Job Opportunities


At Aloha United Way, we are determined to build a better, more connected community for all. We work efficiently and collaboratively to develop effective solutions to our communities most pressing issues. We believe that each of us has the ability to create significant change in our community and that we have the ability to inspire others to do so as well. 

Our team is the heart and soul of our company and every experience that we provide to our donors, our partner agencies and our community.  Employees are empowered and encouraged to think creatively and outside of the box in all that we do to make a positive impact. We are a place that is continually evolving and where motivated, passionate and caring employee’s thrive.  Our culture embraces people’s diverse perspectives and creates a positive environment where everyone belongs.

If you’re seeking a work environment that values your passion, new perspectives and a desire to make a positive impact in our community, and looking for a place that encourages big thinkers and fresh ideas, then you’re someone we want. 

We are currently accepting resumes from qualified candidates for the open positions listed below.  Interested candidates should submit a resume along with a detailed cover letter highlighting their qualifications and salary requirement to

Associate, Business Development

JOB SUMMARY: Under the direction of the Vice President of Fundraising and Major Gifts (F&MG), assists Aloha United Way (AUW) volunteers, Business Development Managers and Campaign Operations Manager in raising funds. Provides organizational and technical assistance in Andar (donor management database) and e-Pledge (online pledging application), and business development to ensure a successful and growing AUW annual fundraising campaign.
Assists the F&MG department by conducting or helping with rallies, presentations, events, booking envelopes, completion of speaker requests, collection of donations, and other tasks as directed. 
Represents AUW professionally during group presentations, rallies, coordinator trainings, meetings and special events. 
Recommends improvements and changes to enhance accounts and campaign results, Andar and e-Pledge.
Responsible for the Andar database data cleanup and creating reports such as DMOs, providing assistance with training, updating manager assignments and uploading of fundraising goals. 
Implements Andar best practices when utilizing the system to maximize efficiency and data integrity.
Works with appropriate staff to assist with e-Pledge accounts, including but not limited to attending meetings, responding to donor requests and questions in a timely, efficient and courteous manner, and building e-Pledge sites when other staff is unavailable. 
Collects, verifies and uploads e-Pledge data needed from workplace campaign companies into ANDAR, manages data within the system and performs ongoing database clean-up and maintenance.
Develops positive relationships with key business leaders and volunteers (e.g., Workplace Campaign Chairs, Coordinators).
Assists Coordinators and Loaned Executives with planning, implementing and completing their campaigns.
Attends internal meetings and represents the F&MG department on cross-functional teams and committees such as the Data Integrity Group (DIG) and e-Pledge Team. 
Supports a positive team environment through active participation in team-related activities.
Attends campaign team meetings and special events.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Working Conditions:  AUW’s office environment requires the ability to effectively plan and meet short deadlines and changing conditions. Strong staff collaboration in work assignments is a standard at AUW. Use of own car to attend early morning and/or evening meetings with volunteers and organizations off location. 
Equipment Use:  Frequent use of personal computer with printer, automated phone system with phone messaging, filing cabinets, and other office supplies/equipment. Occasional use of copy machine, FAX machine, and hand truck.
Daily/Hours of Work:  Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Overtime may be required on an as-needed basis, as approved by immediate supervisor.
Operational Demands:  Duties require planning, analyzing and performing a variety of activities by applying a wide range of procedures and rules. Duties require attention to detail, accuracy, reliability, alertness and use of judgment. Reading comprehension needed for keeping abreast on community affairs and industry trends. Also requires writing ability, creativity and concentration. Mathematical ability required for statistical reports and setting campaign goals. Works with confidential data where disclosure may adversely affect the organization. Must possess a solid sense of confidentiality and discretion.
Physical Demands:  Frequent to continuous sitting. Able to reach, stoop and lift minimum 25 lbs when accessing materials from storage and transporting. Frequent handling and filing and retrieve information via files and computer. Must be able to visually check for completion and accuracy, and to retrieve and transmit information.
Communication Demands:  Requires extensive communication with staff, between AUW departments, and with AUW clients, vendors and contractors. Frequent communication with individuals/organizations at all levels outside AUW supplying or seeking information and materials. Frequent composition of appropriate written materials. Able to speak in public and present information when training. Requires the use of courtesy, tact and discretion to obtain cooperation.  
Education/Experience:  Graduation from an accredited college or university, preferably with a major in business administration, public administration, communications, or computer science preferred. Minimum of one (1) year of responsible experience in fundraising or related nonprofit services preferred, or any combination of education and experience which would provide the knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the essential duties of this position. Preferred experience in e-Pledge, and knowledge in ANDAR (or fundraising software). 
Skills/Knowledge:  Working knowledge of the principles, practices and trends in fundraising desirable. Sales experience and public speaking experience helpful. Working knowledge of personal computers. Experience with fundraising or database, e-Pledge systems and processes, campaigns, communications and information technology (IT) or systems (IS). Experience with PC and Microsoft office software: Word, Excel, Power Point, and Outlook.  ANDAR, e-Pledge software knowledge ideal with project management experience preferred. Able to perform varied assignments with initiative, independence and judgment. Able to conduct research, analysis, prepare reports and make recommendations for the campaign. Must have good interpersonal and communication skills and ability to communicate both orally and in writing. Ability to actively contribute as a team member. Able to work on concurrent assignments and meet deadlines. Also able to perform physical work which includes lifting, moving and carrying items. Able to work independently as well as the ability to contribute as a team member. Also able to work on concurrent assignments and meet deadlines.
Other Requirements:  Must possess a valid driver’s license and a functioning automobile. 

