JOIN THE ULMS TEAM!
EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES
about us

Ready to begin empowering your community?

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!

Learn more about ULMS here:

available jobs

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: 9/1/2021

Housing 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 is actively seeking employees for several openings within our Housing Department. Available opportunities include Shelter Coordinators, Housing Counselors and Rental Assistance Intake Specialist.

  • 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
  • Non-profit experience strongly preferred

$18 – $24 (DOE) 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: 9/1/2021

Civic Engagement Organizer

The Civic Engagement Organizer formulates programs and communications regarding civic engagement and education and develops the strategy of engagement and outreach to first time voters, previously incarcerated individuals and youth. This position also provides education to staff and community on how to vote, the importance of voting, and other civic engagement opportunities, implements voter registration drives, community events and other civic engagement activities.

  • 2+ years’ experience in in program planning, education and outreach
  • Knowledge of the voting registration process and basic understanding of civic engagement
  • Advanced knowledge of governmental processes and public policy development
  • Compelling writing and oral communications to encourage and empower community act within civic engagement
  • Proven ability to interact with a wide variety of audiences
  • Ability to work independently with limited supervision
  • Demonstrates cultural competency
  • Ability to build trust quickly
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule including late nights and weekends
  • Civic Engagement Related: 2 years (required)

$50,000 – $55,000 (DOE) per year 

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: 9/3/2021

Fund Development Assistant Manager

The Fund Development Executive Assistant provides administrative support to the Fund Development team and Director of Fund Development. This position coordinates executive communications, takes calls, responds to email and interfaces with donors, prospects, vendors/suppliers and employees. The Fund Development Executive Assistant is responsible for developing viable funding prospects, assisting the Director with project proposals, grant reports, managing the donor databases and implementing donor recognition programs. 

  • 3+ years of administrative experience required
  • 2 years of experience in fundraising, public relations or sales
  • High school diploma or GED; BA in Human Services, Communications, Business, or related field preferred
  • Analytical and research skills
  • Experience creating and maintaining database systems
  • Experience in using or managing CRM (Customer Relationship Management)
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Advanced skills in MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Publisher
  • Ability to multitask and work in a high-pressure environment
  • Ability to establish and maintain filing systems and data base systems
  • Ability to work independently and exercise judgment to solve operational problems
  • Skills in setting priorities which accurately reflect the relative importance of job responsibilities
  • Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with staff members
  • Demonstrates cultural competency and sensitivity to the needs of adults with multiple challenges
  • Administrative: 3 years (Required)
  • Fundraising, public relations or sales: 2 years (Required)

$50,000 per year 

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: 9/5/2021

Youth Engagement Coordinator

The Youth Engagement Coordinator provides direct support for youth and their families, and connects them with direct services that will enable then to thrive. This position engages youth and their families where they are, to offer education and career opportunities for these youth and their families to achieve success by getting involved in service delivery and voicing their trauma in a safe space.

  • Experience working with youth who have complex needs that may require the involvement of multiple child-serving systems (mental health, developmental disabilities, child welfare, juvenile justice, chemical dependency, special education
  • Intermediate proficiency with MS Office – Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint
  • Proven ability to interact with a wide variety of audiences
  • Ability to work independently with limited supervision
  • Demonstrates cultural competency
  • Ability to build trust quickly
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule including late nights and weekends
  • Must have a valid drivers license and a reasonably clean driving record as this position requires transporting clients/participants as necessary
  • Case management: 2 years (Required)
  • Youth outreach: 2 years (Required)

$50,000 – $55,000 (DOE) per year 

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: 9/9/2021

Financial Controller

The Controller reports directly to the CFO and is responsible for monthly closing of financial statements. The Controller works closely with department directors and program managers to create budgets for grant applications. The Controller will lead a team of 3 staff members including functional responsibility over accounting, accounts payable, accounts receivable, payroll, and grants administration. 

  • 5+ years of accounting and finance experience
  • Bachelor’s Degree in accounting, finance, economics or business administration; CPA or MBA 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 (Preferred)
  • Non-profit accounting: 2 years (Required)

$70,000 – $90,000 (DOE) per year 

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: 9/14/2021

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: $19.00 – $21.00 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: 9/20/2021

Senior Program Manager

The Senior Program Manager is responsible for working with the Education and Workforce Program Managers to ensure that all program outcomes and deliverables stay on track and are met. The position provides leadership in the planning and development of performance measures, outcomes and tracking process related to the various programs, projects and activities within the Education and Workforce departments. The Senior Manager assists in grant writing, advocacy and governance within and on behalf of the Education and Workforce sector. This position is responsible for providing complete, accurate and timely reporting to the executive team and funding agency.

  • 5+ years of Program Management Experience
  • Bachelor’s degree in early childhood education or similar studies or equivalent work experience; Master’s degree preferred
  • Results oriented organizational skills, with the ability to simultaneously coordinate multiple activities
  • Advanced proficiency in MS Office – Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong knowledge and relationships within the education and/or early childhood education sector locally and nationally
  • Experience in working with “opportunity” or “at-risk” youth including knowledge of the Seattle Public School system
  • Program management: 5 years (Required)
  • Early childhood education: 3 years (Preferred)

$60,000.00 – $65,000.00 per year

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.