Volunteer

Carol Preble and Fran Bucior at the Volunteer St. Lucie Fall Fair.

Give Your Time

If you have some time on your hands and want to give back to your community, look no further than Volunteer St. Lucie.
 

Volunteer St. Lucie has many needs for your time and talents as a volunteer that will improve the lives of residents through St. Lucie County.

Visit our new website, volunteerstlucie.galaxydigital.com to learn more about the various opportunities available in the community.

 

Citizen Review Panels

People who give generously to improve the community often wonder what happens to their donations after they provide their gift. At United Way of St. Lucie County, donors and supporters have yhe unique opportunity to help decide how United Way funds are invested by serving on a Citizen Review panel.

Applications for 2017 Citizen Review Panels have closed.

What do citizen review volunteers do?

  • Review grant application instruments
  • Conduct agency site visits
  • Recommend evaluation scores for each program
How much time does it take?
  • Training provided on Monday, May 8th at IRSC - Main Campus- W building Room 242.
  • For each program you agree to:
  1. One to two hours to review grant application materials
  2. One half-day (approximately 5 hours) to conduct the agency site visit and deliberations. Save the date between Monday, May 15th through Friday, May 26th.
What qualifications do I need to do this job?
 
Knowledge or experience that is aligned with one or more of the following areas:
  • Community Needs ( i.e. knowledge of community collaberations, needs assessments, census data, direct client service, etc.).
  • Results Driven (i.e. outcome measurements, data collection, program evaluation, etc.).
  • Diversity and Inclusion (equal opportunity or accessibility expertise, familiarity with disproportionality, experience with inclusion efforts, etc.).
  • Governance (i.ei. board of directors experience, strategic planning, bylaw review, committee work, etc.).
  • Finances (knowledge of financial ratios, annual audits, bookkeeping, experience in nonprofit finances or financial management, etc.).
To register as a United Way Citizen Review Panel Volunteer, please log into yhe e-CImpact website or creat a new account if you are not registered (below). Please use your email address as your username.
http://volunteer.e-cimpact.com/login.aspx?org=11140F
 
For more information, contact Jessica Parrish at 772-464-5300 or jessica.parrish@unitedwayslc.org.
 

Spotlights

Good News!

Roxanne Wells, Director of Communications and Work Place Giving accepts a generous grant of a $5,000.00 corporate gift to our Annual Campaign. Pictured (left to right) Ruben Valls; Roxanne Wells; Elaine Clem; Idalmy Figueroa. Roxanne Wells, Director of Communications and Work Place Giving accepts a generous grant of a $5,000.00 corporate gift to our Annual Campaign. Pictured (left to right) Ruben Valls; Roxanne Wells; Elaine Clem; Idalmy Figueroa.
UWSLC board member Jan Chase was presented with a $262,000 check by Publix St. Lucie County Management Team. This generous corporate gift to our annual campaign was made by Publix Super Markets Charities. UWSLC board member Jan Chase was presented with a $262,000 check by Publix St. Lucie County Management Team. This generous corporate gift to our annual campaign was made by Publix Super Markets Charities.
Thank you Harbour Ridge Yacht & Country Club for another banner year fundraising for, both, St. Lucie and Martin Counties. Pictured with Karen Knapp is Lois & Brent Fraser, Harbour Ridge 2016-2017 Campaign Co-Chairs and Carol Houwaart-Diez. Thank you Harbour Ridge Yacht & Country Club for another banner year fundraising for, both, St. Lucie and Martin Counties. Pictured with Karen Knapp is Lois & Brent Fraser, Harbour Ridge 2016-2017 Campaign Co-Chairs and Carol Houwaart-Diez.
United Way of SLC CEO Karen Knapp spoke to state legislators at the SLC Legislative Delegation Meeting at IRSC on Friday, advocating on behalf of children, the elderly and Asset Limited, Income Constrained, Employed (ALICE) families. United Way of SLC CEO Karen Knapp spoke to state legislators at the SLC Legislative Delegation Meeting at IRSC on Friday, advocating on behalf of children, the elderly and Asset Limited, Income Constrained, Employed (ALICE) families.