United Way Reviews

Updated Sep 23, 2021

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3.9
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United Way President and CEO Brian A. Gallagher
Brian A. Gallagher
216 Ratings
Pros
  • "Great work environment and message(in 64 reviews)

  • "Good place to work with a low key vibe and a great work life balance(in 56 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "It's a non-profit you know what you get yourself into when you join(in 77 reviews)

  • "Most people calling the shots have no experience in the nonprofit sector(in 49 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      Fantastic management and benefits

      Sep 13, 2021 - Analytics in Edmonton, AB
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      Pros

      Fantastic work life balance. Management seem to really care about work well being and personal growth. Benefits are excellent.

      Cons

      As a non profit don't expect silicon valley money

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    2. 5.0
      Current Employee

      It's a big charity

      Sep 12, 2021 - Manager in Toronto, ON
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      Pros

      Coworkers are very kind and there is a pretty good benefits package covering RMTs, counselling, dental, vision, and acupuncture.

      Cons

      Sometimes there is a lot of work and everyone needs to work extra hours during the busy seasons, but managers encourage people to track and take lieu time.

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    3. 4.0
      Former Employee

      Good mission

      Jun 21, 2021 - Anonymous Employee 
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      Pros

      Important Mission and community impact

      Cons

      Workplace giving impacted by people working from home

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    4. 4.0
      Current Employee

      Great learning experience

      Feb 10, 2021 - Associate Manager in Toronto, ON
      Recommend
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      Pros

      -Benefits are WONDERFUL! - 3 weeks vacation for part time.

      Cons

      - Micro-managing environemnt with supervisors.

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    5. 5.0
      Current Employee

      great

      Jan 13, 2021 - Executive Director in Toronto, ON
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      Pros

      great Diversity of Inclusion values

      Cons

      Very big organization. Items can move slow

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    6. 5.0
      Former Employee

      Excellent Place to Work

      Dec 7, 2020 - Manager Customer Service Representative/Soziales Engagement in Toronto, ON
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      Pros

      Fellow staff are wonderful to work with. Family vibe.

      Cons

      Too afraid to take risks or adapt to change.

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    7. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 8 years

      Work

      Jul 18, 2020 - Project Coordinator 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Good environment, Good benefits. Work culture is good

      Cons

      Senior Management has changed and does not have the values to run ethically.

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    8. 3.0
      Former Employee, more than 10 years

      Good people, decent benefits and pension, a lot of work

      Jul 28, 2020 - Associate Manager in Toronto, ON
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      Pros

      Best thing about this organization is the people. There were lots of good people within the organization and it overall has a nice caring culture.

      Cons

      Work life balance can be an issue. Management tells you WLB is important but there's just too much work to get done without doing overtime on a regular basis. Like many other workplaces I'm sure, this organization is also not fair across the board. I have seen unfair treatment, favourtism coming from the top.

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    9. 5.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      Great place to work but not many perks.

      Jun 23, 2020 - Accountant in Toronto, ON
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      Pros

      Enjoyed working here, great people with a great purpose.

      Cons

      Subpar pay and the office space is old.

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    10. 5.0
      Former Employee

      Great culture

      May 22, 2020 - Manager in Edmonton, AB
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      Pros

      Opportunity to make a difference and grow with new hands on learning experiences.

      Cons

      It's not a con...be accountable for the work you do :)

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