Coordinator, Grants

Under the general direction of the Vice President (VP) of Community Impact, administers assigned grants and foundation gifts.
Assists the VP by coordinating and administering grants (or contracts) and foundation gifts received by Aloha United Way (AUW):​
  • Conducts detailed research regarding grant opportunities from various funding sources and advises the VP on the most valuable opportunities 
  • Provides input to the collaborative grant proposal process based on in-depth research and analysis of the grant opportunities 
  • Analyzes and organizes the necessary data for the submission of grant proposals and manages the submission process 
  • Manages grant submission, management, and reporting website accounts 
  • Supports implementation of grant-funded programming 
  • Maintains grant files and related documentation assuring records are kept up to date
  • Conducts in-depth analysis of grant agreements in order to track and meet critical deadlines of deliverables and all matters of compliance 
  • Collaborates with Finance to manage and track expenditures as required by funder
  • Collaborates with Marketing to increase visibility of grant-funded initiatives
  • Drafts grants-related content for website and various internal and external documents. 
  • Communicates with and maintains positive relations with funders
  • Reports on program outcomes as required 
  • Tracks foundation gifts and reports outcomes as required
  • Provides back office administrative support as required 

Administrative support for Community Impact:

  • Backup support for key department functions as assigned 
  • Organizes, prepares, attends, facilitates, and reports on meetings as required.
  • Assists with programs, services and projects as assigned 


  • Attends meetings and special events as required.
  • Provides training and orientation for various constituencies.
  • Performs other duties as required.


Skills/Knowledge: Ability to interact positively with and develop and maintain a level of confidence with, community stakeholders.  Experience with PC software and Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Power Point, Outlook).  Able to prioritize and manage multiple responsibilities.  Be proactive in regard to planning and organizing work flow with interruptions.  Strong understanding of processes and tools used for effective grant administration/management.  Able to meet deadlines.  Ability to work independently as well as to actively contribute as a team member.

Education/Experience:  Graduation from an accredited college or university with a degree or major in human services or related field preferred.  A minimum of three (3) years of administrative experience in program or grant management, or five (5) years of experience in a social services agency or related human services, or any combination of education and experience which provides the knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the major duties of this position.  Basic fiscal management knowledge, including budgets, state/federal procurement regulations, and expense tracking, is required.  Basic evaluation and program performance measurement knowledge are required.  Broad knowledge of grant writing and funding sources are preferred.

Work Schedule:  Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.  Additional hours will be required on an as-needed basis.


“Aloha United Way's Mission is to bring resources, organizations, and people together to advance the health, education, and financial stability of every person in our community.  Core Values are the foundation by which we operate.  Employees at Aloha United Way have identified two sets of Values - Accountability/Transparency, Integrity, Respect, Trust & Compassion, and Excellence in Customer Service & Collaborative Solution-Seeking that reflect essential elements necessary for a productive, successful organization and work environment."

Employee Benefits:

  • Medical, Vision, Dental, Prescription drug & Flex Spending benefits
  • Group Life & Long-Term Care insurances
  • Short-term & Long-term disability benefits
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Paid Time Off (PTO) Plans -vacation, sick & holidays
  • Civic Duty and Military Leaves
  • Parking or Bus Pass
  • Business Perks & Discounts
  • Tuition Discounts at accredited universities