Join our UWPV team

Join us and make an impact in the Pioneer Valley

We’re tackling tough issues that make a lasting difference and create opportunities for greatness – like graduating college and preparing career-ready teens; helping folks find jobs and keep more of what they earn; enabling access to quality health care; and ensuring everyone has a safe place to call home.


Open Positions

President & CEO

The President & CEO will be a mission-driven, collaborative, innovative leader and manager. The President & CEO will serve as the brand ambassador and champion of the United Way of Pioneer Valley. The President & CEO will manage the entire operation of UWPV within the guidelines, by-laws and policies of UWPV. The President & CEO will possess a high level of broad business skills, financial acumen, and strategic management expertise to effectively create and execute the strategic direction of UWPV. The President & CEO will be a driver of change, open to new ideas that serve the community and mission of UWPV. As chief spokesperson, the President & CEO will ensure that United Way of Pioneer Valley, its mission, programs, and services are consistently presented in a positive, collaborative manner.

The hiring range for this position is $130,000 – $156,000 annually.


Department: Administration

  • Reports to: UWPV Board of Directors


Essential Functions

1: Strategy

  • Provide vision and strategic insight to the Board for fulfilling the mission of the organization, utilizing input from multiple sources, including external and internal constituents
  • Develop an annual business plan to report on progress in achieving goals
  • Identify new opportunities to build partnerships with a broad and diverse group of external constituents and leverage resources in an effort to maximize impact
  • Partner with external organizations to encourage the exchange of information and the building of collaborations
  • Participate in external meetings, councils, forums, etc. to ensure we have the most current and relevant information to use in decision-making
  • Experience in building revenue and increasing philanthropic support including grant writing

2: Leadership

  • Advance the mission and image of the organization by serving as the chief representative to all internal and external stakeholders, including the Board, staff, local nonprofits, donors, the media, government, and the general public
  • Represent the interests of all nonprofit partners through advocacy efforts designed to educate corporate and government representatives on community needs
  • Leverage impact by supporting and encouraging partnerships and collaborations between local non-profits
  • Champion innovative approaches towards solving community issues

3: Administration & Management

  • Establish the culture and programs to ensure that the organization attracts and retains the talent necessary to successfully carry out its programs and mission
  • Ensure that the organization operates within the financial parameters set by the Board, and that available resources are distributed appropriately
  • Provide the fiscal oversight for the organization’s investments, budgets, and financial reporting
  • Manages relationship with Financial Management outsourcing team
  • Ensures that UWPV meets legal obligations and complies with membership requirements of United Way Worldwide
  • Manages Senior Leadership and the Administration & Finance Manager assuring that adequate training, support, and resources are in place to achieve goals with a focus on a coaching culture

4: Governance

  • Provide direct staff support to the Board Governance and Nominating committee and report regularly to the Board on the activities of the organization and progress toward meeting annual plan goals and strategic objectives
  • Ensure Board members are kept informed of matters and developments that warrant their attention and best practices on organizational management and leadership
  • Identify issues and policies that require the action of the Board
  • Develop board meetings that allow the members to fulfill their operational responsibilities, but also to provide the opportunity for strategic discussion on organizational imperatives
  • Insure that the Board has access to all information needed to carry out its governance responsibilities
  • Ensure that any direct services offered to the public operate within the mission and culture of UWPV as well as the financial parameters set by the Board




  • Master's Degree and/or 10+ years of experience


  • Strong relationship building and donor cultivation experience with proven results in resource generation
  • Analytical, problem solving, budget and decision-making skills
  • Demonstrated leadership and management skills, including the ability to attract, motivate and develop leadership volunteers and staff along with visionary and strategic thinking capabilities
  • Broad knowledge and understanding of human service issues and extensive management experience at the executive senior level
  • Evidence of success in building strong coalitions and working effectively within a culturally diverse region
  • An understanding of individual community interest and regional issues and experience dealing with the concerns of multiple constituents
  • Proven skills as an effective communicator with strong interpersonal skills and unquestionable integrity, with skill to build consensus.Passion to make a positive difference in the lives of people and strength to be decisive, compassionate and humble leader who is willing to take strategic risks when appropriate
  • Strong work ethic and drive for results


To apply, please submit resumes to

Financial Stability Program Manager

As a member of the Operations Team, the Thrive Program Manager is responsible for the administration and implementation of the Thrive Financial Wellness Program. The primary area of responsibility will be conducting seminar style and 1:1 Financial Wellness programs to participants at partner agencies. Moreover, the Program Manager will be responsible for maintaining administrative records for the program. The Program Manager will further work directly with the Director of Program Operations and Community Outreach Team to build and foster relationships with agency partners and community stakeholders.

The hiring range for this position is $48,000 – $55,000 annually


Essential Functions

1: Program Delivery

The primary area of responsibility for this position lies in the delivery of Thrive Financial Wellness Programming to agency partners.

Specific tasks include, but are not limited to:

  • Conducting Financial Wellness seminars in line with Thrive SOP and Curriculum
  • Preparing exercises and activities for Thrive Seminars
  • Answering participant questions and supporting goal setting and achievement
  • Conducting limited 1:1 coaching in workforce development programs
  • Implementing best practices from training and development
  • Provide problem-solving and referral services to participants and agency partners


2: Program Administration

The Program Manager will be responsible for collecting and maintaining administrative files for the program, as well as maintaining the Seminar and Coaching schedule.

Specific tasks include, but are not limited to:

  • Tracking participant intake forms and relevant metrics of performance
  • Entering data in tracking software
  • Scheduling Seminars and Coaching sessions
  • Compliance with grants/funder requirements


3: Program Support

The Program Manager will support team members in creating and maintaining relationships with agency partners, by meeting with agencies to assess their unique situations and to address life issues that are impacting work program participants. This includes developing trusting relationships with agency partners, program participants, and community partners.


Additional Responsibilities

  • Maintain a comprehensive understanding of Financial Wellness programming and best practices
  • Maintain relevant certification in Financial Wellness programming and delivery
  • Communicate and collaborate with all members of the organization
  • Uphold organizational missions and values
  • Understand and follow through with organizational and programmatic systems, protocols, policies, and procedures
  • Support special projects, events, and department staff as assigned




  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent preferred, Associates Degree required; an equivalent combination of training, education, and experience that successfully demonstrates the ability to perform the duties of the position will be considered.


  • Three to five years of experience in Human Services programming



  • Evidence of excellent organizational and administrative skills
  • Evidence of excellent interpersonal skills
  • Competency in program management software
  • Ability to plan, organize, and facilitate Seminars and Coaching sessions
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively with team members
  • Knowledge of nonprofit operations preferred
  • Demonstrated program management preferred
  • Competency with office equipment and software required
  • Spanish language skills preferred


Physical Demands of Job

  • Ability to stand for extended periods
  • Ability to walk and move frequently
  • Travel to offsite locations required – driver license required


Work Environment

  • Primarily works in a climate-controlled office based setting.

Please Note: Requirements, skills, and abilities described above are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this position with or without reasonable accommodation. In no instance, however, should the duties, responsibilities, and requirements be interpreted as all-inclusive. Additional functions and requirements may be assigned by supervisors as deemed appropriate. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice. 


To apply please send resume to Megan Moynihan at