United Way
of Whatcom County
Fund Distribution Committee

We believe decisions for our community should be made by our community. Our fund allocation process is entirely driven by local residents. This volunteer committee reviews all programs applying for funding and gives recommendations for grants to the Board of Directors. They also review existing partnerships to ensure those partnerships are doing their part to make a positive impact on the lives of individuals and families who struggle financially in Whatcom County.

Calendar:

April - May

Time Commitment:

15-20 hours

Volunteer Count:

30-50

Interested? Contact Us to learn more.

Employee Campaign Coordinator

Every good workplace campaign needs a passionate campaign coordinator or two. You believe in United Way. You believe in community. As an employee campaign coordinator, you can inspire your co-workers to bask in those feel-good fuzzies you get when you give (Yes, they’re real. Just ask Science). We'll work with you to plan a workplace campaign that is fun and also impactful.

Calendar:

Variable, determined by workplace

Time Commitment:

Variable

Volunteer Count:

1+ per workplace campaign

Interested? Contact Us to learn more.

Project Homeless Connect

This annual event serves to connect 500+ individuals in Whatcom County who are experiencing homelessness with services that otherwise can be difficult to access. Guests receive dental services, medical exams, haircuts, employment screenings, housing intakes, and more.

Calendar:

July

Time Commitment:

Up to 10 hours

Volunteer Count:

300+

Interested? Volunteer registration opens in June.

Student Interns

You’re a student. Good for you. Education is important. Put yours to use by completing an unpaid internship. We always welcome proposals from interested students looking to make a positive impact on the lives of families and individuals who struggle financially.

Calendar:

Flexible

Time Commitment:

Depends on our needs and your education requirements

Volunteer Count:

1

Interested? Contact Us to learn more.