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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: 9/22/2022

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: 9/22/2022

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: 9/23/2022

Staff Accountant

The Staff Accountant reports directly to the Financial Controller and is responsible for day-to-day accounting duties including but not limited to accounts payable, accounts receivable, bank reconciliation and journal entries. The Staff Accountant post and balances all transactions to the various general ledger, provides timely and accurate analysis of financial information and prepares reports related to the financial activity of ULMS and its affiliates. This position assist with the development and reporting of the financial results of each funded program of ULMS and its affiliates within its funding source. The Staff Accountant provides assistance to the CFO in preparation of audit work papers, budgets, monthly reports and tax returns as needed and assist in special projects such as research and analysis of financial information.

  • 5+ years of accounting and finance experience
  • Bachelor’s Degree in accounting, finance, economics or business administration; CPA preferred
  • Strong knowledge of accounting policies and procedures
  • Strong knowledge of US GAAP
  • Experience in a complex non-profit that has multiple programs
  • Knowledge of tax law
  • Knowledge of statutory law and financial regulations
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Advanced skills in QuickBooks, MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook
  • Proven problem-solving skills
  • Accounting: 5 years (Required)
  • Non-profit accounting: 2 years (Required)
  • CPA (Preferred)

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $85,000 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: 9/23/2022

Housing Counselor

The Housing Counselor will work to build healthy communities and expand homeownership opportunities and retention for low and moderate income households. This position conducts community outreach and marketing for homebuyer education workshops; conducts group intakes, home buying seminars, and budget and credit workshops; provides accurate and clear information to the audience. This position also works with the clients who are delinquent in their mortgage payments to help them determine the best methods to catch up by developing and negotiating individual workout plans with the lender that will assist and meet the particular circumstances and needs of the client with their problems regarding their mortgage payments or that resolve their delinquency problems. Current HUD Certification is strongly preferred. Applicants who are not currently HUD certified must be willing and able to take and pass the HUD exam within 90 days of employment.

  • 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; background in finance, banking, mortgage lending, or real estate preferred.
  • Must be able and willing to complete HUD certification training within 90 days of hire
  • Knowledge of Fair Housing Act and applicable laws
  • 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
  • Non-profit experience strongly preferred
  • Homeownership or mortgage paperwork processing: 1 year (Preferred)
  • High school or equivalent (Required)

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $25.00 – $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: 9/26/2022

Support Service Worker

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 will be opening a permanent supportive housing facility in Federal Way WA. This site will be staffed 24/7 – Day, swing, and graveyard shifts will be available. Positions will start as early as November 1, 2022.

The Support Service Worker will support residents by maintaining a clean, safe, and organized space. This position is responsible for providing and/or assisting residents in accessing support services, community integration, life skill training, housing maintenance, transportation, and other needed services

  • HS Diploma or GED required
  • 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
  • Demonstrates cultural competency and sensitivity to the needs of adults with multiple challenges
  • Ability to work independently with limited supervision
  • Ability to maintain privacy and confidentiality
  • Experience in working with homeless individuals is strongly preferred
  • Non-profit experience strongly preferred
  • High school or equivalent (Required)
  • Day Shift (Preferred)
  • Night Shift (Preferred)
  • Overnight Shift (Preferred)

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $25.00

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: 9/27/2022

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)

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $25.00

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: 9/27/2022

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
  • Business Development: 1 Year (Required)
  • job placement and/or recruiting: 2 years (Required)

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $25.00

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.