Volunteer house parent for boy's home [Boys Hope Girls Hope of Kansas City]


Cause Areas


Fri Nov 04, 2016 - Sun May 28, 2017


7700 Wedd StreetSuite 15Overland Park, KS 66204


You have the opportunity to directly impact a group of boys and young men. We are seeking a volunteer to join our mission as a volunteer house parent for our Kansas City boy's home. As a volunteer house parent, you will work with, support and offer respite for our hardworking full-time residential staff. Responsibilities for this position could include, but are not limited to: cooking and preparing meals, tidying, transporting scholars to events and church, and of course building positive relationships. We are seeking a volunteer who is available during the weekends and is able and willing to stay overnight at the boys home 1-2 weekends a month.

[Boys Hope Girls Hope of Kansas City helps academically capable and motivated boys in need to meet their full potential and become men for others by providing a value-centered, family-like home, opportunities and education through college. For more information about BHGH of KC, visit: www.bhghkc.org ]

As an organization that works with children in a family-like setting, we take careful measures to screen and vet potential volunteers. In addition to your completed volunteer application and submitted proof of identity, the on-boarding process for this position will include an interview, reference checks, and background checks: one simple name-based check with the National Sex Offender Public Registry, one with the Family Care Safety Registry, a State/Federal fingerprint based check, a DMV check and submitted proof of car insurance as well as a drug and health screening. Generally, the entire on-boarding takes about a month to complete including a welcome and orientation.

To begin our volunteer on-boarding process, please follow the link below and enter our online system:



  • Housekeeping
  • Child Care
  • Relationship Building

Good Match For

People 55+ Group

Requirements & Commitment

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 21
  • Orientation or Training
  • 1-2 weekends per month
Engage your employees, consumers, or students! VolunteerMatch provides the tools that make community involvement easy.