Volunteer

Become a volunteer at Niles! Caring, dedicated volunteers are always needed and welcomed. If you have a heart for the children of Niles, we have a place for you!

Some of our current volunteer opportunities include:

  • Work Days – Schedule a day of volunteer work at Niles to help with maintenance, painting, campus improvements or other one-time projects.Volunteer at Niles
  • Fundraising Event Support – Help Niles staff plan and execute a fundraiser such as the Niles 5K Run/Walk and other events benefitting Niles.
  • Niles Organic Gardens – Help keep the Niles Organic Gardens beautiful during the spring and summer by planting, weeding and harvesting. Niles has organic no-till vegetable beds, an orchard, berry bushes, a grape arbor, a nature area and a solar powered waterfall.
  • Annual special events
  • Educational and motivational speaker events.
  • Planning and executing activities with our youth including field days, arts & crafts projects.
  • Celebrations for our youth throughout the year, such as birthday parties, holiday parties, and an end of the summer celebration.

Volunteer Qualifications

  • Agree to abide by all Niles & KVC Health Systems Volunteer Policies
  • Preserve the confidentiality of our clients including names, ages, and other personal information
  • Follow KVC’s Policy Statement on Discipline
  • Be willing to consent to all appropriate background checks including Missouri Bureau of Investigation and Child Abuse and Neglect Central Registry.
  • In order to preserve confidentiality of our clients, you must be 18 years or older to be a Niles volunteer. Some opportunities are available for 15-17 year olds when accompanied by another adult who is also a Niles volunteer with permission of the Niles Volunteer Coordinator.

Questions about becoming a volunteer at Niles? Please contact us at niles@kvc.org or call (816) 241-3448.