Volunteer & Advocate

Get involved and take action

Volunteers are needed for a number of Berkshire County activities throughout the year, most of which require no greater skill than a willingness to participate.


Sign up using our volunteer portal

#HereForGood Volunteer Month

See volunteers in action and photos and video from our LIVE UNITED Community Celebration

Virtual Volunteer Fair

Hosted in partnership with Nonprofit Center of the Berkshires via Zoom on November 12, 2021


View the nonprofits that participated and see their current volunteer needs

Berkshire United Way's volunteer opportunities




Community members and employers interested in volunteering or coordinating a service project are invited to reach out to Brenda Petell, Director of Volunteer Engagement, at 413.212.1431 or bpetell@berkshireunitedway.org.

Lend us your voice

Advocate for policy change. Urge greater investments in schools. Petition your school committee to adopt a curriculum proven to make a significant difference in outcomes. Mobilize residents to speak out on critical community issues in person, by phone or online.

Write, call or email to share your concern. You can make a difference. Find your local legislators

Contact us at 413.442.6948 or info@berkshireunitedway.org.