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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

Unbound receives and processes around 1.3 million pieces of mail from our sponsored friends at our headquarters in Kansas City every year! We typically process over 500,000 of those pieces of mail within the months of October – December. Whether it is just you or a group of people, we need your help! Volunteers at the Service Center help to match up the sponsors information with the handwritten letter or photo of the sponsored member and prepare the letters and photos to be mailed out.

Help connect people working to overcome poverty!

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

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!

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

Multi-tasking is second nature

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

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!

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

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

Enabling 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

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!

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

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!

Join the In God's Corner Board of Directors and help us grown. We've been in existence since 2018 and are just getting started. We also need a board chair.

Looking for a dynamic leader and passionate Individuals to grow our nonprofit

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.

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!

Let's Be Friends!

Safe Home in Kenya

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"

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

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

Making life better for Jackson County kids!

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!

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.

Help us in the fight against cancer!

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

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