Volunteer Your Time

Experience the power of service. At United Way of Greater Stark County, we depend on the work of our passionate volunteers to help us make a difference. We are grateful to have a community of volunteers who donate their time and talent to make our neighborhoods better places to work and live.
 

INTERESTED IN VOLUNTEERING?

Let us know if you are interested in finding a volunteer opportunity in our community! Fill out our interest form to give us a better understanding of your availability and what might work best.

WORKPLACE VOLUNTEERING

If you are looking to coordinate a volunteer project for your team, we are happy to help! Please fill out our interest form and send it to Laura Prengaman at laura.prengaman@uwstark.org.
Interest Form

NEED HELP WITH FINDING VOLUNTEERS?

If you are a non-profit organization that needs help finding volunteers, please email Laura Prengaman at laura.prengaman@uwstark.org.

Service Awards

We’re proud to recognize individuals who demonstrate the highest level of dedication and service through three awards: Gold Key Service, DeHoff Emerging Philanthropist of Stark County and Inspired Youth.
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Give 5

Give 5 is a no-cost civic-matchmaking program that connects retirees with meaningful volunteer opportunities that best fit their skill sets and passions. Participants learn about the most challenging problems facing our community and uncover ways they can help make a difference in addressing them.
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Day of Caring

Each year in May, United Way hosts a Day of Caring event to bring individuals and groups together to make a large impact in our community.
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National Volunteer Week

Volunteers power our work — they open their hearts, change lives and make our community a better place. Each year, we celebrate them with National Volunteer Week, recognizing the incredible people who donate their time, talent and voice to support our organization throughout the year.
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We ❤️ Our Volunteers

We’re fortunate to work with an amazing group of dedicated volunteers who are transforming Greater Stark County. Thanks for all of your hard work!

 
I have always believed that one person can make a difference, even if it is just in small ways. I also have always been inspired by individuals who have demonstrated that effort and commitment can improve our community and the daily life of our fellow citizens.
Rob Pierson
 
 
 
 
As a Stark County native, I’m proud to give my dollars and hours back to a community that’s near and dear to me. Volunteering with United Way has given me the opportunity to share my passions, make an impact and meet some amazing people along the way.
Molly McDougal
 
Volunteering through United Way's Young Leaders Society has been such a rewarding experience. It's incredible to see how small contributions can lead to big changes in our community.
Alison Oyler