Give an hour. Give a Saturday. Give your best.
We all have special talents and things we can do to help. When we extend a hand to one, we influence the condition of all. Whether it’s reading to children, leading financial literacy classes for hard-working families or delivering meals to home-bound seniors, there are hundreds of volunteer options available every day.
Give the gift of you. Volunteer.
United Way Volunteer Opportunities
United Way’s Read United program pairs volunteers with students who are struggling to read at grade level. Volunteers change the game when they read with students. United Way knows that children who read at or above grade-level are more likely to succeed in school and in life. Students can achieve this through the support of their volunteer tutors. They also grow in confidence and find an appreciation for reading with the help of our dedicated volunteers. All it takes is one hour a week. Or, partner with another volunteer and alternate weeks.
United Way is currently seeking passionate volunteers to assist with Reading Club for the 2019-2020 school year at local elementary schools. Volunteers help third graders improve their reading and comprehension skills. For more information about this opportunity, select the Reading Club tab in the interest form below.
Free Tax Prep
Interested in tax preparation and giving back to your community? During tax time, United Way supports two local programs benefiting the community. The tax assistance program allows people to file their taxes in-person for free with the assistance of an IRS-trained volunteers. To get involved, use the interest form below. For the 2018 tax-season volunteers are needed to assist with intake as clients arrive.
Day of Action/ Day of Caring
Day of Action normally falls in September. On this day, volunteers from around Delaware and Henry Counties will come together to serve partnering non-profits. United Way will match participating non-profits with motivated volunteers from local businesses and service groups who dedicate their time and effort to improve our community. For more information on Delaware County’s Day of Action click here. For more information on Henry County’s Day of Caring click here.
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Check out the opportunities listed below. Contact us to get involved!
Funded Partners & Volunteer Opportunities
Families and individuals have access to health care coverage and services
Children and youth achieve academic goals
Low income families and individuals have their basic needs met
Low income families and individuals build and/or maintain savings and assets
Teamwork for Quality Living
Home Savers of Delaware County
Interlocal Community Action Program
Families and individuals are healthy and avoid risky behavior
Seniors and persons with disabilities remain independent
Children enter school ready to succeed
Children and youth are emotionally, healthy and socially competent
Young adults make a successful transition from high school to college/career
On Going Volunteer Opportunities
Tidy Up Tuesday
Join Ivy Tech as they clean up downtown in preparation for First Thursday
Every Tuesday before First Thursday, partner with Ivy Tech students and staff as they keep our downtown area clean and welcoming for all. If you have questions or would like to participate contact Alisa Wells or call 765-289-2291 ext. 1455.
Tidy Up Tuesday is collaboration between: