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

Spring Volunteer Fair

Friday, April 21, Noon to 3:00 p.m. | Crissey Farm, Great Barrington


Presented in partnership with the Nonprofit Center of the Berkshires


Nonprofits are invited to purchase a table and community members may attend for free.
Nonprofits and attendees, please register.

See who participated in the 2021 Virtual Volunteer Fair.

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.