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.

*Checks families in & out *Conducts House tours *Helps with housekeeping *Front Desk Coverage

Relief Manager (Training Required)

Evenings, overnights and weekends

*Checks families in & out *Maintains facility during Manager’s off hours

Special Project Volunteer

Work on Specific Projects

*Landscaping * Spring Cleaning *Maintenance Items * Entertainment *Life Skills *Speakers Bureau

Fundraising Volunteer

Works with the Executive Director to raise money for House operations and to promote the goal of providing comfort and care to children and families.

*RMHC of the Four States Annual Golf Tournament *Big Red Shoe Run *Gift of Light Gift of Love

House Dinner Volunteer for Meals that Heal

House dinners are scheduled throughout the week.

*Work with Manager and Program Assistant to provide meals for our families.

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

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 & Craft *Landscaping *Baking *Toy Testing *Guest Interaction


Family Room Volunteer (Age 18+ Training Required)

* Greeting and checking-in families * Answering the phone * Light housekeeping *Keeping the family room well stocked.

Form more information and to get started, download and fill out this form

Family Room Volunteer Application Form

Ronald McDonald House of the Four States Volunteer Joanne Bauni Receives Lieutenant Governor’s Senior Service Award

Missouri Lieutenant Governor Mike Kehoe, presented RMH Volunteer Joanne Bauni with the Lieutenant Governor’s Senior Service Award at a ceremony held on May 6, 2019 at the State Capitol, This award which was established in 2005 recognizes seniors who positively impact their communities through service & volunteering. Joanne was among one of sixty-nine honorees.

Lieutenant Governor Mike Kehoe presented Joanne with a State of Missouri Declaration commending her for being “a faithful and dependable member of her community by comforting families at the Ronald McDonald House, where she has positively impacted the lives of many Missouri children, where she brings an energetic team spirit to a sometimes stressful environment. Joanne has demonstrated the heart of a true servant as she makes a lasting impact in the city of Joplin and those whose lives she has touched.”

Joanne was further recognized with a State of Missouri Senate Declaration presented by Senator Bill White and a Missouri House of Representative Resolution presented by Rep. Bob Bromley. Joanne has been a volunteer at Ronald McDonald House since 2006 and has given more than 11,126 hours of her time to keep families close.



Step 1:
Attend An Introduction to Volunteering Session

Attend this session to learn about individual opportunities and expectations for volunteering with Ronald McDonald House of the Four States. These sessions are usually held on the third Tuesday of each month from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Please call 417-624-2273 for more information.

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Step 2:
Complete an application

Visit us to pick up an application or apply online.