders, including business, government, faith, and nonprofit sectors, to advocate for United Way's mission and drive impactful change
  • Advocacy: Act as a leading voice and advocate on issues critical to the success of community impact efforts, utilizing persuasive communication and trust-building skills to drive change
  • Brand Stewardship: Serves as the steward of the United Way brand, ensuring its growth and protection while building trust and relevance in the community

About the Role: The CEO/President of United Way of Treasure Valley, plays a pivotal role in leading our organization to achieve its mission. The ideal candidate will embody the following core competencies:

Core Competecencies

  • Leadership Excellence: Demonstrates adaptive leadership style, fostering teamwork, inclusivity, and a commitment to community engagement. Champions organizational culture and fosters a long-term vision for success. Natural community connector, seeing and activating opportunities to unite people, organizations and processes for improved community results
  • Communication Proficiency: Exhibits engaging demeanor and strong public speaking skills, effectively presenting to diverse stakeholders and facilitating collaboration among team members
  • Strategic Thinking: Possesses systems thinking and strategic planning abilities, driving revenue growth through cross-sector collaboration and innovative approaches
  • Interpersonal Skills: Actively listens and demonstrates cultural sensitivity, valuing diverse perspectives and fostering a culture of inclusion and collaboration
  • Continuous Learning: Maintains openness to learning and embraces continuous improvement, seeking opportunities to enhance skills and adapt to evolving challenges and opportunities

Education and Experience Requirements

We welcome applicants with diverse backgrounds and recognize that various combinations of education and experience can contribute to the necessary knowledge and abilities for this role. We encourage candidates to showcase their unique qualifications. Desired qualifications include:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field, master’s degree a plus
  • Ten or more years of experience in an individual contributor role with a minimum of 5 years executive leadership experience; nonprofit sector leadership experience preferred
  • Demonstrated success in building and sustaining cross sector collaborations using best practice strategies and tactics
  • Proven history of growing revenue through thoughtful planning and execution including fundraising, donor relations, corporate engagement, and other strategies
  • Experience speaking and presenting to groups, media and/or other public gatherings

Physical Requirements and Travel: The ability to meet standard physical demands of an office environment, including prolonged periods of computer use. Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals to perform the essential functions. Some in-state travel and limited out-of-state conferences annually.

Competitive Package: We offer a competitive salary beginning at $120,000 commensurate with experience and qualifications, along with a comprehensive benefits package that includes company-subsidized health, dental, and vision insurance, as well as and a retirement match.

To Apply: Email your cover letter and resume to

Job Title: Donor Engagement Coordinator 
Location: Boise, Idaho
Position Type: Full-time
Reports to: Director of Development & Community Engagement

Join Our Team:
We are seeking a dynamic and engaging individual who is passionate about making a difference in our community. In this role, you will use creative and innovative strategies to raise funds that change lives every day. You will play a crucial part in addressing inequity and mobilizing others to contribute, helping to bridge gaps so that everyone has an opportunity to flourish. 

Role and Responsibilities:

Corporate Fundraising & Donor Development (50%):

  • Manage workplace fundraising opportunities to mobilize our caring power of the community
  • Collaborate with company leadership to devise strategies for growth and donor engagement
  • Engage, cultivate, and develop productive donor relationships for time, talent and resources to advance the mission

New Business Development & Outreach (25%):

  • Identify and attract potential business partnerships that align with our mission
  • Present partnership opportunities, including workplace fundraisers, sponsorships, and donations
  • Coordinate and participate in United Way community engagement initiatives/events

Events and Community Engagement (25%): 

  • Support planning and execution of volunteer events that engage passionate members of the community in exciting ways
  • Engage in corporate community events to increase our presence throughout the Treasure Valley
  • Implement systems for engaging corporate partners, donors, and stakeholders in events



  • Understanding of fundraising strategies, techniques, and best practices 
  • Familiarity with philanthropy and donor relations
  • Knowledge of the Treasure Valley region and its business landscape
  • Understanding of non-profit organizations and their operations


  • Strong organizational skills for account management
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including presentations and public speaking 
  • Strong interpersonal and public relations skills 
  • Proficiency in CRM systems and Microsoft Office Suite
  • Creative problem-solving and adaptability


  • Engage and connect with diverse individuals and organizations
  • Develop creative approaches to cultivate new business and donor support
  • Maintain confidentiality and exercise sound judgment
  • Represent United Way effectively inside and outside the organization

Education and Experience: 

  • Experience in fundraising and/or stewarding donors 
  • Bachelor’s Degree and three years of experience with business development, account management, or sales preferred

Physical Requirements:  

Ability to meet the standard physical demands of an office environment, including prolonged periods of computer use, and handle and/or lift up to 25 pounds. Must have reliable transportation.

Our Competitive Package: 

We offer a competitive non-profit salary beginning at $45,000, commensurate with experience and qualifications, along with a comprehensive benefits package that includes health, dental, vision insurance, and a retirement match. 

Application Encouragement Statement: 

We recognize that your professional journey is unique. If you are passionate about our mission and believe you can thrive in this role, even if you do not meet every requirement, we encourage you to apply.

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Statement

We are committed to fostering a diverse, equitable, and inclusive workplace. We welcome candidates from all backgrounds and strive to create an environment where everyone feels valued, respected, and empowered to reach their full potential.

How to Apply: 

Submit your resume and a cover letter that captures your passion for the role and how your experience aligns with our needs to with Donor Engagement Coordinator and your name as the subject.

About United Way of Treasure Valley: 

Since 1928, United Way of Treasure Valley has mobilized our community to enhance health, education, and financial stability for all. Our mission focuses on helping children and youth thrive, promoting wellness, and empowering financial stability for individuals and families.
As a proactive change agent, we unite diverse stakeholders to tackle significant community challenges. Key initiatives include facilitating the Idaho Coalition for Community Schools, leading to connect people with affordable programs, and making annual grant investments to 35 area nonprofits aligned with our goals.
Updated 6-12-2024