Volunteer United - United Way of San Antonio and Bexar County
Volunteer United

Where Action Meets Compassion

Building a strong community takes each one of us. Whether you’re interested in mentoring a young person, preparing food bags for clients in a food pantry, or spending an afternoon with a senior, you can join us in making a difference. Our impact is made possible by our volunteers working hard behind the scenes.

Volunteering is a work of heart!

Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteers are changing lives and transforming our community. The Volunteer Center at United Way provides a myriad of opportunities to enrich the future of those in need through volunteer service.

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    Read United

    Ongoing through May 2022 • We are working to provide individualized learning, engaging topics and continuous monitoring to guide these young students to reading success. Volunteers will have the opportunity to read to first – third grade students. *Bilingual readers are needed.
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    Shoebox Project

    March - April, 2023 • The Shoebox Project provides basic need items to our most vulnerable. Donate a shoebox filled with the requested personal care and basic need items, sign up for a volunteer build day, or purchase a shoebox.
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  • Write Start - United Way of San Antonio and Bexar CountyWrite Start - United Way of San Antonio and Bexar County
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    Write Start Project

    June 20 - July 30, 2022 • The Write Start Project is a back-to-school initiative targeting those who make a difference in the lives of our children, the individuals who spend their days ensuring that our students succeed in school: teachers.
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  • Literacy Kits - United Way of San Antonio and Bexar CountyLiteracy Kits - United Way of San Antonio and Bexar County
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    Literacy Kits

    Literacy Kits are designed to provide young children and families with resources to enhance literacy and school readiness.
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  • Standards Review - United Way of San Antonio and Bexar CountyStandards Review - United Way of San Antonio and Bexar County
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    Standards Review

    As a Standards Review volunteer, you will evaluate assigned agencies and help ensure donor dollars are invested in programs that are making a real difference in people’s lives.
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    Volunteer San Antonio

    Check out the latest volunteer opportunities near you.
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Group and Corporate Volunteering

There’s no volunteer opportunity that’s too big or small. We can accommodate groups of any size for customized, full-day service opportunities throughout the year.

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