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United Way of North Idaho works to CONNECT PEOPLE. Our goal is to simply connect individuals and groups to a wide variety of ongoing and one-time volunteer opportunities throughout our community. 

 September is back to school month!

Support the UWNI 'Better Futures for Idaho Youth' initiative by volunteering with Coeur d'Alene agencies who help kids!

Click on agency logos to find out how to apply!

An extended school-day program that aims to broaden student knowledge with hands-on enrichment activities, develop social skills through positive adult interaction, and increase community pride through service learning projects.

Volunteer opportunities include: mentoring, before and after school program assistance, tutors, speakers


A residential home for children who are in need of a safe haven from abuse, neglect, or severe family crisis.

Volunteer opportunities include: direct care, tutoring, maintenance, special projects, event assistance

Providing dedicated guidance and support to families with children who need temporary food and shelter while seeking permanent employment and affordable housing

Volunteer opportunities include: carpentry work, day center attendents, van drivers, prayer support

Guardians of the Children are a group of bikers who educate the public about child abuse and create a safer environment for abuse and neglected children.

Volunteer oportunities include: organization member, event assistance 


Working to remove the barriers to education which students in precarious housing situations often face

Volunteer opportunities include: clothing closet organization, advocacy assistance


Bringing educational, interactive programs and discussions to inspire understanding and awareness of other cultures and civil rights issues.

Volunteer opportunities include: greeter, community liaisons, activity leaders, fundraising volunteers

Recognizing pride in culture and developing culturally specific learning resources for Indian students that supplement and enrich the regular academic program.

Volunteer opportunities include: craft nights, advocacy, cultural festival assistance


Helping to improve nutrition and physical activity habits in our youth and community.

Volunteer opportunities include: power of produce club volunteers, safe routes to school committee (new!).

Helping survivors of domestic and sexual violence, including children. Offering safe shelter, counseling, courty advocacy, and more.

Volunteer opportunities include: intake, hospital, shelter, and court advocates. High school volunteers for Green Dot programs.

Offers various recreation programs for youth and adults who have challenges participating in other programs because of a learning disability, sensory impairment, mental, emotional, or physical handicaps.

Volunteer opportunities include: event assistance and decoration, organization, activity assistance



To volunteer with a different organization or to post a volunteer opportunity, visit

If you are interested in volunteering directly with United Way click here for a list of opportunities

Are you an agency interested in using Volunteer United? Visit the YouTube Channel to learn how!


"Be the change you wish to see in the world."

- Mahatma Ghandi

Sample mentor documents

Mentor Application

Screening Policy

Personal Reference Questionnaire

Memorandum of Understanding

If your business or group would like to participate in a one-time group project, we can help coordinate a Volunteer Team Building experience that is just right for YOU!

Contact the United Way of North Idaho
(208) 667-8112