Community Service Opportunities

Date Volunteer Opportunity Location Contact Information
On Going
Art Feeds
We currently have several opportunities to work directly with Elementary schoolers during the school day this spring. We call our in-classroom volunteers Educators, and we ask our educators to commit 2 or more hours each week for the duration of our weekly programming, which in this case is 6 weeks. The requirements for being an Art Feeds Educator are 30+ hours of college credit and/or 500 hours of experience with children or some combination of the two. All Educators are fully trained by Art Feeds before programming begins so they can enter the classroom equipped with confidence.
Carthage Elementary Schools
Carthage, MO
Niki Cloud
417.793.0538
Septemeber 8th-22nd
Neosho Recycle Center
Learn about recycling. Help the community recycle. Sorting iteams such as paper and cans. General cleaning duties such as sweeping.
4700 Howard Bush Drive
Neosho, MO 64850
Only two minutes away from the school.
Alyssa Clines
Manager
417-456-4239
On Going Wed 6-8 or
After School Program 3-6
Carterville First Baptist
Awana Children’s Ministry – You will be responsible for playing games with or helping serve dinner to children grades k-6th.
Contact a week prior to when you’re wanting to volunteer
200 E Main St.
Carterville, Mo
64835
Darren Wallace
417.673.4676
October 6, 2018
Newton County Historical Society
HISTORY ALLEY EVENT: Bringing the Past to Life with Pioneering skills & activties. A tiny Silver Dollar City for the day. Need help with setting up, tearing down, helping the participants with their wares, etc. and any needs.
Newton Co. Historical Park
121 N. Washington St
Neosho, MO
Deanna Booyer
417-451-4940
Tuesday–Saturday
In Season
Powers Museum
Various clerical, grounds-keeping, small display repair and refurbishing work.
1617 Oak
Carthage MO
64836
Michele Hansford
417.237.0456
Monday thru Friday
City of Neosho: Parks and Recreation
Volunteer opportunities available for Crowder students Service Seed Project. Duties could include picking up trash/emptying trash cans, cleaning the park bathrooms, weeding flower beds and gardens, and other light maintenance duties.
Neosho, MO
Georgia Holtz
417.451.8050
Monday thru Friday
City of Joplin: Parks and Recreation
Need volunteers to help water trees, weed, and other light maintenance duties throughout Joplin city parks.
Joplin, MO
Mike McDaniel
City Arborist
417.624.6937
Every day
Trinity Circle Horses Healing Hearts
Open House, office work to grooming horses and anything in between. Other pportunities are available daily Monday thru Friday all year long.
7370 Marten
Neosho, MO 64850
Mary
417-455-1200
Any time or day
Gran Villas Nursing Home
Looking for students who’d love to volunteer their time and wonderful personality to the residents at the Gran Villas. Opportunities include playing games, visiting, or any number of activities that might interest the residents here.
Neosho, MO 64850
Tressa Wilson
Manager
417-451-7071
Various Times
Cerebral Palsy of Tri-County, Inc.
The Center Provides comprehensive therapies for special needs children under the age of 6.
1401 W. Austin
Webb City, MO
Christy G. Graham Ed.D.
417.673.4940
Year-Round
By Arrangement
Sagmount Baptist Camp
Cleanup and Preparation of Campground and Facilities for Summer Camps. May include Painting, Mowing, Weed Eating, Maintenance and/or Custodial Services depending on current needs and abilities of individuals volunteering.
4368 Old Hwy 71
Joplin, MO
Chet Wampler
417.499.5519
Year-Round
Wildcat Glades Conservation & Audubon Center
YOU can make a difference. The support you provide as a volunteer is critical to the Audubon Center! You can volunteer where you are most passionate or help in multiple areas. Positions include Welcome Desk, Nature Store, Education Programs, Maintenance/Trail Work, Special Events.
201 W. Riviera Drive
Joplin, MO
Carla Bond
417.782.6287
Year-Round
Faithful Friends Animal Advocates
There are opportunities to help clean, do laundry, care for cats and kittens, care for dogs and puppies, data entry, customer service.
Adoption Center
Neosho, MO
“Adoption Center Volunteer” in your Subject line
Year-Round
Faithful Friends Thrift Store
The thrift store is always needing help to sort through donations and to help with getting items out onto the floor.
Neosho, MO
Across from Orshelan’s Farm Supply
Ruthie, Linda or Miss Barbara, Stop by the Store
417.454.4555
Year-Round
United Way of Southwest Missouri & Southeast Kansas
Volunteers are always needed for different projects throughout the year.
Success by Six progam “Little Blue Bookshelf” is one of many opportunities.
Joplin Office – 3510 E. 3rd St.
Duane Dreiling, Exec. Dir.
Belinda Belk, Campaign Volunteers;
Melissa Dumas,
Success by Six program
417.624.0153
Year-Round
Omega Health Care
Patient support: Read, games, movies, conversation, memory books. Bring your talent, interest, or area studied. Special Services: such as massage, cosmetology, cooking, art or music. Transportation: trips to the grocery store, doctor’s office, or outings. Administrative Assistance: in Omega. Flexible days and times from 30 minutes up to four hours.
All Crowder locations
Kathy Turner
417.379.0383
Year-Round
McDonald/Newton County Master Gardeners
Maintaining various community gardens.
