Volunteer in Your Community
Volunteer at a Local Nonprofit
The United Way Volunteer Center is your source for connecting to projects in the Greater Kansas City area. Our staff can help you find opportunities at local nonprofit organizations that match your skills, interests and schedule. You’ll find current volunteer opportunities listed online for individuals , groups, and youth/families.
If you’re interested in joining the board of directors of a local nonprofit, the Volunteer Center compiles lists of available board positions in the Board Opportunities Guide.
Volunteer for United Way
Each year, United Way supports nearly 300 programs in 150 partner non-profit agencies. Decisions about how to invest funds are made every three years by teams of volunteers who review funding proposals from applicant agencies. People from diverse backgrounds and experiences are needed to make this effort a success. If you are interested in becoming a United Way resource investment volunteer, please click here to complete the online Volunteer Profile Form.
Host a Collection Drive
Interested in hosting collection drives at your company, faith community or civic organizations? The Volunteer Center offers helpful online guides to give you ideas including the Back to School Guide, the Holiday Giving and Volunteer Guide, the Special Events Guide and the General Collection Guide.
The United Way Volunteer Center staff is happy to provide volunteer resources and consultation to local companies, nonprofits, schools, civic and government organizations.