United Way of Central Indiana
  • Fundraising Division - Workplace Giving Associate - Temporary/Seasonal
  • Indianapolis, IN, USA
  • Seasonal




Workplace Giving Associate - Seasonal

 Team Machine 

Fundraising Team

M-F Hybrid work - Mobile 2 days per week

(Full-time, temporary position July 2024- approx. end of November 2024)


United Way of Central Indiana works to bring the resources of philanthropy, government, corporations, the social sector, and neighborhoods together to confront generational poverty head on and ensure a better future for our neighbors in need. This is an ambitious time to join United Way as we embark on a five-year strategic plan to reduce the number of households experiencing poverty and financial instability. To make a significant impact in our region, United Way is looking for dedicated, confident, and compassionate team members who live our shared values of inclusivity, courage, accountability, respect, and excellence.


Position Summary

United Way of Central Indiana recognizes that the key to success is a strong and cohesive team that works through shared values to achieve our mission. The role of Workplace Giving Associate will assist the corporate fundraising team to organize, develop, and manage workplace pledge drives and grow the level of financial support and commitment to United Way of Central Indiana (UWCI) for assigned portfolio of accounts.


Position Duties & Responsibilities

The following statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed.  They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified. 


  • Plan, develop, and manage corporate partner workplace campaigns - employee pledge drives, special events, and engagement coordinating with the Employee Engagement Coordinators (EEC) of assigned accounts utilizing in person and virtual meetings, email, and phone calls.
  • Provide outstanding customer service with external stakeholders - assist workplace Employee Engagement Coordinators and committees with timely follow up in the planning, implementing, and completing the account's employee workplace pledge drives and engagement activities that inspire giving.
  • Effectively set up workplace online giving campaigns and pledge drives where applicable adhering to internal and external timelines and processes.
  • Make effective presentations through public speaking to employee groups at the accounts workplace campaign and engagement meetings emphasizing the impact of UWCI in the community utilizing power point, marketing videos and virtual platforms where applicable.
  • Coordinate with internal volunteer engagement team to invite EEC and accounts to participate and support various service events and projects available to create additional community impact opportunities for assigned accounts.
  • Monitor and track progress of financial and non-financial results of assigned accounts thru CRM reports and various tools like excel.
  • Achieve giving and engagement goals for assigned accounts.
  • Enter and maintain the most current and accurate information in UWCI's database/CRM on all assigned accounts such as but not limited to KPIs like contact information, dates, pledges, giving and engagement activities and results.
  • Keep team manager and specialist informed of progress and report any problems that may arise.
  • Perform special assignments and other work, on an as-needed basis.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential job function satisfactorily and be present in the office while performing those functions. The requirements listed are representative of the basic knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  The individual in this role must display the highest level of integrity and confidentiality. United Way also values innovative thinking, and a successful candidate will be a self-starter who can work within the team to achieve goals and objectives.  The individual should have effective communication skills, attention to detail and organization, and flexibility and adaptability. The individual will also maintain knowledge of trends in his/her area of responsibility and reviews literature to understand key issues.

Education and/or Experience

Associate's degree preferred or at least one year of relevant experience in marketing, sales and/or fundraising. Proven successful experience in customer service management is required.

Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills and effective presentation skills for audiences of various sizes. Must be able to calculate percentages, increases/decreases on accounts, proportions and accurately set numerical goals. Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw conclusions required. Organizational and interpersonal skills are critical to this position. Effective time management is essential along with the ability to multi-task. A demonstrated keen sense of relationship building is needed. Must be computer proficient (Microsoft office) and detail oriented. An understanding of and the need for commitment to community improvement is a must.

*Work experience may substitute for education requirements on a case by case basis.


Physical Demands: 

The physical demands described here are general representations of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, reach with hands and arms, talk, and hear. The employee frequently is required to use hands to touch and handle objects. The employee frequently stands or walks.
  • The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and the ability to adjust focus.


Work Environment: 

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Office setting, with sustained use of a computer and phone.
  • The noise level in the work environment is minimal to moderate.
  • Maintains personal/professional competency and works to create an environment of courtesy, respect, enthusiasm, and a positive attitude in all interactions both internal and external to the organization. 


Position Leader:                  Workplace Fundraising and Engagement Senior Manager – Team Machine

FLSA Status:                        Non-exempt, hourly, temporary, 37.5 hours weekly

Assignment Length:            Early September – End of December

Salary Range:                      $21.00 per hour 



Equal Opportunity Employer

Please apply at uwci.org/careers

This position description does not constitute a contract of employment or a guarantee of any terms or conditions of employment.  UWCI employees are employed on an at-will basis. In addition, nothing in this position description restricts UWCI's right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this position at any time.



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