The Network is proud to have strong relationships with nonprofit and civic organizations throughout our community, and we take great pride in connecting members to organizations they’re passionate about. We reach out to community partners to learn how our members can help serve their mission – whether that’s hands-on volunteering, filling a volunteer leadership role, or something else.
These are just a few opportunities to get plugged in, so click here to find more.
If you know of any volunteer opportunities in the community, please submit them below.
Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Ozarks
As a Lunch Buddy you would make a one-year commitment to spend 30 minutes per week visiting your Little at his or her school during their lunch time. You would hang out with them one-on-one in the library, or another designated area, to play cards or just talk about their day.Learn More
Ronald Mcdonald House Charities of the Ozarks
Convoy of Hope
Hands of Hope
Hands of Hope is a community service opportunity that allows volunteer work in Springfield, Mo., where our World Distribution Center is located at 330 S. Patterson Avenue. Most Tuesday evenings from 6:30 to 8:30, volunteers help sort, pack, count and label items that are distributed throughout the world. If Springfield Public Schools are canceled because of inclement weather, Hands of Hope will follow suit.Learn More
The Victim Center
Volunteer Victim Advocate
Our volunteer victim advocates are essential, front-line volunteers who provide victims with support, comfort, and resources in the aftermath of a crime. The Victim Center’s crisis hotline is open 24 hours per day, 365 days per year, thanks to our volunteer victim advocates.Learn More
Community Partnership of the Ozarks
Volunteer Income Tax Preparation
Do you have a passion for helping others? Become a volunteer tax preparer through Community Partnership. VITA volunteers help file taxes for hard working individuals and families, so they get all the credits they have earned and maximize the amount of their refunds! Things you need to know about volunteering for the VITA program: you don’t have to be a math genius , expert accountant or have prior experience; you will receive free training and all needed materials/software; there are many volunteer positions open that don’t require preparing taxes; days and hours are flexible; volunteer sites are conveniently located the community at libraries, churches and not-for-profit agencies. As a volunteer you will join a program that helps thousands of people file their taxes at no charge. Your help will make a huge difference!Learn More
Springfield Little Theatre
Volunteer at The Springfield Little Theatre
At Springfield Little Theatre, we have a need for ushers, ticket takers, poster distribution, costume shop and tech/scene shop work for all of the productions that take place at: The Landers, The Education Building, and all off sight productions the Springfield Little Theatre might have! There truly is a place for everyone to have a role when it comes to volunteering at Springfield Little Theatre!Learn More
CASA of SWMO
CASA is the only volunteer organization that empowers everyday citizens as appointed members of the court. In an overburdened social welfare system, abused and neglected children often slip through the cracks among hundreds of current cases. Appointed by judges, CASA volunteers typically handle just one case at a time—and commit to staying on that case until the child is placed in a safe, permanent home. While others may come and go, CASA volunteers provide that one constant that children need in order to thrive. We need people to spend about 5-10 hours/month building a relationship with the child(ren) and consistently advocating for their best interest.Learn More
As an Isabel’s House volunteer, you can become a valued part of #TeamIsabel in a number of ways, including-serving alongside our staff, taking care of our kids, cooking, cleaning, gardening, and fixing things up, working in our offices and on organization projects, fund raising and assisting with community outreach, advocating for child abuse and neglect prevention in the Ozarks. You have something great to offer our kids, and we’re looking for the best of the best to join us in our mission to strengthen families and prevent child abuse and neglect.Learn More
Habitat for Humanity, Springfield
Habitat Home Run Volunteers
Join us for the 11th annual Habitat Home Run, a 5k, 10k, and 1 mile fun run on Saturday, October 24, 2020! Runners will run through our course in Habitat for Humanity’s partner neighborhood, Woodland Heights! All proceeds benefit Habitat’s Neighborhood Revitalization efforts in Woodland Heights. More than 100 volunteers are needed to support the 11th annual Habitat Home Run, and we need your help! We need race marshals to direct the runners and help keep them safe at intersections, and individuals to man the water stations along the route. All volunteer shifts last from from 7:00 – 10:00AM so you will be done in time to still enjoy your Saturday. To register, please follow this link.Learn More