Volunteer with United Way

Work with us to better our community and build your team!

United Way of Dane County is the intersection where the community meets to change lives. One of the ways we do this is through volunteerism – mobilizing the caring power of our community to make meaningful and lasting change.

Elevate Your Company | Amplify Your Impact

  • Retain and recruit top talent – employees want to work for companies who are engaged in the community.
  • Foster organizational engagement, company loyalty and personal fulfillment – volunteering as a team helps to strengthen relationships among colleagues.
  • Make an impact in our community and be seen as a caring business leader, aligned with the trusted brand of United Way.

Ways to Volunteer

Corporate Volunteer Engagements

Bring volunteering to your workplace! United Way brings the supplies, educates your employees on community needs and solutions and leads the engagement. Choose from our menu of ways to educate and engage your employees and help support our neighbors.

Join a Volunteer Network

Business Volunteer Network – Build or grow your workplace volunteer program!

LINC (Lead. Impact. Network. Change) – Connect with other early career professionals and make a difference through volunteerism.

READI (Retired Employees Are Dedicated Individuals) – Join retirees (and friends) to build community and participate in group volunteer projects.


Search for in-person or remote volunteer opportunities. This is a great resource for employees who want to volunteer together as a team!

Join Us for Our Community Kickoff Volunteer Event

Join us to learn about our community’s needs, how United Way partners with local nonprofits to address them and how your volunteer work creates a positive impact in Dane County. Learn more!