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The Volunteer Center of Sheboygan County (VC) is a community impact program of United Way that focuses on connecting community members, businesses, and groups with local nonprofit agencies and serves as a network for nonprofits.

Agency Information: Volunteer Center Network (VCN)

All nonprofits within Sheboygan County are invited to join the Volunteer Center Network (VCN)! As a VCN member, your agency can access all the marketing opportunities and other resources provided by United Way's Volunteer Center to help you keep your volunteer base strong. 

Benefits of joining the Volunteer Center Network:

  • Joining a network of over 100 nonprofit agencies to find new solutions to volunteer needs.
  • Gain another avenue to find new volunteers by posting volunteer opportunities on the Volunteer Center Website.
  • United Way of Sheboygan County (UWSC) serves as a connector between the nonprofit sector and businesses by connecting your agency with corporate volunteer groups when available.

By joining the VCN you gain access to the following outreach opportunities:

  • Radio Air Time - United Way has a partnership with Midwest Communications that allows us to interview any nonprofit agency a part of the Volunteer Center Network at no cost to the agency. Radio spots are limited to once per calendar year to ensure everyone has a chance to share their updates on air.
  • Outdoor Digital Sign on Kohler Memorial - Utilize our digital outdoor sign to promote your volunteer opportunities. Reservations are good for one week at a time.
  • Visibility during our Annual Events - Day of Caring and Spirit of Sheboygan County Volunteer Awards are two events that help spread awareness for your agency's dedication to your mission!

Quick VCN Resources

2024 Upcoming Meetings:

Email Lisa Finney if you didn't receive calendar invitation with details.

  • February 14a at 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. hosted by Kohler Co. 
  • (NOTE: Spirit of Sheboygan County Volunteer Awards will be on April 25, 2024.)
  • May 29 at 10:30 a.m. VIRTUAL
  • August 7 at 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.  
  • October 16  at 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.

Radio & Outdoor Digital Sign Slots: Click here to sign up. Email for questions.

How To's: 

Questions? Contact us by emailing

Advanced Events Information

Post your 2024 Day of Caring Project Today!

Last year, more than 900 people volunteered to make a difference on Day of Caring. The purpose of this day is to connect your agency with volunteers and you with the opportunity to win over potential ongoing volunteers or new supporters! Our goal is to surpass last year's numbers to reach even further impact in Sheboygan County!

How To

Here is a document that lays out all of the details of how to post a volunteer opportunity for Day of Caring in Advanced Events: Click here for the document.

Event Details

  • May 29 – Volunteer Center Network prep meeting & portal opens to agencies to start posting
  • July 19 – Volunteer opportunities open to sponsors (*Agencies make sure to have your projects up!)
  • August 2 – Volunteer opportunities open to the public
  • August 7 – Radio announcement
  • August 23 – Final Volunteer t-shirt orders are due
  • Week of August 26 – Day of Caring Yard Sign Dropoff (volunteers will be dropping off a sign at your place)
  • September 12 – T-shirt pick up at United Way from 7a to 6p
  • August 7 – Virtual Office Hours; connect with Lisa on last minute questions
  • September 6 – Day of Caring Small Grants are due
  • September 19 – DAY OF THE EVENT!
  • Week of September 23 – Volunteers pickup yard signs

Details of Day of Caring: This includes a overview of the day, details of project ideas, and how to post your project for the day! Click here to download instructions. 

Day of Caring Small Grants: Grants up to $500 may be awarded per project. If an agency has multiple projects, they may apply for more than one grant (limit 2 per agency). Guidelines and online application can be submitted here: 

Sample Volunteer Waiver: Click here to download and edit. 

Questions? Reach out to Lisa Finney by emailing her at