Join our Team!

We are hiring a Communications & Community Engagement Manager

United Way Guelph Wellington Dufferin (UWGWD) is the largest investor in social services in our community, second only to government. We know that the social issues facing our community are challenging. We also know that the ways that people want to connect to make a difference in their community are changing. That is why we are adapting our approach and amplifying our shared impact. We will champion shared responsibility for social good, working year-round to build relationships and participation, strengthen partnerships and enable shared solutions to social issues.

Position Overview

Reporting to the Director, Community Engagement & Impact, the Communications & Community Engagement Manager works to champion the United Way Guelph Wellington Dufferin (UWGWD)’s role in a shared responsibility for social good by engaging the community & supporters in continuous and impactful communications, building reciprocal relationships, and mobilizing our community to make a collective impact on our community’s most pressing issues.

About You

You are passionate about our community and connecting people to the issues that matter most to them in order to make a difference.

You are a true self-starter with a can-do attitude and are ready to move quickly to deepen engagement with our current donors.

You love creative work and making things look nice!  You are passionate about branding and working with digital platforms.

You are a story-teller and find joy in sharing stories of community impact & community issues.

You have a personal and professional commitment to anti-oppression, anti-racism and accessibility and identify with United Way’s values.

You think creatively and strategically but are also willing and able to roll up your sleeves to get work done.

Why Join Our Team?

Here’s what some of our current staff have to say about working at United Way Guelph Wellington Dufferin:

“It’s the the feeling that everyone has your back and that everyone genuinely cares about one another. It’s about how we are humble and respectful. It’s knowing all of this and knowing we are making a difference in the communities we serve.”

“I love building and strengthening relationships with organizations and community members to work together to ensure everyone in our community is able to receive the supports they need to thrive. I love being able to share impact and take action on the most pressing issues in our community.”

“I love working at United Way because I feel a great sense of purpose in the work we do. I also love working with our team – they are some of the most passionate, hardworking and talented people I know and I learn from them every day. Finally, I love that we genuinely care about each other and foster an environment of inclusivity where everyone is valued for who they are.”

How to apply

To view the complete job description click here

United Way Guelph Wellington Dufferin hires based on merit, is strongly committed to equity and diversity, and providing a welcoming and inclusive workplace. We especially welcome applications from Indigenous persons, visible minority group members, women, persons with disabilities, people of all sexual orientations and genders, and others with the skills and knowledge to productively engage with diverse communities.

United Way Guelph Wellington Dufferin will provide accommodation to applicants with disabilities. If you require an accommodation(s) to participate in the application, interviewing, or selection process, please contact

To apply please submit your cover letter demonstrating your excitement for this opportunity and your resume through Charity Village no later than January 28th, 2024. We look forward to hearing from you!

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