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Volunteer Positions

The Board Governance Committee of United Way Waterloo Region Communities (UWWRC) invites nominations and self-nominations of individuals who might be considered for the Board of Directors, Campaign Cabinet or Community Investment committee.

Board of Directors

Volunteering with UWWRC allows you to gain significant insight into our communities. The Board strives to ensure a cross-representation of appropriate skills, experience, and perspectives in all of its work.

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For more information and to apply, please contact:
Sharlene Erasmus – Executive Assistant to the CEO
serasmus@uwaywrc.ca | 519-888-6100 ext. 267


Campaign Cabinet

The Campaign Cabinet is a group of passionate community-minded ambassadors and leaders whose task is to strengthen our existing partnerships and forge relationships with new donors. The Cabinet supports United Way’s fundraising efforts by creating awareness about issues in our region, highlighting our work and engaging potential donors.

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Application deadline: May 27

For more information and to apply, please contact:
Julia Gingrich – Director, Philanthropy and Engagement
jgingrich@uwaywrc.ca | 519-888-6100 ext. 229

Community Investment Team

The CIT is a group of community-minded individuals passionate about social change and making a difference in our community, particularly when it comes to addressing poverty. They lend their expertise and varied experience to assist in reviewing applications for funding from community agencies, assessing alignment with United Way priority areas (basic needs, mental health, and social isolation), and making recommendations for funding based on a set of established criteria. 

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Spring application deadline: May 22

Summer application deadline: August 7

For more information and to apply, please contact:
Brian Kamm – Manager, Community Investment:
bkamm@uwaywrc.ca | 519-888-6100 ext. 209