Do you want to make a real difference? United Way of Greater Richmond & Petersburg makes it easy to get involved. We offer a variety of volunteer opportunities throughout the year.

Volunteer as an individual or plan a larger effort for your company or group! View our upcoming volunteer opportunities or email volunteer@yourunitedway.org to find the right opportunity for you.

Upcoming volunteer events:

Click here to see all current volunteer opportunities.

Ongoing volunteer opportunities:

  • United Way’s MetroCASH program is seeking volunteers for the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program (VITA) to help prepare tax returns for people with low to moderate income. Email volunteer@yourunitedway.org for more information.
  • Host a school supply drive to collect and assemble literacy kits for children across our region. Email volunteer@yourunitedway.org for more information.

Volunteer Affinity Groups

United Way of Greater Richmond & Petersburg proudly organizes volunteer affinity groups. Click here to learn more.

Check out some recent volunteer efforts!

  • Read about a group of volunteers who want to raise awareness and engage hard-working people in the community on the importance of the Earned Income Tax Credit, the nation’s largest anti-poverty program.
  • Read a heartwarming story of volunteerism and connection among older adults in our community.