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The Urban League of Metropolitan Seattle thanks you for your interest in working with us toward our vision of equity for all! Our staff is like family and together, we strive to empower the communities we serve by providing essential programming and services designed to promote economic stability & self-sufficiency in all aspects of life. As the needs of our community continue to grow — so do we!

Think you have what it takes to be a part of team ULMS? Check out our current job openings below and join the movement! Together we can be better, bigger, stronger, and more empowered than ever before!

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Open Positions

For a list of available ULMS employment opportunities, please check the section below. If you do not see any open positions, please check back on this page frequently! 

COVID-19 CONSIDERATIONS:
ULMS has implemented a vaccination mandate for all employees. These positions are subject to the City of Seattle Executive Order 2021-08: COVID-19 Vaccination Requirements for City Contractors.

Posted: 5/03/2022

Shelter Coordinator

The Urban League of Metropolitan Seattle (ULMS) Housing Department provides direct service programs and resources to individuals and families through shelters, transitional housing, rental assistance and home ownership programs. ULMS Housing Department is actively seeking employees for part-time and full-time Shelter Coordinator for our young adult shelter located in the Central Area of Seattle

Shelter Coordinator – (PT) – scheduled 2 days per week but may fill in for additional hours as needed and available. Shifts are 12 hours – 8am – 8pm or 8pm – 8am.

  • HS Diploma or GED required; Bachelor’s degree in Human Service or related field is preferred
  • Ability to read and write in standard English
  • Excellent oral and written communication
  • Ability to prepare communications, such as memos, emails, reports and other correspondence
  • Prior experience working with young adults between the ages of 18-24 in a service capacity is strongly desired
  • Intermediate proficiency with Microsoft Office – Excel and Outlook
  • Ability to work independently, multi-task, and set priorities
  • Ability to interact with a wide variety of audiences
  • Demonstrates cultural competency and sensitivity to the needs of adults with multiple challenges
  • Ability to work well under-pressure
  • Ability to work independently with limited supervision
  • Ability to exercise independent judgment and make decisions based upon the analysis of individual unique factors
  • Ability to maintain privacy and confidentiality
  • Experience in working with ethnic/minorities
  • Non-profit experience strongly preferred
  • Must be able/willing to obtain food handlers card within the first 2 weeks of employment
  • Case Management: 1 year (Required)

Job Type: Part-time

Pay: from $25 per hour

Benefits:

  • Dental insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Retirement plan
  • Vision insurance

Interested in applying for this role?

TO APPLY: Send your resume & cover letter to hr@urbanleague.org. Applications submitted without a cover letter will not be considered.

Posted: 5/4/2022

Financial Empowerment & Veteran's Service Counselor

The Financial Empowerment & Veteran’s Service Counselor assists veterans and low to moderate income individuals and families with boosting earnings, reducing expenses, and making appropriate financial decisions that lead to asset building. Individuals and families are offered financial coaching and access to income supports. This position provides counseling and coaching by engaging and motivating clients, and requires a strong understanding of personal finances, and the ability to teach that knowledge to others. This individual is responsible for assisting clients in developing plans of action that are intended to help the client reach their goals and achieve financial stability through a one-on-one counseling format.

  • 3-5 years of experience in credit and financial empowerment, mortgage banking, including experience with low to moderate income clients
  • Must have or obtain HUD certification within 90 days
  • Ability to work with diverse populations (language, culture, race, physical ability, sexual orientation, etc.)
  • Proven ability to build relationships and trust quickly
  • Ability to guide and motivate others toward achieving goals
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint)
  • Strong Organizational Skills
  • Excellent analytical skills
  • High School Diploma; Bachelor’s degree in related or relevant field preferred
  • Prior military service experience is strongly preferred
  • High school diploma or equivalent (Required)
  • credit and financial empowerment, mortgage or banking: 3 years (Required)
  • community based non-profit: 1 year (Required)

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $26.44 per hour

Benefits:

  • Dental insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Retirement plan
  • Vision insurance

Interested in applying for this role?

TO APPLY: Send your resume & cover letter to hr@urbanleague.org. Applications submitted without a cover letter will not be considered.

