Campaign Representative

We are looking for enthusiastic individuals to support our mission of creating pathways out of poverty for individuals and families in Edmonton and area by providing support to United Way workplace campaigns.

In this role you will inspire, coach, assist and support workplace representatives and volunteers in fundraising activities.  You will present United Way’s message to groups, coordinate and deliver resource materials, monitor campaign activities, collect donations and pledges and provide recommendations to maximize fundraising results.

Qualifications include experience or education in the business, public services or human services sector. You are energetic, flexible, organized, and open to public speaking and enjoy working with people.  Basic Outlook, Excel, Word and PowerPoint skills are essential and experience working with a customized database is preferred.  A valid driver’s license and vehicle are required as travel is involved in Edmonton and surrounding areas. The ability to lift up to 25 pounds is also necessary to transport campaign and related event materials throughout Edmonton.

Qualified candidates will be aligned with our behavioural core competencies - Mission Engaged, Personal Accountability, Teamwork and Collaboration, Service to Stakeholders, Innovation and Embracing Change, and Results Focused.

This is a full-time temporary position commencing August 19 to December 6, 2019. 

Comprehensive training on United Way, fundraising strategies and public speaking is provided.

Please submit your cover letter and resume to: resumes@myunitedway.ca

This position will be open until suitable candidates are found.

For decades, Edmonton and area’s corporate and public sector have generously supported the annual United Way Campaign by providing funds or secondments to sponsor the Campaign Representative Program.  Successful Campaign Representatives have been at multiple career stages (early, transitional and later).

United Way of the Alberta Capital Region works with the largest network of partners in the region, bringing community members together to create pathways out of poverty.  With a focus on lasting solutions, local impact and measurable results, we can move closer to the vision of a poverty-free community.   

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.

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those being considered will be contacted.