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.

Visit our Volunteer Portal for opportunities to support community organizations in Berkshire County.

View our own volunteer opportunities


Volunteer with Berkshire United Way


Community members and employers are invited to reach out to Brenda Petell, director of volunteer engagement, if you are interested in volunteering or coordinating a service project. She can be reached at 413.212.1431 x15 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 where it can make a difference. Find your local legislators

Call us at 413.442.6948 or email info@berkshireunitedway.org.