Volunteer

United Way of Knox County Volunteer Opportunities

You can easily find local volunteering opportunities through Get Connected.

Every Fall 
Admissions & Allocations Volunteers needed.
Please see full description of volunteer postion here.

Contact us at uway@bbwave.net  or 309-343-4434

Our Partner Agencies Volunteer Opportunities

Alternatives
The Money Management Program is always in need of volunteers to provide direct service to our participants, or to help with office work, such as, filing, or monitoring of participants’ accounts. 309-344-7388

American Red Cross
We are always looking for volunteers to help in the community with our variety of services.  If anyone interested, please go online to https://www.redcross.org/local/illinois/central-and-southern/about-us/Locations/quad-cities-and-west-central-illinois.html or call 309-743-2166.   

Camp Big Sky
3 Main areas to become involved; if interested contact exec@campbigsky.org or 309-258-6002.   
Hosting Volunteers: provide direct camper support in various activities.  These may include fishing, boating, hayrack rides, arts and crafts, kite flying and other outdoor activities.
Camp Work Day Volunteers: “get the camp ready” in the spring with various tasks.
Special Event Fundraising Volunteers: help us plan and conduct our fishing tournament, golf scramble and/or Kickin’ It up dinner and auction. 

CASA
As we are assigned to 100% of the child abuse and neglect cases that originate in Knox County and we strive to provide quality, individualized advocacy for each of them, we are always looking to recruit volunteers. Our initial training course occurs bi-annually occurring in the spring and fall. 309-343-4299

FISH
FISH have 4 Mobile Pantries a year. We are always seeking volunteers to help with this very rewarding experience. 309-343-7807   

Goodwill Industries
Welcomes volunteers for recruitment, resume review and mock interviews. 309-342-1055