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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

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.

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

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 needs group volunteers for our Neighborhood Outreach Team. Walk 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! Great for corporate and other groups looking for team-building opportunities...

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

We seek passionate and compassionate board members with a diversity of perspectives and the enthusiasm and energy to help FPA carry out its mission of working hand in hand with Kansas City’s Eastside residents and community partners to build opportunities for children and families to make positive, lasting changes in their lives and neighborhoods. Experience in finance, marketing and communication, fundraising, governance, non-profit leadership, human resources, law, or event planning are highly desired.

The School Of Economics relies on active volunteers to support our staff and mission of teaching children about financial literacy in a fun and engaging environment. Volunteers work in shops with 6-8 elementary-aged students and help them as they learn what it's like to run a business. If you are looking for an incredibly rewarding one-day service opportunity, you have come to the right place!

Program Volunteer

Connecting For Good is seeking a technology volunteer. We will work with your schedule.

Digital Equity For All

Furnishing Homes with Hope. Our team provides whole home furnishings to those coming out of homelessness through case manger referral. Be a part their journey to self sufficiency.

Furnishing Homes with Hope

HopeBUILDERS is a 20-year old Kansas City organization providing accessibility solutions and home repairs to low-income elderly individuals and people with disabilities. We are in search of candidates for our Board of Trustees including those from Wyandotte County and with a background in accounting and marketing.

Helping others live in safety, comfort and dignity

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

Shepherd’s Center’s Home Delivered Meals Program mobilizes volunteers to deliver hot, nutritious meals to individuals, age 60+ or disabled, who are home-bound in the Kansas City service area.

Deliver meals and pet food in our service area to adults that are 60+ and homebound.

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!

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!

Our Holy Haulers team is looking for a few folks with flexible weekday schedules to help us get donations picked up. Help us ensure that no one in Kansas City goes without basic necessities. Most shifts are only 1-4 hours and offer flexibility. Please contact to learn more. No CDL required. Drivers utilize one of our box trucks or van.

Holy Haulers

Help bridge the digital divide through instructing digital literacy classes.

"Connected Future For All"

The Event Planning Committee works on all aspects of planning our largest annual fundraising event.They will be in charge of venue and theme selection, menu and decor decisions and implementation.

Event Planning Committee

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

Great for early birds!

Communicate with ReStore merchandise donors via phone and email. Assist with the schedule of merchandise pickups.

Habitat KC ReStore is seeking a positive outgoing individual to interact with our ReStore Donors on the phone.

Help us in the fight against cancer!

Help us attack cancer form every angle by sharing your time and talents!

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.

Tomlin Academy Early Childhood Center, Inc is committed to supporting the programs, projects, services and professional development in support of Tomlin Academy LLC.

Board Members Needed

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!

The Beacon, a new Kansas City news outlet launching in 2020, is seeking directors to serve on its board. The Board will support the work of The Beacon’s journalists and provide mission-based leadership and strategic governance. We are committed to diversity and building an inclusive environment for people of backgrounds and ages. The board of directors is a governance and fundraising board. Decisions about stories are made by journalists to protect editorial independence.

AWF is seeking Board members that are passionate, hands-on, and willing to put in the time to build this incredible organization into a nationwide nonprofit dedicated to endangered wolf conservation. We are interested in Board members of all stripes, and particularly interested in increasing the diversity of our Board. However, our most urgent need is more Board members with grantwriting, financial planning, and donor solicitation skills, and the follow-through to take on those activities personally.

KC-Based Endangered Species Nonprofit Seeks Board Members

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

A Board Member is a passionate leader who desires to make a positive impact on the community through their engagement in the Red Cross mission. In partnership with the local Executive, a board member will focus outwardly into the community to effectively mobilize support and resources around the Red Cross mission.

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.

Tomlin Academy Early Childhood Center is a nonprofit seeking an office assistant to handle day to day clerical duties.

Multi-tasking is second nature

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!

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!

Help keep our surgery clinic on pace!

Help keep our surgery clinic on pace!

Looking for grant writers!!

Show Us The Money!!

The Marketing Committee will work on content development, social media posts/scheduling and community engagement. This committee will also set marketing goals after performing a social media and marketing audit with the Committee Chairwoman and the President of Urban Ranger Corps.

Marketing Committee

The Sewing Labs is growing, with the addition of our newest program, The Sewing Salon. As part of our growth, we are seeking to add board members interested in supporting our mission.

Sewing & Growing

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

Use your DIY skills to help seniors!

The Office Assistant will perform a variety of tasks depending on project deadlines in the CommCARE office. This will include administrative tasks as assigned by the Director of Operations in a Behavioral Health Organization. This position helps to extend the resources of CommCARE to better assist and direct the needs of our clients and community members.

Volunteer Office Assistant for Behavior Health Organization

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

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!

Help keep pets & people together by becoming an Outreach Support Volunteer!

Help keep pets & people together!

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!

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.

All aboard the Holiday Express! This event is a holiday favorite that offers pictures with Santa Claus, the KC Rail Experience, and Kansas City Southern Holiday Express all for free!

Platte Senior Services, Inc. Commodity Supplemental Food Program Box and Meals on Wheels delivery opportunities.

Enabling Seniors to live full and independent lives

Volunteers will assist Science City staff with various activities and demos. Each volunteer gets free admission to the event before/after their shift.

Be a part of Science City’s biggest event of the year - Noon Year’s Eve!

Truman Heritage Habitat for Humanity seeks active board member to make transformative impact. Now taking applications from prospective board members that want to bring real value to the organization, who feel comfortable assisting with visioning. Especially seeking a board member with work experience in Single Family Residential construction or housing development. The board member must live in Jackson County, preferably Eastern Jackson County (Independence, Blue Springs, etc).

Building the Best Board in Eastern Jackson County

Looking for volunteer with experience in creating and maintaining a website as well as analysis and creation of social media content. Volunteer would work closely with the Flourish Board of Directors and Executive Director.

Tomlin Academy Early Childhood Center, Inc. is an educational facility located in South Kansas City. We provide kindergarten readiness programs to students across the Kansas City Metropolitan Area. We are looking for a volunteer who can help us set up our records in QuickBooks and generate monthly and annual financial reports.

Quickbooks King or Queen Needed!

Looking for data entry assistance!

Effortlessly manages all your information.

Seeking Passionate, Library-Loving Volunteers for Board Service!

Let's Be Friends!

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.

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

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