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Volunteer Opportunities and Board Positions

We list volunteer opportunities and open board positions in the Kansas City region. Browse the list to find nonprofit organizations in need of individual and group volunteers, as well as skilled board members.

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Results Found: 42
Are you passionate about recycling? This is an excellent opportunity for retired folks to stay active and make a difference in the community! Help your community and the environment by volunteering at our Red Bridge Community Recycling Center! Recycling preserves forests; keeps oil, natural gas, and minerals in the ground; and prevents air and water pollution. Bridging The Gap’s Community Recycling Centers are essential because they accept items not recycled curbside and provide options to the many people w
Category: Environment/Animals
Help bridge the digital divide through instructing digital literacy classes.
Category: Public/Societal Benefit
Sometimes seemingly tedious tasks can have an immeasurable effect on the success of an organization, and this certainly rings true with data entry. The Liberty Hospital Foundation is looking for a reliable and detail-oriented volunteer to enter data into our donor database.
Category: Healthcare
Habitat for Humanity seeks experienced residential construction volunteer to regularly lead groups of construction volunteers.
Category: Public/Societal Benefit
Flex-Schedule Drivers for Life deliver blood to rural hospitals typically 2-to-5 hours from Kansas City and return to Kansas City to sign out and return the delivery vehicle.
Category: Healthcare
The Board of Directors for Goodwill MoKan are currently looking for highly successful and accomplished leaders within the world of commercial real estate and real estate development, fundraising and development, and accounting/finance (non-profit or for-profit experience). The prototypical candidate for this volunteer role would have over 7 years of industry experience, an established and well-regarded reputation within the greater Kansas City area, and have served/does serve in an executive capacity.
Category: Board of Directors
Become a volunteer driver with JET Express, and give aging seniors the gift of mobility and independence. As a volunteer driver, you help seniors get to where they need to go.
Category: Human Services
Are you passionate about recycling? Help your community and the environment by volunteering at our Red Bridge Community Recycling Centers! Your volunteer service is so important - recycling preserves forests; keeps oil, natural gas, and minerals in the ground; and prevents air and water pollution. Our recycling centers are unique in that we accept items not recycled curbside and provide options to the many people who do not have recycling available at home.
Category: Environment/Animals
Fifteen volunteers are needed on the 3rd Saturday of the month between 7:30 - 11AM to help serve breakfast to our neighbors at St. Paul's Episcopal Church in Kansas City, KS. Tasks include: preparing food, greeting guests, taking orders, serving food and drinks, bussing tables, washing dishes, and a little bit of clean-up.
Category: Nonprofit Member
Join our Kansas City WildLands team and layer up for our Long Johns and Loppers Ecological Restoration Workday! Volunteers will cut and stump-treat exotic, invasive shrub honeysuckle and woody invasive plants that threaten the gorgeous, hilly forest of Hidden Valley natural area, opening the forest up for native plants and wildlife to thrive again. What a beautiful way to spend a winter day! Please note this site may have a longish walk (on trail) to get to the work area.
Category: Environment/Animals
Work with our Program Manager Amber Bryant in using our developed STEM activities for the kids in Kansas City's urban core
Category: Technology
Forks & Corks is Harvesters' largest single day event fundraiser. This fun event will feature some of Kansas City's finest cuisine and regional wines. You can help make this year's event a great success by signing up to volunteer. Please note that all volunteers must be at least 21 years of age.
Category: Nonprofit Member
Intense music education for underserved children, using music as the vehicle to college. Need dedicated Board members who care about using their expertise to advance the educational and social outcomes of our young students.
Category: Board of Directors
Community Blood Center is looking for a few reliable volunteers to pickup donations from our Overland Park center at 4pm on Friday evenings and deliver them to our main office near the Plaza where they can then be prepared for distribution to critically ill patients.
Category: Healthcare
There is a weekly demand of more than 2,000 units of blood for critically ill patients in our community. Calls made by Phone Bank Volunteers help increase donation turnout by at least 30%.
Category: Nonprofit Member
Long Johns and Loppers Ernie Miller Park Kansas City WildLands Ecological Restoration Saturday, February 23, 1:00 - 4:00 PM Join our Kansas City WildLands team and layer up for our Long Johns and Loppers Ecological Restoration Workday! Volunteers will cut and treat invasive woody plants from beautiful, natural communities in the region, helping native flowers and grasses flourish again in these stunning wild areas.
