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Volunteer Center


If you are looking for volunteer opportunities throughout York County, you’ve come to the right place!  The Volunteer Center of United Way of York County is the home of Get Connected— an online-based program that helps you find the opportunities that best match your interests.  With over 160 nonprofit agencies to choose from, you can search for opportunities by agency, keyword or location.  Simply CLICK HERE  to get started.

Volunteer engagement, when led and managed effectively, is a powerful tool for advancing your mission as well as developing motivated champions for your organization. 
United Way's "Keys to Effective Volunteer Management" is a series of training sessions designed to give you an overview of working with volunteers from start to finish.  

Our first sessions in this series focus on the following areas:

  • Volunteer Recruitment & Placement
  • Organization-wide Clarity & Support
We are offering this training on two dates to accommodate schedules.  Click on one of the session below to register:
The session will also include an overview of how to use United Way's Get Connected volunteering website, a look ahead to Day of Action, and designated time for networking. 

Other Volunteer Resources

Day of Action is one of the largest volunteer events in York County.  Each year, the United Way of York County joins with hundreds of other United Ways around the world to mobilize citizens in service to their local communities.  Visit the Day of Action page for more information.

If you are a youth volunteer, visit the Youth Volunteer Initiatives program’s page for more information.

Need answers? View Frequently Asked Questions for volunteers here.


Non-profit Organizations:  Join the Volunteer Center to Grow Your Volunteer Base

Become a member of the Volunteer Center to post an unlimited amount of volunteer opportunities, material needs and events on Get Connected.  Your opportunities and events will be promoted through United Way’s social media outlets and listed in a weekly newsletter sent to local media.  Setting up your account is easy, click here to get started now!             

For more information about the Volunteer Center, please contact Zachary Reynolds, Volunteer Center Coordinator at (717) 771-3812.