Volunteer at United Way Action Day 2018


You want to make a difference. We make it easy. Every day, Volunteer United has lots of opportunities that create positive change in the Twin Cities. We can’t do it without you.

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Find a Project That’s Right for you

Volunteer United offers a huge variety of volunteer opportunities year-round. In addition to the hundreds of opportunities we offer through our agency partners, United Way hosts unique community-wide volunteer projects in the greater Twin Cities area.

  • YWCA Girl's Inc.

    Support Education

    You can help all kids in our community reach their full potential by volunteering your time as a tutor, helping out at a school, or being a mentor.
  • Action Day - backpack recipient, young girl with blue backpack

    Action Day

    Registration is now open for our most popular volunteer event! Help 40,000 hometown kids start the school year ready to succeed by volunteering to fill backpacks on August 8.
  • St. Paul Mayor Melvin Carter

    End Homelessness

    Volunteer with one of our agency partners working to end homelessness through transitional and affordable housing in the Twin Cities.

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If you’d like to be in the loop about all of our offerings for individuals and groups, sign up.

We Love our Volunteers

We are so lucky to have volunteers as dedicated as you. With you, we can transform the Twin Cities, one hour at a time. Thank you for being part of the solution.

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Planning a volunteer event for your company or group?

Our free service connects you and your family, groups or workplace to fun, meaningful opportunities.

We are a free, full-service resource for companies and organizations who want to engage their staff and groups with the community. We offer volunteer coordination and organization for schools, colleges, churches, scouts and groups of any size. We make it easy to make a difference.

Email us to get started: VolunteerUnited@gtcuw.org

Visit the Ambassador Portal Volunteer Section to get planning resources.