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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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Individual members and nonmembers can submit their opportunities for $25 per week.

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Volunteer Opportunity

Offer Valid: 09/11/2019 - 10/11/2019
Veterans Support

Position Description: Veteran Support Volunteer Position 

 

Position Summary: This unique volunteer position works directly with Veterans in need. Because of the sensitive nature of this position, an interview, orientation, and a trial period are required 

 

Requirements:  

  • Must be able to work two consecutive days every week. 

  • Must be able to commit to a full work day (8:30am – 5:00pm). 

  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office including Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Outlook 4. 

  • Must have proficient computer skills. 

  • Must be able to lift 40 pounds.  

  • Must be proficient in performing data entry, operating office equipment, and paying attention to detail.  

 

Duties include, but are not limited to, the following: 

  • Create a positive and welcoming atmosphere and environment.  

  • Become knowledgeable in the services offered on site and the resources we offer.  

  • Be prepared and willing to listen to the vets and provide what services we can to meet their needs.  

  • Ensure that front desk area and lobby are clean and organized. 

  • Process all veteran applications for Basic Services.  

  • Ensure that all applicants meet the required guidelines – That they have taken an oath to service and can provide proof of service.  

  • Create bus passes. 

  • Determine if vet is eligible to receive pantry items, i.e. make sure that they haven’t already received the allotted three per month.  

  • Sort and distribute mail. 

  • Answer and screen phone calls for Headquarters and the Outreach Center. Handle calls when able and email messages to the appropriate staff. 

  • Assemble and stock snack packs, food boxes, and hygiene packs when needed.  

  • Schedule in-house appointments as well as appointments for visiting agencies.  

  • Restock water, snacks, and trinkets in the lobby. 

 

Values and Culture: 

  • Treats all clients, visitors, and employees with caring, kindness, respect, and dignity. 

  • Adheres to VCP policies, procedures, code of conduct, and attendance rules.  

  • Maintains strict confidentiality of client information. 

 

This Volunteer Opportunity is promoted by Nonprofit Connect.

Disclaimer
Information posted has been provided by the named organization. Nonprofit Connect neither verifies nor endorses any organization or information posted, and we do not assume liability for opportunities offered. Nonprofit Connect reserves the right to remove any posting.