United Way Greater Victoria serves the communities of southern Vancouver Island and the southern Gulf Islands that are located in the traditional, unceded territories of the Coast Salish peoples including; the Lək̓ʷəŋən (Songhees) and Xwsepsum (Esquimalt) Nations here in the core area, the W̱SÁNEĆ Nations (W̱JOȽEȽP (Tsartlip), BOḰEĆEN (Pauquachin), SȾÁUTW̱(Tsawout), and W̱SIKEM (Tseycum)) and Pune’laxutth’ (Penelekut) out on the Saanich Peninsula and Gulf Islands, and to the west the Sc’ianew (Beecher Bay), T’Sou-ke, Pacheedaht, and MÁLEXEȽ (Malahat) Nations. We respectfully acknowledge that we live, work, and play within these traditional territories.
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United Way positively contributes to the lives of more than 80,000 people every year. This doesn’t happen by chance – it takes dedication, passion, talent, and a strong desire to make the world a better place.
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United Way Greater Victoria is a leading non-profit working to transform lives in Greater Victoria. As part of our United Way team you can contribute towards making your community better, while growing professionally in the process.
Director of Finance & Operations – Full-time
We are looking to welcome a dynamic and collaborative Director of Finance and Operations (DFO) to United Way Greater Victoria. This position has wide ranging responsibilities including; strategic leadership, financial and risk management, human resources management, analytics and information technology development, labour relations, and privacy requirements. The DFO is a member of the senior leadership team and helps to set long term direction for the organization, integrate work across business units, and steward the confidence of donors and partners. The successful candidate will bring a values-based leadership approach, contributing significantly to a culture that is inclusive, supportive, and oriented to stakeholder engagement, high performance, community impact, and innovation.
The DFO collaborates with a variety of stakeholders including donors, partner service providers, team members, and Board members to ensure UWGV remains trusted, accountable, efficient, and effective. The DFO reports directly to the CEO.
Donor Relations Officer – Full-time
The Donor Relations Officer (DRO) is a key fundraising and relationship manager within the Donor & Partner Relations team. This position is responsible for optimizing donations and revenue at workplace accounts by increasing the number of employee donations and growing average donation amounts. The successful candidate will have a passion and ability for donor-centric fundraising, strong organizational skills, and an interest in promoting community wellbeing. The DRO will report to the Director of Donor & Partner Relations and will be a visible and trusted representative of UWGV.
Labour Coordinator – Full-time
The Labour Coordinator (LC) is responsible for fundraising and revenue generation along with helping foster the partnership between United Way Greater Victoria (UWGV) and the Greater Victoria Labour movement.
By building strong, positive relationships with Workplace accounts which have large unionized employee bases, positive results will be achieved primarily through understanding the workplace’s social responsibility position in terms of areas of interest in human services and community. The LC will be the lead in informing the workplace of UWGV initiatives and services in order to build and grow support for UWGV and donations.
The position reports directly to the Director- Donor and Partner Relations (DDPR).
The position is responsible for developing strategic plans and delivering operational implementation for labour initiatives related to strengthening partnerships, raising and growing revenue and furthering the work of UWGV. The successful candidate will also be responsible for supporting the DDPR and CEO in aspects of the government relations plan by identifying issues related to labour and labour leadership and developing position papers connected to the UWGV values and mandate.
The LC is an appointed member of the Victoria Labour Council (VLC) executive and provides monthly UWGV reports to its executive and delegates; the incumbent also sits on other committees as required and will consult with and keep the CEO informed on reporting and corresponding needs as it impacts UWGV business. The LC will also identify opportunities for UWGV leadership to connect with VLC and other committees and organizations as relevant to UWGV.