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 offer a variety of volunteer opportunities for individuals and businesses to donate their time and talent to make our community a better place to live and work.


Upcoming Volunteer Opportunities

Whether its preparing a meal or mentoring a student, there are numerous ways to get involved. Find a cause you care about and sign-up today!
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June 4, 2020Volunteer Events

KeyBank Notes of Hope

Throughout our community, there are many senior citizens struggling with social isolation. With added restrictions on visitors and activities at nursing facilities, those being cared for could use an act of kindness from a stranger to he...


Keeping volunteers, their families and those they’re helping safe during this public health crisis is the highest priority. We all have a role in making sure that happens. If you plan to volunteer, review these guidelines .



Kindness during uncertain times is a great way to connect friends, neighbors and communities when they need it most. We challenge you to find time to share a random act of kindness with a friend, coworkers, neighbor, stranger or loved one.

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Day of Caring

In order to keep our volunteers and everyone in the community safe, we are in the process of reworking what Day of Caring looks like this year. More details to come soon!


National Volunteer Week

Volunteers power our work — they open their hearts, change lives and make our community a better place. Celebrated the third week in April, National Volunteer Week is an opportunity to recognize the incredible people who donate their time, talent and voice to support our organization throughout the year.

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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.

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

Find Opportunities

Looking to donate your time and talents? We partner with organizations throughout Greater Stark County who need your support. Search opportunities for individuals and businesses.

Share Opportunities

Does your organization need volunteers? We partner with nonprofits, schools, faith-based, government and civic organizations to recruit volunteers. Join our network to post an opportunity.