13720 Roe Ave.
Leawood, KS 66224
24000 W. Valley Pkwy
Olathe, KS 66061
1601 Grand Blvd.
Kansas City, MO 64108
601 NE Jefferson St.
Blue Springs, MO 64014
8412 W. 95th St.
Overland Park, KS 66212
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Volunteer shifts available almost every day of the week.
Please sign up in advance as we are adhering to social distancing guidelines to help prevent the spread of germs and are limited to fewer than 10 people volunteering at one time. Want to donate food? Drop off donations between 1-3pm on Wednesdays and Thursdays.
The start of a new school year is exciting and a little scary but while many students look forward to bringing a backpack full of new crayons and fresh pads of paper, for those whose families are struggling with financial insecurity this often isn't possible. Help students have all the supplies they need to start the year well and alleviate the need for teachers to reach into their own pockets to buy lacking supplies by taking part in this year's Partner School Support Drive.
Some typical expenditures include:
For questions about Partner School Support Drive contact Roberta Lyle at (913) 544-0254, or email using the form below.
Saturday, August 21
9:00 - 11:00 am
All Resurrection locations
This month we are collecting new and gently used clothing and books. Our Clothing team will distribute the donations to local clothing pantries and shelters, and our Partner Schools team will use the books for distribution on the Bookmobile.
Drop off your donations at any Resurrection location on Saturday, August 21 from 9:00 - 11:00 am.
Want to volunteer to help with the drive at one of our locations? Visit the August Serve Saturday sign-up and look for "Assist with monthly collection"
For questions about Donation Drop-Off Event: Clothing & Books - August 21 contact Michelle Van Pelt at (913) 232-4116, or email using the form below.
Join our Hunger Stoppers ministry for empowering and impactful training on cultural competency and food safety. If you are interested in serving with our new Food Mobile or at the Resurrection Overland Park Food Pantry, this training will set you up for success!
All training will take place at Resurrection Leawood, in room B252. A light meal will be provided, so registration is required.
If you are interested in serving with our Food Mobile,please fill out this volunteer interest survey.
For questions about Hunger Stoppers Training: Cultural Competency and Food Safety - July 21 or 24 contact Michelle Van Pelt at (913) 232-4116, or email using the form below.
Saturday, August 21
Multiple shift times available
Various locations in Kansas City
Join us for a COVID-cautious Serve Saturday! Registration is required to ensure proper social distancing. Volunteers will go directly to their selected serve site on Saturday morning. Please note, some locations have specific COVID-related guidelines for volunteers.
We have lots of great opportunities, including family-friendly and outdoor options. Opportunities include food pantries, assisting with donation sorting, yard beautification and community garden opportunities, and more. Register here!
Looking for some at-home serve activities? Check out our DIY Serve page!
Church of the Resurrection supports CDC COVID-19 guidance for vaccinated and unvaccinated people, including with respect to isolation and quarantine. Please self-monitor for symptoms and close contact when considering attendance at any scheduled event.
Volunteers should be prepared to follow the requested COVID-19 guidelines (masking, social distancing, etc.) at the agencies where they serve.
For questions about Serve Saturday - August 21 contact Patrick McLaughlin at (816) 979-1344, or email using the form below.
Are you interested in serving with our new Food Mobile this fall? Join the Hunger Stoppers ministry for comprehensive training on all volunteer roles including stocking, shopping, checking out clients, behind-the-scenes work, and more!
All training will take place at the Resurrection Missions Center at 15455 Metcalf Avenue in Overland Park.
If you are interested in serving with our Food Mobile, please fill out this volunteer interest survey.
For questions about Hunger Stoppers Training: Food Mobile Volunteers - August 28 or 31 contact Michelle Van Pelt at (913) 232-4116, or email using the form below.
Join our remarkable usher team, volunteering with a smile at one of the various worship services. This important ministry involves directing congregants to their seats, passing the notebooks and offering plates during worship. Training is provided and opportunities to serve range from once a month to each Sunday.
For questions about Usher contact Shannon Starek at (816) 979-1341, or email using the form below.
Volunteering in KiDSCOR at Resurrection Downtown is FUN! Let us know you're interested in pouring into the hearts and lives of our infants, toddlers, preschool and elementary school-aged kids HERE! Reach out to Sarah.Elliott@cor.org with any questions.
For questions about Weekend Volunteers, Classroom Helpers and Greeters for KiDSCOR contact Sarah Elliott at (816) 979-1336, or email using the form below.
Using Psalm 4:8 as the guiding mission, the Beds Program provides new beds to children who don’t have beds of their own in Kansas City urban and suburban communities. Our purpose is to recognize and address the physical need for sleep, thus providing a sense of comfort, rest and peace. Through this coordinated demonstration of God’s love and provision, we will bring smiles and comfort to children and families. Our focus is to serve the children referred by Resurrection's partner school districts and specific mission partners.
Volunteers are needed to load/unload mattresses, greet participants and assist them in picking up linens and pajamas. This is a great serving opportunity for the whole family-appropriate for children 7 and older when accompanied by an adult. Please note this event takes place outside-dress accordingly!
