Reading to children, stocking shelves at a food pantry or delivering meals to home bound seniors, there are
MANY volunteer OPPORTUNITIES available everyday.
Volunteers are vital to the strength and mission of United Way of Central Ohio and to the strength of our community. We know that in order to create opportunities for a better life for all, we have to mobilize and engage individuals, businesses and organizations. There are many ways you can get involved today.
Find an Opportunity to advance the common good
Volunteer United connects volunteers with opportunities to create lasting change in four areas that together have a tremendous impact on the well-being of Central Ohioans: Education, Income, Health and Home. Search Volunteer United today to find an opportunity that is perfect for you.
Join a United Way of Central Ohio Volunteer Group
United Way of Central Ohio has several dynamic groups focused on volunteering, connecting with peers and solving community issues.
GenNext is a hands-on volunteer group of young community minded individuals committed to making a lasting impact in the lives of others. Together, they work to strengthen our community through service projects, volunteer events and social activities. There is no cost or membership requirement to join GenNext. Members only require a passion and commitment for having a direct impact on improving lives in central Ohio. For more information, visit gennextcolumbus.org.
PRIDE Gives promotes inclusion in our community while giving members opportunities to connect with other LGBT individuals in central Ohio. The group focuses on community service projects and advocacy. Membership requires no financial commitment. For more information, click here to visit the Pride Gives page.
Volunteer with Your Company
Employee volunteerism complements financial donations, in-kind gifts, pro bono services and event sponsorship. We help match your company and employee groups with the opportunity that most closely matches their interests and availability, whether it is an afternoon project or a customized day of action. For more information click here.