Volunteer Opportunities

Help save lives in 2019 as a Community Blood Center Volunteer

Community Blood Center Volunteers Make a Life-Saving Difference

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 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.

We are looking for people passionate about our mission to reduce maternal and infant mortality rates in under served Haitian communities; willing to help with marketing, fundraising, financial oversight, and/or legal issues.

Every mother and every baby deserve the best opportunity for a healthy birth experience, regardless of where they live.

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...

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

Education = Opportunity

We are seeking motivated and reliable people to volunteer at Connecting For Good! We are in the middle of a transition at our organization. Apart of that transition, we are closing down our 3rd St. location and moving into a warehouse we just acquired. Volunteers are needed for deconstructing computers, cleaning and organizing.

Connecting For Good

Heartland Chamber Music's focus is two-fold: CHAMBER MUSIC and OUTREACH The mission of Heartland Chamber Music is to connect, engage and inspire students of all ages through a lifetime of music education and performance. HCM’s newest program, String Sprouts launched in 2017 is an El Sistema based program. El Sistema USA is a national organization whose mission is to support and grow a

String Sprouts

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.

There is a weekly demand of more than 2,000 units of blood for critically ill patients in our community. Calls made by Phone Bank Volunteers help increase donation turnout by at least 30%.

Make calls that help save lives!

Volunteers wanted for Helping kids hear! by providing financial assistance for hearing aids and assistive technology for local children in need.

Helping kids hear!

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 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.

Help a rider with special needs during their riding lesson!

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.

Assist hearing-impaired donors during life-saving blood drives

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!

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

If you’re working to address social and economic injustice in Kansas City, the Avodah Justice Fellowship is your pathway to deepen your justice knowledge in an inclusive Jewish framework.Join an impactful and diverse community of people passionate about exploring justice, Jewish life, and the powerful intersections between the two.

Join a community of Kansas City changemakers

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.

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

Help CBC make same-day deliveries of blood, plasma and platelets from our Kansas City headquarters to critically-ill patients in hospitals within a 3-hour radius.

Help Critically-Ill Patients in Your Community

Green Works is growing and we are looking for new board members, specifically individuals with a passion for urban youth and connections and experience in the areas of Marketing Communications, Fund Development and Risk Management.

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?

Join us for this family favorite and immerse yourself in the world of butterflies native and exotic! Sign up to help at many different, exciting activities during the 3 weeks of the festival. You can sign up for as many shifts and days that you would like.


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!

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

Debits and Credits

You can help make Kansas City, Kan., a better place to live, work and play by serving as a CHWC outreach volunteer. We need friendly and outgoing people to help us spread the word about our programs and services at community events. If you're looking for an opportunity to give back with a flexible schedule where you get to engage directly with people in the community, this is for you! Together, we can create more happy new homeowners in Wyandotte County. Training provided.

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

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 20% off whenever you volunteer.

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!

The Pilgrim Center is re-visioning its mission and goals and is seeking motivated individuals to join our friendly Board of Directors. Call, text, or email today 816.753.6719 amelia@pilgrimcenterinc.org

Are you interested in giving back to the KC Community by serving on the Pilgrim Center Board of Directors?

Reading sessions last 30 minutes and take place once a week over lunch during the school year

Join Kansas City's Largest Literacy volunteer corps!

Join us at the Kansas City Convention Center, Grand Ballroom on September 18, 2019 and help set up for our Coaches vs Cancer event, happening the following night!!

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

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.

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!

We are looking for day of event volunteers for our Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Kickoff Breakfast on August 27 at Arrowhead Stadium!

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

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!

SNKC needs group volunteers for our Street Team. Canvass 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 with wellness care! Great for corporate, church, social, and other groups looking for team-building and volunteer opportunities.

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

Flex-Schedule Drivers for Life deliver blood to rural hospitals typically 2-to-4 hours from Kansas City and return to Kansas City to sign out and return the delivery vehicle.

A life-saving volunteer opportunity with flexible hours

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

Use your DIY skills to help seniors!

SNKC invites your group of up to 8 people to help make our mobile vaccination clinics happen! These pop-up clinics take place twice each onth on Saturdays at various locations throughout the KC metro, and can see turnouts of up to one hundred or more pets. Mobile clinics are busy, fast-paced, and fun! Volunteers greet clients, hand out forms, scan pets for microchips, hand out treats, and more.

Groups can help at our bimonthly Saturday mobile vaccination clinics.

We are looking for Board members with the following expertise and associations: Community Connections, Corporate and Business, and Marketing/Communications. Nonprofit Board Experience Welcomed!

Help make a significant impact for the diverse LGBTQ community and their allies!

Help bridge the digital divide through instructing digital literacy classes.

"Connected future for all"

Community Blood Center is looking for dedicated individuals to be on-call to deliver blood/plasma/platelets to pick-up donations from donor centers on Saturdays or Sundays.

Make Lifesaving Deliveries from KC to Topeka or St Joe

Quixotic Foundation is seeking new board members.

Making the performing arts accessible to all in Kansas City

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 are seeking volunteers who are fluent in Spanish to assist with interpreting for our Spanish speaking donors

Use your Spanish to help save lives!

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.

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.

Community Outreach Volunteers Help Spread the Word About Life-Saving Blood Donations

Powell Gardens is seeking a membership volunteer to assist in making a personal touch in our member program. We believe we can make an even greater impact with personal welcome phone calls and reminders to renew membership.

Powell Gardens

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

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

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!

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!

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.