Beds Party at Wheatley Elementary 1:30 p.m. on Sunday, April 25
Beds Party at Big Brothers Big Sisters at 1:30 p.m. on Sunday, May 2
Contact email@example.com with questions.
Host a linen drive in your school, workplace, or neighborhood! New twin linens will be provided to school aged children who receive beds through the Program. If you need more information on the Program for your drive, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Have access to free or inexpensive lumber? We are always looking for lumber to build our slat support structure. This structure is used in place of a box spring.
Don’t let a Kansas City child sleep on the floor tonight. Consider sponsoring a bed!
Contact email@example.com with questions.
Please visit the Beds Ministry Donations page for more information about how to support this ministry with donations.
I will both lie down and sleep in peace; for you alone, O Lord, make me lie down in safety. -Psalm 4:8
Tutor with children grades K-6 at one of Resurrection's partner school locations helping students improve their reading and math skills.
Tutor or Reading Buddy: Assist students with reading skills, letter recognition and/or letter sounds. Requires weekly commitment.
Classroom Assistant: Assist teachers in classrooms and work with individuals or small groups of children; help the teacher with other needed tasks. Requires weekly commitment.
Lunch Buddies: Be a mentor and build self confidence with children. Enjoy lunch with a student each week while reading, visiting, or working on flashcards.
Ages: Volunteers must be 18 years and older.
Training Requirements: In order to provide a safe environment for all children, background checks and specialized training will be required prior to serving as a tutor. Please go to the Partner Schools Cultural Competency Training page for training dates and to register. Safe Gatherings certification is also required for those working in the schools. If you are not already Safe Gatherings certified (certification lasts four years) you will receive tips to help you quickly complete the required online training when you attend Urban Volunteer training.
Additionally, if you will be volunteering in one of the Kansas City Missouri schools (Troost, JA Rogers, Wheatley, Wendell Phillips or East High School) you must complete this KCMO Volunteer Application.
If you are volunteering in one of the KCK schools ( Welborn or Quindaro) please complete this KCK Volunteer Application.
For questions about Partner School Tutors and Classroom Buddies contact Roberta Lyle at (913) 544-0254, or email using the form below.
Grace United Community Ministries operates to better the community one person at a time in a holistic approach through basic needs, supportive needs and spiritual needs.
Grace currently offers an after school tutoring program for children Kindergarten through 8th grade.
When: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday, 3:50-5:45 pm.
Where: Grace United Ministries, 811 Benton Blvd, Kansas City, MO.
Approximately 80-90 students attend four days a week, Monday through Thursday from 3:50 to 5:45 pm. The program follows the KCMO school calendar. All students are tested to determine their reading grade level and math proficiency. A retired district reading specialist coordinates the curriculum and after more than ten years of operating, the program has achieved success in helping these children reach grade level proficiencies. Adults work one on one with students in a structured environment and normally tutor three students each session.
Passions and skills that are especially helpful for serving in this role are children, education, literacy, care & support, mentoring, underprivileged, justice and mentoring.
If you are interested in helping with this ministry, please contact Linda Anderson at firstname.lastname@example.org or (816) 352-3741.
A Child's Hope offers volunteers an opportunity to work with children and teens in foster care through a variety of programs that support foster children, foster care parents and adoption.
Over 900 children in Kansas Foster Care are waiting to be adopted and looking for forever homes. You may view their profiles at adoptkskids.org.
Our mission is to support foster and forever families and share Christ's love with children and teens in foster care.
A Child's Hope ministry is not affiliated with any national organization and is solely a ministry of Church of the Resurrection. Please check out the other pages to learn more about the opportunities.
For questions about A Child's Hope contact Roberta Lyle at (913) 544-0254, or email using the form below.
The need for affordable housing is immense, and the lasting impact homeownership can have on families and individuals is undeniable.
Habitat for Humanity
There are more than 13,000 families in Kansas City struggling to find affordable housing. We are excited to be partnering with Habitat for Humanity of Kansas City to build new affordable homes.
The homes are not free – each family who partners with Habitat is making a personal and financial investment in their future. Habitat for Humanity of Kansas City partners with families to provide strength, stability and self-reliance through shelter. Through this partnership, each family has the opportunity to build or rehab and purchase their own decent home with an affordable zero-interest mortgage. Help be part of the solution by volunteering with Habitat for Humanity.
Helping Hands Construction Ministry
Our RezDT Construction ministry is looking for volunteers of all skill levels and from all of our campuses. This ministry meets the first & third Saturdays of each month to help families and Serve Saturday partners that have a little more advanced and time consuming needs then they can address on their own. For info email email@example.com.
If you're interested in other housing and construction opportunities please contact Bob at firstname.lastname@example.org.
For questions about Housing and Construction Ministry contact Patrick McLaughlin at (816) 979-1344, or email using the form below.
KC Public School partnerships
For questions about RezDT Partner Schools contact Patrick McLaughlin at (816) 979-1344, or email using the form below.