Posted: 5/7/2022

Social Media & Engagement Specialist

The Social Media & Engagement Specialist supports the work and responsibilities of our Communication & External Affairs department by assisting with all social media management, organic content, and overall public awareness of the organization. This person will play a key role in establishing and evaluating the brand’s digital and social media presence to reach target audiences, including prospective donors, community host partners, and families within vulnerable communities. Through a mix of creative storytelling, paid social campaigns, data analysis, community events, and relationship building with media entities, this role will work to expand our brand recognition and help the organization find growth in our community outreach and engagement efforts. This role will also provide reporting updates to leadership and key stakeholders, while using analytics to adjust communication and social strategies as necessary.

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related Communications field
  • 1-2 years’ experience in managing social/digital marketing – Including paid social media campaigns
  • 1-2 years’ experience in successful community event planning and hosting
  • Extensive knowledge of the social media platforms & channels, including but not limited to Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn
  • Knowledge of Social Media Management tools such as Hootsuite, Sprout Social, etc.
  • Experience sourcing, evaluating, and managing outside social and media agencies
  • Ability to read and write in standard English
  • Excellent oral and written communication
  • Ability to prepare communications, such as memos, emails, reports and other correspondence
  • Intermediate proficiency with Microsoft Office – Word, Excel and Outlook
  • Ability to work independently, multi-task, and set priorities
  • Ability to interact with a wide variety of audiences
  • Demonstrates cultural competency and sensitivity to the needs of adults with multiple challenges
  • Ability to work well under-pressure
  • Ability to maintain privacy and confidentiality
  • Experience in working with ethnic/minorities
  • Non-profit experience strongly preferred
  • Community event planning: 2 years (Required)
  • Social/digital marketing management: 2 years (Required)
  • Experience working at a non-profit: 1-2 years (Preferred)

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $52,000 annually

Benefits:

  • Dental insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Retirement plan
  • Vision insurance

Interested in applying for this role?

TO APPLY: Send your resume & cover letter to hr@urbanleague.org. Applications submitted without a cover letter will not be considered.

Posted: 5/12/2022

Front Desk Receptionist

The Front Office Receptionist is the first point of contact by phone and in person for all clients and guests. The Receptionist also provides administrative support to the Housing Department.

  • HS Diploma or GED required; Bachelor’s degree in Human Service or related field is preferred
  • Ability to read and write in standard English
  • Excellent oral and written communication
  • Ability to prepare communications, such as memos, emails, reports and other correspondence
  • Advanced proficiency with Microsoft Office – Word, Excel and Outlook
  • Ability to work independently, multitask, and set priorities
  • Ability to interact with a wide variety of audiences
  • Demonstrates cultural competency and sensitivity to the needs of adults with multiple challenges
  • Ability to work well under-pressure
  • Ability to work independently with limited supervision
  • Experience in working with ethnic/minorities
  • Non-profit experience strongly preferred
  • Education: High school or equivalent (Required)
  • Reception: 2 years (Required)
  • Administrative: 2 years (Required)
  • Non-profit: 2 years (Preferred)

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $25 per hour

Benefits:

  • Dental insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Retirement plan
  • Vision insurance

Interested in applying for this role?

TO APPLY: Send your resume & cover letter to hr@urbanleague.org. Applications submitted without a cover letter will not be considered.

Posted: 5/20/2022

Participant Navigator - Construction Trades Program

The Construction Trades Participant Navigator provides retention services to individuals that have been placed into an apprenticeship construction training program or employment. This position offers support services to help retain apprentices and non-union construction participants in partnership with ULMS Staff and community partners. In addition, the CTP Participant Navigator may provide relicensing services to individuals that have been placed by removing barriers to entry and utilizing support services to obtain a driver’s license as required. This role also performs case management duties that include following up with participants, participant tracking, and communications. The focus of this position is to assist in the administrative steps needed to strengthen the Construction Trades program and meet grant deliverables and requirements.

  • 1+ year of direct service case management, intake or support experience
  • 1+ year experience in job readiness, employment placement, recruiting, etc. experience preferred
  • 1+ year of construction or trade related experience
  • Proficient with MS Office – Word, Excel, Outlook
  • Ability to multi-task, work under pressure and meet deadlines
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong attention to detail and organizational skills.
  • Problem-Solver with the ability to work with minimal supervision
  • Experience working with re-entry and a diverse population
  • Case Management: 1 year (Required)
  • Construction or Trades: 1 year (Required)

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $25 per hour

Benefits:

  • Dental insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Retirement plan
  • Vision insurance

Interested in applying for this role?

