GenNext are the hand raisers and the game changers.
We’re an open membership of leaders—and future leaders—who make a difference in Winnipeg.
Come network with community-minded people who share a passion for our city—roll up your sleeves for hands-on volunteer experiences, mingle with Winnipeg’s future stars, make valuable & lasting contacts, and change lives, right here where you live, work & play!
The chance to do hands-on volunteering and to give back to your community.
Get to know the larger GenNext network and develop valuable, lasting contacts.
Exclusive access to the GenNext news with volunteering, networking and fundraising opportunities.
Exposure to key corporate and community leaders.
A deeper understanding of our city’s challenges and how you can help.
Members of The Manitoba Chiropractors Association—41 offices!—collected over 2700 pairs of pajamas as part of their annual Jammie Drive. This generosity will keep kids cozy at over forty United Way… More...
GenNext Chapters offer community-minded young employees an opportunity to take the lead in their workplace on initiating activities that connect them to their community and build a deeper understanding of the needs in our city.
Workplaces can start a Chapter to demonstrate social purpose and inspiration, make new connections and achieve personal growth—all while having fun and making a difference in our community.
Gain a deeper relationship with your community as you contribute to its health and strength and help build collective ownership for our city
Volunteer directly with local programs that align with your interests
Develop valuable, lasting contacts within a network of GenNexters throughout Winnipeg
Gain hands-on experience with event planning, public speaking and volunteer management
Build and diversify your community profile and resume
Meet the volunteer leaders who make it all happen
Like almost everything at United Way Winnipeg, our GenNext activities are guided by volunteers. We’ve got a Council of brilliant young Winnipeggers leaders who lend us their time and talent to make sure GenNext is fun, engaging, and contributes to a better city.
An annual day-long professional and personal development conference, the GenNext Summit brings hundreds of passionate Winnipeggers together to talk about a vision forward for our community.
Socially good social events
Popup dinners, pub quiz nights, mixers—plenty of opportunities to build a network of passionate Winnipeg hand raisers & game changers.
Hands-on volunteering at a Day of Caring
Make a difference in our community by doing meaningful, hands-on volunteer projects with local community organizations.
Fundraising with a full heart
From pulling a plane to #GivingTuesday, you’ll see just how important you are to people right here in Winnipeg.
Eye-opening learning opportunities
Deepen your understanding & empathy by hearing directly from the people who’s lives have been lifted up, visiting an agency partner doing critical front-line work, or participating in a poverty simulation to begin to grasp what it’s like to live on the financial edge.