Special Requests

We are looking for some tech-savvy individuals who know how to navigate Zoom well and bilingual is also preferred. Volunteers will help us set up tables and chairs, making sure that our clients are in their correct breakout rooms, and that they are not being kicked out while meeting with the attorneys.

Date:
Saturday, November 6th, 2021 from 7:30 AM to 1:00 PM

Location:

Hispanic Women’s Organization of Arkansas office
located in Springdale, AR
(614 E. Emma Ave., Suite 231)

Contact:
Mark Barrios
(479) 751-9494

Ongoing Opportunities

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.
Date:
Ongoing

Location:

Carthage Elementary Schools
Carthage, MO
Contact:
Niki Cloud
(417) 793-0538
Big Brothers Big Sisters has been the Gold Standard of mentoring since 1904. We take “Littles”, children in our community that need a positive role model and Match them with “Bigs”, adult volunteers in our community that want to change the life of a child for forever.
Date:
Ongoing
Location:
Jasper and Newton Counties
Contact:
Tom Furrh
(417) 626-9244
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.
Date:
Ongoing, Wednesday 6-8 or After School Program 3-6

Location:

200 E Main St.
Carterville, Mo
64835
Contact:
Darren Wallace
(417) 673-4676
Various clerical, grounds-keeping, small display repair and refurbishing work.
Date:

Tuesday–Saturday
Seasonal
Location:


1617 Oak
Carthage MO
64836
Contact:
Michele Hansford
(417) 237-0456
Volunteer opportunities available for Crowder students Service Seed Project. Any and every opportunity available, including golf course and Neosho parks upkeep.
Date:
Ongoing, Monday thru Friday
Location:
Neosho, MO
Contact:
Clint Dalbom
(417) 451-8050
Need volunteers to help water trees, weed, and other light maintenance duties throughout Joplin city parks.
Date:
Ongoing, Monday thru Friday
Location:
Joplin, MO
Contact:
Mike McDaniel
City Arborist
(417) 624-6937
Open House, office work to grooming horses and anything in between. Other pportunities are available daily Monday thru Friday all year long.
Date:
Ongoing, Every day
Location:
7370 Marten
Neosho, MO 64850
Contact:
Mary
(417) 455-1200
The Center Provides comprehensive therapies for special needs children under the age of 6.
Date:
Various Times
Location:
1401 W. Austin
Webb City, MO
Contact:
Sarah Gould
(417) 673-4940
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.
Date:
Year-Round, By Arrangement
Location:
4368 Old Hwy 71
Joplin, MO
Contact:
Chet Wampler
(417) 499-5519
YOU can make a difference. The support you provide as a volunteer is critical to the 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.
Date:
Year-Round
Location:
201 W. Riviera Drive
Joplin, MO
Contact:
(417) 629-3434
There are opportunities to help clean, do laundry, care for cats and kittens, care for dogs and puppies, data entry, customer service.

Go to web page to complete volunteer application.
Date:
Year-Round
Location:
Adoption Center
Neosho, MO
Contact:
“Adoption Center Volunteer” in your Subject line
The thrift store is always needing help to sort through donations and to help with getting items out onto the floor.

Call or visit the store to schedule your volunteer opportunity.
Date:
Year-Round
Location:
Neosho, MO
Across from Orshelan’s Farm Supply
Contact:
Ruthie, Linda or Miss Barbara, Stop by the Store
(417) 454-4555

Volunteers are always needed for different projects throughout the year. Success by Six progam “Little Blue Bookshelf” is one of many opportunities.

Date:
Year-Round
Location:
Joplin Office – 3510 E. 3rd St.
Contact:
Campaign Volunteers;
Melissa Dumas, Success by Six program
(417) 624-0153

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.

Date:
Year-Round
Location:
All Crowder locations
Contact:
Kathy Turner
(417) 379-0383
Maintaining various community gardens.
Date:
Year-Round
Location:
McDonald and Newton Counties
Contact:
Jennifer Lutes
(417) 223-4775

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!

Date:
Year-Round
Location:
5201 N Main
Joplin, MO
64801
Contact:
(417) 782-6533
Lobby Desk Docents, Administrative, Education, Special Events, Maintenance, and Technology Volunteers.
 
