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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: 1/4/2023

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
  • High school or equivalent (Required)
  • Administrative, reception, or customer service: 2 years (Required)
  • Non-profit: 2 years (Required)
 

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $25.00 per hour

Benefits:

  • Dental insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Professional development assistance
  • 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: 1/4/2023

Homeless Outreach Coordinator

The Homeless Outreach Coordinator is responsible for providing outreach and referral services specifically to homeless individuals and families of color and connecting them to internal and external services to transition them from the street into safe affordable shelter. This role plans events, gives presentations, and utilizes other effective marketing tactics to increase trust, aid the homeless, and refer them to the ULMS Intake team for case management and support.

  • HS Diploma or GED required; Bachelor’s degree in Human Service or related field is preferred
  • 1+ years case management or homeless outreach experience
  • 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 especially the homeless
  • 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
  • Case Management: 1 year (Required)
  • Non-profit: 1 year (Required)
  • Homeless Outreach: 1 year (Required)

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $25.00

Benefits:

  • Dental insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Professional development assistance
  • 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: 1/4/2023

Project Manager - Entrepreneurship

Under the guidance and direction of the Director of Fund Development, this role will develop and administer programs specifically geared towards small businesses. The Entrepreneurship Project Manager will identify, define, and develop funding sources to support existing and planned program activities as well as coordinate the development of workshops for small businesses. This position provides financial consultation, budgeting and tax strategies to small businesses and aids them in navigating and applying for resources and funding. This role will also organize and coordinate events with and specifically for black and minority owned small businesses.

  • 2+ years fund development experience
  • 2+ years event planning and organizing experience
  • High school diploma; Bachelor’s degree in related or relevant field preferred
  • Intermediate proficiency with MS Office – Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Direct experience in effective relationship building with volunteers, senior level community leaders, donors, and staff
  • Direct experience working with diverse populations (language, culture, race, physical ability, sexual orientation, etc.)
  • Experience in fundraising, marketing, grant writing and program development
  • Ability to work independently
  • Ability to coordinate multiple projects including setting and changing priorities while ensuring quality and timeliness
  • Strong and engaging verbal and written communication skills
  • High school or equivalent (Required)
  • Fundraising, marketing and/or grant writing: 2 years (Required)
  • Event planning/organizing: 2 years (Required)

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $62,400.00 per year

Benefits:

  • Dental insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Professional development assistance
  • 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: 1/23/2023

Participant Navigator - Digital Literacy

The Participant Navigator – Digital Literacy will provide digital skills training and navigation, device distribution, and information about low-cost internet services through one-on-one and cohort-style digital navigation services. This position will prioritize individuals impacted by the criminal justice system and those without advanced education, and focus on training of keyboarding, setting up hardware, internet browsing, email setup, resume building, internet safety and virtual communication protocols. Additionally, this position supports the various web design programs Urban League of Metropolitan Seattle operates at some our partnering High Schools including Garfield, Renton and Foster. Some travel may be required between sites.

  • High school diploma or equivalent; Bachelor’s degree in related field preferred
  • 2+ years experience providing basic computer support or training to youth and/or adults
  • Demonstrates cultural competency and sensitivity to the needs of adults with multiple challenges
  • Knowledge of PC hardware and software configurations, trouble shooting and maintenance
  • Ability to install, troubleshoot and manage Microsoft products
  • Ability to troubleshoot email related issues
  • Configuration, management, and troubleshooting skills for routers, switches, and firewalls
  • Ability to multitask in order to complete responsibilities in a timely and accurate manner
  • Ability to recognize IT issues and opportunities and determine the appropriate action required
  • Knowledge of network infrastructure standards
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Strong, results-orientedcol laboration, project coordination and organizational skills
  • Ability to work independently with limited supervision
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule including late nights and weekends
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  • High school or equivalent (Required)
  • Digital Literacy Training: 2 years (Required)
  • Driver’s License (Required)

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $26.44 per hour

Benefits:

  • Dental insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Professional development assistance
  • 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: 1/4/2023

Youth Engagement Coordinator - Scholars

The Youth Engagement Coordinator focuses on reengagement of students through ABC focused attendance, behavior and coursework, completion of high school/GED, post-secondary education, and/or career paths, and connects scholars and families to services as needed. This role provides activities and projects that build self-confidence, cultural-identifies, histories and youth leadership. The Youth Engagement Coordinator partners with schools to create strength -based wraparound services to support scholars’ success in the school environment.

    • 1+ years’ experience work with “opportunity” or “at-risk” youth
    • Knowledge of the Seattle Public School system
    • Ability to work with diverse populations (language, culture, race, physical ability, sexual orientation, etc.)
    • Proven ability to build relationships and trust quickly
    • Strong verbal and written communication skills
    • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint)
    • Willingness and ability to maintain a flexible work schedule when necessary, consistent with the demands of the students and schools
    • Punctuality
    • High School Diploma; Bachelor’s degree in related or relevant field preferred
  • High school or equivalent (Required)
  • Engaging with high school youth: 1 year (Required)

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $26.44 per hour

Benefits:

  • Dental insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Professional development assistance
  • 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.