Volunteer Committees at United Way

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United Way of Snohomish County Board of DirectorsAlthough we welcome inquiries throughout the year, formal volunteer recruitment is going on now.

If you have any questions about our committees or would like to get involved, contact Jessica Gaitan, Volunteer Engagement Manager by email: jessica.gaitan@uwsc.org or by phone: 425.374.5530.

Help break the cycle of poverty 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. 

Committee Descriptions

Interested in applying? Complete our Volunteer Inquiry Form here.

Marketing Committee
Committee Size: 10

The Marketing 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.


Community Investments Committee
Committee Size: 22

The CIC is responsible for guiding and overseeing United Way’s investments (i.e. grants); this committee prepares recommendations to the Board of Directors regarding community investments (impact grants).

Campaign Committee
Committee Size: 14

The purpose of the Campaign Committee is to raise money to break the cycle of poverty. The work is critical as we evaluate past successes and develop new strategies and messaging for a variety of strategies including:
  • Workforce Campaign
  • Major Gifts
  • Mail Appeals
  • Sponsorships
  • Grants
  • Drives
  • Email and Online Asks
  • Text to Give
  • Fundraising Events

Volunteer Engagement Committee
Committee Size: 15

The VEC serves as an advisory role to the Volunteer Engagement staff. This includes the evaluation, planning and implementation of strategies which foster community-wide engagement and volunteer involvement.


Interested in applying for any of our committees? Complete our Volunteer Inquiry Form here.

Questions? Contact Jessica Gaitan, Volunteer Engagement Manager by email: jessica.gaitan@uwsc.org or by phone: 425.374.5530.