Applications to volunteer on website.
Date:
Year-Round
Location:
Joplin, MO
Contact:
Susan Adams
(417) 623-0183
Web, Email

Offer any help needed.

Date:
Year-Round
Location:
Joplin, MO
Contact:
(417) 623-3642
Offer any help needed/ office, inventory (sorting, moving, stocking), running errands, general labor (cleaning, etc.)
Date:
Year-Round
Location:
531 S Kentucky Joplin
Contact:
(417) 623-6030 ext. 131
Helping sort food boxes, handle clothing, unload things. Mondays 12-4, Tuesday-Thursday 9am-3pm.
Date:
Year-Round
Location:
Neosho, MO
Contact:
Donna Wilson
(417) 451-0084
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!
Date:
Year-Round
Location:
Southwest MO
Contact:
Terry Cook
(417) 451-4158
We are in need of a new web site design.
Date:
By Arrangement
Location:
1401 W. Austin
Webb City, MO
Contact:
Christy G. Graham Ed.D.
(417) 673-4940
In need someone to play piano for the practices on monday nights 6:30 to 8:00 pm
Date:
Every Monday Night
Location:
Pineville Methodist Church
Contact:
Amber Nelson
(417) 631-7690
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.
Date:
Every Friday
Location:
Bright Futures
3901 E 32nd St
Joplin, MO 64802
Contact:
Melissa Winston
(417) 625-5200 ext. 2031
Food Pantry helping the needy with groceries.
 
Please email with your schedule and we will get back to you with available opportunities. If time sensitive, please call to volunteer.
Date:
Tuesdays and Thursdays
Location:
6879 E. Newman Road
Contact:
Gretta
(417) 625-1600
We have a variety of opportunities throughout the year for volunteers. This may range from data entry, community festivals and parades, special events to everything in between.
Date:
Year Round
Location:
Neosho, MO
Contact:
Ashley Siler
(417) 451-1925
Help a Military and Veterans Charity. There are many ways you can help. Volunteer-From-Home or Volunteer-In-Public. Anywhere in the USA.
Date:
Year Round
Location:
Volunteer-From-Anywhere USA
Contact:
Thomas Ruley
(410) 687-3568
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.
Date:
The first and third Tuesday of the month (Sept- May)
Location:
First Baptist Church
631 S. Garrison St.
Carthage, MO
Contact:
Jessica Carrick
(417) 388-8425
(Foster kid non-profit clothing bank) Assistance is needed to help unpack donated clothing items and organizing items for foster kid.
Date:
Ongoing
Location:
Aurora, MO
Contact:
Virgina Gaston
(417) 229-2415
The Genealogy Department at Neosho Newton County Library is looking for volunteers to help with the local obituary index. They need people who are diligent and care about their work. Most of the work is labeling, cutting, and pasting newspaper clippings to large index cards.
Date:
Mon-Thurs: 9 am – 5:30 pm
Fri – Sat: 9 am – 1:30 pm
Location:

Neosho Newton County Library
201 W. Spring Street
Neosho, MO 64850

Contact:
Nanette Clevenger, Genealogy Librarian
(417) 451-4231
Clean-up to clean and fix up Neosho, work will usually include picking up trash but may sometimes involve more specific tasks.
Date:
Year Round
Location:
Neosho, MO
Contact:
Jeremy Bridges
(417) 540-1066
The librarian needs volunteers an hour a day to shelf books.
Date:
Any School Day
Location:
George Washington Carver Elementary
12350 Norway Rd
Neosho, MO
Contact:
Tami Williams
(417) 451-8690
Background checks as well as masks are required. Opportunities to drive or work inside making wellness calls. Two people preferred when driving. Must show proof of insurance.
Date:
Ongoing
Contact:
Rita Breen
(417) 781-9353
Feeding ministry on Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday evenings. Please schedule your volunteer hours in advance.
Date:
Ongoing
Location:
219 E Main Street Neosho, MO 64850
Contact:
(417) 658-9208

Wish Granters are volunteers that meet with wish kids and their families in pairs to help them determine their one true wish. It’s a very rewarding volunteer experience as you help to make wishes come true to children with critical illnesses. Volunteers must be at least 18 years old, complete a background check and will be trained. The volunteer will work with the family to set up visiting times so scheduling is semi-flexible

Date:
Ongoing

Location:

Anywhere in Missouri and/or Kansas

Contact:
CeCe Etter
(314) 526-2206

Youth Services Department is in need of volunteers to help bag children’s craft kits, help with decorating the room or bulletin board, helping with big event programs when scheduled and other youth events.

