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. 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!


Individual Opportunities

Volunteering with United Way will enrich your life while making a positive impact on Greater Stark County:
  • Meet new people and enhance your knowledge of your community
  • Learn new skills
  • Get out and about
  • Network with others dedicated to enriching Stark and Carroll County
  • Potential employers see you in action

Business Opportunities

Businesses and their employees benefit in many ways by volunteering with United Way:

  • Promote team building
  • Boost employee morale
  • Expose employees to new skills
  • Allow employees to learn more about their community
  • Show potential clients that you are committed to the region

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Day of Caring

You can help build stronger neighborhoods in our community. Our annual Day of Caring celebration unites volunteers for a one-day event, where we complete service projects for local nonprofits.

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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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Read across America

This volunteer opportunity involves reading books to children, wokring toward our goal goal of 100% Kindergarten Readiness and making reading fun and important for the children.

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Service Awards

We’re proud to recognize individuals who demonstrate the highest level of dedication and service through two awards, Gold Key Service Award and the DeHoff Emerging Philanthropist of Stark County Award.

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

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Non-profit Opportunities

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

Already a volunteer? Login to our volunteer portal to get started.