Volunteer – Share your stregnths

One of UWBB’s unique roles in the Big Bend community is connecting people and organizations together with volunteer opportunities. There are many ways to discover volunteer opportunities in your community.



If you want to get involved in your community, you’ve found the right place. 1-800-Volunteer.org matches volunteer opportunities with people who want to volunteer in a huge variety of community-action groups, programs and events. For details, visit http://www.volunteerleon.org/VolunteerConnection or call 850.606.1970.


2-1-1 Big Bend

2-1-1 Big Bend isn’t just a source of “getting” help, it also provides information on how people can “give” back to the community through volunteer opportunities with local, human-service agencies and community-based organizations. For details, dial 211 or visit their website at http://www.211bigbend.org.


United Way of the Big Bend

UWBB offers volunteer opportunities with the BEST Project and Community Investment Teams.

  • There are volunteer opportunities with UWBB’s BEST Project, such as Financial Education Instructors, Information Ambassadors, Master Money Mentors, Tax Site Greeters, and Volunteer Income Tax Preparers. Find out more today >
  • Volunteer on a Community Investment Team! UWBB relies on a Community Investment process to distribute funds to certified agencies, and it’s 100-percent volunteer driven. These groups of volunteers are known as Community Investment Teams. Anyone in our community may volunteer to assist with the funds-allocation process. For details, call Susan Dunlap at 850.414.0856 or send an email to susan@uwbb.org.