Below you will find a list of helpful tools, links and downloads that will assist in your workplace campaigns.
Employee Campaign Volunteer Guide
The Employee Campaign Volunteer (ECV) Guide details the essential steps to running a workplace campaign. Give it a read, it can save you a lot of time!
Communicating is key to the success of any workplace campaign. To assist with your communication strategies, we have developed a series of sample templates that can be adapted to your workplace.
A list of some of the most frequently asked questions during a workplace campaign.
Sample Campaign Timeline
A handy checklist for those planning a campaign.
Register for Volunteer Training
United Way Campaign Workshop
Whether this is your first campaign or you're a veteran, we want you to feel confident in your role and make the most of your experience while maximizing your results. Our training provides sure-fire tips to put you on the path for success.
- 9:00am-12:00pm - Thursday, June 22
- 9:00am-12:00pm – Thursday, August 10
- 1:00pm – 4:00pm – Wednesday, August 30
- 9:00am – 12:00pm – Thursday, September 14
- 1:00pm – 4:00pm – Tuesday, October 3
- 9:00 am – 12:00pm – Thursday, October 19
UnitedWay@work Campaign Tips
Using UnitedWay@work, United Way of the Alberta Capital Region’s electronic donation tool, in your workplace campaign? This specialized training will provide campaign volunteers with essential tips and strategies for running a successful electronic campaign.
These short & sweet sessions will also have lunch provided.
- 12:00pm – 1:00pm – Wednesday, August 30
- 12:00pm – 1:00pm – Thursday, September 14
This Guide is a comprehensive booklet that will provide you with information on how to effectively serve as an ambassador for your campaign and canvass in your workplace.
UnitedWay@work Custom Canvass Sheet
Is your organization using UnitedWay@work, United Way's online donation tool in your campaign? Customize this document to support and promote your UnitedWay@work campaign.
UnitedWay@work Email Content
This appendix contains United Way recommended e-mails you may adapt for your campaign.
United Way Brochure
Use this document to get an overview of the difference United Way makes and the areas our work focuses on.
Community Impact Speakers
Hear from community impact specialists, field professionals and people whose lives have been positively impacted by United Way. Contact your campaign manager to book a live speaker for your workplace!
Annual Reports & Financials
Download a copy of our annual report to the community, complete with financials.
List of United Way Funded Programs
A list of the Agencies, Partnerships & Services of United Way in our capital region.
Posters (Large File)
Use our posters in your office to bring awareness to your United Way Workplace Campaign.
United Way Logo
Use our logo on materials you produce to identify them with your workplace campaign. Included in this set are print quality logos and logos for online or presentation use.
Clip Sheets are helpful visual aids in showcasing the amount of change that can be made through many different donation amounts. Ranging from $2 a pay period to a $2,600 total gift, each clip sheet can be used to drive home the message that change is possible at any level of giving.
Materials Loaned Out Form
Use this form to request materials to be loaned to you for your campaign or special event.
Special Event Resources
Use this Special Event Planner to get a better idea of the costs and resources you will need for your event. Keeping everything organized is the first step to a successful event.
United Way Campaign Events
- Campaign Kickoff
- Red Tie Gala
Leaders of the Way Resources
All donors of $1200 or more are recognized in United Way's annual Leadership Roster online. Click here for more information
Leaders of the Way Coordinator Guide
A detailed guide to assist in the planning and execution of a successful Leaders of the Way campaign.
Receipts & Licences
GAMING LICENCE APPLICATION
Tax Receipting Guide
This document provides examples of Special Event gifts and charitable donations that do and do not qualify for tax receipts.
Form 1: Special Event Tax Receipt Request
Please use this form when receipt(s) are required for special events held in support of your employee campaign.
Thank Your Volunteers
Certificate of Appreciation Template
Want to thank your volunteers? Use this template to create a certificate of appreciation!
Certificate of Appreciation Request
Would you like us to create certificates to thank your committee? Use this online form and we will e-mail you the certificates in 2-3 days.
Spirit Award Nominations
If you know of someone on your United Way Workplace Campaign Committee who is deserving of a Spirit Award, use this online form to nominate them. Spirit Award descriptions are also available here.