About United Way of Greater Kansas City

The United Way Volunteer Center is a source for connecting people to service projects in the Greater Kansas City area. The staff is available to match individuals and groups with opportunities offered through area nonprofit organizations based on skills, interests and schedules.  The center is open 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Monday through Friday.

The volunteer opportunities listed online are coordinated with individuals, groups, and youth and families in mind. We also offer helpful online guides such as agency wish lists, school supply lists and holiday lists to give ideas on hosting collection drives at Kansas City area companies, faith communities and civic organizations.
The United Way Volunteer Center also:
·         Provides information, recruitment assistance and referral of volunteers to nonprofit organizations with established or developing volunteer programs
·         Offers consultation in volunteer program development to nonprofits, community, civic and government organizations
·         Maintains a robust online presence of volunteer opportunities
·         Provides trainings for volunteer directors and coordinators and imparts advice and technical services to nonprofit organizations
·         Offers consultation on employee volunteer program development to the corporate community
·         Staffs and coordinates meetings and activities for the Corporate Volunteer Council of Greater Kansas City
·         Gives technical assistance with volunteer development activities for United Way of Greater Kansas City Community Involvement companies
·         Coordinates the annual Day of Caring, a one-day, city-wide service opportunity for corporations, Federal agencies and labor union groups
·         Produces informational material on volunteerism
·         Maintains a reference library of books, periodicals, and audiotapes related to volunteerism and volunteer program development
·         Provides speakers for programs on volunteerism
·         Provides sponsorship and direction for the Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) of Jackson, Clay & Platte Counties



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