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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: 33
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
On-Call Drivers for Life deliver blood to hospitals in areas outside of the KC Metro. With short notice, drivers are assigned to pick up blood from our donor center, deliver it to hospitals 1-to-2 hours from KC and return to KC to sign out and drop off the delivery vehicle.
Category: Healthcare
From greeting guests as they arrive to helping them dig up fossils- this is the perfect volunteer opportunity for you! Become an honorary Paleontologist and enjoy all of the benefits that come with being a Union station Volunteer!
Category: Amusement & Entertainment
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
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
Along with being a fast paced fun event where you will see thousands of kids light up as they go through the unique holiday village displayed inside the Holiday Express, Kansas City Southern also takes the opportunity to give back. At each scheduled stop, The KCS Charitable Fund makes a contribution of gift cards to the local Salvation Army to provide warm clothing and other necessities for children in need.
Category: Amusement & Entertainment
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
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
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
We are seeking volunteers who are fluent in Spanish to assist with interpreting for our Spanish speaking donors
Category: Healthcare
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
Community Blood Center is looking for a few reliable volunteers to pickup donations from our Overland Park center at 5pm 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
Recurring volunteer opportunity assisting cashiers with bagging items as well as tending to jewelry and vintage cases. Ideally, the volunteer would be willing to commit to a 2-4 hour shift on a weekly basis.
Category: Nonprofit Member
Help us manage the influx of New Year's Eve and holiday waste! Grab your family, and volunteer outside with us at the Red Bridge Community Recycling Center. Also, this is a great opportunity for students on holiday break. Volunteers assist the recycling center site manager with various duties, such as breaking down cardboard, assisting patrons, etc.
Category: Environment/Animals
Blessings Abound has a low mobility opportunity as a Store Greeter! Ideally the volunteer would be available for one or more of the following time slots throughout the week: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, or Saturday 10-2 or 2-6, as well as Thursday and Friday from 2-6.
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
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
Sort, tag, organize at one of our three Thrift Stores!
Category: Nonprofit Member
Grab your family, and volunteer outside with us at the Red Bridge Community Recycling Center. Also, this is a great opportunity for students on holiday break. Volunteers assist the recycling center site manager with various duties, such as breaking down cardboard, assisting patrons, etc.
Category: Environment/Animals
Help your community and the environment by volunteering at the Red Bridge Community Recycling Center! This outdoor volunteer opportunity is great for students wanting service-learning credit, retired folks looking to stay active, and passionate recyclers! Volunteers assist the recycling center site manager with various duties, such as breaking down cardboard, assisting patrons, etc.
Category: Environment/Animals
Blessings Abound has an opportunity for volunteers to help sort items donated to our store. Items include clothing, linens, housewares and more! We have very flexible hours and can accommodate almost any schedule. Email us today to learn more!
Category: Nonprofit Member
The American Cancer Society is a volunteer driven organization and we are always looking for individuals who would like to join us in our mission, to save lives, celebrate lives, and lead the fight for a world without cancer. Right now we are in need of volunteers in our Kansas City office.
Category: Nonprofit Member
Help seniors carry commodities and groceries to their cars from our food pantry. We need your strong back and friendly smile!
Category: Nonprofit Member
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
Help bridge the digital divide through instructing digital literacy classes.
Category: Public/Societal Benefit
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
Groundhog Run benefiting the children of Ability KC has raised more than $4.75 million for children with special needs since its inception in 1982. In January of 2018, nearly 4,000 runners filled the tunnels of Hunt Midwest SubTropolis to support the children of Ability KC. In 2019, Ability KC is looking for 200 volunteers to help host the generous runners of Kansas City. Volunteer opportunities run from Friday January 25th throughout race day on January 27th.
Category: Human Services
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
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
Work with our Program Manager Amber Bryant in using our developed STEM activities for the kids in Kansas City's urban core
Category: Technology

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