Volunteer Opportunities

Out office gets many volunteer requests from nonprofit organizations on a weekly basis. We want to ensure the Drury community can stay informed of opportunity engage with the Springfield community through service events and internships. If you want to receive our bi-monthly updates, join our Volunteer Email Group. We will send you the opportunities that come through the office!

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Volunteer Opportunities

Donation Center
The Warehouse/Donation Center is the main hub that processes all types of physical donations. Items that can be used are distributed to our various facilities, as well as other non-profit organizations in the community.  Items that cannot be used are…
Jun 25, 2018 8:00 am
Voucher Volunteer
Will be helping our clients that have been given vouchers get their items, take their information down, restock inventory and keep the rooms looking good. 
Jun 25, 2018 8:30 am
Thrifty Trading Co. Volunteer
Thrifty Trading Co. offers affordable merchandise for sale to the public, as well as helps the poor with clothing, households goods, furniture, books and other items. All products in our store have been donated and are priced fairly. Revenue from Thrifty…
Jun 25, 2018 10:00 am
Food Pantry-Afternoon Shift
Victory Mission provides emergency food assistance to individuals and families throughout the year. Each week almost 250 bags of food are handed out. Be a part of this by signing up to come and help stock shelves and bag groceries.
Jun 25, 2018 1:00 pm
Robberson Community Northwest Project Programming
Thanks so much for choosing to volunteer with us! We are excited to have you join us! Every Tuesday evening, we serve our Robberson neighbors through community dinner and Northwest Project programming education at Pathways United Methodist Church (1232…
Jun 26, 2018 5:00 pm
Grant Beach Community Programming
Every Thursday night, we serve a community dinner to our Grant Beach neighbors and have community driven development program. We need volunteers to help us make and serve dinner, assist with childcare, prepare groceries, and general cleanup. Volunteers…
Jun 28, 2018 4:30 pm
Thrifty Trading Co. Volunteer-Saturday Only
Thrifty Trading Co. offers affordable merchandise for sale to the public, as well as helps the poor with clothing, households goods, furniture, books and other items. All products in our store have been donated and are priced fairly. Revenue from Thrifty…
Jun 30, 2018 10:00 am
July Work Day at Eden Village
Please come help! We need planting, gardening, painting, fencing, & grounds work volunteers.If you have gloves, gardening tools, construction tools, etc, please bring them. (We have some, if you don't.)  All skill levels are welcome.  Come and go as…
Jul 7, 2018 8:00 am
Hands of Hope
Hands of Hope is Convoy of Hope's weekly volunteer opportunity at the Convoy of Hope Warehouse.   What to expect:You'll enter through the volunteer entrance at the Convoy of Hope Warehouse and be greeted by our fantastic team of lead volunteers.  Your…
Jul 17, 2018 6:30 pm
Senior Luncheon
Once a month, a luncheon is held at Victory Mission + Ministry for Senior Citizens to provide a nutritious meal as well as fellowship and community. Come be a blessing to these men and women by serving lunch and engaging in hearing their stories. You…
Jul 19, 2018 10:30 am
Ozark Empire Fair
We will once again have a Convoy of Hope booth at the Ozark Empire Fairgrounds from July 26 – August 4.  Volunteers will receive free entrance to the fair for the day(s) during which they volunteer AND a free ticket to the Toby Mac concert on July…
Jul 26, 2018 4:00 pm
Fashion Forward
Thank you for kindly considering volunteering with us! On Friday, August 3rd, 2018, at 6:00 the doors will open for Drew Lewis Foundation's 4th Annual Fashion Forward event. The event will take place at the Fox Theatre downtown and will feature child…
Aug 3, 2018 4:00 pm
Diaper Dash and Brunch Bash
Diaper Bank of the Ozarks and Price Cutter Charity Championship presented by Dr Pepper are proud to partner for the first annual Diaper Band of the Ozarks DIAPER DASH & bRUNch BASH! This event will benefit children’s charities of the Ozarks and feature…
Aug 4, 2018 6:00 am

Track Your Service

With the implementation of our new GivePulse software for service tracking, we now have the opportunity to house events on there as well. All Drury sponsored and promoted service events can now be found on the GivePulse website. You can search for opportunities in the area or search by nonprofit or organization. Your experience will be enhanced if you are logged into the GivePulse system via your Drury account, and look for events on the Drury page.

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The Office of Community Outreach and Leadership Development adheres to Drury University's Statement of Inclusion. This policy extends to all volunteer and engaged learning activities. We seek to partner with organizations that provide services to all who seek them regardless of disability, race, color, religion, gender, age, sexual orientation, national or ethnic origin, or veteran status. Drury reserves the right to decline partnership opportunities if the University feels this requirement is not fulfilled by the potential partner organization.