McDonald and Newton Counties
John Hobbs
417.223.4775
Year-Round
Joplin Area Habitat for Humanity
We offer different opportunities for volunteers. You can volunteer on the construction site and help build our homes, help in our ReStore by getting donations ready for customers, or even volunteer at our front desk where you can answer phones and greet!
5201 N Main
Joplin, MO
64801
417.782.6533
Year-Round
Spiva Center for the Arts
Lobby Desk Docents, Administrative, Education, Special Events, Maintenance, and Technology Volunteers.
Joplin, MO
417.623.0183
Year-Round
Joplin Humane Society
Offer any help needed.
Joplin, MO
417.623.3642
Year-Round
Watered Gardens
Offer any help needed/ office, inventory (sorting, moving, stocking), running errands, general labor (cleaning, etc.)
531 S Kentucky Joplin
Marsha Whitford
417.623.6030
Year-Round
Gospel Lighthouse Church/Neosho Help Center
Helping sort food boxes, handle clothing, unload things. Mondays 12-4, Tuesday-Thursday 9am-3pm.
Neosho, MO
Donna Wilson
417.451.0084
Year-Round
MO Department of Conservation
The MO Conservation in Southwest MO is ALWAYS looking for a little help! Park maintenance, construction, repair, sign repair etc. Locations in Barry, Barton, Jasper, McDonald and Newton Counties. We look forward to hearing from you!
Southwest MO
Terry Cook
417.451.4158
By Arrangement
Cerebral Palsy of Tri-County
We are in need of a new web site design.
1401 W. Austin Webb City,MO
Christy G. Graham Ed.D.
417.673.4940
Every Monday Night
McDonald County Childrens Choir
In need someone to play piano for the practices on monday nights 6:30 to 8 :00 pm
Pineville Methodist Church
Amber Nelson
417.631.7690
Every Friday
Joplin Schools
Each Friday from 11:30 to about 1:30 we pack the food for our Snackpack Program. Students can come in for an hour at a time or help the entire two hours. This project will last all school year.
Bright Futures
3901 E 32nd St
Joplin, MO 64802
Melissa Winston
417.625.5200 ext. 2229
Tuesdays and Thursdays
We Care of the 4 States
Food Pantry helping the needy with groceries
6879 E. Newman Road
Dorothy Platt
417.625.1600
Year Around
Neosho Area Chamber of Commerce
We have a variety of opportunites throughout the year for volunteers. This may range from data entry to events to everything in between.
Neosho, MO
Ashley Ackerson
410.451.1925
Year Around
National Remember Our Troops Campaign
Help a Military and Veterans Charity. There are many ways you can help. Volunteer-From-Home or Volunteer-In-Public. Anywhere in the USA.
Volunteer-From-Anywhere USA
Thomas Ruley
410.687.3568
The first and third Tuesday of the month (Sept- Ma
MOPS and Moms Next
Our Carthage MOPS and Moms Next group are looking for volunteers for our Moppet program. We need child care providers that are willing to watch our kiddos on the first and third Tuesdays of the month from 6pm to 8 pm.
First Baptist Church
631 S. Garrison St. Carthage, MO
Jessica Carrick
417.388.8425
Ongoing
For the Youth Closet (Foster kid non-profit clothing bank)
Assistance is needed to help unpack donated clothing items and organizing items for foster kids .
Aurora, MO
Virgina Gaston
417.229.2415
Mon-Thurs 2-6, Sat 11-3
Newton County Library
The Genealogy department at Newton County Library is looking for some volunteers to help with the local obituary index. We have fallen behind on making the cards for our cabinet and would appreciate the help so that our records are available for those who come to research their family members.The work is more time consuming than difficult. Volunteers would mostly work on labeling, cutting, and pasting so we can upload the information to our online obituary index and our cabinet.
Neosho, MO 64850
Heather Kimbrough
417-451-4231
2018-2019 school year
Roughriders Recycle
Student volunteers are needed to help collect recycled materials across campus and place them in the recycling trailer at the MARET Center. Specific days and times can be coordinated to fit a student’s schedule Location
Crowder College
Neosho, MO 64850
Melissa Oates
417-455-5422
Every Friday
Meals on Wheels
Meals on Wheels delivers meals to home bound senior citizens.They are in great need for someone to help in delivering meals specifically on Friday for at least 2hrs. Call a few days ahead.
2616 S Picher
Joplin MO
Rita Breen
(417) 781-9353
Mon-Thurs 2-6, Sat 11-3
Newton County Library
labeling, cutting, and pasting information for online index
Neosho, MO
Heather Kimbrough
417-451-4231
Year-Round
Eastern Shawnee Tribe
Early childhood programs for children in daycare as well as your after school programs. Students who are interested are encouraged to contact us at the center. We do have a volunteer application that they must fill out as well as some kind of information stating they are in school. We work with children age 6 weeks-12 years old. Contact a week in advance.
Wyandotte, OK
Stacie Frieze
918-666-5220
Year-Round
Neosho Habitat for Humanity
Clean-up to clean and fix up Neosho, work will usually include picking up trash but may sometimes involve more specific tasks.
Neosho, MO
Jeremy Bridges
417-540-1066
Any School Day
George Washington Carver PTO
The librarian needs volunteers an hour a day to shelf books.
George Washington Carver Elementary
12350 Norway Rd
Neosho, MO
Tami Williams
417.451.8690