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The Northern Berkshire United Way is working to advance the common good by focusing on education, health, and financial stability; the building blocks for a good life.  But we cannot do it alone. We need the heads, hands and hearts of committed people like you to help us tackle the problems facing our communities.

Volunteer on our board or one of our committees.  We are always looking for committed individuals to work with us.


Whether it is important to you to solve a community problem, advance a worthy cause or to develop as a person, volunteering offers many benefits in appreciation for the gift of your time and expertise. Volunteering can help you:

  • Make important networking contacts

  • Learn or develop skills

  • Teach your skills to others

  • Enhance your résumé

  • Gain work experience

  • Build self-esteem and self-confidence

  • Improve your health

  • Meet new people

  • Feel needed and valued

  • Express gratitude for help you may have received in the past
    from an organization

  • Communicate to others that you are ambitious, enthusiastic
    and care about the community

  • Make a difference in someone’s life

  • Improve the likelihood that children will volunteer as adults

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