Volunteer Opportunities

Not only does United Way of Cass-Clay work to give local people opportunities to improve their life, we also serve those in our community who want to LIVE UNITED and volunteer for our community. With United Way, it's easy to find a volunteer opportunity for just you, or a group of coworkers, friends or family members. We've organized our volunteer opportunities into one-time opportunities and on-going volunteer opportunities. Explore your opportunities to LIVE UNITED!

One-Time Volunteer Opportunities

Day of Caring
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DAY OF CARING mobilizes thousands of volunteers from all over the Cass & Clay communities to help area seniors with projects around their homes. The volunteer opportunities and activities vary greatly for the day-some individuals request help with light cleaning projects while some have larger requests for lawn care, cleaning gutters, pulling out flower beds/gardens. Some teams of volunteers request to work indoors while others work outdoors.

Time Commitment: 2 or 4 hour shifts during the afternoon of October 11, 2018.
lucille_hennemann.png "The volunteers were pleasant to visit with, cheerful and kind. I appreciated that. It was nice to have new faces around and a chance for a little fellowship while they were here. It's pretty neat."

Lucille Hennemann
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Hornbacher’s Gobble It Up $5 Lunch for United Way
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Join United Way and Hornbacher's each summer at the Gobble It Up $5 Lunch for United Way event. Enjoy a $5 lunch at any Hornbacher's location; all proceeds benefit local people in the Cass-County community. Volunteers help collect money and serve the delicious lunch.

In 2018, mark your calendar for Thursday, June 21. Volunteer registration opens on May 17.

Time Commitment: 1 to 2 hour serving shifts between 11:00am and 2:00pm on June 21, 2018
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School Supply Drive

Spend a morning, over lunch hour, or afternoon shift packing backpacks for the 2018 School Supply Drive. It’s a great chance to get involved in a hands-on way that made an impact. In 2017, 5,800 backpacks full of supplies were given to local K-12 students in need to help give them the very best start in school and in life. 

Time Commitment: 2 hr inventory & packing shifts (Dates TBA)
DSC_0131.JPG "School Supply Drive is a great opportunity to give back to the community, but also network with other businesses and individuals who commit to volunteering. Our team spent just a few hours at the FARGODOME packing backpacks, but the impact was long lasting. "

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Group Volunteer Opportunities

Day of Caring
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DAY OF CARING mobilizes thousands of volunteers from all over the Cass & Clay communities to help area seniors with projects around their homes. The volunteer opportunities and activities vary greatly for the day-some individuals request help with light cleaning projects while some have larger requests for lawn care, cleaning gutters, pulling out flower beds/gardens. Some teams of volunteers request to work indoors while others work outdoors.

Time Commitment: 2 or 4 hour shifts during the afternoon of October 11, 2018.
lucille_hennemann.png "The volunteers were pleasant to visit with, cheerful and kind. I appreciated that. It was nice to have new faces around and a chance for a little fellowship while they were here. It's pretty neat."

Lucille Hennemann
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School Supply Drive

Spend a morning, over lunch hour, or afternoon shift packing backpacks for the 2018 School Supply Drive. It’s a great chance to get involved in a hands-on way that made an impact. In 2017, 5,800 backpacks full of supplies were given to local K-12 students in need to help give them the very best start in school and in life. 

Time Commitment: 2 hr inventory & packing shifts (Dates TBA)
DSC_0131.JPG "School Supply Drive is a great opportunity to give back to the community, but also network with other businesses and individuals who commit to volunteering. Our team spent just a few hours at the FARGODOME packing backpacks, but the impact was long lasting. "

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Extended Volunteer Opportunities

School Supply Drive

Spend a morning, over lunch hour, or afternoon shift packing backpacks for the 2018 School Supply Drive. It’s a great chance to get involved in a hands-on way that made an impact. In 2017, 5,800 backpacks full of supplies were given to local K-12 students in need to help give them the very best start in school and in life. 

Time Commitment: 2 hr inventory & packing shifts (Dates TBA)
DSC_0131.JPG "School Supply Drive is a great opportunity to give back to the community, but also network with other businesses and individuals who commit to volunteering. Our team spent just a few hours at the FARGODOME packing backpacks, but the impact was long lasting. "

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