Goodwill’s volunteer program offers fun, hands-on opportunities to get involved and make a meaningful impact in your community. We assess your interests and match your strengths to existing projects. Whether you are an individual interested in getting more involved in the community or a group looking to build team dynamics, Goodwill has much to offer.
Goodwill’s Community Service Group Program provides an opportunity for organizations’ large groups, up to 10 individuals per group, to complete short-term service projects that assist Goodwill. Groups choose Goodwill because they are interested in learning more about the organization. Typically, their time commitment involves one or more sessions lasting four hours. Because the time commitment is short, the tasks are usually quick and easy to manage. Each group completes a short orientation prior to starting the project.
The Ongoing Volunteer Program is designed for individuals who would like to make a long-term impact on Goodwill by committing for an extended period of time. Typically these individuals vary from all walks of life and are seeking an opportunity to share their specific skills or offer a specific amount of time each week or month to assist Goodwill in some type of task. The tasks they are assigned are ones outside of an employee’s job description. They are assignments that enhance the organization’s operations.
Due to issues surrounding liability and staffing, Goodwill of Western Missouri & Eastern Kansas no longer accepts court-ordered community service volunteers in any capacity. Thank you for your understanding; if you have any questions about this policy, please contact the volunteer coordinator at (816) 842-7425 ext. 262