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Want to Volunteer?

Volunteer opportunities meeting a variety of needs and interests are available throughout Berks County. Search our extensive listing of opportunities to find the match that’s right for you.

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Looking for Volunteers?

Local organizations looking for volunteers can post their opportunities to our free online portal. Get started at the link below. If you need assistance, please contact Darby Wiekrykas at darbyw@uwberks.org.

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Youth Summer Volunteer Opportunities

Discover a wide variety of ways for teens to stay busy and give back this summer. This year’s listing features more than 35 opportunities.

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Local Wish Lists

Donating items is a great way to help local organizations! Fulfill local wish lists by running a collection drive or donating individually.

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Ready.Set.READ!

Early literacy is key to future success in life. Help kids in our community become better readers by volunteering with Ready.Set.READ! Volunteers are needed for a variety of positions.

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NETWORKING OPPORTUNITIES FOR VOLUNTEER COORDINATORS

Would you like to learn more about volunteer issues or how to recruit, retain and recognize volunteers? Do you want ideas on how to develop a volunteer program or how to target special volunteer groups for a volunteering opportunity? If so, come to one of the FREE Volunteer Center Networking Sessions.

Networking session topics include Orientation to the UWBC Volunteer Center and Volunteer Solutions, Volunteer Recruitment, Volunteer Retention, Volunteer Recognition, Targeting Special Volunteer Groups, Volunteer Program Development/Implementation Assistance, and Social Media

The sessions will also provide networking opportunities with other organizations who are involved with volunteerism efforts. Feel free to bring ideas, suggestions and any other information that may be relevant to the specific topic of the networking session.

Please email Darby Wiekrykas or call her at (610) 685-4574 regarding specific dates and times for sessions or for more information.