2019 NCR volunteer training

For National Capital Region (NCR) volunteers, sign up now for training! See below for more details.

For other regions, learn more about training by contacting your local GCWCC manager. For assistance in identifying your local United Way/Centraide, please contact


Step 1: Get to know your team!

In the coming weeks, campaign team members will be selected. The first three NCR key players key players should be selected before June 1, 2019.

Below you will find the definition of the different functions within the campaign team:


The GCWCC Champion provides strong and concrete leadership to carry out your organization's charitable campaign. His main function will be to lead a strong team of volunteers who will focus on employee engagement and fundraising activities. The champion's contribution is essential to set the tone for the campaign in your organization.

Campaign Leader*

This individual will build the fundraising team. They will liaise with Communications to ensure balanced, relevant and inspiring messaging is created-for and received-by employees. They will build a robust canvassing plan that will reach all your branches and sectors in the NCR. The Campaign Leader role is multi-disciplinary and vital to maintaining the energy, awareness and focus on connecting employees to the causes they most care about.


This individual has a crucial responsibility to ensure that all donor dollars are accounted for and the appropriate licensing and documentation is in place.

*As co-managers of the campaign in the NCR, United Way Ottawa and Centraide Outaouais will be hosting Campaign Leader and Treasurer Orientation sessions – see details below.


Step 2: Take advantage of improved training and get informed!

We’ve worked hard to streamline and refocus the GCWCC volunteer training on the things that matter most in 2019! To register for training for one of the following sessions, please contact


Campaign Leaders - Bilingual

Date: June 5 from 9:00am to noon

Location: NCR (TBC)


Returning Treasurers (invitation only) - English

Date: June 6 from 9:30 to 11:00 am

Location: United Way Ottawa (363 Coventry Road, Ottawa)


New Treasurer

Date: June 12 from 9:30 am to noon (English)

Date: June 26 from 1:00 to 3:30 pm (Bilingual)

Location: United Way Ottawa (363 Coventry Road, Ottawa)


Special Event Coordinator - Bilingual

Date: June 12 from 9:00 am to noon (English)

Date: June 26 from 9:00 am to noon (Bilingual)

Location: United Way Ottawa (363 Coventry Road, Ottawa)


Ambassador Train the Trainer - English

Date: June 18 from 9:00am to noon

Location: NCR (TBC)


Ambassador Train the Trainer - French

Date: June 18 from 1:00 to 4:00 pm

Location: NCR (TBC)

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