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Why Urban League?

A great organization, like a great community, is built on great people. That is why at Urban League, we value our volunteers. We recognize volunteers are vital to our mission of transforming the way people live, learn, and work in the greater Madison area.

What does Urban League offer?

We offer you an opportunity to help transform lives in a variety of settings. Interested in working with youth? Skilled with computers? Knowledgeable about today’s job market?

Schools of Hope

Tutors provide academic guidance including assignment completion, test preparation, study skills, and organization and time management skills in 12 Dane County middle and high schools.

21st Century Careers

The 21st Century Careers Program (Careers) helps students begin to develop their post-secondary and career goals while still in middle school. This allows them to enter high school prepared for a rigorous pre-college curriculum.

Workforce & Economic Development Programs

Urban League offers a variety of opportunities to volunteer working with adults in our workforce and economic Development Programs. Opportunities include, but are not limited to, computer lab assistants, human resources professionals, and legal advisers.

For information on other opportunities, please visit Volunteer Your Time, contact us at [email protected] or call 608-729-1200.

ADVANCE Your Career!

Job boards and classified ads only include about 20% of all available jobs. The Urban League can help you uncover the other 80%! We offer an array of FREE job training, placement, and coaching services as well as access to a network of the region’s premier employers.

Our Locations

Center for Workforce & Economic Development
2222 S. Park St. | Madison, WI 53713

Southwest Madison Employment Center
1233 McKenna Blvd. | Madison, WI 53719



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We rely on over 500 volunteers, 10,000 hours of volunteerism, donations from individuals, and sponsorship of our events and programs to ensure our services are free. Join us in fulfilling our mission!

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