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Employment Opportunities

United Way of Santa Barbara County is making a difference in your local community, and so can you! United Way of Santa Barbara County focuses on improving education, financial stability, and health for Santa Barbara County children, families, and seniors. If you join us, you will develop your career with a team of dedicated professionals.

We are committed to a diverse working environment and are proud to be an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer.

Open positions are listed below. To apply for a posted position, send a current resume and cover letter to the email address listed in the job description.  Please reference the job title in the email subject line.


Current Openings:

Major Gifts Officer
United Way of Santa Barbara County (UWSBC) seeks a Major Gifts Officer to implement effective strategies that identify, cultivate, and stewards current and prospective donors. The Officer will provide leadership to a portfolio of relationships and partners in a number of general fundraising efforts. The Officer will also plan and implement parlor type events and facilitate win/win solutions for donors who wish to accomplish their personal, philanthropic goals through United Way of Santa Barbara County. Candidates should be motivated to enhance UWSBC’s efforts to Build Better Futures through our collaborative programs in Education, Financial Stability, and Health. The ideal candidate will be a team-oriented, highly organized, self-driven, and critical thinking individual.  Candidates should have a BA and sales, project management, or fundraising experience. Excellent oral and written skills are required as well as intermediate skill w/ MS Office, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, knowledge of Adobe Suite is a plus.
Compensation package is competitive.
Email resume with cover letter to: Steve Ortiz,


Fun in the Sun Site Aide/Lunch Bunch Representative
Supervisor: Fun in the Sun Program Coordinator
Location: Carpinteria, Santa Barbara, Goleta, Santa Ynez Valley
Status: Varies, Seasonal, Non-exempt
Hours: June 10th-July 26th, 2019; 20 hours a week
During summer months from June to August, UWSBC provides Fun in the Sun, a summer learning
program at several sites throughout Santa Barbara County. Fun in the Sun program activities are
educationally based to help prevent economically challenged and academically at risk students from
losing academic skills gained from the school year. The Site Aid will provide support to the site
leadership as well as oversee all Lunch Bunch activities.
Click here for full job description.
Email resume to Melinda Cabrera,