Volunteer Opportunities

Find the volunteer opportunities that are right for you!

Last year, United Way connected more than 2,600 volunteers to volunteer opportunities. Together, they contributed more than 66,730 hours in our community—a value of nearly $1.6 million.

Volunteer Now

Volunteer Now is an online volunteer matching site that connects you to volunteer opportunities. Create a personal profile to maximize your benefits.

55+ Initiative

We connect volunteers, 55 and better, with meaningful volunteer opportunities. This initiative offers one-on-one placement services for those interested in sharing their experience and skills.

Group Volunteer Projects

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

Volunteer Opportunities-Jones County Volunteer Center

Jones County Volunteer Center (JCVC)

Connect to our volunteer program that serves rural communities. JCVC engages all ages to meet critical community needs and benefit citizens of Jones County.

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.

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.

Seasonal Volunteering

Make the most during the holidays by volunteering in purposeful opportunities. Find ways for you, your family, or place of business to give back through volunteering.

Volunteer Leadership Directory

We created a snapshot of organizations seeking skilled volunteer for task forces, committees, and boards. Use this tool to connect employees with leadership volunteer opportunities.

Volunteering during Disaster

Following the 2008 flood, individuals volunteered approximately 564,552 hours to help clean up and rebuild the community. We need volunteers in disaster situations like the flood.