Thanks for visiting The Alliance of Southwest Missouri during  your volunteer opportunity search. We have many volunteer opportunities within our organization, but we also know there is a high need for volunteers with other non-profit organizations as well.  Below is a resource list of our volunteer needs and those of other area non-profit agencies that could use more help too.  Review this guide and if you wish to gather additional information, please contact the organizations directly.

If you are an agency and would like to have your opportunity listed please reach out to Ray at or 417-782-9899.

Organization: The Alliance of SWMO
Phone:  417- 782-9899 or
Volunteer information: Mudstock Event
Volunteers Needed for: Various spots available such as; registration, duct tape station, spotter, set-up, tear-down, and more!
Date/Time: June 29th 10 am – 3pm

Organization: The Alliance of SWMO
Phone:  417- 782-9899 or
Volunteer information: Safe Kids Downtown Dash Event
Volunteers Needed for:Various spots available such as; registration, cheer squad, get ready get set zone, set-up, tear-down, and more!
Date/Time: September 28th 7:45 am – 1:00 pm  (times for volunteers could vary)

Organization: Crosslines Ministries
Phone:  417- 782-8384
Volunteers Needed for: Volunteers for clothing pantry
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Organization: Area Agency on Aging
Phone:  417-781-7562
Volunteers Needed for: Needs volunteers at local senior centers (Must be 18 and older) and Meals on Wheels (must be 18 and older, pass a background check, have a drivers license, and insurance)
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Organization: United Way
Phone: 417-624-0153
Volunteers Needed for:  Needs volunteers for Day of Action in September, and book drive for Little Blue Book Shelves
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Organization: Joplin NALA
Phone: 417-782-2646
Volunteers Needed for: Need volunteers to do book drive for adults
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Organization: Lafayette House
Phone: 417 -782-1772
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Organization: Salvation Army
Phone: 417 – 624-4528
Volunteers Needed for:  Needs volunteers to do blanket, socks, and diaper drive (call to see what specific needs are). May also need help in stores.
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Organization: Fostering Hope
Volunteers Needed for:  Needs volunteers for specific events (need to fill out volunteer form on website)
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Organization: Children’s Haven
Phone: 417 – 782- 4453
Volunteers Needed for:  donations are needed (check web page)
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