Name of agency: United Way of Peel Region
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Position type: Full Time Contract
Additional comments:

The Sponsored Employee plays a vital role in achieving this mission. This unique position offers a professional, personal and community development experience; you not only make a meaningful and measureable investment in improving lives in your community, you also make an investment in your own leadership, communications and project management development. Working under the management of a professional United Way Fundraiser, the Sponsored Employee will provide support to approximately 200 United Way of Peel Region workplace campaigns on a full-time basis during the fall fundraising campaign from September 5, 2017 to December 22, 2017. Following a comprehensive training schedule at the start of the tenure, Sponsored Employees work closely with workplace campaign committees to plan, implement, monitor and evaluate fundraising strategies and will enhance relationships with organizations across Brampton, Caledon and Mississauga. As a Sponsored Employee, you are an ambassador representing United Way of Peel Region at meetings and events throughout the campaign season, inspiring donors and potential supporters by increasing awareness of the impact United Way makes through our collective action. Reporting to: Manager, Resource Development Contract: September 5, 2017 to December 22, 2017 (16 weeks) Salary: $500.00 per week (35 hr week)

Years of experience required: 1 to 2 years
Compensation: 500.00 per week (35 hour week)
Application deadline: 04.07.2017
About the agency:

United Way of Peel Region is a social change, community impact organization working to create opportunities for a better life for everyone living in Brampton, Caledon and Mississauga. It makes a difference every single day for people who are struggling by helping to meet urgent basic needs, investing in a network of agencies who deliver high quality programs and services, tackling the root causes of social issues by bringing together people from all sectors and backgrounds to unite for the common good, and working with all levels of government to support solutions to Peel Region's most pressing social issues.

United Way of Peel Region’s mission is to improve lives and build community by engaging individuals and mobilizing collective action.  



§  Review past performance and history of assigned accounts

§  Help develop and implement fundraising strategies

§  Recommend targeted campaign ideas and action plan


§  Develop professional business-centred relationships with Employee Campaign Chairs

§  Support workplace volunteers in the planning and execution of employee workplace

  campaigns, responding to their specific needs

§  Monitor and support accounts and campaign volunteers throughout the  campaign,providing outstanding customer service and to optimize results based on campaign goals and objectives

§  Actively participate in campaign planning meetings to identify opportunities to increase participation, highlight the impact the campaigns make through United Way and support fundraising priorities

§  Provide workplaces with campaign materials and arrange for speakers and tours where appropriate

§  Track campaign progress and identify challenges and solutions with guidance from United Way staff

§  Collect pledges and funds raised from workplaces and submit for processing

§  Ensure workplaces and volunteers receive appropriate recognition

Public Speaking/Presentations

§  Attend campaign activities and deliver presentations to inform and inspire stakeholders to increase giving and engagement

§  Prepare and present champion/ambassador training sessions

§  Deliver training sessions, speeches and presentations to workplace volunteers and employees

§  Thank donors for past and present giving through presentations, telephone calls or letters

Data Management

§  Regularly update account profiles to ensure accurate and timely information

§  Document industry trends, activity that influences campaign environment and corporate climate

§  Maintain records of account engagement and performance

§  File copies of signed documents, etc.

§  Ensure up to date information is maintained in database

§  Complete progress reports and a detailed final report on all assigned United Way workplace campaigns, including providing recommendations for 2018 campaign year




The ideal candidate will be:

§  Goal oriented and seeking new challenges

§  A problem solver who thrives in a team environment

§  Confident, adaptable and flexible with a “can do” attitude

§  Organized and detail oriented

§  Committed to building quality relationships and achieving results

§  Diplomatic, working with a wide variety of employers and employees

§  Passionate about the community

The successful candidate will have the following:

§  Sales and customer service skills

§  Teamwork and interpersonal skills

§  Excellent verbal and written communication skills

§  Public speaking skills

§  Time and project management skills

§  Organization, facilitation and analytical skills

§  A University degree or community college diploma in a relevant discipline

§  Relevant work experience preferred

In addition, all candidates:


  • Must have a valid Canadian Driver’s license (G Level), vehicle and insurance
  • Must be available to attend early morning, evening or weekend meetings/events as required
  • Is asked not to take vacation days during the16-week contract


Job Contact Information:

Please note, we are hiring for multiple Sponsored Employee positions. In addition, one of the positions is administrative and will be working internally in the Stakeholder Relations & Public Affairs department. Please indicate on your written expression of interest if you are applying for the administrative position.

Qualified individuals are invited to submit their written expression of interest via e-mail, fax or mail by Tuesday, July 4, 2017 to:

Chris Thompson

Human Resources Manager

United Way of Peel Region

90 Burnhamthorpe Road W.,

Suite 408, PO Box 58,

Mississauga, Ont.  L5B 3C3

Fax: 905-602-3651


Thank you to all applicants for your interest in this position.  Please note that only those selected for an interview will be contacted. 

United Way of Peel Region is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to hiring a workforce inclusive of the diverse population it serves. United Way of Peel Region promotes the principles of diversity and equity and adheres to the tenets of the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act.

This job ad is available in an alternative format upon request. If you are a person with a disability and require technical aids or alternate arrangements for tests or interviews, please advise us of these needs when you are contacted for an interview.