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Are you ready to join our volunteer team?

By volunteering at UCC, you will have the opportunity to develop your skills and be a part of a diverse and vibrant community while making a positive impact on the the lives of those we serve. 


Next Steps for volunteering at UCC:

  • Review opportunities listed below and our current offerings

  • Determine what works best for your schedule

  • If you are interested in becoming an Ongoing Volunteer complete the
     Volunteer Application

    To register for any of the below opportunities, contact Kiara Rosado at (414) 389-4735 or email.

** Coming Soon Fall Volunteer Opportunities. 
One-Time Opportunities for Small Groups

*Please note: Volunteer groups will be asked to provide supplies for crafts, prizes or help develop activities. Ideally groups are of 5-15 depending on the event. All volunteers must complete waiver in advance. For one-time events we need and least two weeks' notice to coordinate with program teams. 


  • Adult Day Center Craft Activities
    • Info: Create a fun craft with our Adult Day Center clients. Groups of 3-5 volunteers bring supplies for a simple seasonal craft with seniors.
    • Timing: 9:30 a.m. - 11:15 a.m. Dates based on availability

  • Adult Day Center Spa Day
    • Info: Treat our clients at the Adult Day Center to pampering and relaxation. Make them feel their best with a fresh manicure, complete with nail polish, hand lotion, etc. Groups of 3-5 volunteers suggested. Volunteers required to bring all supplies. 
    • Timing: Monday - Thursday from 9:30 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.

  • Learning Leaders for Preschool Theme Days
    • Info: Showcase our learning themes in a unique way that brings in a fun and new perspective for our students. Lead a special activity or craft tied to a theme, or even an age-appropriate book to read in the classroom. Groups of 8-10 volunteers preferred. 
    • Timing: 8:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. Dates based on availability
Ongoing Opportunities for Individual Volunteers

Please Note: All ongoing volunteers must complete the Volunteer Application and background check process. We need at least 7-14 days to organize a volunteer placement which will start after all application materials are received. 




Adult Day Center Program Assistants

  • Support our Adult Day Center staff by assisting in a variety of areas with daily activities for our clients.

Adult Day Center Lunch Assistants

  • Info: Assist with lunch duties and reception coverage at the Adult Day Center over the lunch hour. 
  • Timing: Monday - Friday 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

After School Tutors

  • Info: Bruce-Guadalupe Community School is seeking volunteers who wish to do small group tutoring for grades 1-5 in math or reading and assist after school staff with other tasks including prepping materials and handing out snacks.
  • Timing: Monday - Thursday 3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Coaching Assistant

  • Info: If you are passionate about sports and want to make a positive impact on our students, volunteer to be a coaching assistant! UCC Athletics is looking for volunteers to help with sports practice throughout the fall and spring semesters. Sports include volleyball, soccer, flag football and basketball. 
  • Timing: Monday - Friday 4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. and/ or occasional Saturdays 9:00 a.m. - 11: a.m.

Elementary Classroom Helpers

  • Info: Volunteers are needed to assist Elementary classrooms to support teachers and prep in between classes. Tasks include organizing classroom materials and assisting teachers wherever needed so they can spend more time with students.
  • Timing: Monday - Friday 8:15 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Time commitment of one hour or more. Schedule may vary based on class lessons.

Pre-College Programs Tutor

  • Info: Work with young adults! Tutor middle and high school students (BGCS alumni) in all subjects. This is a HIGH NEED opportunity, especially if you are strong in math and science!
  • Timing: Tutoring will take place on Tuesdays from 3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. every other week beginning in the Fall. 

Preschool Learning Buddies

  • Info: Join our preschool classrooms as a Learning Buddy to participate in regular classroom activities, read, make crafts and more! Age-appropriate books are welcome. 
  • Timing: Flexible dates 8:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.

Senior Tech Tutors

  • Info: Many older adults struggle to understand technology and benefit from instruction in computer and smartphone basics! Help our seniors by answering their questions so they can sty connected and gain confidence in their skills. *Spanish speakers are required for this opportunity
  • Timing: Monday - Thursday 10:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

Wellness Hour with Residential Clients

  • Info: We are seeking a volunteer to lead a wellness hour for adults in our recover programs. If you are passionate about yoga, mindfulness, and overall health, this is a great opportunity to share your knowledge and provide tools for our clients to take with them in this new chapter of their life.
  • Timing: Commitment of 1 hour once a month. Dates and times based on availability.


Virtual Opportunities & Supply Drives

Please email Kiara Rosado in advance to coordinate  donation drop off. 






Donated kits

  • Winter Kits
  • Personal hygiene kits
  • Reading kits

No - Sew Blankets

  • Bring comfort and care to our clients on the journey to recovery by gifting them a handmade no-sew blanket. Kits can be found at craft stores and readily available on YouTube. We will take as many as you are able to make!

Weighted Lap Pads/Buddies

  • Weighted lap pads can help calm anxiety and improve focus in children as well as provide comfort for those with sensory needs. Follow a DYI tutorial online for lap pads or lap blankets for inspiration. Be creative! use your imagination to create fun stuffed animal-inspired lap buddies that children will enjoy! DIY Weighted Blanket - YouTube

Building a Love of Reading Book Drives

  • UCC Schools aim to encourage a love of reading and literacy among students of all ages. To do this, we need ample books available for children's home libraries as well as our classroom libraries. You can help by donating gently used books for ages 3-14. 
    • We kindly ask that books be in good condition and be divided by the following age levels:
      • Early Education (ages 2-5)
      • Early Elementary (ages 6-8)
      • Elementary ((ages 8-11)
      • Middle School (ages 12-14)
    • Most books indicate what grades or ages they can be used for, or this information can be accessible via Amazon. 

Car Seat Drive

  • Help keep our youngest learners safe by donating car seats for our Head Start families!

School Supply Drive

  • Support the next generation of leaders by providing them the supplies they need for a successful year of learning! See our School Supply Flyer with more details.

All of our virtual opportunities and kit options are available on the United Way website