Volunteer Opportunities

United Way has several options for companies to build a better workforce, improve lives, and strengthen our community through volunteerism.

Day of Caring

One of the largest organized volunteer events in Cedar Rapids. Each May, local businesses and employees tackle meaningful projects to address community and agency needs.

Participate in Day of Caring

Group Projects

Volunteering provides team building opportunities while giving back to those in need. Our Volunteer Engagement team helps your company find meaningful volunteer projects tailored to your interests.

Request a group project

Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA)

Volunteers help moderate- to low-income families complete and file their taxes for free. Available positions include greeters, intake specialists, and tax preparers.

Contact Cliff

Volunteers in Proficiency (VIP)

Join our literacy program that pairs you with local elementary students to read together once per week. Use your lunch break to help foster a love of reading and become a VIP.

Contact Laura