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Please view all volunteer opportunities here.

Contact Dani Ohlman at dohlman@uwmidlands.org to sign up!

  • Day of Caring

    Organized by the United Way of the Midlands, the Day of Caring is an annual volunteer service event open to individuals and teams of volunteers in Douglas, Sarpy, and Pottawattamie counties. Participants help local non-profit agencies by stocking food pantries, painting, gardening, doing light repair projects or assisting clients. The next Day of Caring is on August 25th, 2017.

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  • The Value of Volunteering

    There are as many reasons to serve as there are people who serve. Volunteering is not just an altruistic act. It’s an opportunity to advance in all areas of your life. Here are just a few things you can gain when you give your time and yourself:

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  • Basic Needs Volunteer Opportunities

    Help local basic needs programs provide services to those in need. Projects include sorting donations, serving meals and holding product drives to help local families. 

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  • Classroom Ready Volunteer Opportunities

    Help local kids succeed in school with volunteer opportunities including mentoring, tutoring and reading to groups of kids.

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  • Workforce Ready Volunteer Opportunities

    Help local young adults and adults become workforce ready by volunteering to provide childcare during tutoring sessions, supporting local career clothing closets and becoming an employment coach.

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  • Administrative Volunteer Opportunities

    Help a local nonprofit by volunteering your time behind the scened with administrative and office work support throughout the week.

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  • Corporate Volunteer Toolkit

    Volunteering through the United Way of the Midlands is a great way to give back, while getting involved in helping some of the most critical challenges and issues facing our community. We've compiled a list of resources for local companies to help your employees give their time most effectively to nonprofits in need of assistance. Whether you have an hour or an afternoon, we can provide you with a quality experience that improves the lives of others.

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  • SPECIAL EVENTS: Mobilizing volunteers in support of community initiatives

    Save the date/Stay tuned for the four special community-wide service events described below and click here for resources you can use to reinforce your company’s commitment to community:

    • Day of Caring - August
    • Holiday Helpers - November to December
    • Martin Luther King Week of Service - January
    • Day of Action - June

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