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Volunteer Center

  • A group opportunity. Invite your friends.
  • 235 people are interested
Summer Learning 2014
Feeding kids minds and bodies!

Are you passionate about helping others? The United Way of Pierce County Volunteer Center features more than 300 opportunities to make a difference in your community! Open your heart. Lend your muscles. Find your voice. Reach out a hand to one and influence the condition of all. Visit www.uwpc.galaxydigital.com to learn how you can make a difference in Pierce County.


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About Volunteer Center


United Way of Pierce County, 1501 Pacific Ave., #400, Tacoma, WA 98402, US

Mission Statement

We work from the heart to unite caring people to tackle our community's toughest challenges. We envision a compassionate, vital community where people have the education, resources and opportunities to achieve their potential.


United Way of Pierce County believes by making an early investment in our children and their families, we can help them remove the barriers preventing them from breaking the cycle of poverty. Through Strong Families and Successful Kids, we can create a thriving, connected community. And when our community thrives, we all win.

United Way brings people together to make a real difference in the issues the community cares about. That's why we works in partnership with many individuals and organizations around the county to impact the community. We are members of many collaboratives serving young children, families and our military population. We provide staffing, volunteers, funding and advocacy support to local initiatives and programs aligned with our goal to break the cycle of poverty. We hold annual Community Conversations, listening to the people who live here and together addressing the most pressing issues that our communities care about. We also give out Neighborhood Grants to resident- or community-led groups for projects in their neighborhood or community that help improve the quality of life for its residents in addition to our traditional funding. Why do we do all of this? We believe that change happens when communities work together and we know that together, we can accomplish more than any of us can do alone. That’s what it means to LIVE UNITED.

Children & Youth
Education & Literacy


We'll work with your schedule.


1501 Pacific Ave, #400Tacoma, WA 98402


  • Cooking / Catering
  • Literacy / Reading
  • Financial Literacy
  • Career Counseling / Coaching
  • Community Outreach
  • Tutoring


  • Kids
  • Teens
  • People 55+
  • Group


  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 14
  • Orientation or Training
  • Takes place over the lunch hour
  • Desire to work with kids

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