Volunteer Committees at United Way
Create lasting change in your community by volunteering on a United Way committee. United Way engages volunteer committees to ensure that a rich diversity of expertise, experience and perspective lead and drive decision-making and direction to improve people’s lives in Snohomish County. Set funding priorities, allocate program grants, provide administrative oversight, help build our annual legislative agenda and more! Activities and time commitments vary by committee.
Volunteer Recruitment begins annually in September. If you have questions about any of our committees, please contact Michelle Morris, Senior Manager of Community Engagement or 425.374.5541 or complete our Volunteer Inquiry Form.
The board is responsible for overall governance, strategic and programmatic oversight of the organization and makes all final decisions regarding finances, community investments and strategic matters.
Assist the Finance committee with its oversight responsibilities for the financial reporting process, centered around completion of the Annual Audit. Review internal controls and processes to ensure safe and sound financial management including internal controls, and compliance with various laws and regulations.
The committee serves in an advisory role to the Marketing staff to develop a Brand strategy that supports the mission and strategic goals of United Way of Snohomish County, including marketing and communications, and the budgeting recommendations needed to support those efforts.
The PPC is responsible for creating an annual recommended Public Policy statement for the Vision Council Coordinating Committee and the Board of Directors and oversees UWSC’s public policy activities including advocacy, tracking legislation, and lobbying.
KMVC develops strategies & initiatives, sets resource development goals, raises needed revenue, makes funding recommendations and monitors progress toward increasing the optimal development of children and youth birth to age 18.
FMVC develops strategies & initiatives, sets resource development goals, raises needed revenue, makes funding recommendations and monitors progress toward increasing the ability for people in Snohomish County to live independently.
CMVC develops strategies & initiatives, sets resource development goals, raises needed revenue, makes funding recommendations and monitors progress toward improving the ways people get community support, connect with one another, and get involved.
Build a substantial, permanent Endowment Fund through the gifts of many individual donors with the overall goal of providing an annual base of financial stability for the United Way of Snohomish County. Increase United Way’s capacity to solicit, secure and manage planned gifts.
The primary task of the Workplace Campaign Committee is to maximize revenue from the annual campaign. The committee convenes in April and concludes their work with the wrap up of the fall campaigns.