Volunteer

Choose a cause close to your heart or offer help where it is needed most.

Help children achieve their highest potential. Help families build financial stability. Help individuals achieve maximum independence and better health. When you volunteer, you see first-hand how United Way of Summit County is helping to improve lives and create lasting change in our community.

Join us at the table. Volunteer to support healthy food for all in Summit County.

If you have a passion for healthy food education, access and policy, connect with the United Way Volunteer Center to find ways to get involved with amazing programs and people in your community. Whether you have just one evening to help out a community garden, want to volunteer weekly at a farmers' market or can spend some time in an office supporting a program, you can become a part of the solution. Search current food-related opportunities now.

Search for a volunteer opportunity that fits your interests and availability. 

Registered users can search by agency or keyword or use the event calendar to view one-time opportunities.

SEARCH FOR OPPORTUNITIES

Programs

Group Projects

Volunteer Management Training

The United Way Volunteer Center offers training for local non-profit volunteer coordinators. For more information contact Andrea Metzler at 330.643.5512 or by email.

Corporate Volunteer Council

United Way’s Corporate Volunteer Council nurtures the development of employee volunteer programs and supports employee volunteer managers in building strong, successful, effective programs. For more information contact Andrea Metzler at 330.643.5512 or by email
Current Corporate Volunteer Council Companies

Events

Annual Volunteer Celebration - April (National Volunteer Week)

Each year United Way recognizes and thanks Summit County volunteers who accomplish extraordinary things through service. For more information contact Andi Lamphier at 330.643.5502 or by email.

Day of Action - June 19, 2015

United Way’s annual Day of Action mobilizes and inspires individuals and corporations on the same day, across Summit County and in a highly visible way, to channel passion into action. For more information contact Andrea Metzler at 330.643.5512 or by email.

Read to Me Day - November

Read-to-Me Day, is a project of the United Way Corporate Volunteer Council in collaboration with Akron Public Schools. Volunteers read to elementary school students in Akron Public Schools. At the end of the day and donate the books to the classrooms. For more information contact Andi Lamphier at 330.643.5502 or by email.
 

NONPROFIT AGENCY LOG-IN

Agencies without log-in information, please contact Andrea Metzler at 330.643.5512 or by email.