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United Way's Volunteer Center links individuals and groups to community service and volunteer opportunities throughout Berks County. To get started, click the "search" button below. If you need assistance, please contact Darby Wiekrykas at darbyw@uwberks.org or 610-685-4574.




Would you like to learn more about volunteer issues or how to recruit, retain and recognize volunteers? Do you want ideas on how to develop a volunteer program or how to target special volunteer groups for a volunteering opportunity? If so, come to one of the FREE Volunteer Center Networking Sessions.

Networking session topics include Orientation to the UWBC Volunteer Center and Volunteer Solutions, Volunteer Recruitment, Volunteer Retention, Volunteer Recognition, Targeting Special Volunteer Groups, Volunteer Program Development/Implementation Assistance, and Social Media

The sessions will also provide networking opportunities with other organizations who are involved with volunteerism efforts. Feel free to bring ideas, suggestions and any other information that may be relevant to the specific topic of the networking session.

Please email Darby Wiekrykas or call her at (610) 685-4574 regarding specific dates and times for sessions or for more information.

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MOM-n-PA Dental Clinic MOM-n-PA Dental Clinic

Volunteers are needed for the MOM-n-PA Dental Clinic to be held at the Santander Arena in Reading May 17 and 18. We hope to provide FREE dental care to 2000 needy patients. Volunteers, dentists, hygienists, EFDAs, assistants and nurses are needed to provide patient care. Lay volunteers will help with escorting patients, translating, monitoring patients, data collection and entry, and serving food to other volunteers. Please feel free to contact volchair@mom-n-pa.com if you have any additional questions.

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Unsure of where to begin? Check out some tips on how to find the right volunteer opportunity for you.

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Early literacy is key to future success in life. Help kids in our community become better readers by volunteering with Ready.Set.READ! Volunteers are needed for a variety of positions.

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P.O. Box 702

Reading, PA 19603



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