Date:
Mon – Thurs: 9 am – 5:30 pm
Fri – Sat: 9 am – 1:30 pm

Location:

Neosho Newton County Library
201 W. Spring Street
Neosho, MO 64850

Contact:
Pam Swink, Youth Services Coordinator
(417) 451-4231

Projects are available throughout the year to provide approximately four hours of volunteer service. Projects and schedules will be determined on a case by case basis. Students should call in advance to schedule.

Date:
January 2, 2022 – December 2, 2022

Location:

5646 Carver Road
Diamond, MO

Contact:
Park Ranger Diane Eilenstein
(417) 325-4151

Connections and Contacts

Animals

Bella Vista Animal Shelter

Contact:
(479) 855-6020
email, web

Habitat for Humanity

Contact:
(417) 782-7467
email

Joplin Humane Society

Contact:
(417) 623-3642
email

Second Chance Barnyard

Contact:
(417) 876-7665
email

Vernon Co. People for Pets

Contact:
(417) 448-9799
email

Arts & Culture

artCENTRAL

Contact:
(417) 358-4404
email

Lee Library – Crowder College

Contact:
(417) 455-5775
email

Lorettas Attic

Contact:
(417) 667-9031

Spiva Center for the Arts

Contact:
(417) 623-0183
email

Children & Teens

Big Brothers Big Sisters

Contact:
(417) 626-9244

Boys & Girls Club – Bella Vista

Contact:
(479) 876-6786

Boys & Girls Club – Joplin

Contact:
(417) 623-8072

Girl Scouts

Contact:
(877) 312-4764

Neosho Newton County Library

Contact:
(417) 451-4231
email

Seneca Parents as Teacher

Contact:
(417) 776-1204
email

Environment & Outdoors

Neosho Fish Hatchery

Contact:
(417) 451-0554

Government

Economic Security - Joplin

Contact:
(417) 781-0352

Economic Security - Neosho

Contact:
(417) 451-2206

McDonald County Library

Contact:
(417) 223-4489

Newton County Library

Contact:
(417) 451-4231

Health Care

Newton County Health Department

Contact:
(417) 451-3743

Omega Health Care

Contact:
(417) 268-7600
email

WIC - Joplin

Contact:
(417) 623-1928

Seniors

Golden Living Center

Contact:
(417) 845-3351

Joplin Senior Center

Contact:
(417) 781-9353

Neosho Medicalodge

Contact:
(417) 451-2544

Newton County Senior Citizens

Contact:
(417) 451-0981

Omega Health Care

Contact:
(417) 268-7600

Stella Senior Citizens

Contact:
(417) 451-0981

Social Services

Avalon Hospice

Contact:
(417) 782-6811

CASA

Contact:
(417) 312-5515
email

Crosslines Ministries - Joplin

Contact:
(417) 782-8384
web, email

Goodwill - Bella Vista, AR

Contact:
(479) 855-8770

Goodwill - Joplin

Contact:
(417) 782-6363

Habitat for Humanity

Contact:
(417) 451-7992

Joplin Regional Center

Contact:
(417) 629-3020

Neosho Crosslines

Contact:
(417) 347-7860

Ozark Center/Turnaround Ranch

Contact:
(417) 347-7860

Ronald McDonald House of the Four States

Contact:
(417) 624-2273
web, email

Salvation Army - Carthage

Contact:
(417) 358-2262

Salvation Army - Joplin

Contact:
(417) 624-4528

Scott Greening Center

Contact:
(417) 623-1990

Souls Harbor

Contact:
(417) 623-4358

Teen Challenge International Neosho MO

Contact:
(417) 451-2980

VFW - Carthage

Contact:
(417) 358-1657

VFW - Joplin

Contact:
(417) 623-5174

Watered Gardens

Contact:
(417) 623-6030

Youth Sports & Activities