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This is your United Way, and this is your community. Lend your voice, raise your hand, make a difference. We’re here to connect you with opportunities to volunteer, to lead, to help people – and to connect you with other people who share your passion.


How Can I Help?

Volunteers play a significant role in helping local nonprofits run efficiently and effectively. Hundreds of volunteer opportunities are available in the communities we serve. Whether you are looking for a one-time project or an ongoing impactful opportunity, the Volunteer Engagement team will help connect you with a volunteer opportunity.

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Volunteer Leadership Directory*

*See a list of local organizations that need
task force, committee, and board members.


Ways your nonprofit can partner with us

United Way, alongside our partners in volunteerism, works to increase community engagement and volunteer retention. Together, we focus on how to best use volunteer time and skills to address our community’s needs. Does your nonprofit need volunteers?

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How your organization can help

United Way of East Central Iowa is committed to helping businesses make an impact in our community through corporate volunteerism. The Volunteer Engagement team works with companies of all sizes to engage employees in volunteering at several levels. Corporate volunteerism helps build a culture of service within companies and provides support to our nonprofit partners.

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