Careers - United Way Alberta Capital Region


At United Way of the Alberta Capital Region, we are people who love what we do and are passionate about our work. We offer rewarding work, a positive workplace culture, and an excellent rewards package. We value the contributions our employees make to improve lives on a local level and are committed to providing a positive, inclusive, supportive workplace for all our employees. We strive to be the employer of choice in our local community for those motivated by social purpose.

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What makes United Way a great place to work?

  • A flexible hybrid work environment that empowers employees to decide how and where they work best
  • Compressed work week between January and August
  • Generous vacation and personal days
  • Health and dental benefits
  • Health Spending Account
  • Employee and Family Assistance Program
  • Retirement Savings Plan matching opportunities
  • People Connect – a benefit providing additional mental health support
  • Access to one-on-one coaching with certified professional coaches
  • Continuous training and learning opportunities
  • Online learning platform that provides a personalized learning experience
  • Onsite fitness facility sponsored by Apple Fitness
  • Discounted memberships to City of Edmonton sports and fitness centres
  • Free parking
  • Open, bright onsite workspaces that foster collaboration and creativity

Our Values at Work

Our culture reflects our shared values of continuous learning, creating solutions, applying a lens of equity and inclusion, being courageous and prioritizing people. These values guide everything we do and how we show up with our colleagues, donors, and community.

Our Culture

United Way of the Alberta Capital Region is committed to creating an inclusive workplace that reflects our diverse community that we serve. We encourage candidates from diverse backgrounds and those who may need accommodation to apply to join our team. By incorporating a variety of experiences and perspectives, we create opportunities for innovative solutions and maximize the impact of our work.

United Way of the Alberta Capital Region is certified as a Great Place to Work® by Great Place to Work Institute® Canada. We were named a Best Workplace in Alberta in 2020 and 2021, and a Best Workplace to Give Back in 2021 and 2022 by Great Place to Work Institute® Canada.

United Way Alberta Capital Region is recognized by the Alberta Living Wage Network for our commitment to paying our employees a living wage that allows them to meet their basic needs and participate in their communities.

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We are changemakers

Learn more about how United Way of the Alberta Capital Region is harnessing the power of community to make a positive difference for people in Edmonton and area who need it most.

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