Volunteer NOW!

UWRA has ongoing opportunities to LIVE UNITED through volunteerism, advocacy, and interim positions.  The UWRA Service Corps represents actively engaged volunteers committed to improving the lives of United Way retirees and using their skills to help strengthen communities served by United Way.  Membership in UWRA is about tenure in and commitment to the United Way movement and provides an example of system citizenship.
Please click here to fill out the member interest survey and indicate how you would like to be involved or contact the UWRA office.
Want to help the Retirement Planning Effort – Have ideas?  Can you provide pro bono work?  Please contact the UWRA office
Mentor/Coach a United Way Staff person.  Click Here here for more information.
Support our Endowment and Planned Giving program where trained consultants provide assistance to local United Ways – please contact the UWRA office
Serve on a UWRA Committee – such as Retirement Planning, Resource Development, Endowment Fund development, Annual Gatherings. Please contact the UWRA office
Interested in United Way Interim paid positions?  Make sure you are subscribed to the UWRA listserv to have access to postings of these opportunities. Click to read about interim experiences by UWRA members Sharon Hamilton and Chuck Anderson.

Other ways to assist United Way: 

  • Check with your local or state United Way to see how you can help local initiatives and your community. 

  • Advocate now and year round by signing up for the United Way Advocacy Connection eNewsletter to keep up to date on the latest policy developments and ways you can take action. Also please help spread the word by sharing this link with your friends and family. 

Click here to read a sample publication:  Advocacy Connection eNewsletter 

Click here to Join the Advocacy Connection email list


Also listed below are some United Way Initiatives that UWRA has participated in and ways you can help: 
Support 2-1-1 Nationwide Social Service Hotline.  Click here for information on 2-1-1 and to see how you can help.
• Help get books into the hands of more children.  Support the Dolly Parton Imagination Library program - Click here to see how.