We are most successful when we have support from our community.

Live United and see your impact uplift Kankakee and Iroquois Counties.

Our office is able to generate impact because of those who generously give their time, resources, ideas, and expertise. You have the ability to create lasting change in your community.

Current Volunteer Needs

Board Member

Type of Service: Board Member

Preferred Skills: Communications, Community Development, Finance/Accounting, Fundraising, Marketing/Public Relations, Strategic Planning 

Service Commitments & Expectations: Serve as an active advocate and ambassador for the organization. Cultivate financial resources and partnerships to advance the organization's mission. Participate in monthly board meetings, serve on one committee, and attend two or more events throughout the year.

Financial Commitment: Make an annual gift commensurate or significant to your circumstance. Sell tickets to fundraising events. Recruit sponsors, as needed. Identify and cultivate potential donors.

Term: Three-year term (two-term limit)

Meeting Frequency: 10 monthly board meetings, approximately 1 hour in length, on the last Friday of the month at 7:30am

If interested in this position, please contact Kerstin Rust, Executive Director at info@myunitedway.org.


Development Committee Member

Type of Service: Committee Member

Preferred Skills: Communications, Fundraising, Marketing/Public Relations

Service Commitments & Expectations: Plan and execute annual fundraising events including Annual Dinner, Giving Tuesday, and more. Recruit sponsors, as needed. Identify and cultivate potential donors including major donors, small business and corporate partners. 

Financial Commitment: No

Term: No

Meeting Frequency: Monthly, approximately 1 hour in length

If interested in this position, please contact Mariah Vail, Development Manager at info@myunitedway.org.

Additional Opportunities

Throughout the year, we have additional engagement opportunities. If interested, fill out United Way's Volunteer Interest Form.

Click here to fill out United Way's Volunteer Interest Form


To browse other volunteer needs in Kankakee and Iroquois Counties, visit the Kan-I Help database's Get Involved tab.