WCPO and United Way of Greater Cincinnati Welcome You to Volunteam 9!
Volunteam 9 is a partnership between WCPO and United Way Volunteer Connection that encourages greater Cincinnati to Live United. It highlights the variety of volunteer needs in our community, encourages people to volunteer and connects them with volunteer opportunities that match their interests. We are kicking off in April, the month that celebrates volunteers. Moving forward, Volunteam 9 will focus on one theme per month that addresses a significant issue in the tri-state and encourages our community to take action.
Watch 9 News every 2nd Wednesday to call in to the Volunteam 9 phone bank for volunteer opportunities tied to the theme of the month.
You’ll find hundreds of opportunities to step up and volunteer at agencies and organizations throughout the Tri-State and Northern Kentucky through Volunteam 9.
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Just click on the counties and cities in the interactive map below to find rich and rewarding volunteer opportunities that match your interests, your schedule and your skills with the needs of the volunteer organizations in your community. Now’s the time to step up, get connected and Live United.
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Provide Free Tax Preparation | Weekdays/nights or Weekends | Ages 18+
The Earned Income Tax Credit is the nation's largest anti-poverty program and benefits individuals who work hard to support themselves and their families. By providing free tax preparation, you'll help ensure families claim all available credits while saving them from paying tax preparation fees and refund anticipation-loan interest rates. Volunteers receive IRS tax training.
Phone Surveys for SmartMoney Community Services | Weekdays/nights | Ages 18+
SmartMoney Community Services provides financial services and economic education to residents of Over-the-Rhine and other underserved Cincinnati communities. Volunteers will survey current and previous clients over the phone. Questions are standardized and training is provided.
Answer Phones at Price Hill Financial Opportunity Center | Weekdays | Ages 18+
The Price Hill Financial Opportunity Center staffs an appointment line for free tax preparation. Volunteers are needed, especially on Fridays, to answer the line, screen callers for appointments, review information and direct callers to other resources if appointments are full. Training provided. Volunteers are needed from January 7 - March 1.
Educate Clients on Financial Literacy at SELF | Weekdays/nights | Ages 21+
Supports to Encourage Low-income Families (SELF) is seeking volunteer guest speakers to educate clients on financial literacy and asset building. Topics may include but are not limited to budgeting, saving, credit counseling, negotiating medical debt and retirement planning and/or investing. SELF also teaches clients about first home purchases, paying for secondary education and business start-up.
Financial Education Classes at LifeSpan | Weekdays/nights and Weekends | Ages 18+
Volunteers are needed to help teach our Financial Education classes. Class offerings include: Getting a Grip on Spending, Understanding Credit Reports, Buying a Used Car, and Couponing. This is a great opportunity for individuals with experience in finance, accounting, banking, or insurance.
Help Job Seekers Complete Online Applications | Weekdays | Ages 21+
Cincinnati Works helps individuals to escape poverty through the acquisition and retention of self-supporting jobs. Volunteers will help individuals complete online job applications in the computer lab.
Volunteer Faculty at Life Learning Center | Weekdays | Ages 21+
The Life Learning Center delivers a holistic, integrated continuum of learning and care to help our at-risk citizens step to their highest potential. Volunteer faculty are responsible for the delivery of Life Learning Center curriculum, conducting exercises, answering questions, assigning homework, and administering member evaluations.
Visit VolunteerUWGC.org to find even more ways to help out in your community.