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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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Volunteer Opportunities

Use your DIY skills to help make homes safer and more comfortable for local seniors.

Use your DIY skills to help seniors!

Through the Northland Shepherd's Center Friendly Visitor and Respite Care programs you will help to provide social interaction and emotional companionship to an older adult. Our positions are located in southern Platte and Clay counties and offer flexibility to fit your needs. Respite care is non-medical supervision and companionship to a dependent adult (60+) who cannot be left home alone. This volunteer opportunity keeps our clients connected with the community and the outside world through conversation,

Caring with your heart and fostering independence helps improve lives by offering hope and comfort.

Volunteers needed for KCCG's annual Fall Family Festival in the Beanstalk Children's Garden.

A free, family harvest celebration

The Pilgrim Center is re-visioning its mission and goals and is seeking motivated individuals to join our friendly Board of Directors. Call, text, or email today 816.753.6719 amelia@pilgrimcenterinc.org

Are you interested in giving back to the KC Community by serving on the Pilgrim Center Board of Directors?

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.

Growing Community Together

Volunteer with Girl Scouts Of NE KS & NW MO

STAND UP FOR G.I.R.L.s by taking Girl Scouts’ The Power of 52 Challenge.

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.

Hooray for data!

Currently, Camp Fire Heartland serves as the programmatic arm of Camp Fire’s National Headquarters, located in Kansas City. However, holding true to its historical significance, Camp Fire Heartland will return to independent council status by July 1, 2020. New members will join the Advisory Council who will support the transition of Camp Fire Heartland to independent status and will ultimately serve as founding board members absorbing all duties of board governance.

Young people want to shape the world. Camp Fire provides the opportunity to find their spark, lift their voice, and discover who they are. In Camp Fire, it begins now. Light the fire within.

SNKC has several volunteer roles suitable for beginners that only require 3 hours per month. Help check in our clients and their pets, prep tools and supplies, and more. We also have opportunities to volunteer from home.

SNKC has several volunteer roles available in 3 hour shifts. Great for beginners!

Avon does it with makeup. Tupperware does it with plasticware. What would happen if we approached backyard edible gardening with the same kind of zeal? And only required seeds as payment? Clement Waters Retreat is taking a new approach toward urban agriculture education.

Building food wealth from a living room near you!

Join us at the Kansas City Convention Center, Grand Ballroom on September 18, 2019 and help set up for our Coaches vs Cancer event, happening the following night!!

Help us attack cancer from every angle by sharing your time and talents with our staff and other volunteers!

The Development Coordinator (role) is an important component of the overall management of donor development for the Kansas City Center for Inclusion (KCCI). The primary role is to deliver a high-impact donor program for KCCI. The Development Coordinator is not a member of the Board of Directors, but may attend Board Meetings. The Development Coordinator is not a paid employee of the KCCI organization. The role is fully volunteer-based and estimated to be 4-6 hours per week.

Pass out and discuss paperwork with clients, label cat carriers and direct clients to the front desk!

Great for early birds!

Group exercise leader for Platte County Senior Center at Platte Senior Services, Inc. located at 11724 NW Plaza Circle Drive, Suite 700, Kansas City, MO

Enabling Platte County Seniors to live full and independent lives

Help us attack cancer from every angle by sharing your time and talents with our staff and other volunteers!

We are seeking individuals who would like to help out on the Administrative side of the great work we do at Spay and Neuter Kansas City!

Help us extend the work we do for pets!

EMI is looking for a volunteer accounting person to assist in financial recordkeeping.

Debits and Credits

Work with our Program Manager Amber Bryant in using our developed STEM activities for the kids in Kansas City's urban core

Education = Opportunity

Volunteer Coordinator Department(s): Operations Reports to: Executive Director Direct Reports: N/A Job Description The Volunteer Coordinator (role) is an important component of the overall management of the day-to-day operations of the Kansas City Center for Inclusion (KCCI) Community Center. The Vo...

Help us bring fun and excitement to those in our community by assisting Science City Staff with various messy demos and activities! We have many positions available throughout the science center; shifts are 10am - 1:30pm and 1:30pm - 5pm.

It’s as easy as 1, 2, 3 - join us for the 5th Annual PNC kidFEST!

We are looking for individuals or teams to deliver nutritious meals to aging adults. Candidates must be physically able to lift, load, and deliver meals to residential addresses.

Volunteer Driver

Green Works is growing and we are looking for new board members, specifically individuals with a passion for urban youth and connections and experience in the areas of Marketing Communications, Fund Development and Risk Management.

Provide non-driving seniors in Clay/Platte County with transportation to medical appointments, grocery store, food pantry, bank, pharmacy, and other vital business.

Give a lift to those in need!

