The 2018 hurricane season has been extraordinarily active in parts of the U.S., with Hurricane Florence currently impacting millions in the Carolinas. As this natural disaster unfolds, the staff here at VolunteerMatch is doing its part to ensure that, if you are in an affected community, you are prepared and safe. And if you are looking to help with disaster relief efforts, you know about the most effective ways to contribute.
The United Way of Berks County will enhance the quality of life in our community by mobilizing the desire and capacity of people to care for one another.
The Volunteer Center of United Way recruits volunteers for long term, one time and short term volunter positions. Referrals are made to over 200 non-profit agencies and organizations. The Volunteer Center offers technical assistance to other non-profits on volunteer related issues. The Volunteer Center promotes volunteerism by coordinating several Volunteer initiatives such as The United Way Day of Caring, Dr. Martin Luther King Day and Volunteer Fairs. In addition the Volunteer Center recruits corporate and community volunteers for the early grade reading initiaive Ready.Set.READ!