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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

Veterans Support Volunteer Position

Veterans Support

Wands at the ready? Cast some spells and make magical potions at Science City's Harry Potter Day. Celebrate Harry Potter with a day filled with (science) magic, flying broomsticks and enchanting treats.

Help Us Recruit More Volunteers (help in the office: Calls/Emails)

Help Us Recruit More Volunteers (help in the office: Calls/Emails)

Help build and rehab homes with Habitat for Humanity

every hand makes a difference

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!

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 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.

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.

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!

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.

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!

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

Manage our Pet Food Pantry!

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

Great for early birds!

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

Help keep pets & people together!

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

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

Help a rider with special needs during their riding lesson!

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.

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

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

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!

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.

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!

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

Use your DIY skills to help seniors!

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!

Tutor students who live in public housing

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

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?

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...

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.

Volunteer with KCCI at RenFest! Two food venues each weekend between August 31 through October 14.

Volunteer with KCCI at RenFest!

Support Kansas City's LGBTQIA community by volunteering as a board member for 2020!

Support your local LGBTQIA community by applying to be a board director with Kansas City Center for Inclusion!

Become a volunteer for Library Lets Loose on Sept. 28th!

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!

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!

The International Relations Council (IRC) is currently accepting nominations for its 2020 board of directors. All submitted nominations are reviewed by the nominations committee, and successful candidates are contacted by the committee to be considered for approval by the full board. The selection of the best candidates is driven by the desire to ensure that the board is comprised of engaged members who bring a range of essential skills and experiences and reflect the organization's international focus.

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

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.

Seeking Passionate, Library-Loving Volunteers for Board Service!

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

Debits and Credits

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!

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

Education = Opportunity

Help bridge the digital divide through instructing digital literacy classes.

"Connected future for all"

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!

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

Volunteer cashiers and cashier assistants are needed at Blessings Abound. Current needs are on Fridays from 2-6 or anytime between 10 and 4 on Saturdays. Customer service experience and general iPad knowledge is a plus. Volunteer discount included!

Blessings Abound Thrift Store is searching for volunteers to assist with our clothing department. Activities would include sorting, pricing, and moving merchandise onto the sales floor. Very flexible scheduling and a 20% off discount whenever you volunteer!

Help us in the fight against cancer!

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

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!

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

The Treasurer needs to understand accounting for nonprofits, chairs the finance committee (when needed), and manages, with the finance committee, the nonprofit's finances. The treasurer will work with the nonprofit's chief executive to ensure that appropriate financial reports are given to the board on a timely basis, presents the nonprofit's annual budget for board approval, reviews annual audits and answers board members' question.

#BeHeard #BeHealed

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!

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