You will be helping to provide minor home repairs for the safety and security of elderly residences, 60 and older, in the northland.

Minor Home Repair

Kansas City Center for Inclusion seeks a marketing and social media coordinator volunteer. Will be in charge of overall calendar of events, as well as coordinating with national calendar of LGBT events.

Looking for an exciting opportunity to get involved with a local LGBTQIA+ organization?

The bus assistant and driver work as a team to provide safe, supervised group transportation for our Breaktime Club bus route. Riders are provided full hands-on help from door to bus seat to hand-off. Supervision, compassion and decision skills are needed. We are looking for one, Tuesday morning volunteer from 8am-9:30am or Tuesday afternoon from 1:30pm-3:00pm. Must be in good physical health and use personal cell phone to call riders.

SNKC supports low-income pet owners by providing access to supplies such as dog houses, collars, tie-outs, and more. We need delivery drivers to load up these items at our clinic and deliver them to people's homes. Deliveries take place on Saturdays and take no more than 2 hours. Drivers must have their own vehicle, a valid DL, and must be confident and compassionate individuals.

Delivery drivers bring food and supplies to the homes of pet owners in need.

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.

Help Feed over 250 Families each month!

Pick up excess food from restaurants and grocery stores, and deliver to our food pantry.

Reduce food waste and help the hungry at the same time!

We invite your small group to help unpack, sort and organize pallets of donated dog and cat food. Our Pet Food Pantry serves over 200 families each year. Come be a part of the solution to pet homelessness in Kansas City!

Help feed Kansas City's pets!

We need a hands-on, experienced, driven individual to manage our account, prepare monthly and year-end reports, and complete all filings necessary to be in full compliance with state and federal agencies.

Due West Therapeutic Riding Center needs YOU!

Join us on October 26 as we lead the fight against breast cancer in Kansas City! Day of volunteers are needed to help with registration, children's activities, along the route, and more. The time commitment is from 6:30 am to 11 am on Saturday, October 26 at Crown Center.

Help us attack cancer from every angle by sharing your time and talents with our staff and other volunteers!

Volunteers wanted for Helping kids hear! by providing financial assistance for hearing aids and assistive technology for local children in need.

Helping kids hear!

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.

Clay County Clothes Closet Seeks Grant Writer

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.

Dining with Dignity

We are in need of volunteers (ages 18+) each month who want to decorate our dance space, hit the dance floor with our guests, help DJ, serve refreshments, and clean-up after a fun night for individuals with developmental disabilities in our community!

Dance, Dance, Dance wherever you may be!

SNKC needs group volunteers for our Street Team. Canvass a chosen neighborhood to post and hand out info about our services and upcoming events to local low-income pet owners. Get some exercise and help connect pets in need with wellness care! Great for corporate, church, social, and other groups looking for team-building and volunteer opportunities.

Street Team groups distribute info about the many ways we help pets and low-income pet owners.

We are seeking a Volunteer to fully manage our bi-monthly Pet Food Pantry!

Manage our Pet Food Pantry!

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.

Just One Ride a Month Can Make a World of Difference to a Senior!

Help SNKC provide basic wellness care to pets at bimonthly Saturday mobile vaccination clinics. Volunteers help greet, hand out info, cashier, hand out dog and cat treats, and more. We provide on-the-job training and beginners are welcome!

Mobile clinic volunteers help at pop-up vaccination clinics around Kansas City.

In God's Corner Ministry: Where Mental Health and Faith Connect is looking to expand our current board with people passionate about our work. The board chair should also have experience serving on a nonprofit board, leadership and organizational skills, and the desire to assist in growing our board to be the effective body of governance of the nonprofit.

Dynamic Leader and Passionate Individuals to Grow a Nonprofit

Reading sessions last 30 minutes and take place once a week over lunch during the school year

Join Kansas City's Largest Literacy volunteer corps!

SNKC is searching for podium volunteers to greet and check-in our clients and their pets at our Wellness Clinic. It's a fun, easy position with weekday and Saturday AM availability. Training is on the job, and you can start right away. Meet new people, see cute pets and make a difference in just 3 hours' time!

Check-In Podium volunteers are a friendly and welcoming presence in our pet clinic.

Help bridge the digital divide through instructing digital literacy classes.

"Connected future for all"

We are looking for day of event volunteers for our Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Kickoff Breakfast on August 27 at Arrowhead Stadium!

Help us attack cancer from every angle by sharing your time and talents with our staff and other volunteers!

Help a rider with special needs during their riding lesson!

Follow the link to get involved within the Kansas City chapter of JDRF. Take a look at the variety of different shifts and positions by following the link below. https://www.signupgenius.com/go/30e0a49abac29a5f85-2019

Volunteer for JDRF One Walk today and help turn Type One into Type None.

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.

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