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Volunteer with us

Put your compassion into action!

Volunteer  with United Way Bay Area and help us reach one million of our neighbors!  

 

With more than one-in-four of our neighbors living in poverty, we can’t afford to wait; this is an all-hands-on-deck situation. and there are so many ways to help!

Looking to Volunteer for Free Tax Help?

 

Please do not fill out the form below. Visit our Free Tax Help Volunteer page for more details.

Annual Backpack Drive Powered by Volunteers!

2,200 backpacks distributed in partnership with 17 community partners and 10 corporate partners! That's how we take steps closer to dismantling the root causes of poverty in the Bay Area.

TAX VOLUNTEERS ARE NEEDED!

You Can Make Tax Season Less Taxing For a Local Family! Bilingual volunteers are encouraged to apply as there is a strong need!

No experience is necessary. Free training is provided by certified tax coaches. Join us as a United Way Bay Area Free Tax Help program volunteer, to help our neighbors in need file taxes accurately,

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GROUP VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNIITES

Corporate Teams



Does your company have a commitment to community service? We can help you organize a volunteer event on your site or ours, that is just right for your corporate team!

Contact our Volunteer Team

Leverage our Decades of Experience Leading Successful Corporate Volunteer Activities!

 

We can provide a group volunteer experience in which we order supplies, have them shipped to your facility, coordinate a virtual presentation, and identify those who will benefit from your generosity. Corporations pay for supplies plus a small coordination fee. Activities can include:

 

Building individual kits of various kinds:

  • Hygiene kits
  • Cold weather kits
  • Emergency kits
  • Snack kits
  • School supply kits and backpacks

 

AND MORE!

 

The best part is that your employee team can be secure in the knowledge that their efforts will directly support a neighbor in our community.

 

Contact our volunteer team and see how we can help your company meet its Corporate Social Responsibility objectives while joining in our collective work to end poverty and build a more equitable Bay Area.

Interested in learning more?

For questions about individual or group opportunities use the button below to connect with our team.

Contact our Volunteer Team

INDIVIDUAL VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNIITES

Individuals



Just volunteering on your own? Sign up for our mailing list and we’ll let you know about the next volunteer opportunity!​

Contact our Volunteer Team

Individuals:

 

  • Help high school students with college essays.
  • Help students or adults with resume writing, creating LinkedIn profiles, or mock interviews. (Year-round.)
  • Help us to coordinate group volunteer events like building hygiene kits. (Year-round).
  • Serve as a Free Tax Help volunteer and help ensure families get the credits they are eligible to receive. Learn more here.
  • Become a trained UWBA community liaison, and introduce us to your friends, faith organizations, service clubs, or student groups. The more people who understand the costs and causes of poverty, the more effective our work to defeat it!
  • Join some meetings to help us shape our evolving volunteer program.

 

Contact our volunteer team and see how we can help your connect with your individual volunteering goals, while joining in our collective work to end poverty and build a more equitable Bay Area.

Looking to Volunteer for Free Tax Help?

 

Please do not fill out the form below. Visit our Free Tax Help Volunteer page for more details.

Contact our Volunteer Team