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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! 

Posted: 11/15/2021

Housing Shelter Coordinator & Outreach Specialist

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 (PT) Shelter Coordinator and (FT) Homeless Outreach Specialist. The Shelter Coordinator is a part-time weekend shift position: Saturday and Sunday from 8:00AM – 8:00PM. The Homeless Outreach Specialist is full-time Monday – Friday 9:00AM – 5:30PM.

  • 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
  • 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 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
  • Case Management: 1 year (Required)
  • Non-profit experience strongly preferred

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time

Pay: $18.00 – $22.00 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: 11/15/2021

Housing Counselor

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 is actively seeking employees for the position of Housing Counselor. The Housing Counselor will assist applicants with verification and processing of information for rental assistance, mortgage assistance and homebuyer assistance.

  • HS Diploma or GED required; Bachelor’s degree in Human Service or related field is preferred
  • Prior experience with processing of homebuyers or mortgage paperwork is strongly desired
  • Must be willing to complete HUD certification training within 90 days
  • 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 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
  • Case management: 1 year (Preferred)
  • Homeownership or mortgage paperwork processing: 1 year (Preferred)

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: From $22.00 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: 11/16/2021

Participant Navigator

The Participant Navigator is responsible for executing and overseeing the management of the program’s participant intake and assessment, case management and developing career plans for referral purposes. This role is also responsible for participant tracking, and communications. The Navigator works directly with ULMS staff and community partners to identify and offer additional resources, as necessary.

  • 1 year of direct service case management, intake or support 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, Intake or Support Services: 1 year (Required)
  • High school or equivalent (Required)

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $21.00 – $23.00 per hour (DOE)

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: 11/16/2021

Front Desk Receptionist

The 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.

  • 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
  • HS Diploma or GED required; Bachelor’s degree in Human Service or related field is preferred
  • Non-profit experience strongly preferred

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $19.00 – $22.00 per hour (DOE)

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.