Get your business and your team involved in making a positive difference in your community. Join workplaces in Guelph, Wellington, and Dufferin in running a workplace campaign.
If you’re looking for a great way to get your business involved in your community, we have many options! Join the hundreds of workplaces in Guelph, Wellington, and Dufferin in supporting United Way. Together with these caring companies, employees, and union members, your business can help us raise 90% of the funds needed to support our community programming.
Demonstrate your commitment to the community by matching employee contributions. This is a great way to double your impact and it provides an extra incentive for employees to participate. Receive recognition for your contribution through United Way Campaign Awards and our website.
Our staff and volunteers will work closely with your team to create a campaign tailored to meet your needs. Orientation sessions and a number of campaign materials and tools are available at no cost to help you succeed.
We also offer a range of speakers from programs receiving United Way funding, who can come and speak to businesses who have Employee Campaigns, about their first-hand experience. Their stories offer people a deeper understanding of where donations are allocated and how many lives are affected. View more information.
Each year, community-minded workplaces loan their employees to us for 14 weeks. Sponsored employee representatives are an integral part of workplace campaigns and have an opportunity to raise the profile of their workplaces in the wider community.
Showcase your company’s commitment to your community, increase brand awareness, expand your audience and reach decision-makers. From recruiting and retention to client growth and business growth, the benefits of becoming a corporate sponsor are incredible. Click here for more information.
Employee and Union Campaign Coordinators (ECCs/UCCs) are critical to the success of United Way workplace fundraising campaigns as these campaigns contribute over 80% of all dollars raised (55% from employee contributions).
As an ECC/UCC, it’s your job to run an effective United Way campaign in your workplace. Workplace campaigns help to boost morale and create a sense of community and commitment among employees. You’ll get to know your co-workers better, raise money for your community, and have fun in the process!
Click below to get answers to some of our most frequently asked questions about Employee Campaign Coordinators:
An Employee or Union Campaign Coordinator — ECC/UCC — is the key volunteer in a workplace who is responsible for managing and monitoring their United Way workplace campaign.
The typical commitment is 2-3 months, but it may be longer in some larger organizations.
We anticipate that you will hold key meetings including Committee and/or Canvasser meetings as necessary and act as an advocate for United Way during the Campaign (Sept-Dec).
We ask that you are available for regular communication with United Way staff, sponsored employees, and/or local executives for support and guidance.
The person should demonstrate:
Whether this is your first time planning a workplace campaign or a role that you have done for years, this toolkit includes everything you need to run a seamless and successful United Way workplace fundraising campaign — whether your employees are working remotely or in the office. All our information is easy to access, easy to use, and adaptable.
Thank you for supporting your workplace charitable giving campaign. This important work would not be possible without the hundreds of volunteers who step up each and every day to support and advocate. On behalf of our entire community, thank you for your efforts.