Career Opportunities


Join the United Way of West Florida team and help fight for a healthier, stronger community!

United Way of West Florida is a drug-free workplace and an equal opportunity employer and is committed to the principle of diversity. We, therefore:

  • Value diversity and respect others, without regard to race, color, creed, age, sex, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, or disability.

  • Support affirmative action and equal employment opportunities throughout our organization.

  • Refuse to engage in or tolerate any form of discrimination or harassment.


Open Positions

If you are interested in applying for any open positions, please email a cover letter and resume to Melissa Lewis, Director of Operations, at Women and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply.
211 Call Specialist 
The Call Specialist will serve as the first responder to incoming calls through either the 211 Information and Referral line or 988 Crisis line providing a compassionate and professional phone-based service to those reaching out for help.  Call Specialists will maintain a thorough, working and intimate understanding of the 211 Northwest Florida database of human services for the ten-county service area of northwest Florida.  Call Specialists will employ active listening and reflective statements to make a connection to the 211 caller and develop a clear understanding of their challenges, household demographics and referral needs. 
Complete Position Description Part-time and full-time positions are available
211/988/FVSL Clinical Consultant 
To use advanced knowledge in the field of Human Services to provide referrals to the highest quality client-centered therapeutic services. Must also use such advanced knowledge to serve as a consultant and mentor to 211, 988, FVSL Specialists. This position is entrusted with a high level of responsibility and insight in treating clients and ensuring services are provided and documented in compliance with applicable laws and regulations, in addition to United Way of West Florida and 988 LifeLine standards 
Accounting Assistant
The Accounting Assistant provides clerical and accounting support for the Director of Finance. As such, this position is a key member of the Finance Team. The Accounting Assistant provides the support necessary to ensure that financial records are up to date and reports are submitted in a timely manner.


Internships available at United Way of West Florida are listed below. When applying for an internship, you will need to submit your resume and a cover letter to Mary Zaledonis, VP of Impact Services. Please specify the internship you wish to apply for. 

Applicants must be 18 years or older and possess a high school diploma prior to the start date of the internship. Internships are not paid positions and follow the academic calendars of post-secondary institutions. Hours per week are dependent upon course requirements and/or position descriptions. All other requirements are listed in the position descriptions.