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United Way of King County Volunteer Center

United Way of King County Volunteer Center

United Way of King County’s Volunteer Center strengthens volunteer engagement in organizations and connects people to volunteer opportunities.

720 2nd Ave
Seattle, WA 98104-1702

Contact

Carly Bartz-Overman
Direct line: (206) 461-3727
Fax: (206) 461-6919

Expertise

Boards/Governance

  • Board coaching & training
  • Board recruitment & development
  • Board roles & responsibilities
  • Board self-evaluation

Educational Programs & Resource Centers

  • Seminars/workshops/trainings

Human Resources

  • Leadership development & training
  • Staff development & training
  • Training
  • Workshop & training development

Volunteerism

  • Volunteer management
  • Volunteer sourcing
  • Volunteer training

About United Way of King County Volunteer Center

Strengthening Nonprofits, Supporting Volunteers

United Way of King County’s Volunteer Center strengthens volunteer engagement in organizations and connects people to volunteer opportunities. We do this through the following programs:

VOLUNTEER SOURCING (http://www.uwkc.org/ways-to-volunteer)
The most comprehensive listing of volunteer opportunities in King County, the Volunteer Center website connects a variety of volunteers, including youth, with nonprofit organizations.

VOLUNTEER ENGAGEMENT SUPPORT – VIP (http://www.uwkc.org/ways-to-volunteer/vip/)
• Take your volunteer engagement efforts to new heights with United Way’s Volunteer Impact Partnership. We partner with 501 Commons on two programs to increase your organization’s capacity to engage volunteers. VIP works!

VOLUNTEER ENGAGEMENT TRAINING (http://www.uwkc.org/partner-with-us/nonprofits/trainings/)
• Training for Volunteer Managers – Both 101 and advanced level topics throughout the year for those who engage volunteers.
    
BOARD MEMBER SUPPORT
• Trainings (http://www.uwkc.org/partner-with-us/nonprofits/trainings/) – Through 15 workshops per year on a variety of board-related topics, we help 350 board members and executive directors improve their governance knowledge and practices.
• Board Connections (https://volunteer.truist.com/uwkc/org/board/dir-all.html) – The most comprehensive listing of nonprofit board opportunities in King County connects people seeking board service to local nonprofit boards.
• Project LEAD (http://www.uwkc.org/[…]/) – This annual leadership program for people of color provides skills for effective membership on nonprofit boards and connects graduates with local community organizations.
• Governance Resources (http://www.uwkc.org/partner-with-us/nonprofits/governance) – We provide information and referral resources for executive directors, board members, and other nonprofit staff on various topics related to the work of boards of directors.

Background Info.

Subsector Experience

  • Arts and culture
  • Children, youth, and families
  • Community development
  • Disability issues
  • Economic development
  • Education
  • Employment and training
  • Environment
  • Faith-based
  • Healthcare
  • Housing and homelessness
  • Immigrant and refugee
  • International NGOs/nonprofits
  • LGBT issues
  • Mental health/Substance abuse
  • Nonprofit sector issues
  • Philanthropy
  • Research
  • Senior services
  • Small grassroots organizations
  • Social services - general
  • Sports and recreation
  • Volunteerism

Fee Structure

  • By project
  • Daily rate
  • Hourly rate
  • Sliding scale
  • Other: Fee for trainings

Professional Affiliations / Licenses

  • HandsOn Network
  • Philanthropy Northwest
  • United Way Worldwide

County Availability

  • King
  • Kitsap
  • Pierce
  • Snohomish

County Experience

  • King
  • Kitsap
  • Pierce
  • Snohomish