Individuals

United Way of Will County offers a variety of ways for individuals, families, and groups to get involved with us and in the community.

Online Volunteer Center

Our volunteer platform hosts opportunities throughout the county for a variety of activities. There are options for individuals, families, and groups.

Making a difference comes one act of service at a time.

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Impact and Investment Council

Join us to learn about community needs, evaluate program requests, and make investment recommendations for United Way of Will County’s impact and investment process.

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Join Women United

Women United┬« is United Way of Will County’s women of social change initiative to address issues related to generational poverty.

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Internships

Are you looking for an internship opportunity? United Way of Will County has opportunities for spring, summer, and fall semesters.

  • Non-Profit Operations Internship offers opportunities for those studying non-profit management, business, communications, and many more.
  • Social Work Internship occurs in the spring/summer and focuses on research and community impact outcome measurement.

Hours are flexible during the work day and adaptable to the time requirements of your internship.

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Make a Gift

We appreciate your interest in helping us create positive, sustainable change in Will County.

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Student and Court Ordered Volunteers

View our database of Will County agencies that accept student community service hours and court ordered community service cases.

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Host a Drive

United Way of Will County has two programs for basic-needs item collections.

Hygiene For Humanity:
Gather full-sized hygiene items to support homeless families in Will County through Family Support Days.

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Community Baby Shower:
Plan a baby shower drive to collect baby wellness items such as diapers, baby wipes, diaper cream, baby washes and lotions for families in need at local non-profits.

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Board of Directors

Do you seek to utilize your leadership skills, knowledge, and expertise to impact our community? Are you passionate about empowering people and creating positive, sustainable change? A position on our Board of Directors may be for you.

Board members serve a three year term and are active in our operations.

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Get Your Workplace Involved

Interested in making a larger impact? Take an active role with your employer’s United Way involvement and Corporate Social Responsibility goals.

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Skills Based Volunteer

Are you looking for a regularly occurring volunteer opportunity? Become a United Way of Will County Skills Based Volunteer. Help in our office with filing, mailings, data management, and much more.

Hours are flexible during the work day.

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Give Back for Your Birthday

Use our crowdfunding platform to create a customized fundraising page in honor of your birthday! Use a general fund or select an impact area that matters to you.

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Email Updates: Coming Your Way

Sign up for our email communication to stay updated on United Way of Will County.

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