Get Your Family Involved

Spend time as a family and make a difference in our community. With lots of volunteer opportunities, including projects perfect for kids ages 6 years old and up, we make it easy for you to find the right volunteer opportunity for your family.


Three Simple Steps To Get Started


1. Sign up

Create your account and choose the volunteer orientation that works best for your schedule. For only $20 ($10 for children), you’ll receive an hour-long orientation session plus a Hands on Charlotte t-shirt.



2. Explore

Search our calendar to find opportunities that are right for you. Tailor your search by keyword, issue area, availability and more! 



3. Volunteer

Begin making an impact in our community and while you’re at it, invite your friends, family and co-workers to volunteer with you.


Already Registered? Sign in here.


Explore Volunteer Opportunities

We make volunteering as easy as it is rewarding. Find the project that works best for your child’s age and abilities, and fits your family’s schedule. Our weekly volunteer opportunities are available to ages six and above.




Special Events

Our special events unite hundreds of volunteers like you to engage in meaningful service and
to give you a taste of what United Way’s Hands On Charlotte offers throughout the year.

Special Events are perfect for families! You do not have to be a registered Hands On Charlotte
volunteer or go to an orientation session to participate in a special event.


Other Ways to Get Involved

In addition to providing volunteer opportunities for families, we also make it easy for individuals, companies, and groups to get involved.