United Way of Southwestern Pennsylvania offers free or low-cost quality health insurance, generous paid time off, substantial investments for retirement, peace of mind when emergencies arrive, and the ability to balance work and personal demands. As a certified Live Well Allegheny Workplace, we care about the holistic wellness of our people and recognize that happy, healthy employees are better positioned to help local people in need measurably improve their lives, creating long-lasting change for the betterment of our community. We strive for an equitable, inclusive environment where people can thrive.

*Benefits may differ based on location and are subject to change


Medical – Highmark or UPMC

  • $0 cost with Highmark Performance Blue individual coverage plan
  • Low cost on select plans with Highmark and UPMC
  • Low cost for additional dependents
  • $0 coinsurance after $500 individual /$1000 family deductible
  • Includes prescription drug plan

Dental – United Concordia Advantage Plus

  • $0 cost for individual coverage
  • Low cost for additional dependents
  • Includes 50% orthodontic coverage (under age 19)

Vision – VBA

  • $0 cost for individual and dependents coverage


Retirement – Mutual of America

  • Base contribution from 4.5% to 13.5%
  • Matching contribution from 4% to 7%
  • Increases with length of service

Life Insurance – OneAmerica

  • $0 cost for coverage equal to double your salary up to max
  • Optional additional coverage

Accidental Death & Dismemberment Insurance

Disability Insurance

  • Short-Term Disability: 100% of salary for first 90 days; 60% for next 90 days
  • Long-Term Disability: 60% of salary



PAID TIME OFF: 30+ paid days per year

Vacation Days (15)

  • Start with 3 weeks per calendar year
  • Prorated for first year depending on start date
  • Can roll over 5 days per year with approval

Personal Days (6)

  • Provided with 5 days after 6 months of employment
  • Accrue 1/2 day monthly afterward
  • Maximum balance of 25 days

Holidays (9)

  • 9 scheduled holidays
  • 2 floating holidays of employee’s choice after 6 months of employment

Paid Parental Leave

  • Up to 3 weeks of paid time off for child bonding


  • Volunteer Opportunities
  • Committees: Diversity, Equity & Inclusion; Wellness; etc.
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Optional Supplemental Insurance via Guardian
  • Flexible Hours, Remote Work, and Free Parking (some positions)
  • Training Credits via United Way Worldwide
  • Policy and Room for Nursing Mothers

Our generous benefits can add 50+% to your total compensation.