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Results Found: 41
Looking for a fun team-building outdoor experience? Volunteer with our Heartland Tree Alliance program to plant small trees in a riparian area near Shoal Creek (north of the river) in Kansas City, Missouri! Riparian areas are the interface between land and a river or stream. These areas are significant in environmental management because of their role in soil conservation, habitat biodiversity and the influence they have on fauna and aquatic ecosystems.
Category: Environment/Animals
From greeting guests as they arrive to helping them dig up fossils- this is the perfect volunteer opportunity for you! Become an honorary Paleontologist and enjoy all of the benefits that come with being a Union station Volunteer!
Category: Amusement & Entertainment
Our mission is to provide an open space in midtown Kansas City where neighbors can come together and build a stronger community.
Category: Nonprofit Member
Volunteer to clean up litter with us in the Brush Creek Watershed near Cleaver Boulevard and Euclid Avenue in Kansas City, Missouri! Do you know where litter goes? Litter in streets and parking lots flow into storm drains, which then empty into local creeks and rivers. In other words, if it’s on the ground, it’s in our water! Be part of the solution by volunteering to clean up litter with us!
Category: Environment/Animals
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.
Category: Human Services
Twenty-three volunteers are needed at St. Paul's Episcopal Church in Kansas City, KS to help with the neighborhood pantry. Shifts are available during the day on Wednesdays and Saturdays.
Category: Nonprofit Member
Volunteer with us and help clean up litter near Troost Lake Park in the Blue River Watershed! This is a large collaborative project with several neighborhoods and multiple city departments working together! Do you know where litter goes? Litter on the ground flows into storm drains, which then empty into local creeks and rivers. In other words, if it’s on the ground, it’s in our water! Be part of the solution and volunteer to clean up litter with us! We will provide gloves, litter grabbers, and trash bags.
Category: Environment/Animals
Community Blood Center is looking for a few reliable volunteers to pickup donations from our Overland Park center at 5pm on Friday evenings and deliver them to our main office near the Plaza where they can then be prepared for distribution to critically ill patients.
Category: Healthcare
To Battle!! This is a great workday for groups! We’ll focus on removing invasive exotic honeysuckle and other invasive woody plants from two woodlands (see below for sites) while enjoying the fall beauty of Kansas City’s remnant wild lands. Volunteers will cut and treat invasive woody plants from these beautiful woodland habitats, opening them up and helping native flowers and grasses flourish again in these stunning wild areas.
Category: Environment/Animals
We are scheduling volunteers to assemble letters and envelopes for our annual fund campaign. This is a great weekday INDOOR volunteer opportunity for corporate groups that get volunteer time off!
Category: Environment/Animals
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.
Category: Human Services
We are seeking volunteers who are fluent in Spanish to assist with interpreting for our Spanish speaking donors
Category: Healthcare
Help seniors carry commodities and groceries to their cars from our food pantry. We need your strong back and friendly smile!
Category: Nonprofit Member
Our mission is to provide an open space in midtown Kansas City where neighbors can come together and build a stronger community.
Category: Board of Directors
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.
Category: Call for Applications
Administrative volunteers needed to help Community Blood Center achieve its life-saving mission of supplying blood to local hospitals by assisting with office operations such as filing, data entry, mailings, scanning, making copies, shredding, and/or organizing.
Category: Healthcare
The American Cancer Society is a volunteer driven organization and we are always looking for individuals who would like to join us in our mission, to save lives, celebrate lives, and lead the fight for a world without cancer. Right now we are in need of volunteers in our Kansas City office.
Category: Nonprofit Member
Volunteer to clean up litter with us in the Brush Creek Watershed near Elmwood Avenue and Cleaver Boulevard in Kansas City, Missouri! Do you know where litter goes? Litter in streets and parking lots flow into storm drains, which then empty into local creeks and rivers. In other words, if it’s on the ground, it’s in our water! Be part of the solution by volunteering to clean up litter with us!
Category: Environment/Animals
On-Call Drivers for Life deliver blood to hospitals in areas outside of the KC Metro. With short notice, drivers are assigned to pick up blood from our donor center, deliver it to hospitals 1-to-2 hours from KC and return to KC to sign out and drop off the delivery vehicle.
Category: Healthcare
On Thursday, October 25th, NourishKC will be hosting our 3rd annual Dining FOR Dignity Gala at PlexPod Westport Commons (300 E. 39 th St., Kansas City, MO). Volunteers are needed from 5:30-9:30PM to help serve food.
Category: Nonprofit Member
Volunteer to plant street trees in the Woodneath neighborhood near I-35 and 152 Highway in the northland, Kansas City, Missouri! These trees will shade the street and sidewalk, provide stormwater retention and pollutant filtration from the air and water. They will also provide numerous benefits to the community, including: increasing property values, reducing crime rates and even slowing traffic.
