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

A month of volunteer events and activities. See opportunities to join.

Volunteer Fairs

We partner with the Nonprofit Center of the Berkshires and often another organization to present volunteer fairs that pair community members with volunteer opportunities at diverse organizations throughout Berkshire County.

Follow the link for the most recent Volunteer Fair and for an archive or previous volunteer fairs.

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.