The power of

VOLUNTEERING

Giving your time and talent can change a life! Check out all the different ways to get involved with Pikes Peak United Way and our community impact partners below. 

Upcoming events

There are so many ways to plug in and help Colorado Springs thrive. Gather your friends, family and coworkers and join us in making serious impact, together. 

September

Youth Venture

Students develop leadership skills and self-confidence by creating and implementing service projects. Mentor middle and high school youth in addressing problems they see in their school or community!

October

Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA)

Help thousands of people get their taxes filed for FREE! Training for this volunteer opportunity begins in the fall. You do not need to be a CPA.

Corporate engagement

Volunteer Engagement is a meaningful piece to your involvement with Pikes Peak United Way. Participating in group volunteer opportunities with members of your team help strengthen your group. It’s also a great opportunity to learn about local agencies and see how your financial support makes an impact in our community.

  • Volunteer Income Tax Assistance
  • Community Investment Committee
  • Youth Venture Mentoring
  • Read Across America

Annual Volunteer Opportunities

There are so many ways to plug in and help Colorado Springs thrive. Gather your friends, family and coworkers and join us in making serious impact, together. 

  • Book Drive
  • United Way Day of Action
  • Back to School Supply Drive
  • Seasons of Service

Volunteer opportunities

Thank you for your commitment to serving our community.  Pikes Peak United Way and our partners rely heavily on volunteers every day! Find an opportunity to fit your passion below. 

Big Brothers and Big Sisters
To provide children facing adversity with strong, professionally supported one-to-one relationships that change their lives.
Boy Scouts of America
To prepare young people to make ethical over their lifetimes by instilling in them the values of the Scout Oath and Law.
CASA of the Pikes Peak Region
Provides a volunteer’s voice in court for children who are victims of abuse, neglect or domestic conflict.
Catholic Charities
To build solidarity within the community, and to advocate for justice for the poor and vulnerable.
Cheyenne Village
To help people with disabilities lead happy, healthy and fulfilling lives.
Colorado Springs Conservatory
To inspire, motivate, and challenge all students to aspire to their highest potential as artists and as human beings through arts.
Community of Caring Foundation
To help Teller County residents find help with food, clothes, health care, employment, counseling and more.
Court care of the pikes peak region
To provide quality child care in a safe, family-friendly environment for children of individuals who have court-related business.
CPCD...Giving Children a head start
To provide children living in poverty or challenged by special circumstances with an early childhood education.
Crossfire Ministries
to create a sharing center in which everyone in the Pikes Peak region has access to daily necessities and is empowered to improve quality of life.
Diakonia
To ensure that each child who completes our preschool program develops the skills needed to thrive.
Dream centers
Caring for and empowering women and children in poverty.
Early Connections
To provide high quality, comprehensive early care and education for ALL children.
Envida
To provide transportation and home care services to persons with disabilities, the elderly and low-income citizens in the Pikes Peak region.
Fostering Hope Foundation
Affirming and supporting foster parents in their task of caring for abused and neglected children.
Greccio Housing
To create stable, safe, and supportive affordable-housing options for low-income individuals and families.
Griffith Centers
To provide community programs such as family preservation, day treatment, education, truancy prevention and counseling.
Homeward Pikes Peak
To provide high quality counseling and housing services for folks struggling with homelessness and/or substance abuse.
Interfaith Hospitality Network
To provide basic, preventative, and supportive services to families with children who are homeless or at risk of becoming so.
Ithaka Land Trust
To help house our city’s most vulnerable.
Lutheran Family Services
To help the vulnerable, with services that heal, strengthen and provide hope.
Mile High Youth Corps
To give youth ages 16 to 24 a chance to earn an income and learn hands-on job skills while serving in their communities.
Mt. Carmel Center of Excellence
To collaborate with community partners providing best practices in transition and wellness services for Veterans, Military and their Families.
Partners in Housing
To give homeless families with children the opportunity to achieve self-sufficiency through supportive services and transitional housing.
Peak Education
To help students access opportunities to create a new future.
Pikes Peak Habitat for Humanity
To build homes, communities and hope.
Pikes Peak Workforce
To connect vital businesses with work-ready job seekers and employer-driven services.
REACH Pikes Peak
To increase the capacity of low-income families and individuals to be self-sufficient.
The Resource Exchange
To build independence for people with intellectual and development disabilities and remarkable abilities.
The Salvation Army
To meet human need without discrimination.
Silver Key
To provide adults age 60 and over with a wide variety of services.
Teen Court
Over 200 teen volunteers work with their at-risk peers every year, hearing cases and determining appropriate ways to repair harm.
TESSA
To help women and their children achieve safety and wellbeing while challenging communities to end sexual and family violence.
Tri-Lakes Cares
To improve people’s lives through emergency, self-sufficiency and relief programs.
Urban Peak
To ignite the potential in youth to exit homelessness and create self-determined, fulfilled lives.
westside cares
To provide care and compassion to our neighbors in need.
Women’s Resource Agency
To empower women and girls to attain and maintain personal self-sufficiency and economic independence.

take action today

Didn’t find what you’re looking for? Contact our volunteer coordinator today to find an opportunity that’s right for you!