IMPORTANT MESSAGE TO OUR YOUTH AND AGENCY PARTNERS CONCERNING COVID-19
At VOiCEup Berks, we take the health, welfare, and safety of all of our staff, volunteers, communities, and partners seriously. As you know, on March 11, 2020 the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak was characterized as a pandemic by the World Health Organization. VOiCEup is monitoring updates from the CDC and other government entities to help guide us through this ever-evolving situation.
Volunteer opportunities have either been moved to a virtual platform or adapted to decrease risk and allow for social distancing. See our "For Volunteers" page to find an opportunity that works for you.
Welcome to VOiCEup Berks!
VOiCEup Berks creates opportunities for people to volunteer, learn and lead in their communities. We strive to provide volunteers with a high-quality experience that fuels further action, and we envision a day when everyone is inspired and equipped to be the change they wish to see in the world.
VOiCEup Berks is also an official affiliate of Youth Volunteer Corps. We creating volunteer opportunities to address community needs and to inspire youth for a lifetime commitment to service. For more information, check out our YVC web page!
The VOiCEup Berks website provides a link for individuals, families, teams, and corporate groups to join together and engage in meaningful volunteer opportunities throughout Berks County.
We strive to promote volunteerism and get people involved in their communities. VOiCEup Berks does this in partnership with other organizations so we are working together to bring about long-lasting change in our communities. From motivating children to discover and learn, to serving hot meals to low income families, to caring for the environment, to large scale transformational projects, residents of Berks County are responding to critical needs.
VOiCEup Berks provides screened and supervised activities that serve to build capacity within nonprofit, faith-based, and public organizations. We're about empowering people to make change. Join us…be part of the change!
Youth Volunteer Corps Opportunities
YVC of Reading provides youth in Berks County age 11-18 with meaningful service-learning opportunities that help meet community needs and inspire youth to a lifetime committment to service. Click the YVC logo to learn more.
VOiCEup Berks in the News
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Corps Upcoming Opportunities
***for youth ages 11-18***
April 10, 2021 - YVC Racial Equity Discussion #5
April 17, 2021 - YVC Racial Equity Discussion #6
April 24, 2021 - Stand Up & Stand In for Social Justice Virtual Event
April 25, 2021 - Global Youth Service Day
April 27, 2021 - S.T.A.R. Film Discussion Series
May 2, 2021 - Canstructure
May 25, 2021 - S.T.A.R. Film Discussion Series
June 5, 2021 - YVC @ Baseballtown Dreamleague
June 19, 2021 - Letters of Love for Berks Heim
June 21-24, 2021 - Summer of Service, Learning Institute #1
June/July, 2021 - Baer Park Volunteer Playground Leader
June/July, 2021 - Assistant Camp Counselor @ Rock Hollow
July 7, 2021 - Pagoda Clean-Up
July 28, 2021 - Create and Clean at Neversink Park