Give your talent. Invest your time.

There are many ways to volunteer in Elgin Middlesex. From regular, long-term commitments to one-time activities with your friends and family, volunteering can have significant benefits for both you and your community.

In your workplace


For individuals, coworkers, friends and families

  • Host a third party event for United Way – be creative, have fun, with all proceeds towards United Way’s investments in your community. Contact us for more information.


Corporate volunteering


For students

United Way seeks to provide a learning environment for students from the University of Western Ontario and its affiliated colleges, the Ivey School of Business, and Fanshawe College. Internship or student placement opportunities may be negotiated in areas related to: communications, fund development, and social justice/ social work/ psychology/ sociology. Contact us for more information.


In your community

  • United Way regularly learns about opportunities at our partner agencies. We can often connect you to volunteer experiences at these agencies and programs.
  • United Way and its funded agencies always benefit from pro-bono skills in areas like communications, event planning, strategic planning, and information technology
  • United Way is a member of the Pillar Nonprofit Network, which provides a community database of volunteer opportunities
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