TO APPLY: Send your resume & cover letter to hr@urbanleague.org. Applications submitted without a cover letter will not be considered.

Posted: 5/23/2022

Job Developer

Under the guidance and direction of the Program Manager of Workforce, the Job Developer works with staff and participants of various Workforce programs to establish partnerships, create job placements opportunities, and build and maintain relationships with business partners. The Job Developer also provides instruction to program participants and assists with participant recruitment and relationship building with current and prospective business partners.

  • 1+ year of direct service case management, intake or support experience
  • 1+ year experience in job readiness, employment placement, recruiting, etc.
  • 1+ year experience developing business relations with clients and external partners
  • Proficient with MS Office – Word, Excel, Outlook
  • Ability to multi-task, work under pressure and meet deadlines
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong attention to detail and organizational skills.
  • Problem-Solver with the ability to work with minimal supervision
  • Experience working with re-entry and a diverse population
  • Must have a reliable personal vehicle
  • Case Management: 1 year (Required)
  • Job Placement and/or Recruiting: 1 year (Required)

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $25 per hour

Benefits:

  • Dental insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Retirement plan
  • Vision insurance

Interested in applying for this role?

TO APPLY: Send your resume & cover letter to hr@urbanleague.org. Applications submitted without a cover letter will not be considered.

Posted: 5/23/2022

Maintenance Technician - Part-Time

The Maintenance Technician is responsible for maintaining the overall curb appeal of the community as instructed by the Facilities Manager and ensures the physical aspects of the property meet the Company’s established standards. Duties and Responsibilities included but are not limited to: Groundskeeping, Work Orders that include basic maintenance on units and appliances, turnover of units, building and common area maintenance, on-call responsibilities for after hours emergencies.

  • HS Diploma or GED required;
  • 1+ year of hands on general maintenance experience; trade school or industry experience is preferred
  • Ability to read and write in standard English
  • Excellent oral and written communication
  • Basic computer proficiency
  • Ability to work independently, multi-task, and set priorities
  • Ability to interact with a wide variety of audiences in a professional manner
  • Demonstrates cultural competency and sensitivity to the needs of adults with multiple challenges
  • Must be available for on-call after hours emergencies
  • General Maintenance and Repair: 1 year (Required)

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $25 per hour

Benefits:

  • Dental insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Retirement plan
  • Vision insurance

Interested in applying for this role?

TO APPLY: Send your resume & cover letter to hr@urbanleague.org. Applications submitted without a cover letter will not be considered.

Posted: 5/23/2022

Accounting Administrative Assistant - Special Project - Part-Time (Temp)

Under the guidance and direction of the CFO & Controller, the Accounting Administrative Assistant will create the ULMS accounting manual containing the chart of accounts and detailed accounting procedures. The Accounting Administrative Assistant will review existing accounting policies and procedures to determine ways to improve efficiency and reduce redundancies, create a detailed documentation of each accounting process and procedure including, Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Vendor Management, Grants Management, Invoicing, Reconciliation, Payroll, etc. then compile all documented accounting policies and procedures into an Accounting Manual containing the chart of accounts. This is a temporary position anticipated to last 2 months.

  • 4-year degree in accounting; preferably some post graduate schooling
  • 1+ year experience in process review or data analysis
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Outlook)
  • QuickBooks experience
  • Ability to prioritize and organize information
  • Ability to create a step-by-step procedural documentation
  • Results oriented organizational skills, with the ability to simultaneously coordinate multiple activities
  • Willingness and ability to maintain a flexible work schedule consistent with the demands and needs of the department
  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field (Required)

Job Type: Part-time

Pay: $25 per hour

Benefits:

  • Dental insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Retirement plan
  • Vision insurance

Interested in applying for this role?

TO APPLY: Send your resume & cover letter to hr@urbanleague.org. Applications submitted without a cover letter will not be considered.

The Urban League of Metropolitan Seattle is committed to working across the board with diverse communities in order to help make Seattle a more equitable and prosperous place to live. Urban League of Metropolitan Seattle is an Equal Opportunity Minority/Female/Individuals with Disabilities/Protected Veteran and Affirmative Action Employer. Urban League of Metropolitan Seattle considers for employment and hires qualified candidates without regard to age, race, religion, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, protected veteran or disability status or any factor prohibited by law. Urban League of Metropolitan Seattle provides reasonable accommodation for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in job application procedures and/or process.