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United Way of the Piedmont is currently accepting resumes from qualified candidates for the open positions listed below. Interested candidates should submit a resume and detailed cover letter highlighting their qualifications and salary requirement to the appropriate person for each position (noted in job description).

Engagement Positions

Member & Volunteer Experience VISTA

The Gifts in Kind Center (GIKC) takes donated consumer products from Walmart Corporation and redistributes them to nonprofits throughout the region who serve low-income individuals and families. The VISTA will focus on developing and improving processes and procedures to communicate with member agencies and partners. The VISTA will also focus on increasing the diversity of the volunteer corps that runs the facility, with a focus on procedures for adequate screening, training, and orientation of new volunteers without disrupting operations. The GIKC VISTA will also work to establish a volunteer leadership corps to provide day-to-day leadership and training to new or temporary volunteers.

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To apply, please send resume and cover letter to Deborah Bertlesman at

Marketing Positions

Donor Communications Specialist VISTA

The VISTA member will support and increase the capacity of the Marketing team to build awareness of United Way of the Piedmont’s work by effectively engaging donors to increase brand awareness, documenting departmental processes and procedures to ensure sustainability, and contributing to marketing efforts that grow UWP’s ability to fight poverty. The VISTA member will engage individual and corporate donors through print, digital, and in-person communications and connect donor interests to UWP work. The VISTA member will also document departmental processes and procedures to ensure sustainability and create and curate social media marketing materials to build brand awareness.  This position requires a diverse and well-rounded skill set including communication, critical thinking, project management, creativity, and ability to work well as a part of a team.

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To apply, please send resume and cover letter to Alex Moore at

AmeriCorps Positions

AmeriCorps VISTA in the Piedmont (VIP) Team Member

United Way of the Piedmont in Upstate South Carolina is looking for 11 high-impact, results-driven candidates to lead the way in our collective impact approach to alleviating poverty. Join our dynamic team to be part of grassroots change in Spartanburg, Cherokee, & Union Counties increasing access to behavioral healthcare and increasing financial stability.

AmeriCorps VISTA members serve full-time in an area nonprofit agency and spend 10% of their time working collaboratively to address community-wide issues.

This is a great opportunity for recent graduates, retirees, career-changers, or anyone who is interested in starting a career in the nonprofit field.

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Site-specific job duties and application instructions available online at

AmeriCorps Financial Stability Navigator

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As a believer in the power of committed volunteers to positively impact communities, United Way of the Piedmont is a proud Employer of National Service. AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other National Service alumni are encouraged to apply.

Propose an Internship

United Way of the Piedmont values experiential learning and sees internships as a valuable way to foster talent in our communities. We accept letters of interest for a limited number of internships from undergraduate and graduate level students throughout the year at Your e-mail should include a cover letter and resume and address the following questions:

  • Tell us why you want to be a United Way of the Piedmont intern and what special talents you would bring to the team.
  • How do your strengths and interests align with our mission? When answering, please discuss your previous work or community experience with specific examples that highlight your skills.
  • What are the skills that you hope to develop in this position?
  • What are your time constraints?