Category: Environment/Animals
Are you passionate about recycling? Help your community and the environment by volunteering at our Red Bridge Community Recycling Centers! Your volunteer service is so important - recycling preserves forests; keeps oil, natural gas, and minerals in the ground; and prevents air and water pollution. Our recycling centers are unique in that we accept items not recycled curbside and provide options to the many people who do not have recycling available at home.
Category: Environment/Animals
We are in search of new board members who are passionate about Johnson County Library and eager to fulfill our mission of bringing together individuals interested in the Johnson County Library system, promoting informed community interest in Library functions, resources, services and needs, and raising supplementary funds for Johnson County Library.
Category: Board of Directors
After the Harvest rescues nutritious fruits and vegetables from going to waste and donates them to agencies that serve hungry people, primarily in Greater Kansas City. Our volunteers glean after the harvest, picking what’s left in farmers’ fields and picking up already harvested leftover produce. After the Harvest, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, is the largest produce donor to Harvesters-The
Category: Human Services
Volunteer with Kansas City WildLands as we go after the dirty rotten scoundrel known as shrub honeysuckle – an exotic plant that is ruthlessly taking over the woodlands and threatening the health of the forest! We will remove invasive exotic shrub honeysuckle with loppers and handsaws, and stump-treat it to impede future growth.
Category: Environment/Animals
Help make Christmas brighter for those in need by volunteering at the Metro Lutheran Ministry Christmas Store.
Category: Nonprofit Member
The National MS Society is looking for passionate, energetic and committed volunteers to join the Kansas City community council. The council focuses on one or two projects a year that raise funds and awareness that bring us closer to a cure, while engaging more people in our mission to create a world free of MS. This group of volunteer leaders meets each month, and hosts quarterly social events to bring even more people to our important work.
Category: Board of Directors
Recurring volunteer opportunity assisting cashiers with bagging items as well as tending to jewelry and vintage cases. Ideally, the volunteer would be willing to commit to a 2-4 hour shift on a weekly basis.
Category: Nonprofit Member
Looking for a fun team-building outdoor experience? Volunteer with our Heartland Tree Alliance program to plant small trees in a riparian area near Shoal Creek (north of the river) in Kansas City, Missouri! Riparian areas are the interface between land and a river or stream. These areas are significant in environmental management because of their role in soil conservation, habitat biodiversity and the influence they have on fauna and aquatic ecosystems.
Category: Environment/Animals
Volunteer to plant street trees in the Eastwood Hills neighborhood near Raytown Road and I-435 in Kansas City, Missouri! These trees will shade the street and sidewalk, provide stormwater retention and pollutant filtration from the air and water. They will also provide numerous benefits to the community, including: increasing property values, reducing crime rates and even slowing traffic.
Category: Environment/Animals
Volunteer to plant street trees in the Woodneath neighborhood near I-35 and 152 Highway in the northland, Kansas City, Missouri! These trees will shade the street and sidewalk, provide stormwater retention and pollutant filtration from the air and water. They will also provide numerous benefits to the community, including: increasing property values, reducing crime rates and even slowing traffic.
Category: Environment/Animals
Volunteer with Kansas City WildLands as we go after the dirty rotten scoundrel known as shrub honeysuckle – an exotic plant that is ruthlessly taking over the woodlands and threatening the health of the forest! We will remove invasive exotic shrub honeysuckle with loppers and handsaws, and stump-treat it to impede future growth.
Category: Environment/Animals
Are you passionate about recycling? This is an excellent opportunity for retired folks to stay active and make a difference in the community! Help your community and the environment by volunteering at our Red Bridge Community Recycling Center! Recycling preserves forests; keeps oil, natural gas, and minerals in the ground; and prevents air and water pollution. Bridging The Gap’s Community Recycling Centers are essential because they accept items not recycled curbside and provide options to the many people w
Category: Environment/Animals
Work with our Program Manager Amber Bryant in using our developed STEM activities for the kids in Kansas City's urban core
Category: Technology
Help bridge the digital divide through instructing digital literacy classes.
Category: Public/Societal Benefit
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.
Category: Nonprofit Member
Join Us For The Sixth Annual Spookfest: Night at the Museum! Volunteers will greet guests and help Science City staff with various activities and demos.
Category: Amusement & Entertainment
The KCCG Young Professionals Board (YPB) is a group of people aimed at expanding the capacity of KCCG by supporting the organization with events, networking, and strategic partnerships. The Board will consist of 10-15 professionals who are under the age of 35. The goals of the YPB are to raise awareness about KCCG to a younger demographic through planning events and creating partnerships, raise funds for the organization, and to educate and cultivate potential new governing Board Members.
Category: Board of Directors
Fifteen volunteers are needed on the 3rd Saturday of the month between 7:30 - 11AM to help serve breakfast to our neighbors at St. Paul's Episcopal Church in Kansas City, KS. Tasks include: preparing food, greeting guests, taking orders, serving food and drinks, bussing tables, washing dishes, and a little bit of clean-up.
Category: Nonprofit Member