Volunteer Opportunities

Make a difference to Families who come through our doors

House Volunteer (Training Required)

We ask that you commit to volunteer a minimum of 8 hours per month. Responsibilities may include:

  • Check families in & out
  • Conduct House tours
  • Help with light housekeeping
  • Front Desk Coverage

    Family Room Volunteer (Training Required)

    Staff our Family Room at Mercy Hospital Joplin. (Mercy requires the COVID-19 and seasonal flu vaccinations.) Responsibilities may include:

  • Check families in & out
  • Help with light housekeeping

    Special Project Volunteer

    Work on specific projects as needed, including but not limited to:

  • Landscaping
  • Spring Cleaning
  • Maintenance Items
  • Entertainment
  • Life Skills
  • Ronald McDonald House Charity Volunteer

    Works with Executive Director and Charity staff to raise money for support of Ronald McDonald House and Ronald McDonald Family Room operations.
    Our Charity hosts the following fundraising events:

  • Golf Tournament
  • Big Red Shoe
  • Gift of Light Gift of Love

    Teen Volunteer (Ages 13-17)

    Our teen volunteers assist with all areas of House Operations. Those teen volunteers under the age of 16 must be accompanied by trained Ronald McDonald House volunteer.

    Junior Volunteers (Ages 13 and under)

    We believe volunteering is a family affair and encourage parents or grandparents to bring children under the age of 13 with them to learn about giving back to their community. Our junior volunteers have responsibilities such as:

  • Light housekeeping
  • Arts & Crafts
  • Landscaping
  • Baking
  • Toy Testing
  • Guest Interaction

  • Meal Program Volunteer

    House dinners are scheduled throughout the week.
    * Work with Manager and Program Assistant to provide meals for our families.



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