One of UWBB’s unique roles in the Big Bend community is connecting people and organizations together with volunteer opportunities. We rely heavily on volunteers to make an impact in the communities we serve. Below are ways that you can get involved.

 

Community Investment Team Member

Community Investment Team! UWBB relies on a Community Investment process to distribute funds to service providers, 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.

 

Internship/Office Aid

Is it an office volunteer or Internship you are looking for? If so, please contact Molly@uwbb.org

 

Reading Pals/MathPals

Love reading and working with young children?  ReadingPals might be a great fit for you.  For more information, click here or fill out the form below.

 

MathPals creates a creative and encouraging environment for learning math by matching caring mentors one-to-one with students who are in need extra help developing essential mathematical skills. For more information, click here or fill out the form below.

 

Reality Store and Poverty Simulation

Reality Store is a financial simulation where students are assigned careers and make decisions about their budget and lifestyles. The event is a fun and effective way for teens to learn about personal financial responsibility and life choices. For more information, click here or fill out the form below.

 

The Poverty Simulation is designed to help participants gain an understanding of what it is like to live in a typical low-income family trying to survive from month-to-month. The Poverty Simulation provides an opportunity to sensitize participants to the realities faced by low-income individuals and families while also exploring ways and ideas they can help be a part of the solution. For more information, click here or fill out the form below.

 

VITA Volunteer

Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (also known as VITA). For more information, click here or fill out the form below.

 

Women Untied Committee Member

Women throughout our community are brought together to flex their philanthropic muscles, improving the lives of women, children, and families. For more information on how you can get involved, click here or fill out the form below.

 

Young Leaders Society Committee Member

Are you a young professional looking to get involved in your community?  Young Leaders Society might be what you are looking for. For more information, click here or fill out the form below.