Category: Environment/Animals
Twenty-five volunteers are needed weekdays from 10:30AM-2:30PM to help run the Kansas City Community Kitchen like a restaurant which feeds hundreds of neighbors during daily lunches. Volunteers help with greeting our neighbors, taking orders and serving guests, plating food, delivering drinks, bussing tables, washing dishes, and a little bit of clean-up.
Category: Nonprofit Member
We know it takes a special person to volunteer and the generous work of people such as yourself ultimately allows us to fulfill our mission to provide an array of services, programs, housing, and valuable experiences for the individuals we serve.
Category: Nonprofit Member
We need a short term volunteer to help market and promote the 2nd Annual fundraiser being held at TopGolf in Overland Park on Sunday, April 28.
Category: Nonprofit Member
Weekly volunteers are needed to serve in our Kansas City, KS food pantries assisting shoppers select groceries, stocking shelves and sorting food.
Category: Nonprofit Member
We have a ton of fun and exciting volunteer opportunities here at Powell Gardens. Fill out your application today and we can set up a personal one-on-one orientation and help you find the best place to give your time.
Category: Nonprofit Member
Community Blood Center is looking for dedicated individuals to be on-call to deliver blood/plasma/platelets to regional hospitals and/or pick-up donations from donor centers on Saturdays or Sundays.
Category: Healthcare
Kansas City Shock, a nonprofit for sports-based youth development, is looking for board members who have a passion for kids, sports, education, & the desire to help young ones succeed.
Category: Board of Directors
Outreach Volunteers assist with mobile drive sign-ups, appointment reminder phone calls, office projects and help represent CBC at fairs, parades, presentations to community groups and other special events.
Category: Healthcare
We are currently seeking volunteers who are fluent in ASL to assist with translating/interpreting for hearing-impaired donors at blood centers and mobile blood drives.
Category: Healthcare
You can help make Kansas City, Kan., a better place to live, work and play by serving as a CHWC outreach volunteer. We need friendly and outgoing people to help us spread the word about our programs and services at community events. If you're looking for an opportunity to give back with a flexible schedule where you get to engage directly with people in the community, this is for you! Together, we can create more happy new homeowners in Wyandotte County. Training provided.
Category: Nonprofit Member
The Pilgrim Center, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) that is focused on community-building in Kansas City, Missouri. Our events include the Spring Frolic on Easter Sunday, the month-long Film Festival in June, the Pilgrim Run 5K on Thanksgiving Day, and regular maintenance of the Pilgrim Labyrinth and Butterfly Garden. We are in the process of expanding our offerings to the community and are excited to welcome new Board members!
Category: Board of Directors
Provide non-driving seniors in Clay/Platte County with transportation to medical appointments, grocery store, food pantry, bank, pharmacy, and other vital business.
Category: Human Services
The JFS Food Pantry serves over 250 families each month in the greater Kansas City area. Donate your time by helping shop with food pantry recipients in the grocery shopping area of the food pantry or help deliver food to homebound clients.
Category: Human Services
Pick up excess food from restaurants and grocery stores, and deliver to our food pantry.
Category: Nonprofit Member
Administrative volunteers needed to help Community Blood Center achieve its life-saving mission of supplying blood to local hospitals by assisting with office operations such as filing, data entry, mailings, scanning, making copies, shredding, and/or organizing.
Category: Healthcare
Sort, tag, organize at one of our three Thrift Stores!
Category: Nonprofit Member
Twenty-three volunteers are needed at St. Paul's Episcopal Church in Kansas City, KS to help with the neighborhood pantry. Shifts are available during the day on Wednesdays and Saturdays.
Category: Nonprofit Member
Provide minor home repair for the safety and security of elderly residences 60+
Category: Human Services
Lead to Read KC Reading mMentors donate one lunch hour a week to read with a student at nearby elementary school. No evenings or weekends!
Category: Nonprofit Member
We are seeking volunteers who are fluent in Spanish to assist with interpreting for our Spanish speaking donors
Category: Healthcare
Clay County Clothes Closet, an all-volunteer managed and operated 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, is seeking an experienced Grant Writer to assist the organization in securing foundation funding to support the clothing resource program which freely benefits impoverished Kansas City Northland Community individuals.
Category: Nonprofit Member
Seeking Directors to help us build our organization! Experience in fundraising, program, volunteer and general nonprofit management desired. Also considering Advisory Board members with experience in wildlife science, education, law and policy, especially relating to predator conflict avoidance.
Category: Board of Directors

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